Consultant

National/International Consultant

9 April 2018

Vientiane, Lao PDR

UNFPA Office in Lao PDR is looking for an International Consultant to support Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) with in-depth Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) content analysis and revise CSE materials/booklets for Lower and Upper Secondary Education.

Duration of the work:              From April to May 2018

Place of work:                         Home based and UNFPA CO/MoES in Vientiane, Lao PDR

 

The selected consultant will work closely with UNFPA Youth team and technical team of MoES to engage in these activities below:

  • Review the relevant documents such the CSE assessment report, the secondary curriculum, the new international guidance on CSE, the ASRH teacher’s guidebook etc. and identify CSE contents to be adjusted (what is missing and what could be added) as well as review the existing CSE materials.
  • Conduct technical workshop with core team of MoES to present and discuss the proposed CSE contents to be adjusted and agreed upon.
  • Expend agreed CSE contents and develop booklets for lower and upper secondary to the specific topics of relevance such as Biology and Population Studies.
  • Revise CSE materials/job aids and update to the topic specific job aids for lower secondary.
  • Work with the designer to produce the creative updated CSE materials/job aids.
  • Develop guiding notes for teachers on the use of updated CSE materials/job aids.
  • Coach National Programme Officer of UNFPA to conduct orientation workshop on the use of updated CSE materials/job aids for teachers in the target province of UNFPA.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-graduate academic qualification in public health/medicine/Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), with specific experience within the field of adolescent sexual reproductive health (ASRH) or relevant areas required.
  • Professional experience in designing Comprehensive Sexuality Education including development of teaching materials focusing on teaching methodologies for CSE in primary education.
  • Familiarity with the CSE and the professional experience to work with the government (MoES) of Lao PDR or government in any South/ South-East Asian Country on Sexual Reproductive Health education preferable.
  • Advanced English writing and communication skills required.

 

All interested applicants should submit the following:

A cover letter, CV in English with Personal History Form (P11 Form) (providing details of the required experience enumerated above), listing three references and consultancy rates quoted in US Dollars.

 

Applications should be sent to UNFPA Office, UN House, Ban Hatsady, Lane Xang Avenue, P.O. Box 345, Vientiane (Tel: 856 21 267777, 267633) or email to: laos.office@unfpa.org  indicating “Application for a consultant for CSE”. To obtain full Terms of Reference or P11 form, please contact UNFPA office or download from http://lao.unfpa.org

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 9 April 2018

 

Terms of Reference of the consultancy can be shared upon request.

 

We will only consider applications with complete P11 attached. UNFPA will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom UNFPA has a further interest. UNFPA reserves the right to appoint prior to the closing date.

 

UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.