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Recruitment of one (01) individual consultant to develop a directive for the harmonization of regulations on sustainable management of healthcare waste in west Africa


Date : 10 Jun 2019 - 27 Jun 2019
Venue : WAHO/OOAS,
Town : Bobodioulasso
Country : Burkina Faso

WEST AFRICAN HEALTH ORGANISATION (WAHO)

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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

 (Individual Consulting Service)

Reference No FM/TEND/AMI/2019/011/bk

 

Recruitment of one (01) individual consultant to develop a Directive for the harmonization of regulations on sustainable management of healthcare waste in west Africa


AMI_RECRUTEMENT D’UN CI _DIRECTIVES D’HARMONISATION DES LEGISLATIONS (003)_Eng

TDR Developing a Community Directive for the Harmonization of Regulations


Introduction

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), a specialised institution of ECOWAS, has received grants from the World Bank for the implementation of several projects (REDISSE, SWEDD, SM/NTD and WA-MRH) and intends to use part of this grant to make payments under the following contract: “Recruitment of one (01) Individual Consultant to Develop a Directive for the Harmonization of Regulations on Sustainable Management of Healthcare Waste in West Africa”.

 

Overarching Objective of the Mission

 

The main objective of the mission is to develop a regional directive for the harmonization of regulations on sustainable management of healthcare waste in West Africa.

Specific Objectives

 

More specifically, the consultant shall:

  • Carry out an exhaustive analysis of the laws and regulations relating to the management of healthcare waste in various ECOWAS countries and Mauritania,
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses of countries’ legal frameworks,
  • List the various areas to be strengthened,
  • Propose a draft ECOWAS Directive on sustainable management of healthcare waste,
  • Support WAHO in the organisation of the regional workshop to validate the Directive.

The consultant shall propose a methodological approach including a broad involvement of stakeholders and partners, a pre-validation meeting of the draft Harmonization Directives and a regional validation workshop.

 

Mission Commencement Date and Duration 

The mission will start in September for an estimated duration of four months.

 

Consultant’s Profile

The lead consultant in charge of developing the Directives for the Harmonization of Legislation on Sustainable Management of Healthcare Waste in West Africa must have at least the qualifications defined below:

  • Must hold a Master’s degree in law (public law or international law),
  • Must have experience in the field of environmental law,
  • Must have sound knowledge of environmental legislation and in particular the legal framework relating to the management of healthcare waste,
  • Must have sound knowledge of the health system in the countries of the ECOWAS region,
  • Must have participated in at least two (2) legislative harmonization processes in West Africa in the field of health /environment,
  • Must have experience in drafting legislative and regulatory texts,
  • Must have excellent capacity for analysis and synthesis and reports writing skills,
  • Must have knowledge of the countries in the region,
  • A good command of one of the three ECOWAS languages (English, French and Portuguese), Proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
  • Must have good knowledge of computer for data processing and data analysis.The lead expert will propose Expert No 2 with a master’s degree in environmental sciences or medicine with a specialization in public health. The complete profile of Expert No 2 is given in the Terms of Reference available on WAHO website: w3.wahooas.org.Content of the EOI Interested individual consultants must provide:
  • The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) invites qualified individual consultants to express their interest in providing the aforementioned services.
  • A letter of expression of interest,
  • A detailed, dated and signed Curriculum Vitae highlighting qualifications and experience in carrying out similar assignments, as well as references for possible checks.
  • Signed financial proposal for carrying out the mission (including the fees for Expert No 2).

 

Selection Method

The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures for the selection of individual consultants as set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by the World Bank Borrowers (ed. January 2011, revised in July 2014) available on the World Bank web site http://www.worldbank.org.

 

Information, Date and Venue for Submission of Applications

Interested consultants may access the TORs on WAHO’s website at: w3.wahooas.org.

They may also get additional information on reference materials from the address stated below and on the following working days and office hours: Monday to Friday between 8 am and 4 pm.

The EOI’s subject/envelop indicating the position applied for: “Recruitment of one (01) Consultant to Develop a Community Directive for the Harmonization of Regulations on Sustainable Management of Healthcare Waste in West Africa”, may be sent to the WAHO secretariat via post or email at the address below no later than 11.00 a.m (GMT) on Thursday 27 June 2019.

 

West African Health Organisation
01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01

Avenue Ouezzin COULIBALY
Telephone: (226) 20 97 57 75/ 20 97 00 97

Email address: offres@wahooas.org

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Stanley OKOLO

Director General

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