Orthotics Trainer Consultant
ABOUT HUMANITY & INCLUSION
*Our vision:** Outraged at the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Our mission: HI is an independent and impartial aid organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
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Our Values: Humanity; Inclusion; Commitment; Integrity
ABOUT HUMANITY & INCLUSION (HI) IN THE COUNTRY/REGION
HI has been operational in Middle-East and responding to various humanitarian crises consistently. HI’s coordination office is based in Amman, and coordinates activities in various geographical hubs.
Through its long-established presence and reputation, HI has built strong coordination networks and collaborative working relations with other actors responding to humanitarian crisis. Indeed, HI is currently steering a cross/inter-hub and operational coordination mechanisms with 14 organizations.
As a key-actor in health and HMA sectors, HI has specialized, and highly qualified human resources present both in field and in each operational hub. Furthermore HI has been developing over the years a portfolio of technical resources (training courses, technical guidelines, etc.) adapted to the specific challenges of humanitarian interventions in middle-east and regularly adjusted to take into consideration lessons learnt and needs, which will be invaluable for the implementation of this proposed action.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT / JUSTIFICATION OF THE POST
The mission is currently recruiting an Orthotist Technical Specialist Trainer to conduct a Training of Trainers (ToT) for lower limb orthoses to 4 senior technical advisors who support technicians in the field fabricating different type of devices.
The Orthotist Specialist will ensure a well-coordinated ToT training to be carried in Amman/Jordan.
The Orthotist Specialist Trainer will be responsible for achieving the following objectives and specific deliverables.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE: Deliver face to face training
- Determine the training topic according to previous delivered trainings and conditions addressed in the online training, in collaboration with the P&O Technical Coordinator
- Create the training material and related monitoring tool (both for Technical Advisor having received the ToT and for the future technicians being trained)
- Deliver the ToT module.
- Produce a report with all details of the training given.
SPECIFIC RESULTS – DELIVERABLES
- A one pager report is produced (Topics, exercises during the training, outcomes, etc)
- A one pager lessons learnt document is produced
- The Technical Advisors must be capable of provide training and disseminating the content to their teams in higher quality to the technicians in charge.
- The training materials developed are made available in a toolbox form to be given to the trainees, so that they can replicate the training independently
Task 1: Elaboration of a KAFO Training module.
Estimation time needed: 3 days or according to the curriculum provided.
Task 2: Elaboration of an AFO Training module
Estimation time needed: 3 days or according to the curriculum provided.
Task 3: Training delivery.
Estimation time needed: 10 full working days or according to the curriculum provided.
Location: Amman, Jordan
Task 4: Reporting compilation of training materials.
Estimation time needed: 2 days.
Task 5: Travel to/from Amman
Estimation time needed: 2 days.
Total duration: 20 days
- University degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics CAT I is mandatory.
- Strong computer skills (use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and other relevant software).
- Post graduate degree/master on Orthotics for lower limb is a strong asset.
Essential experiences (type and amount of experience):
- Minimum of 5 years proven experience working on prosthetics and orthotics training programs.
- Solid training experience in clinical assessment for the prescription of lower limb orthosis.
- Excellent understanding of health issues in emergency situations.
Preferred experiences (type and amount of experience):
- Experience in Middle Eastern countries or remote settings is a strong asset.
- Previous experience of remote training modalities is a strong asset.
- Previous experience in developing online training resources is a strong asset.
- Previous experience with HI.
Essential skills (knowledge, abilities required for the position, refer to skills repository document):
- Strong clinical knowledge on orthotics.
- Strong facilitation skills and experience of developing skills in others;
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills.
- Excellent written and spoken English.
Preferred skills (knowledge, abilities required for the position, refer to skills repository document):
- Written and spoken Arabic is an asset
- High level of motivation and proactivity.
- High level of autonomy and initiative.
