2019 Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data Seeks a Consultant/Consulting Firm
Deadline: August 5, 2019.
The Global Partnership is seeking a consultant/consulting firm with considerable experience and knowledge of the data for development space and digital health data interoperability in particular, to support the Joining-up Health Data in Kenya project.
Offerors are encouraged to read this RFP in its entirety, paying specific attention to the scope of services,instructions, and requirements. Issuance of this solicitation does not, in any way, obligate UNF to award a contract, nor will UNF pay for any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a proposal. The agreement resulting from this RFP will be provided to the most responsive Offeror whose offer will be the most advantageous to GPSDD/UNF in terms of cost, functionality, and other factors as specified in this RFP.
A. Key tasks include:
1. Understanding the Interoperability Guide and developing data collection materials that will elicit health data systems interoperability good practices and lessons learned
2. Organize and conduct primary and secondary data collection including desk research and key informant interviews.
3. Develop a public facing document that highlights health data systems interoperability good practices and lessons learned that can be a reference document for health programs in various contexts.
4. Solicit and incorporate feedback of materials from relevant stakeholders;
5. Manage all data collection logistics, such as scheduling and following up on interviews.
6. Present findings at the regional event in Kenya.
1. Data collection materials;
2. Draft Report;
3. Final Report (summary and full version);
4. Presentation materials used at the regional event.
(If a consulting firm/consortium of organizations is bidding, GPSDD would look for these qualifications from the lead individual and others likely to be significantly engaged in the work.)
1. Masters’ degree in international development, public policy or related field or commensurate years of experience.
2. At least five years’ experience working in data-related development issues, preferably in international development.
3. Excellent communication, engagement and organizational skills.
4. Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written forms with a wide range of
5. Project management experience
6. Excellent qualitative data analysis skills and conducting qualitative interviews
7. Ability to deliver high-quality, concise, and timely results
8. Fluency in English and ability to work in an environment of diverse languages and cultures.
• Experience working with both technical and policy-making professionals.
• Experience working in Kenya, Uganda and/or Zimbabwe.
• Experience in data interoperability issues specifically.
• Experience working in the health sector or with health-related data.