Consultant contractual Job at Midwives Association of Zambia and unicef

Deadline of this Job: 05 October 2022
Resource Mobilisation Consultancy

Midwives Association of Zambia (MAZ) is a voluntary professional organisation for all midwives in Zambia. It is a member of the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM), an accredited non-governmental organisation that represents midwives worldwide in order to achieve common goals in the care of mothers and newborns. The MAZ is also a member of the Confederation of African Midwives Associations (CONAMA).
Currently, the MAZ is implementing an ICM driven Midwifery Services Framework (MSF) project in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Development Fund (UNFPA). One of the focus areas is system strengthening of the MAZ through enhanced resource mobilisation for its activities.
The MAZ is looking for a qualified consultant or consulting firm to develop a comprehensive resource mobilization strategy, considering the current global donor landscape, identify new actors, explore new funding modalities, and outline a strategic approach to leveraging existing and new partners. The Consultant will also support development of a transitional readiness plan to ensure MAZ transitions from donor dependency to mobilisation of local resources for projects and ensure the long-term sustainability of the organization.
To develop fundraising proposals, a resource mobilization strategy and a transitional readiness plan sustainability of the association.

Scope Of Work For The Consultant(S)
• Review the MAZ Strategic Plan, 2020 – 2024 and resource mobilisation policy to better understand the needs and help position the association for resource mobilisation.
• Draft four (4) fundraising proposals.
• Conduct training in Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) and high-impact midwifery competencies for midwifery educators, practising midwives and student Midwives.
• Source Scholarships grants for midwives interested in becoming midwifery educators and obtaining BSc in Midwifery and Masters in Midwifery
• Train the National Executive Committee members in resource mobilisation
• Develop a Resource mobilisation strategy
• Develop guidelines to maintain strategic partnerships and engagement with key donors.
• Develop a transitional Readiness plan

• Four (4) fundraising proposals
• Resource mobilisation strategy
• Guidelines for maintaining partnerships and engagement with key donors
• Transitional readiness plan
• Training report of the NEC members in resource mobilisation.

Required Education, Experience And Competencies
• Degree in Social Sciences, Development, Planning, Business Administration, Communication, or a related field. Masters’ degree preferable
• At least ten years’ experience in the development sector – preferably on gender equality and Women and Newborn issues.
• Proven experience and success in developing business models and mobilising funds for civil society and local non-governmental organizations.
• Excellent knowledge of key donors focused on low and middle-income Countries.
• Strong analytical, strategic thinking and planning skills and ability to work under tight deadlines.
• Proficiency in English.
• Knowledge of Zambia’s developmental, political and socio-cultural context
• Excellent report writing, communication, interviewing and computer skills
• Experience in working with people of various cultural and social backgrounds.

Application Process
Interested candidates must submit:
1. An expression of interest
2. A Curriculum Vitae (CV) showing experience relevant to the consultancy
3. A technical proposal not exceeding four pages detailing:
Understanding of the ToR
An outline of the methodological approach for the assignment
Activity schedule
A budget
Three (3) References
• The consultancy will be for a maximum of 20 working days
• The Consultant will report to the Resource Mobilisation Officer on the technical aspect of the assignment and will be supervised by the MAZ National Executive Committee
Other Requirements
• The individual consultant should have a TPIN
• The Consultant firm must be legally registered and have a valid tax clearance certificate from the relevant regulatory authorities and a TPIN
• The proposal and supporting documents must be submitted in English.
Payment Schedule
The fees will be paid upon receipt of an invoice from the Consultant/firm/institution, with the bank details.
40% payment. after submission and approval of the draft
60% payment will be delivered upon submission and approval of the final documents
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview to assess their understanding of the ToR.
Deadline of this Job: 11 October 2022
Individual Consultant – Photographers & Videographers

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, Visibility……..
The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.
To find out more about UNICEF’s work in Zambia, please visit
How can you make a difference?
Under the guidance of the Chief of Communication, the photographers/videographers will work closely with section colleagues, particularly Communication and other section chiefs and staff to perform the following tasks:
• Take high-resolution photos/videos and write embedded captions of UNICEF-supported activities.
• Provide scanned copies as well as hard copies of signed consent forms to accompany every photograph and people featured in the film.
• Produce photos as per the UNICEF guidelines for photography and provide a complete set of images for use in publications, promotional materials, website or campaigns.
Please see Detailed TOR for more information on the tasks and deliverables, here: ToR Individual Consultant Photographers Videographersr_2022 270922 FINAL advert.pdf
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
The consultant must possess the following:
• University degree or diploma equivalent qualification in photography or specialized training courses complemented by professional experience.
• 5 -7 years’ proven work experience in Photography/videography, including coverage of public events and development projects.
• Familiarity with UNICEF programmes and development issues.
• High level of creativity and initiative
• Previous experience in shooting videos and taking photos of children for similar purposes or cooperation with UNICEF is considered an advantage
• Work experience with UNICEF or other UN agency is an asset.
• Strong communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and preferably a Zambian language.
• Ability to work with different teams and deliver to deadlines.
• Good written and communication skills.
• Good computer knowledge.
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.
The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.
Please remember to express your financial proposals (and/or professional consultancy fees) in Zambian Kwacha.