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IT Consultant for Division of Conference Management (DCM), UNOG

United Nations Office at Geneva | Published June 9, 2015  -  Deadline June 19, 2015
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The Division of Conference Management (DCM) is looking for a consultant who shows proficiency in integrating and optimizing the performance of open source platforms using Tomcat and Spring. Preferably a specialized Pentaho consultant, who will perform the following tasks: - Migrate the Spring Security integration with our Document Management System's authentication REST API from Pentaho 4.8 to Pentaho 5. - Assess the proper operation of the Pentaho 5 LDAP integration. - Monitor, assess and optimize the performance of the Pentaho Tomcat server. - Provide recommendations on the management of our Pentaho reports and dashboards in Pentaho 5. Required qualifications: - 3+ years of experience in working with open source software, - 2+ years of experience optimizing Tomcat servers, - 2+ years of experience with Spring Security integrations - Knowledge of LDAP - Knowledge of REST services. The vendor should be Pentaho-certified and should preferably have a sound understanding of the UN System. The required language is English. The start date should be as soon as possible and the duration would be one month.

Improved Water and Wastewater Services Programme II (IWSP II), Egypt. Consulting Services for the Project Management Consultant (PMC)

KfW, on behalf of HCWW | Published June 25, 2015  -  Deadline July 28, 2015
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The Improved Water and Wastewater Services Programme II (“IWSP II”) succeeds the ongoing IWSP I. It covers four Governorates Qena, Sohag, Assiut, and Minya in Upper Egypt. The program objective is to ensure appropriate, thoroughly hygienic, efficient and financially sustainable water supply and wastewater disposal in the program areas. The Programme is composed of - An Investment Component to improve the physical infrastructure in the wastewater and water supply sector in the program areas so that services can be provided more efficiently in the future. The component includes: i) Rehabilitation of existing wastewater treatment plants; ii) Construction of new wastewater treatment plants and associated regional wastewater collection systems (“regional Sanitation Service Clusters”); iii) Expansion of existing wastewater collection systems if this enables the capacity utilisation ratio of existing wastewater treatment plants to be improved, if necessary including house connections; iv) Rehabilitation and expansion of existing drinking water treatment plants; v) Rehabilitation and restructuring of existing pipes and drinking water supply systems, if necessary including house connections. - A Technical Assistance (TA) Component to strengthen the technical and financial capacities of the HCWW and the Affiliate Companies (ACs). The TA component shall create an enabling environment for the execution of the investment component and improve the ACs operational and financial performance. The technical assistance will be provided by: i) a Programme Management Consultant (PMC), who will support HCWW’s Programme Management Unit (PMU) in Cairo to properly plan, steer, manage, supervise and document the programme activities. This consultant will also assist the PMU in its reporting obligations; ii) two Technical Assistance and Design Consultants (TADECs), who will support the HCWW’s Affiliated Companies (AC) of Qena, Sohag, Assiut, and Minya, in planning, tendering the investment projects and ensuring the quality of their IWSP II investment projects. This consultant will also support the ACs Programme Implementation Units (PIUs) in executing all programme management activities for which they are responsible such as technical and financial programme management and supervision, technical and financial reporting. The TADECs will also support capacity building in the ACs in order to improve their operational and financial efficiency; iii) an Operation & Maintenance Consultant (OMC), who may later support the AC in the operation and maintenance of the infrastructure financed under IWSP II This invitation for Expression of Interest concerns only the services required from the Project Management Consultant (PMC). Requested Consultant Services: The Consultant’s main tasks comprise: 1. Assess the current situation and the results of the IWSP II as well as the experiences of the IWSP I - prepare a work plan for IWSP II 2. Support the establishment of the PMU management structure and train PMU staff 3. Optimise, update and implement the existing IWSP I Manual of Procedures 4. Establish, update and maintain the IWSP II project list 5. Monitor and report on the ACs’ performance (performance indicators) 6. Carry out financial, procedural and occupational health & safety audits 7. Support financial programme management, accounting, monitoring and reporting 8. Support the IWSP budget management, monitoring and reporting 9. Establish a simple documentation system for relevant IWSP II documents 10. Prepare the Quarterly Progress Reports for the entire Programme 11. Ensure professional public communication, public relations and visibility of the IWSP II and its funding partners 12. Support coordination of TADEC and PIU activities 13. Support the establishment and operation of a simple Programme Management Information System (PMIS) based on the existing PMIS components 14. Manage the special fund and procure equipment, tools, hardware and software, which will be required for carrying out the tasks of the PMC and TADEC

The consultant will provide expertise to produce advocacy material to further enhance project’s visibility and outreach. The consultant will also advise on data driven vaccine safety digital communica

World Health Organization | Published July 10, 2016
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Background
The Vaccine Safety Net was established by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2004 to facilitate the access of public health authorities, health professionals and the public to reliable information on vaccine safety. Its initiation was the result of the increasing number and detrimental effect of websites providing unbalanced, misleading and alarming vaccine safety information. As a consequence, governments, key non-governmental organizations and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) requested a mechanism facilitating the identification of and access to reliable sources of information on the Web.

PMNCH Strategic Plan Development: Senior Advisory Services

World Health Organization | Published April 8, 2015  -  Deadline April 24, 2015
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The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) seeks the services of a Consultant (Senior Adviser to PMNCH Management) to advise it on developing a Strategic Plan for its activities after 2015. This will be based on a Strategic Framework that will be presented to the PMNCH Board in April and will require its approval before being finalised. The Consultant will help facilitate the development of a Strategic Plan and also advise the PMNCH Management on strategic engagement with major parallel developments in the global health space.

