Closing date: Tuesday, 12 September 2023

National consultant for the development of the 2022 annual report and finalization of the 2020-2021 biennial report

( 2308133 )

Grade : No grade

Contractual Arrangement : External consultant

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days) : 2 Months

Job Posting: Sep 5, 2023, 3:17:00 PM

Type of contract: Consultancy

Number of posts: 1

Duty station: Dakar (Senegal)

Grade: Band Level C

Duration: Two (02) months

Publication source: external and internal

Publication duration: Seven (07) days


The World Health Organization (WHO) is the specialized agency of the United Nations for global health. Its mission is to promote health, preserve global security and serve vulnerable populations. The WHO country office in Senegal is implementing the 13th general program of work which defines the vision and strategic direction and covers the period 2019-2025 and aims to contribute to achieving the triple billion targets. :1 billion additional people benefiting from universal health coverage; 1 billion additional people better protected in the face of health emergencies; and 1 billion more people enjoying better health and well-being. The general program of work is articulated in a biennial program budget which is approved by Member States at the World Health Assembly. The first program budget covered the period 2020-2021 and the second 2022-2023 is currently being implemented (2nd year).

The finalization of the draft of the 2020-2021 biennial report and the development of the 2022 annual report will allow the country to document the work and achievements of the WHO in Senegal.

The report highlights the main areas in which the work of the country team contributes to the achievement of the triple billion results. The report also demonstrates accountability, transparency and responsibility towards the Government, development partners, donors and constitutes an important tool for strengthening advocacy and partnership.

The report on activities carried out by WHO must be accessible to the community, government, academics and development partners. It will be popularized through all available channels and in a fairly innovative way.

WHO seeks to engage a dynamic and highly qualified individual consultant in the role of Report Writer to support the finalization of the 2020-2021 Biennial Report and the development of its 2022 Annual Report.

II. Goals

Finalize the 2020-2021 biennial report and prepare the complete 2022 annual report for the WHO Senegal office.


Reports structured around the pillars of the 13th General Work Program available

IV. Tasks and responsibilities of the consultant

Under the supervision of the program administrator at WHO Senegal and WHO Representative and in close collaboration with the programs, the consultant will assume the following tasks: –  Propose  and discuss the structure and format of the report with the planning, budgeting, reporting, evaluation and communication team (presentation of content, better use of case studies, visual elements, etc.)

 Review reference documents, including but not limited to WHO style guidelines, weekly, fortnightly, quarterly, biennium evaluation reports, program reports, donor reports and any other document that can trace the work and achievements of WHO over the past two years

 Include results framework aspects: products, results and impact if possible including case studies

 Consult external sources as needed by the planning team

 Write and edit the text of the biennial report – including tables and graphs, if necessary

ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of all content (Number of pages to discuss).

 Consolidate other contributions in the annexes of the biennial report, to include financial information, partnerships and information on publications, among others

 Finalize the biennial report, integrating all contributions and feedback from the programs ensuring accuracy, clarity and coherence

V. Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Languages

➢ Qualifications

Master’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, social sciences or a related field


 At least 10 years of relevant professional experience

 Experience producing results-oriented reports for international organizations and writing texts (at least 2 samples)

 Experience in data and trend analysis.

 Work experience in a Results-Based Management (RBM) area is an asset.

 Experience in producing corporate products

 Familiarity with UN and WHO reporting requirements

➢ Skills

Essential skills:

  •  Produce quality results;
  •  Communicate credibly and effectively;
  •  Advance in a changing environment;
  •  Ensure the efficient use of resources;
  •  Promote integration and teamwork

Skills: Functional (Describe the skills specific to the position

  •  Experience in developing and managing reporting or presentation documents or activity reports on behalf of renowned institutions and/or companies
  •  Strong research skills and excellent writing skills: Demonstrate excellent research, data collection and analysis skills.
  •  Experiences of similar missions carried out by him, including the client concerned and especially an SNU agency, the services carried out, the results obtained and the certificates of successful completion of missions.
  •  High proficiency in Word and Excel applications


Excellent knowledge of French and working knowledge of English.

VI. Evaluation

CVs will be analyzed and the three best candidates will be invited to the interview stage.

The interview will be skills-based


The consultant will propose the methodology to be applied which will subsequently be discussed and validated by the office.

The representative’s office will organize with the consultant who will be selected, a scoping meeting on the good understanding of the terms of reference at the start of the mission and a meeting to present the deliverable before the production of the final document will be organized.

A final document will be developed and submitted for validation in the office by a workshop.


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This requisition concerns people of Senegalese nationality

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