Terms of Reference (TOR) for Long-Term Technical Health Consultant USAID/Liberia Civil Society Activity (CSA)
|Technical Health Consultant
|Period of Performance On/About (From-To)
|January 1, 2024
|December 31, 2024
|Maximum Level of Effort
|Base of Operations
|Position reports to
|CSA Deputy Chief of Party/Capacity Development Director
The Liberia Civil Society Activity (CSA) is a five-year program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by DAI Global, LLC (DAI). The Civil Society Activity aims to strengthen Liberians’ ability to advocate for policy reforms, policy implementation, and service delivery improvements through multi-stakeholder coalitions that build feedback loops among the GOL, CSOs, and citizens around reform priorities. The project provides opportunities for CSOs to build linkages with their peer groups and constituencies at national and subnational levels and use linkages to communicate reform achievements back to their constituencies and engage them in policy dialogue.
CSA has four complementary objectives:
Description of services
To date, CSA has issued Fixed Amount Award (FAA) advocacy grants to nine health civil society coalition members operating in six counties Bong, Lofa, Nimba, Montserrado, Margibi, and Grand Bassa to advocate and create public awareness on transparency and accountability in the public health supply chain system, advocate for citizen`s participation in community health decision making as well as advocating for greater accountability and transparency in the allocation of resources towards health services. Civil society health coalition members are working on the following:
Given this, DAI is seeking an experienced long-term technical health consultant to provide technical advocacy and capacity-building support to CSA health coalition partners in the planning and implementing of their advocacy grant to achieve the above-stated advocacy initiative.
Tasks and responsibilities
Activities to be carried out by the long-term technical health consultant include but are not limited to the following:
At the beginning of each month, the consultant and the supervisor will agree on the task for the month. Following the execution of the monthly tasks, the consultant will submit a monthly deliverable report for all tasks accomplished including a timesheet stating the number of days worked in a month. The consultant will be paid only for the number of days worked in a month excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
❖ Master’s degree preferred in public health, health policy, sustainable development, international development, law, or a related field.
❖ 2-3 years’ experience in monitoring and evaluation particularly with civil society organizations and/advocacy campaigns
❖ At least eight years of senior-level experience in leading civil society advocacy programs/advocacy campaign organizational capacity development in the health sector or related field.
❖ Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
❖ Demonstrated working experience serving in a similar position and working environment.
❖ Senior-level experience and expertise in capacity building of civil society organizations or community-based organizations (CBOs).
❖ Strong facilitation, mentoring, research, and analytical skills.
❖ Good advocacy skills including research, capacity building, co-creation, report writing, problem solving, planning, communication, etc.
❖ Good understanding of how politics work in the advocacy field.
❖ Prior experience in designing and delivering participatory training and mentorship activities.
❖ Ability to produce timely and high-quality reports.
HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested, please send the following to CSA no later than December 21, 2023 to email address LiberiaCSA@dai.com with the title Technical Health Consultant in the subject line:
USAID CSA values diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages women and persons from marginalized groups to apply