Consultancy services on Integrated Strategic Planning, and Monitoring and Evaluation

World Meteorological Organization | Published October 8, 2015  -  Deadline October 29, 2015
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The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is pleased to invite you to submit a quotation in response to Request for Quotation (RFQ 1835-15) for the provision of Consultancy on Integrated Strategic Planning, and Monitoring and Evaluation. Below is a brief background on the requirement: Under the overall guidance of the Strategic Planning and Risk Management Officer (SPRMO), the consultant will undertake the following three broad tasks: (a) Review the WMO strategic planning process with the view of developing a guide for integrated strategic planning process and a template for developing a strategic plan for use by NMHSs in developing and least developed countries; (b) Review WMO Monitoring and Evaluation system with the view of improving the key performance indicators, the presentation of deliverables and the associated targets, and updating the two documents on M&E to align them with the WMO Strategic Plan 2016-2019; and (c) Enhance the capacity of staff in integrated strategic planning focusing on the M&E. Further details are in the Terms of Reference. Thank you. Procurement Division World Meteorological Organization

EXTENSION OF ORIGINAL RFP 2015/HTM/HIV/019 Consultant to support the development of a Global Action Plan for HIV Drug Resistance

World Health Organization | Published January 20, 2016  -  Deadline January 22, 2016
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The WHO programme on HIV is guided by the Global Health Strategy for HIV 2011-15. Its goals are consistent with getting to zero: UNAIDS Strategy 2011-15 and other international commitments as for example the Millennium Development Goals. A new Global Health Strategy 2016-21 is under Development. The objective of the Department of HIV is to lead an effective, organisation wide HIV effort to support member states in the implementation of the strategy. The HIV Department provides technical and strategic leadership in key technical areas, and leverages the capacity of other HQ departments to contribute to the broader HIV programme.

                                     

Within the HIV Department, the contractor will work with the Treatment and Care Unit (TAC) Unit  

 

Main Tasks:

1.  Update, in collaboration with the Medical Officer of HIV Drug Resistance, a detailed process plan  for developing the HIVDR-GAP and Resource Mobilisation Strategy.

2. Draft regular and timely communications for the HIVDR Steering Group (SG). Support the preparation of regular meetings and/or monthly calls of the Steering Group, minute the meetings and monitor the execution of agreed action points.

3. Support internal and external communication (in collaboration  with the HIV Department information officer) on the strategies development process and ensure updated mailing lists and contact database.

4. Support the coordination and organization of the 6 external consultation meetings. This will include:

5. Support an on-line public multi-stakeholder consultation on the draft HIVDR GAP and resource mobilisation strategy by developing questionnaires  and other online and/or off-line tools for canvassing the view of different constituencies and stakeholders, and compile and analyse the survey outcome.

6. Prepare materials and schedule and conduct interviews with key informants 

7. In collaboration with the Project Manager PDI, draft terms of reference and/or outlines for contracting of appropriate technical and logistical expertise involved in the GAP development process, including (i) technical writer(s) and lay-out (ii) the experts in modelling the estimation of the cost for non-action (that is, the cost of lack of action to contain and minimize HIVDR globally), and (iii) in advocacy and communication.

8. Writing and Revision: Develop an outline and update regularly the drafts of the (i) Global Action Plan, including scale up plan for HIVDR-related activities in targeted high burden countries (10-20 countries) and (ii) Monitoring and Evaluation Framework with indicators, milestones, and division of labour, and the modelling and costing. Develop and update drafts of the  (iii) Resource Mobilization  Strategy

9. Facilitate support to the GAP publication and related products (Resource mobilisation strategy and Advocacy strategy) in terms of writing, lay-out and proof reading in English.

10. Support the launch of the HIVDR-GAP. Prepare development of background documents, slides, presentations.

11. Prepare an operational  plan for the advocacy and resource mobilization strategies based on roles assigned from all sub-groups and contributors

12. Produce final report of HIVDR-GAP and Resource Mobilisation development process, including findings of the consultation processes, discussion of issues specific to HIVDR, and recommendations for future WHO GAP/strategy development processes.

 

Key requirements for this consultancy:

 

Essential Education:

Medical degree and or advance degree in public health or Social Sciences or equivalent 

Essential Work experience:

At least  10 years of relevant working experience in international public health; of which at least four (five) years in the field of HIV and/or viral hepatitis, including in resource poor settings.

Demonstrated experience in global health policy assessment and development

Extensive experience with resource mobilisation processes and strategies

Excellent demonstrated project management experience

Experience in HIV treatment policy and programme in LMIC,

 

The work is estimated for a period of 12 months and 20 days per month. Total estimation of 240 days. The consultancy may be prolonged up to 15 months depending on performance and funding availability

 

Submission of proposals:

No later than 7 January  2016, 12:00 (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder):

                                             

  1.  “2015HTMHIV019_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (CI).pdf” form completed/signed.
  2. “2015HTMHIV019_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (CI).pdf” form completed/signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda,

 

All documents must be received by WHO no later than 22 January 2016, 12:00 (CET).

a)            Covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual.

b)            Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents).

c)            “2015HTMHIV019_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (CI).pdf” form completed/signed.

d)            “2015HTMHIV019_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (CI).pdf” form completed/signed as confirmation of  

the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda,

e)            “2015HTMHIV019_5_RFP Acceptance Form (CI).pdf” form completed/signed.

f)            “2015HTMHIV019_6_RFP Completeness Form (CI).pdf” form completed/signed.

  • Email for submissions of forms and/or proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2015HTMHIV019)
  • Mailing address for submission of proposal:

World Health Organization

­­­­Mr. Jerome Peron

HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034

Bid Ref: 2015HTMHIV019

20, Avenue Appia

CH-1211 Geneva 27

Switzerland

Request for Proposal (RFP): Consultancy to support laboratory Activities (2016/HTM/HIV/006)

World Health Organization | Published March 31, 2016
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The WHO programme on HIV is located in the HIV, TB and Malaria Cluster (HTM). The HIV and Hepatitis programme is guided by the Global Health Strategies for HIV and Hepatitis 2016-21. The new strategies are submitted to the Executive Board and World Assembly in respectively January and May 2016 for approval.  The goal of the Secretariat’s draft strategy on HIV and Viral Hepatitis is to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030, within the context of ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. Furthermore, it is aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: its focus is on ensuring financial security and health equity through its commitment to universal health coverage.

