Consultant for an independent assessment of Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law with focus on adolescent RH
Date of posting: 28 June 2017
Update: This position has been filled as of 22 August 2017.
The Philippine Legislators’Committee on Population and Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD), with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), seeks to contribute to policy reform on reproductive health (RH) by providing policymakers both at the executive and legislative branches evidence, in the form of a policy analys report, of the toll of neglect and inaction on adolescent RH, as well as arguments for institutionalizing policies on adolescent access to information and services on RH through an independent assessment of the RPRH Law.
The independent assessment of the RPRH Law hopes to contribute to improving legislation and policymaking at the executive level on ARH. Specifically, the assessment seeks to look into the following:
– the current ARH situation in the country based on primary and secondary data,
– assessment of existing policy and programs on comprehensive sexuality education,
– how gaps in the policy and program have contributed to such situation, and
– recommendations for addressing policy gaps on ARH.
The output of the assessment would be a Policy Analysis Report, a 50-page comprehensive report that would present an incisive analysis of the issue and present recommendations for policymakers.
In relation to the above, PLCPD is looking for a consultant who will conduct the assessment.
Tasks of the consultant
Under the guidance of PLCPD, the consultant shall:
– design the research framework and methodology,
– conduct data-gathering (desk review of existing data, interviews, focus group discussions,
– conduct the assessment using primary (if applicable) and secondary data,
– prepare the report of the assessment,
– present the results of the assessment, and
– other pertinent tasks.
The assessment is expected to be completed within a three-month period, from July to September 2017.
Terms of payment to consultant
The consultant who will conduct the assessment will be paid in the following tranches:
– 50% upon signing of the contract and agreement on deliverables and timelines
– 30% upon submission and presentation of the first draft
– 20% upon submission and presentation of the final version.
The consultant may be an individual or an organization who has an experience conducting research in the area of reproductivehealth. Minimum qualifications:
1. Post-graduate or equivalent qualification in social sciences, public health, international development, or relevant discipline
2. Has documented experience and background on research
3. Knowledgeable about and has work experience in the field of reproductive health
How to apply
Interested parties may send their letter of intent, curriculum vitae or organizational profile, and a proposal containg the proposed work plan and budget and a description of their capacity to implement through email at firstname.lastname@example.org (copy: email@example.com) not later than 7 July 2017. Please address your email to Mr. Romeo Dongeto, executive director.
National Advocacy Officer
Date of posting: 22 March 2017
Update: This position has been filled as of 1 June 2017.
The Philippine Legislators’Committee on Population and Development Foundation, Inc. (PLCPD) is looking for a National Advocacy Officer.
Interested individuals must have the passion for policy advocacy and are willing to work with national and local legislators as well as with different civil society groups.
Detailed job description of a national advocacy officer is found here.
Media and Communications Officer
Date of posting: 13 March 2017
Update: This position has been filled as of 15 May 2017.
PLCPD is looking for a highly committed individual to fill the position of Media and Communications Officer.
The main tasks of the Media and Communications Officer are the following:
-development and implementation of information and media campaign plan for legislative advocacies of the institution,
-coordination and networking with media organizations and individuals,
-development of media releases and statements for the organization’s priority issues and advocacy campaigns
-person-to-person advocacy and provision of technical assistance to PLCPD members and policy champions on and matters related to media advocacy
-assistance in or management of high-impact and creative advocacy activities of the organization, and
-management/implementation of short-term and strategic communication projects and activities of the institution.
-graduate of Development Communication, Communication Arts, Journalism, or any Social Science course
-has excellent interpersonal skills
-familiar with writing basic media releases (advisory, press briefer, press release)
-proficient in oral and written communications in both English and Filipino
-preferably known in the media circuit or has links with media
-at least two years of experience related to media work
Interested parties may send their letter of application and curriculum vitae until 22 March 2017 to: Mr. Romeo C. Dongeto, Executive Director through firstname.lastname@example.org (copy: email@example.com).
The detailed job description with competency requirements is found here. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by 24 March 2017.