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RFP 2015HTMHIV019: Consultant to support the development of a Global Action Plan for HIV Drug Resistance

Geneva (Switzerland)

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.

Submission of proposals:

All documents related to this RFP are to be found under https://www.ungm.org/Public/Notice/40771.

A prospective bidder requiring any clarification on technical, contractual or commercial matters may notify WHO via email at the following address no later than (7 January 2016, Geneva CET). Email for submissions of all queries: pdifin@who.int (use subject: WHO Bid Ref. 2015/HTM/HIV/020)

All documents must be received by WHO no later than 15 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 2015HTMHIV020)

· Mailing address for submission of proposal:

World Health Organization

­­­­Mr. Jerome Peron

HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034

Bid Ref: 2015HTMHIV020

20, Avenue Appia

CH-1211 Geneva 27

Switzerland

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Grade: Senior - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • HIV and AIDS
  • Closing Date: 2016-01-15

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