                                                                           

Within the HIV Department, the consultant will work with the Treatment and Care (TAC) Unit.

 

An individual consultant is sought for this RFP.  The initial consultancy is for 10 months (20 days per month). The place of performance of the work under the contract shall be Geneva (Switzerland). Any duty travel will be paid by WHO, based on WHO rates and Subsistence allowances. Travel costs and per diem should not be included in the proposal.

 

Main Tasks:

Under the direction of the TAC coordinator and in close coordination with the responsible staff for the UNITAID HIV diagnostics portfolio, the laboratory consultant will undertake the following tasks:

 

Task 1    Collect global, regional and country evidence and best practices in the area of HIV and hepatitis diagnostics to support scale up of treatment and care, identify research gaps, and determine priority issues for scaling up of diagnostics in line with the 2015 WHO guidelines on Treatment and considering key contextual factors (including epidemics settings, existing diagnostic capacity; cost and cost-effectiveness; and feasibility and impact. As part of this work, the consultant will analyse the field implementation issues from the UNITAID supported diagnostics projects.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

1.1           Inventory table of evidence gathered (Months 1-2)

1.2           Analysis and draft report (Months 3-4)

1.3           Conduct two VL and POCT quality assurance regional consultations to support scale up (with CDC, USAID and PEPFAR) (Months 4 and 10)

 

Task 2   Propose the development and mechanism to maintain a network of HIV diagnostic experts to support WHO’s normative work in this area.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

2.1           Internal and external experts identified, mechanisms proposed and planned, and meeting/teleconferences organised and reports done (Months 3-8)

 

Task 3    Draft and/or update operational technical guidance on HIV diagnostics, treatment response and drug toxicity monitoring tools following the above findings and the WHO 2015 ARV guidelines. Specifically, the consultant will support the coordination of the development of (i) operational guidance on the implementation of lab based and POC, VL and EID platforms and (ii) a policy brief on joint scale-up of integrated diagnostic platforms (GeneXpert and Omni) for TB diagnosis, early infant diagnosis and viral load measurement.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

3.1           Operational guidance on the implementation of lab based and POC, VL and EID platforms (Month 5)

3.2           Policy brief on joint scale-up of integrated diagnostic platforms (Month 8)

 

Task 4    Support the Department of Diagnostics and Laboratory Technologies on their technical monitoring leadership in the prequalification of new diagnostics, treatment response and drug toxicity products.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

4.1           Technical support ongoing provided and report delivered (Month 9)

 

Task 5    Provide guidance on priority HIV and hepatitis diagnostics needs for low- and middle-income settings with a view to informing priorities for WHO prequalification (PQ) and disseminating results of PQ guidance.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

5.1           List of priority products produced and dissemination prepared and supported (Month 6)

 

Task 6    Develop draft programmatic guidance for countries on the strategic positioning of PoC technologies (With HIV RNA PCR (viral load) and Early Infant Diagnosis as a priority) at different levels of the health systems.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

6.1           Draft programmatic guidance for countries finalised and disseminated for review (Month 7)

6.2           Final draft programmatic guidance incorporating the comments of reviewers (Month 8)

 

Task 7    Provide technical assistance to at least 3 priority countries for the introduction of new point-of-care (POC) technologies.

 

Deliverables and timelines:

7.1           3 mission reports submitted and approved (Month 10)

 

Upon successful completion of the consultancy for 10 months (20 days per month), the consultancy may be prolonged against a new ToR as agreed upon by both parties following the conditions in the first part of the assignment (but with a new revised terms of reference and fees adjusted based on annual inflation) and pending on the availability of resources and performance.

 

Key requirements for this consultancy:

Academic qualifications:

Essential: Masters in laboratory medicine or Medical degree with specialization in laboratory medicine.

Desirable: Master in public health (MPH) or epidemiology

 

Work experience:

Essential: At least seven years’ experience, in a national and international context, in  the area of HIV laboratory medicine, including expertise in working in resource-limited settings. Three years’ experience in the development of strategies and guidance for HIV diagnostics and laboratory quality assurance and support. Two years’ experience in providing technical assistance to HIV national programmes in limited resource countries.

 

Desirable: Familiarity and experience with the WHO, preferably at country level. Familiarity and experience with the development and promotion of HIV diagnostic norms and tools.

 

Submission of proposals:

No later than 8 April 2016, 12:00 (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder):

                                                       

a)      “2016HTMHIV006_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (TAC_ LAB)” form completed/signed.

b)      “2016HTMHIV006_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (TAC_ LAB)” form completed/signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda.

 

No later than 22 April 2016, 12:00 (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO:

                                                                                                                  

c)      Covering letter signed by the bidder.

d)      Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents).

e)      “2016HTMHIV006_5_ RFP Acceptance Form (TAC _ LAB)” form completed/signed.

f)       “2016HTMHIV006_6_RFP Completeness Form (TAC _ LAB)” form completed/signed.

 

A prospective bidder requiring any clarification on technical, contractual or commercial matters may notify WHO via email at the following address no later than 8 April 2016, 12:00 CET.

