WHO-Health Logistics Trainer (EVD Preparedness)-P4-Kigali,Rwanda

Location: Kigali, _, Rwanda
Date Posted: 07-12-2018
Terms of Reference
Ebola Virus Disease Emergency Preparedness
Logistics Training Support
On 1st August 2018, Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), declared a new outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the health area of Mangina, located in the health zone of Mabalako, territory of Beni, in North Kivu Province.
According to the WHO internal risk assessment, the risk of further spread of this ongoing outbreak of EVD poses a very high risk at the national and regional level. Rwanda is classified among priority n°1 countries to urgently strengthen their EVD preparedness and contingency measures to ensure effective operational response in the event of a confirmed case.
Operational logistics and supply chain management is a key component of the EVD preparedness and Response efforts, and necessitates having strong national capacities for implementation at levels of the public health preparedness and response system.
Wihin the framework and current efforts to strengthen the logistics component of EVD preparedness in Rwanda, an urgent need for strengthening the human resource capacities for operations and logistics management at national and district level has been identified as a critical step to scaling up operations rapidly and effectively.
In consultation with the national Ebola Preparedness Task Force, a one week training has been recommended to create awareness and build capacities for emergency operations and medical logistics management.
WHO is seeking for a consultant to deploy to Rwanda for a duration of two weeks to [LMO1] deliver the training, and work on standardisation [LMO2] of the training materials for use in the future..
Target audience for the training
The target audience will be menbers of the EVD preparedness Logistics Technical Working Group (TWG) and other selected national and district level Logistics Officers in the health sector.
Scope of Work
The successful consultant will work with the WHO EVD Preparedness Logistics expert to ;
  1. design and develop a short training curriculum and course materials focused on Emergency Operations and medical logistics management. Proposed topics/modules to include;
    • Emergency Cycle & Logistics Management
    • Logistics capacity assessment in emergency preparedness and response
    • Logisctics planning, planning process and pre-deploment packages
    • Emergency supply chain management covering procurement process, emergency storage and warehouse management, transportation of goods, stockpile distribution and pre-positionning process,
    • Minimum Logistics Preparedness Actions
    • Reporting and Information flow
  2. deliver the training using a combinaton of training methodologies for adult learning, incoporating desktop simulation exercises for effective knowledge transfer and capacity builidng to the target audience ;
  3. conduct a summary appraisal of the participants taining needs in the context of work expectations and training outcomes, and provide recomendations for follow up post traiining.
  4. Prepare a report of the training and submit to WHO
  5. Based on the lessons from the training, introduce additional modification to standardize the training materials and develop a faclitator’s guide.
Profile of the consultant
  • Appropriate university academic qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of working on adult training
  • Experience of delivering capacity building workshops in emergency preparedness
  • Experience working with national, international and UN organization  for emergency preparedness or humanitarian response
  • Proven experience as trainer and facilitator
  • Fluent in English language

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