Request for Proposal for Health Promoting Schools expert consultant

World Health Organization
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Last date: 
Monday, August 29, 2016

Detailed Description


  • In the Division of Pacific Technical Support (DPS), the Pacific Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) and Health through the Life Course (PNH) assists the Pacific island Ministries of Health with implementation of health promotion interventions. 
  • This includes a focus on settings-based approaches, with a particular emphasis on schools. 
  • In Fiji the Health Promoting Schools programme has been underway for a number of years, under the leadership of the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education.   
  • A consultant will be recruited to support the implementation of a Health Promoting Schools expansion project in Fiji,  which intends to increase the coverage and impact of Health Promoting schools.

Support the utilisation of PEN protocols in NCD management in Primary health care by:

  • To work with appropriate country counterparts and WHO country offices to facilitate  PEN country reviews and development of updated PEN implementation plans
  • To develop supporting materials for PEN implementation for PICs on request
  • As requested by the supervisor, support other NCD activities in areas of expertise, e.g, monitoring and evaluation, project management.


  • Essential: Degree in education or related field
  • Preferred: Advanced degree  in health education, health promotion or related field


  • At least 5 years of work experience in Educational settings, including experience supporting Health Promoting Schools

Project management

  • Experience of working in educational settings in Pacific Islands and/or Fiji.
  • Evaluation and monitoring of project/activity implementation


  • Written and spoken fluency in English is essential. Working knowledge of other UN languages is an advantage
  • Interested should submit the following documents to DPSprocurement, by 29 August 2016. 
  • Please use tender Notice No. 48628 as subject to all submissions. Contract start date on 19 September 2016 with duration of 12 months.
  • Expression of interest (cover letter) that includes proposed consultancy fee (per day) and availability
  • WHO personal history form or CV
  • Please note that the application may be closed before the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. 
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted
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