 

  • Email for submissions of forms and/or proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2016HTMHIV006)
  • Mailing address for submission of proposal:

Consultancy to support Implementation, training and capacity building for impact reviews and cascade analysis of the impact of HIV programs

World Health Organization | Published January 6, 2016  -  Deadline January 29, 2016
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1. INTRODUCTION The WHO Department of HIV, located in the HIV, TB and Malaria Cluster (HTM) of the World Health Organization (WHO), is guided by the Global Health Strategy on HIV 2011-2015. Its goals are consistent with the UNAIDS Strategy 2011-15 and other international commitments. The objective of the Department of HIV is to lead an effective, organization wide HIV effort to support Member States in the implementation of the Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV. The HIV Department provides technical and strategic leadership in key technical areas, and leverages the capacity of other HQ departments to contribute to the broader HIV programmes. The HIV/AIDS Department is finalizing and rolling out the consolidated HIV Strategic Information (SI) guide for the health sector, containing all aspects of SI into one document, including core data to generate from routine M&E systems, surveillance activities, HIVDR and toxicity monitoring. These components have formed a global set of  10 SI indicators, 50 national and additional indicators for global, regional and country guide. The focus on impact in assessing programs requires a number of components: Establishment of clear cascades and results chains for HIV programs linked to incidence and mortality Causal analysis of impact along the results chain for program and non program factors Review of the plausibility of impact trends and the impact of program and non program factors Implications for program priorities to achieve improved impact over time Plausibility implies that evaluation outcomes as derived from epidemiological, demographic or social data, or correlation, causation or association between two or more variables, are sufficiently supported by evidence and endorsed through consultative processes that they may be considered as acceptable for their intended purpose beyond reasonable doubt. 2.DESCRIPTION OF THE ASSIGNMENT Purpose of this assignment: The aim of the assignment is the implementation, training and capacity building for impact reviews linked to cascade analysis, and completion of such reviews in 1-3 countries. Scope of Work: The assignment is for 5 months: mid-February  until 30th t June, 2016: 20 days per month maximum and should cover all costs in terms of consultant time, travel, meetings and report writing. The day-to-day supervision of the work will be by the Strategic Information and Planning Team at WHO, but the deliverables will be jointly signed off at each stage by WHO and the Global Fund.  The work will need also to consult with a range of other partners in HIV and health. Specific Activities: The main outputs of the work are: Develop training with WHO on impact reviews of the cascade of health services, with reference to the draft assessing the plausibility of the health impact of the responses to HIV, epi reviews, and the Consolidated Strategic Information guide.  Train a core group of consultants and manage their deployment to support countries Brief all high impact countries on approaches for reviewing and evaluating impact as part of the cascade meetings in November 2015 Implement and pilot the impact and cascade analysis reviews in 1-3 countries and report back on the findings to WHO, the Global Fund, and the national program Update the relevant WHO guidance on impact reviews and causal analysis of the cascade of health services, include as part of program and epi reviews, and provide any additional information sheets or materials as required. Outputs: In line with the main activities described above, the outputs of the present contract are detailed below. Detailed Outputs: Deliverable 1:   Implement the impact and cascade analysis reviews in 1-3 countries and deliver reports including updating relevant WHO guidance by 30 June 2016. Deliverable 2: Develop training with WHO on impact reviews and the cascade of health services, with reference to the draft assessing the plausibility of the health impact of the responses to HIV, epi reviews, and the Consolidated Strategic Information guide.  Train a core group of consultants to be completed by 30 June 2016. Timeframe & Deliverables: Del. no. Description Timeline 1 Country specific reports 30th May  2016 2 Training materials for impact reviews 30th June 2016 V.Performance monitoring: The contractual partner will work under the supervision of the Strategic Information and Planning Unit, Department of HIV/AIDS.  S/he will agree her allocation of time and effort, and progress on deliverables on a regular basis with technical officers in the above Unit. The deliverables will be jointly signed off by WHO and the Global Fund. The detailed timeframe above includes deliverables and milestones, against which performance will be monitored on a monthly basis. Location and Travel: The contractor is expected to work remotely, with regular communication with the WHO technical focal points for this work. Physical presence in Geneva may be required 2-3 times during the assignment, encompassing 1-2 weeks.  Additional travel budget may be provided for this travel if required. The Contractor shall verify that she is legally entitled to travel to the country or countries where the work is to be carried out, including Switzerland. 3.REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASSIGMENT I.Education a)Essential:             University degree in public health, social science or other related studies. b)Desirable:            Master in Public health II.Experience a)Essential:             5 years of relevant work experience, of which at least 2 years in supporting projects related to Strategic Information guidance and tool development, and global data analysis. b)Desirable:            Familiarity with WHO’s work processes in the area of HIV. Experience in international consulting firm a plus. III.Skills and Competencies a)Good communication and presentation skills. b)Demonstrated capacity to write and communicate in English. c)Due to interaction with multiple units at various levels of WHO and its partners, the consultant is required to show excellent interpersonal skills and familiarity with WHO. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS No later than 29 January 2016, 12:00 CET, the bidder shall submit: A covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual. A short proposal 3-5 pages (including, but not restricted to: technical proposal and financial bid (fee per day), and detailed CV). Email for submissions of proposal:           pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2016/HTM/HIV/002 (submission by e-mail is sufficient) Mailing address for submission of proposal: World Health Organization Mrs Maryann Akpama HQ/HIV-SIP Bid Ref: 2016/HTM/HIV/002 20, Avenue Appia CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland

Management Consulting Services

International Labour Organization | Published July 10, 2015
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Management Consulting Services

IT Consulting Services LTAs

International Labour Organization | Published August 7, 2015  -  Deadline September 18, 2015
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This aim of this RFP is to source qualified and experienced IT business and techincal consultants who will assist the ILO in supporting existing applications and IT infrastructure as well as working on new projects and initiatives.

