International Medical Corps is working to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance. IMC has been working in Gaza since 2009 and is currently implementing a project to support health service provision in partnership with local NGOs.
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International Medical corps is currently looking for: RCCE Consultant (1).
Capacity: Full Time/Part Time Contract
Desired Start Date: January, 2022
Duration: 8 Months
Location: Gaza City.
Reports to Technical Coordinator
- Consult with relevant clusters and working groups on RCCE framework in Gaza
- Use existing coordination mechanisms or create new ones to engage with RCCE counterparts in partner organizations at all levels of the response: local, regional, and national.
- These include health authorities, ministries, and agencies of other government sectors, international organizations (WHO, UNICEF, IFRC, MSF, etc.) NGOs, academia, etc. Develop and maintain an up-to-date contact list of all partners and their focal points.
- Regular contact with all partners will help avoid duplication and identify potential gaps in the RCCE response.
- Develop IMC RCCE guidelines
- Develop RCCE strategy Based on the qualitative analysis results, your defined key objectives, and audiences,
- Develop an RCCE strategy that fits into the country’s comprehensive COVID-19 response strategy.
- Adapt to the local context: focus on messages that are tailored to the relevant national and local context, reflecting key audience questions, perceptions, beliefs, and practices.
- Define and prioritize your strategic objectives with your team and partners in alignment with the general objectives of the country’s COVID-19 response.
- Messages and materials should be tailored to reflect audience perceptions and knowledge at the level to which the RCCE products are targeted whether national, regional, or local
- Design RCCE implementation plan and related activities
- Develop and implement the endorsed RCCE plan with relevant partners to engage with identified audiences and community.
- This should include capacity building and integration of RCCE counterparts from international, national, regional, local groups, ensuring participation and accountability mechanisms are co-defined.
- Make sure to identify human, material, and financial resource needs.
- Define staff and partners who will do the work (number of people required in the team/organizations) and budget according to the resources.
- Ensure strong and regular supervision and coordination mechanisms.
- Close monitoring of fieldwork is essential, and mechanisms should be defined before starting implementation.
- Set up and implement a rumor tracking system to closely watch misinformation and report to relevant technical partners/sectors. Make sure to respond to rumors and misinformation with evidence-based guidance so that all rumors can be effectively refuted. Adapt materials.
- Development of risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) training guide:
- Module 1: What is COVID-19,
- Module 2: How does COVID-19 spread?
- Module 3: What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
- Module 4: How to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19,
- Module 5: Personal Protection Equipment (PPE),
- Module 6: Guidance for Home Visits and Group Meetings and Activities,
- Module 7: Developing Household and Community Preparedness and Emergency Plan,
- Module 8: Triage and Home-Based Care Protocols for COVID-19,
- Module 9: Mental Health Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic,
- Develop Sample SMS Messages for Infection Prevention and Control (IPC), Child Protection, and WASH for IMC and partner staff and front-line workers & volunteers (e.g., CHWs, CHVs),
- Train IMC staff and IMC partners staff on RCCE guidelines,
- Develop training plan
- Conduct training activities
- Provide technical support to implementing CBOs
- Couching RCCE guidelines implementation by Community outreach and CBO teams through site visits to the CBOs and communities.
- Develop the monitoring plan for RCCE activities
- Identify the activities the RCCE team will perform and the outcomes they are designed to achieve with target audiences (communities, at-risk populations, stakeholders, etc.
- Establish a baseline (for example, note the level of awareness or knowledge of a community at the time before the RCCE plan is implemented)
- Measure the impact of the RCCE strategy by monitoring changes in the baseline during and after RCCE strategy activities are implemented. If minimal or no positive changes are achieved, find where the problems are
- Check if the activities are fit for purpose, check the content of the narratives, the methodologies, the quality of work conducted by the teams (it is very important to supervise the way team members conduct the activities.
- IMC RCCE guidelines
- IMC RCCE implementation and monitoring plan
- Development of risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) training guide
- IMC Risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) training guide
- Training sessions conducted on RCCE to IMC staff, CBOs, and health partners including the whole training package.
- Monthly update and final reports on consultancy progress
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Education and Requirements
- Master’s degree in Public Health, English, Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, International Relations, or a related field.
- Demonstrated experience in developing in social behavioral change interventions and mass media messaging.
- Minimum of five years of experience in coordination and project management working with international NGOs, development partners, or the UN system.
- Familiar with academic research and guidelines designing.
- A focus on strategic communications-related experience is desirable.
- Skills and knowledge
- Knowledge and skills in developing communications materials and approaches.
- Written and spoken fluency in English is essential.
- Good experience in relevant consultancies.
- Good reporting and coordination skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
- Language skills:
- Proficient in written and spoken English.
- Ability to work in a team with limited supervision
- Ability to work under pressure
- Producing results
- Ensuring effective use of resources
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Interested candidates with relevant education and work experience are encouraged to send their CVs to [email protected], Indicating in the subject line: RCCE Consultant, no later than January 09, 2022.
CVs must be submitted in English.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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