- Ability to deal with rapidly changing context and plans
- Willingness to travel
1.1Preparation of Proposals****
- The Consultant shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of its Proposal and HI shall not be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the selection process. HI is not bound to accept any proposal, and reserves the right to annul the selection process at any time prior to Contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the Consultant;
- The Proposal, as well as all correspondence and documents relating to the Proposal exchanged between the Consultant and HI, shall be written in English;
- Proposals must remain valid for 120 calendar days after the proposal submission deadline, during this period; the Consultant shall maintain its original Proposal without any change, including the availability of the Key Experts, the proposed rates and the total price;
- HI will make its best effort to complete the negotiations within the proposal’s validity period. However, should the need arise, the Client may request, in writing, all Consultants who submitted Proposals prior to the submission deadline to extend the Proposals’ validity;
- The Consultant has the right to refuse to extend the validity of its Proposal in which case such Proposal will not be further evaluated.
1.2 Technical Proposal
- The following documents must be included in the Technical proposal:
· Trainer’s CV.
· Copy of the Diploma or degree
· Proven previous experience.
· Training outline of at least one previous trainings delivered to P&O staff.
· Proven previous experience on training outline on relative topics/context.
1.3 Financial Proposal
- The Financial Proposal shall list all costs associated with the assignment, including (A) remuneration for Key Experts and Non-Key Experts, (B) reimbursable expenses as indicated below :
· A per diem allowance, including hotel, for experts for every day of absence from the home office for the purposes of the Services;
· Cost of travel by the most appropriate means of transport and the most direct practicable route;
· Cost of office accommodation, including overheads and back-stop support;
· Communications costs;
· Cost of purchase or rent or freight of any equipment required to be provided by the Consultants;
· Cost of reports production (including printing) and delivering to the HI;
· Other allowances where applicable and provisional or fixed sums (if any)
- The Consultant and its Sub-consultants and Experts are responsible for meeting all tax liabilities arising out of the Contract
- The Consultant may express the price for its Services in the currency of the United States of America (USD).
1.4 Required documentation and resources from consultant(s)
· Legal and valid registration.
· Evidence that government taxes have been paid.
· The consultant(s) are responsible for personal/life/travel and health insurance during the evaluation for themselves and their team(s).
· Proof that the Service Provider has paid social security contributions.
· Certificate from your tax office or equivalent. · The consultant(s) will also provide any necessary materials (including their own laptops) required for the evaluation.
2. SUBMISSION The Proposals must be submitted no later than 08-01-2020 Amman Time, to [email protected] , with email subject as (Orthotics Trainer Consultant).
Support and consultation will be provided by HI staff team
The Consultant may request a clarification of any part of the TOR before the deadline of Technical enquiry period, which finish on 02-01-2020 Amman Time. Any request for clarification must be sent by email to [email protected], with email subject as (Orthotics Trainer Consultant Enquiry), HI will respond by standard electronic means to all consultants who had Technical enquiry by 06-01-2020
In the case of Quality Cost Based selection (QCBS), the total score is calculated by weighing the technical and financial scores and adding them. Where the total score is calculated by weighing the technical and financial scores and adding in according to below:
The weights given to the Technical (T) and Financial (F) Proposals are:
Technical = 70 Points
Financial = 30 Points
5.1 Technical Criteria
The formula for determine the Technical score (TF) of all the proposals is calculated as the following:
TS = 70 x T/100, in which TS is for Technical Score, T is for Technical score out of 100.
Technical proposal score under 35 out of 70 will be considered as Rejected, therefore no need to look to their financial proposal.
Criteria and points percentage for the evaluation of the Full Technical Proposals:
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVE: Deliver face to face trainings and number of essential criteria in the “profile sought” must reach at least 50%.
Previous experience in delivering training to senior technicians, score must reach 40% at least.
5.2 Financial Criteria
The formula for determining the financial scores (FS) of all other Proposals is calculated as following:
FS= 30 x FL/ F, in which “FS” is the financial score, “FL” is the lowest proposal price, and “F” the price of the proposal under consideration.
Proposals are ranked according to their combined technical (TS) and financial (FS) scores using the weights (T = the weight given to the Technical Proposal; F = the weight given to the Financial Proposal; T + F = 100