Request for Proposal (RFP): Consultancy to support the Consolidated Strategic Information Guide and the EMTCT Validation process: 2015/HTM/HIV/002

World Health Organization | Published March 3, 2015  -  Deadline March 13, 2015
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The HIV/AIDS Department of WHO is finalizing and rolling out the consolidated HIV Strategic Information (SI) guide for the health sector, containing all aspects of SI into one document, including core data to generate from routine M&E systems, surveillance activities, HIVDR and toxicity monitoring. These components have formed a global set of  10 SI indicators, 50 national and additional indicators for global, regional and country guide. Information needs along the cascade of HIV care were reviewed, and new international guidance has been developed, especially in the area of monitoring linkages from diagnosis to HIV care, monitoring implications of the shift to B+/B under different service delivery scenarios, emphasis on retention and adherence, and monitoring impact. Generic tools (registers, monthly reporting forms, etc.) will also be updated, and the most efficient way to collect this information (e.g. some data may only need to be extracted and reported once a year to the national level, but in a routine annual reporting form; some data may be best collected through a survey of representative number of facilities) will also be reviewed. Once the consolidated HIV Strategic Information guide is published, it will be disseminated with specific regional and country support for implementation. Standard materials and PPTs would facilitate the dissemination of the consolidated M&E guide as well as other M&E related documents. In addition, the SIP unit (Strategic Information and Planning unit) of the Department of HIV of WHO is also responsible for setting up the structure and processes for EMTCT validation.  This consultancy will also support EMTCT validation activities, including support for PMTCT and other data management related to the SI guide. Purpose of this assignment: The main objective of this consultancy is to provide support to roll out the Consolidated Strategic Information Guide and the EMTCT Validation process, as well as to provide data management support. Scope of Work: The consultant will work under the guidance of the SIP Technical Officer, and under supervision of the SIP Coordinator. The assignment is for 9 months: 1 April 2015 to 31 December 2015: 20 days per month maximum (Consolidated SI Guide - 40% time allocation, 30% time allocation to the data management support including data use templates, and 20% to EMTCT Validation process, and 10% to other tasks related to meetings as  requested by the Technical Officer). Specific Activities: Support the roll out process of the consolidated SI guide (40%). Support and maintain the data use templates development for HIV, including data management of country data available from global reporting (30%). Support the EMTCT Validation processes (20%). Support other tasks and background materials for related meetings (10%). The work is estimated for a period of 9 months and for 20 days per month, starting 01 April 2015. Submission of proposals: No later than 13 March 2015, 12:00 CET, the bidder shall submit: A covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual. The Proposal (including, but not restricted to: technical and financial documents, CV). Email for submissions of proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2015HTMHIV002) Mailing address for submission of proposal: World Health Organization Mrs Maryann Akpama HQ/HIV-SIP, D45031 Bid Ref: 2015HTMHIV002 20, Avenue Appia CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Refer to attached document for additional information.

Request for Proposal (RFP): Consultancy to support Treatment and Care for Adolescents Living with HIV: 2014/HTM/HIV/009

World Health Organization | Published December 17, 2014  -  Deadline January 11, 2015
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The WHO programme on HIV is located in the HIV, TB and Malaria Cluster (HTM). It is guided by the Global Health Strategy for HIV 2011-15. Its goals are consistent with getting to zero: UNAIDS Strategy 2011-15 and other international commitments as for example the Millennium Development Goals. The objective of the Department of HIV is to lead an effective, organisation wide HIV effort to support member states in the implementation of the strategy. The HIV Department (HQ/HIV) provides technical and strategic leadership in key technical areas, and leverages the capacity of other HQ departments to contribute to the broader HIV programme. The consultant will support activities in two units of the HIV Department: Treatment and Care Unit (TAC) and Key Population and Innovative Prevention (KPP). She/He will assist WHO/HIV/TAC with Technical expert support to WHO’s work on developing normative guidance and provide technical assistance in the area of treatment and care for adolescents living with HIV. She/He will assist WHO/HIV/KPP with Technical support to WHO’s work on voluntary medical male circumcision and adolescent health. The WHO/HIV/TAC unit ensures effective coordination with other HQ Departments, Regional Offices and key external collaborating partners in the area of HIV "Treatment and Care", and acts as a focal point for treatment and care related aspects of global implementation of Strategic Direction 1 "Optimize HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care outcomes" and Strategic Direction 2 ‘Leverage broader health outcomes through HIV  responses of the Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV 2011-2015’. The WHO/HIV/KPP unit is responsible for much of WHO’s work on HIV prevention. It focuses on key populations at greatest risk of HIV infection (sex workers, men who have sex with men and injection drug users) as well as other groups particularly vulnerable to infection, such as adolescents. It is also responsible for the Department’s work on new prevention technologies, principally male circumcision and pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, and for HIV testing and counselling, including self-testing and its potential role in prevention and increased access to treatment and care. Main activities and Deliverables: Under the WHO/HIV/KPP unit: Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) and Adolescent Sex and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Prepare the ASRH MC linkages work including the situation assessments and field testing of service delivery in the 2 selected African countries and provide technical advice to the ministry, as needed. Collaborate with other local and international consultants working on this project. Draft guidance on sustainable ASRH - MC programmes and services. The  format and content of the guidance will be specified and undertake the appropriate WHO processes (e.g. GRC). Based on the above, contribute to the strategic framework within which ASRH MC will be one component. Prepare agenda, report and meeting documents and communication on ASRH and MMC. Contribute to adolescent aspects of other guidance that is developed: the Use of devices guidance on the adolescent aspect, and monitoring with age disaggregation. Values and Preferences Under the WHOWHO/HIV/TAC unit: Adolescent treatment and care Development of preparation of supporting documentation and background for 2015 ARV Guidelines. Provision of technical input to the preparatory work required for the revision of the WHO 2015 ARV Guidelines in the area of clinical management and service delivery. This includes contribution to the development of systematic reviews, assessment of ongoing research and collection of emerging clinical and programmatic data to inform clinical management and service delivery for adolescents living with HIV. Provision of technical input to the activities required by the “All-in” initiative in support of the scale up of prevention, treatment and care for adolescents affected and living with HIV. The initial contract duration under this RFP is for 12 months and could be extended up to a maximum of 24 months depending on the needs for further consultancy work, and on funding availability. Submission of proposals: No later than 28 December 2014, 17:00 Geneva time (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder): The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).pdf” form completed and signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda; and The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).pdf” form completed and signed. No later than 28 December 2014, 17:00 Geneva time (CET), the bidder shall submit (if necessary): The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_7_RFP Questions from Bidders (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).xls” form completed, if relevant. All relevant questions will be considered, answers will be compiled and communicated to all prospective bidders. No later than 11 January 2015, 17:00 Geneva time (CET), the bidder shall submit: A covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual. The Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents). The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_5_RFP Acceptance Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).doc” form completed and signed. The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_6_RFP Completeness Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).doc” form completed and signed. All documents must be received by WHO at the address specified in section 4.8 “Sealing and marking of proposals” of the RFP no later than 11 January 2015, 17:00 Geneva time (CET). Email for submissions of forms and/or proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2014HTMHIV009) Mailing address for submission of proposal: World Health Organization ­­­­Mr. Jerome Peron HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034 Bid Ref: 2014HTMHIV009 20, Avenue Appia CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Refer to attached documents for additional information.

