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Review and develop course content for online learning – Various Topics

COUNTRY

Multiple destinations

JOB TITLE

Review and Course Developing

JOB TYPE

APW

LAST DATE

July 20, 2019

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1. Purpose of the contract

Working closely with the WHO Division of Pacific Technical Support (DPS) and the Republic of Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services, the contractor will review the existing course contents and develop new course content for Republic of Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services and Pacific Open Learning Health Network (POLHN)

2. Background

Pacific Open Learning Health Net (POLHN) is a blend between digital networks and physical infrastructure developed in partnership with World Health Organization (WHO) and Pacific ministries of health to provide access to quality, equitable, efficient and effective e-learning platforms that support health workers to maintain relevant skills and in doing so, it enables countries to have a more sustainable and responsive skill mix.

The partnership encompasses assisting, building and sustaining the capacity of ministries, institutions, universities, , professional bodies, healthcare organisations, and research entities to develop relevant courses, policies, and pathways to facilitate continuing professional development (CPD) in order to boost knowledge, skills, attitudes and performance of health workers across 15 Pacific island countries (American Samoa, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu).

Hence, POLHN is seeking suitably qualified and experienced team on behalf of the Republic of Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services and WHO Division of Pacific Technical Support (DPS) to review the existing and develop new non-credited curricula in the areas of medicine, nursing, health education and public health for the purpose of continuing professional development.

3. Planned timelines

Start date: 15 August

Duration of the contact: 60 working days

4. Work to be performed

Method(s) to carry out the activity

  • Review existing and develop new self-paced course content in consultation with Republic of Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services and POLHN;
  • Synthesize educational materials for online delivery.

Output/s

Output 1: a final product of online learning course on various topics that can be hosted on POLHN in consultation with Republic of Marshall Islands Ministry of Health and Human Services

5. Specific requirements

- Qualifications required: master degree of medical, nursing or public health from a recognised university or educational institution

- Experience required: at least five years of developing, teaching and facilitating medical courses, previous work experience in Pacific will be an advantage.

- Language requirements: High level of written and spoken English

6. Competencies

Communicating in a credible and effective way; and

Producing results.

7. Place of assignment

Home country – distance consultation with country focal point

8. Timeline/Duration of assignment

The duration for the assignment is from 15 August to 60 working days ahead.

9. Deliverable(s)

Deliverable(s) to be submitted during and after the period of the assignment including manner of delivery and payment

  • 0% upon signature of the contract
  • Deliver 5 courses with report (25% payment)
  • Deliver 5 courses with report (25% payment)
  • Deliver 5 courses with report (25% payment)
  • Deliver 5 courses with report (25% payment)

10. Detailed cost breakdown

DescriptionCost
Consultation, Design and Development of 20 courses (Submit hour’s required and hourly rate)=  ___________
Miscellaneous (if any, specify)=  ___________
Total=  ___________

11. Applications

Qualified institutions / companies should submit the technical and financial proposals in the English language. For preparation of the proposal, refer to the following aspects which shall be addressed in the proposal:

  • Formal proposal submission letter;
  • understanding and approach;
  • methods of implementing the approach;
  • dependencies / challenges / assumptions;
  • risk management plan; and
  • detailed work breakdown structure along with segregation of roles along with team members.

The financial proposal shall cover all costs. The financial estimates/proposal shall be itemized which shall at least include both HR and non-HR costs. A financial estimates’ summary shall be shared along with the detailed itemized costing to Mohammed Aruf Yasin at yasinm@who.int.

Applications not meeting the mandatory requirements will not be shortlisted. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Qualified and interested specialists should submit their CV {for individual contractors} or Company Profile {for institutional applications} and Expression of Interest {cover letter} to the Supply Officer through WP RO UNGM at wproungm@who.int by 20 July.

The cover letter should outline how their experience and qualifications make them a suitable candidate for this position and should include their proposed daily consultancy fee and availability.

Please use Tender Notice No as shown on UNGM website as subject to all submissions.

Countries/territories
American Samoa
Cook Islands
Fiji
Guam
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia, Federated States of
Nauru
Niue
Palau
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
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