Thursday, November 1, 2018

Consultancy on Team Building Facilitation at JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc November 2018

  Kijiwe Cha Wasomi       Thursday, November 1, 2018
Consultancy on Team Building Facilitation at JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc November 2018
Community Health & Social Welfare 
Systems Strengthening
TERMS OF REFERENCE: TEAM BUILDING FACILITATOR

1. Background 
Community Health and Social Welfare Systems Strengthening Program (CHSSP) is a USAIDfunded cooperative agreement led by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. with a consortium partner World Education, Inc. The program is implemented in 106 PEPFAR scale up councils across 24 regions of Tanzania. CHSSP aims at improving health, well-being and protection outcomes for HIV affected and other most vulnerable populations through strengthened linkages between health and social welfare sectors. 

2. Purpose 
CHSSP is seeking a short-term consultant to facilitate and moderate a 3 days team building retreat and knowledge sharing workshop for JSI/CHSS Project personnel to be held in Tanga City from the 12th to 14th December, 2018. Number of staff who will participate is expected to be 60. 

3. Scope of Work 
The scope of work will be to facilitate a three days team building activities and to compile a report outlining the workshop's proceedings, including practical recommendations and operational tools which can be used by the team in the future.  

Expected outputs: 
1. Facilitation of three days team building workshop 
 A customized training, team building plan by clearly articulating the objectives of the team building exercise;  Interactive and flexible facilitation tools and material aids for brainstorming prepared prior to the workshop.  A knowledge sharing session between the program activities underway within the CHSS program  A brain storming session aimed at identifying the mandates and harmonization of the activities of the CHSS program 


 Brainstorming session resulting in a suggested institutional design and operational structure  Conducting outside activities that will cultivate team spirit and team bonding
 Conducting sessions that will foster interpersonal communication and improve staff relationship

2. The output of the workshop should be a brief report outlining 
 The workshop proceedings and key outcomes;  Strategic recommendations on corporate deliveries for the program  Strategic recommendations on the institutional design/operational design of the CHSS Program 

It is expected that the exercise is creatively organized to include strategic brainstorming sessions aimed at helping staff develop and articulate corporate and individual work plans to ensure optimal delivery of the program outputs. It should also include individual coaching sessions on the second day of the session, when necessary.

The consultant is also expected to design the process and to assign time frames to specific activities. CHSSP assigned staff will be available to provide logistical arrangements and any other support when needed.

Expected outcomes: 
 Ensuring that the personnel develop clear work arrangements for the effective delivery of the work plans and or duties and responsibilities outlined in their terms of references;  Supporting the team in clarifying their respective goals and objectives  Facilitating sessions that would help identify issues which have the potential to inhibit the team from reaching its goals;  Addressing those issues, removing the inhibitors and enabling the program goal and objectives to be achieved;  Improving the communication among staff at all levels  Improving processes, procedures and supporting the improvement of control systems.  Identifying strengths and capacity needs of members and providing appropriate recommendations;  Satisfying the expectations of CHSSP for the team building exercise 

4. Timeframe 
The assignment will run for three days, from 12th – 14th December, 2018. This being the case, the consultant is expected to arrive in Tanga on the 11th and depart on the 15th December 2018. 

5. Reporting 
The consultant will be supervised by CHSSP Senior Finance and Operations Manager and on occasional basis she/he will receive support from Chief of Party. 

6. Qualifications 
The senior-level consultant should possess the following knowledge and skills: 
 Master’s in Business Administration, Management, or a closely related field,  10-15 years of relevant professional experience;  Proven track record of facilitating team building and knowledge sharing workshops and consultancy experience.  Excellent analytical, research, writing and communication skills; 
 Full computer literacy and fluency in English – both written and spoken – are essential.  Prior experience with International NGOs 

7. Terms of Application 
To apply please send your CV/company profile and a proposal that summarizes your understanding of the ToR and details of how you plan to execute the assignment and the budget. Submit your application through e-mail to chss.recruitment@gmail.com by 14th November, 2018.

JSI Research & Training, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to workplace diversity. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual preference, genetic information, political affiliation, or protected veteran status in any employment decisions.
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