WSSCC SharePoint Consultancy Services

United Nations Office for Project Services | Published November 26, 2014  -  Deadline December 4, 2014
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Consultancy to support of the Global HIV Drug Resistance (HIVDR) Surveillance and Monitoring Strategy (2016/HTM/HIV/017)

World Health Organization | Published September 12, 2016
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Resistance to HIV medications has the potential to threaten the tremendous preventive and treatment successes of ART.  HIV drug resistance (HIVDR) emerges when HIV replicates in the presence of antiretroviral drugs.  If HIVDR becomes widespread, drugs currently used to treat HIV infection may become ineffective.  The consequences of HIVDR include treatment failure, the need to start costlier second- and third- line treatments, increased health costs associated with these, the spread of drug resistant HIV, and the need to develop new anti-HIV drugs. To date, levels of HIVDR in countries scaling up ART remain manageable, but they are slowly increasing.  For example, in East Africa, resistance rates above 10% to non-nucleoside drugs (such as nevirapine and efavirenz) were recently reported.

                                                               

WHO is the lead global normative agency with responsibility to guide countries about measures to prevent, monitor, and contain HIVDR.  WHO and its partner organizations and experts of the HIVResNet group developed a global strategy for the surveillance and monitoring of HIVDR in 2004, that was further updated in 2012. The strategy generates data on the emergence and transmission of HIVDR and equips countries with information to select first and second line antiretroviral therapy regimens. 

Through concept notes and guidance, WHO has provided technical support to countries on how to conduct surveillance activities.  WHO regularly reports on the prevalence of resistance (see http://www.who.int/hiv/topics/drugresistance/en/.).

The HIVDR team is developing the WHO HIVDR Surveillance Report, which will be published at the end of 2016. This report requires the collection of up to date HIVDR and EWI survey data from countries with substantial follow up for the purposes of data cleaning and analysis.

Within the HIV Department, the contractor will work with the Treatment and Care Unit (TAC) Unit.

 

Main Tasks:

Under the direction of the Medical Officer of HIV Drug Resistance in the TAC Unit, HIV Department, the consultant will do the following tasks:

 

1.      Provide inputs and guidance to further develop the database on Drug Resistance in collaboration with the IT and data management consultants.

2.      To assure quality of the sequence from HIVDR country surveys in fasta file format, produce quality assurance reports and upload those to WHO HIVDR database or SharePoint

3.      To support WHO in the preparation of a meeting on use of programmatic data to inform HIVDR surveillance.

4.      To provide remote technical expertise to up to 15 countries requiring support for implementation of WHO HIVDR surveys.

5.      To support WHO in the preparation of the HIVDR Global Report

6.      Review and provide comments and inputs to the draft Global Action Plan (GAP).

7.      Assist WHO in the preparation of the expert meeting on “response to high level of pre-treatment HIVDR”.

 

Key requirements for this consultancy:

 

Essential Education:

Master Degree in Epidemiology, Virology and/or Medical Degree

 

Desirable:

Degree in Public Health

 

Essential Work experience:

At least 10 years working experience in the field of HIV virology and at least five years in HIV drug resistance surveillance

 

Desirable:

Documented experience in writing drug surveillance reports and/or with DR databases.

                               

The initial contract duration under this RFP is for 12 months but could be extended to another 12 months depending on the performance and funding availability.

 

Submission of proposals:

No later than 21 September 2016, 17:00 (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder):

                                                                                                                  

  1. “2016HTMHIV017_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (TAC DR)” form completed/signed.
  2. “2016HTMHIV017_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (TAC DR)” form completed/signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda.

 

No later than 28 September 2016, 17:00 (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder):

                                                                                                                  

  1. Covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual.
  2. Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents).
  3. “2016HTMHIV017_5_ RFP Acceptance Form (TAC DR)” form completed/signed.
  4. “2016HTMHIV017_6_RFP Completeness Form (TAC DR)” form completed/signed.

A prospective bidder requiring any clarification on technical, contractual or commercial matters may notify WHO via email at the following address no later than 21 September 2016, 17:00 CET.

 

  • Email for submissions of forms and/or proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2016HTMHIV017)
  • Mailing address for submission of proposal:

World Health Organization

­­­­Mr. Jerome Peron

HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034

Bid Ref: 2016HTMHIV017

20, Avenue Appia

CH-1211 Geneva 27        

 

Refer to attached documents for additional information.

 

Request for Proposal (RFP): Consultancy to support Treatment and Care for Adolescents Living with HIV: 2014/HTM/HIV/009

World Health Organization | Published January 19, 2015  -  Deadline January 23, 2015
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The WHO programme on HIV is located in the HIV, TB and Malaria Cluster (HTM). It is guided by the Global Health Strategy for HIV 2011-15. Its goals are consistent with getting to zero: UNAIDS Strategy 2011-15 and other international commitments as for example the Millennium Development Goals. The objective of the Department of HIV is to lead an effective, organisation wide HIV effort to support member states in the implementation of the strategy. The HIV Department (HQ/HIV) provides technical and strategic leadership in key technical areas, and leverages the capacity of other HQ departments to contribute to the broader HIV programme. The consultant will support activities in two units of the HIV Department: Treatment and Care Unit (TAC) and Key Population and Innovative Prevention (KPP). She/He will assist WHO/HIV/TAC with Technical expert support to WHO’s work on developing normative guidance and provide technical assistance in the area of treatment and care for adolescents living with HIV. She/He will assist WHO/HIV/KPP with Technical support to WHO’s work on voluntary medical male circumcision and adolescent health. The WHO/HIV/TAC unit ensures effective coordination with other HQ Departments, Regional Offices and key external collaborating partners in the area of HIV "Treatment and Care", and acts as a focal point for treatment and care related aspects of global implementation of Strategic Direction 1 "Optimize HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care outcomes" and Strategic Direction 2 ‘Leverage broader health outcomes through HIV  responses of the Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV 2011-2015’. The WHO/HIV/KPP unit is responsible for much of WHO’s work on HIV prevention. It focuses on key populations at greatest risk of HIV infection (sex workers, men who have sex with men and injection drug users) as well as other groups particularly vulnerable to infection, such as adolescents. It is also responsible for the Department’s work on new prevention technologies, principally male circumcision and pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, and for HIV testing and counselling, including self-testing and its potential role in prevention and increased access to treatment and care. Main activities and Deliverables: Under the WHO/HIV/KPP unit: Medical Male Circumcision (MMC) and Adolescent Sex and Reproductive Health (ASRH) Prepare the ASRH MC linkages work including the situation assessments and field testing of service delivery in the 2 selected African countries and provide technical advice to the ministry, as needed. Collaborate with other local and international consultants working on this project. Draft guidance on sustainable ASRH - MC programmes and services. The  format and content of the guidance will be specified and undertake the appropriate WHO processes (e.g. GRC). Based on the above, contribute to the strategic framework within which ASRH MC will be one component. Prepare agenda, report and meeting documents and communication on ASRH and MMC. Contribute to adolescent aspects of other guidance that is developed: the Use of devices guidance on the adolescent aspect, and monitoring with age disaggregation. Values and Preferences Under the WHOWHO/HIV/TAC unit: Adolescent treatment and care Development of preparation of supporting documentation and background for 2015 ARV Guidelines. Provision of technical input to the preparatory work required for the revision of the WHO 2015 ARV Guidelines in the area of clinical management and service delivery. This includes contribution to the development of systematic reviews, assessment of ongoing research and collection of emerging clinical and programmatic data to inform clinical management and service delivery for adolescents living with HIV. Provision of technical input to the activities required by the “All-in” initiative in support of the scale up of prevention, treatment and care for adolescents affected and living with HIV. The initial contract duration under this RFP is for 12 months and could be extended up to a maximum of 24 months depending on the needs for further consultancy work, and on funding availability. Submission of proposals: No later than 23 January 2015, 12:00 noon CET, the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder): The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).pdf” form completed and signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda; and The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).pdf” form completed and signed. No later than 23 January 2015, 12:00 noon CET, the bidder shall submit: A covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual. The Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents). The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_5_RFP Acceptance Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).doc” form completed and signed. The enclosed “2014HTMHIV009_6_RFP Completeness Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).doc” form completed and signed. All documents must be received by WHO at the address specified in section 4.8 “Sealing and marking of proposals” of the RFP no later than 23 January 2015, 12:00 noon CET. Email for submissions of forms and/or proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2014HTMHIV009) Mailing address for submission of proposal: World Health Organization ­­­­Mr. Jerome Peron HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034 Bid Ref: 2014HTMHIV009 20, Avenue Appia CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Refer to attached documents for additional information. Web Site: http://www.who.int/hiv Keywords: HIV AIDS, MALE CIRCUMCISION, MMC, ASRH, ADOLESCENT SEX, ARV Documents to be attached: 2014HTMHIV009_0_RFP Advert (Treatment and Care for Adolescents)_Revised.pdf REVISED 2014HTMHIV009_2_RFP ToRs (Treatment and Care for Adolescents)_ Revised.pdf REVISED 2014HTMHIV009_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (Treatment and Care for Adolescents). pdf 2014HTMHIV009_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents)_ Revised. Pdf REVISED 2014HTMHIV009_5_RFP Acceptance Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).doc 2014HTMHIV009_6_RFP Completeness Form (Treatment and Care for Adolescents).doc

Consultancy on Integrated Stragetic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

World Meteorological Organization | Published December 1, 2015
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This is is to award vendor Le Groupe conseil basstel the contract/purchase order for RFQ 1835-15 posted in the UNGM on 8 Oct 2015

Consultancy to support External Relations efforts

World Health Organization | Published February 4, 2016
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UNITAID is seeking qualified candidates to support its efforts in implementing the External Relations Strategy

Communications strategy: Consultancy to develop 9 month roadmap

World Health Organization | Published June 18, 2015  -  Deadline June 30, 2015
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The objective of this consultancy is to develop a roadmap for the communications strategy to support the Partnership’s work, as it transitions into the post-2015 space with the new approaches, including SDGs, Global Strategy and The Partnership’s own new strategy. This nine months’ roadmap, will lead to a more detailed strategy from 2016 that will aim to identify how the Partnership contributes to: the achievement of the targets outlined in the Partnership’s mission; maintaining momentum for RMNCAH; creating a sense of urgency for prioritizing and investing in improved health for women, children and adolescents; inciting effective action by all stakeholders at the global and regional level, and in priority countries

IT Consultancy Services for UNISDR (FAST ESP)

United Nations Office at Geneva | Published June 22, 2015  -  Deadline July 6, 2015
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Objectives UNISDR (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) will be improving its Enterprise Search Solution which is currently using FAST Enterprise Search. The FAST ESP Search for solution will be used as a corporate search solution for all UNISDR public and websites and databases. UNISDR is seeking a supplier that  will  provide technical expertise  in implementing the FAST ESP with particular focus in configuring connectors to  data from other applications primarily: MySQL, Drupal and PHP based systems. Scope of Work The following are examples of general activities that will be undertaken: Supplier will analyze the existing data sources (MySQL databases, Drupal, and other websites) in order to define the architecture of the search application, this may involve workshops with the data owners in Geneva. The solution architecture must be documented and submitted to UNISDR for approval. Installation of FAST ESP SEARCH  upgrades on production and staging servers, hosted in Geneva. Configuration of FAST to perform indexation of UNISDR document repositories based on other websites. Implementation of the search user interface, providing options for filtering results based on document source, language, author and other attributes. Implementation of data processing pipelines in line with user’s requirements. Training and support of UNISDR staff in Geneva. Off-site training and support may also be possible.

Request for Proposal (RFP): Project Management Consultancy for the WHO-DFATD (Canada) INSPIRE PMTCT Implementation Research Project.: 2014/HTM/HIV/008

World Health Organization | Published November 11, 2014  -  Deadline December 6, 2014
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The WHO programme on HIV is located in the HIV, TB and Malaria Cluster (HTM). The HIV programme is guided by the Global Health Strategy for HIV 2011-15. The objective of the Department of HIV is to lead an effective, organization wide HIV effort to support member states in the implementation of the strategy. The Treatment and Care (TAC) Unit of the HIV Department, ensures effective coordination with other HQ Departments, Regional Offices and key external collaborating partners in the area of HIV "Treatment and Care", and acts as a focal point for treatment and care related aspects of global implementation of Strategic Direction 1 "Optimize HIV prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care outcomes" and Strategic Direction 2 ‘Leverage broader health outcomes through HIV  responses of the Global Health Sector Strategy on HIV 2011-2015’. The prevention of mother to child transmission (PMTCT) program activities are located within the TAC unit. The main objective of the Consultant is to support the grant management of the on-going INSPIRE project and to provide technical support to the monitoring of the on-going research projects in collaboration with the principal investigators and facilitate the implementation of the activities in line with the project planning and monitoring. Main activities and Deliverables: Grant Management (50%): Support the management of the overall INSPIRE project: monthly monitoring of the detailed activity work plan and budget and produce accurate technical and financial updates on a semi-annual basis. Liaise with the departmental focal points in WHO headquarters as well as the regional and country focal points through meetings, teleconferences etc. to monitor the implementation progress and timely identification and tackling of implementation bottlenecks. Prepare notes for the record on all meetings/calls to support the principal investigators in actions that need to be taken. Organize and maintain an electronic and paper-based filing system for project-related communication and information that is accessible for HIV and MCA departments. Ensure timely submission of the required technical and financial reports from implementing partners and review and analyze. Provide feedback to the implementing partners as needed and compile relevant information into the overall mid-term and annual reports. Prepare the mid-year interim (Oct/Nov) and end-year project technical reports and in collaboration with HIV/PDI, facilitate the end-year financial reports (April/May) for the donor in line with the donor required formats. Provide grant expert advice to the technical units (MCA and HIV/TAC), taking into account the donor as well as WHO’s rules and regulations (e.g. no-cost extension, re-programming), and prepare relevant communications related to the donor liaison. Technical Support to on-going research projects (10%): Support and contribute to the technical mission to the research projects, including participating in project site visits, writing mission reports and tracking the implementation of actions required. Facilitate the implementation of the INSPIRE project activities (40%): Prepare the organization of meetings and missions as planned for the WHO headquarters components. Monitor and provide technical assistance to the organization and implementation of regional and country activities as per detailed INSPIRE work plan. Based on the on-going research preliminary results, contribute to the normative functions under HIV/TAC and MCA related to guidelines and tools. The work is initially estimated for a period of 12 months at 20 days of work per month. Submission of proposals: No later than 26 November 2014, 17h00 Geneva time (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder): The enclosed “2014HTMHIV008_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (Support to PMTCT INSPIRE Project).pdf” form completed and signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda; and The enclosed “2014HTMHIV008_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (Support to PMTCT INSPIRE Project).pdf” form completed and signed. No later than 26 November  2014, 17h00 Geneva time (CET), the bidder shall submit (if necessary): The enclosed “2014HTMHIV008_7_RFP Questions from Bidders (Support to PMTCT INSPIRE Project).xls” form completed, if relevant. All relevant questions will be considered, answers will be compiled and communicated to all prospective bidders. No later than 6 December  2014, 17h00 Geneva time (CET), the bidder shall submit: A covering letter signed by the bidder or the respective authority when the bidder is not an individual. The Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents). The enclosed “2014HTMHIV008_5_RFP Acceptance Form. (Support to PMTCT INSPIRE Project).doc” form completed and signed. The enclosed “2014HTMHIV008_6_RFP Completeness Form  (Support to PMTCT INSPIRE Project).doc” form completed and signed. All documents must be received at WHO at the address specified in section 4.8 Sealing and marking of proposals of the RFP no later than 6 December 2014, 17h00 Geneva time (CET). Email for submissions of forms and/or proposal: pdifin@who.int (use subject: Bid Ref 2014HTMHIV008) Mailing address for submission of proposal: World Health Organization ­­­­Mr. Jerome Peron HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034 Bid Ref: 2014HTMHIV008 20, Avenue Appia CH-1211 Geneva 27 Switzerland Refer to attached documents for additional information.