Job: Senior NTBLCP Web Design Consultant at John Snow Inc – JSI

Tuberculosis Data, Impact Assessment, and Communications Hub (TB DIAH) is a five-year associate award funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina North (UNC) at Chapel Hill and subrecipient John Snow Inc. (JSI). The objective of TB DIAH is to ensure optimal demand and analysis of routine and non-routine TB data for decision-making and its appropriate use to support national government interventions, policies and performance management. , ministries of health, national TB programs, USAID and other stakeholders.

In 2021, USAID and the Stop TB Partnership released their Governance of TB programs report, assessing governance of TB programs in 22 high TB ​​burden countries. The report established baselines for national TB programs (NTPs) in four thematic areas, including transparency. The transparency of each NTP was primarily measured by assessing the availability of key TB information in the public domain. USAID/Washington and TB DIAH are collaborating with the USAID Mission in Nigeria and Nigeria’s National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program (NTBLCP) to improve the NTBLCP’s sharing of key TB information through their website and meet the specific criteria of the Governance report.

The objectives of the work proposed by TB DIAH in Nigeria are:

  1. Assess the landscape of the current NTBLCP website among NTBLCP staff and stakeholders to identify strengths of the current site, categorize areas requiring attention, and develop a roadmap/plan for action for improvements. Based on TB DIAH’s own analysis, the NTBLCP website (http://ntblcp.org.ng/) has been down since March 2022. The consultant will need to investigate the cause of the server/hosting issues and provide a action plan to get the site. back online.
  2. Improve the transparency score of the Nigeria NTBLCP website through a website redesign including but not limited to a revamped design, additional resources and expanded functionality.
  3. Develop a sustainability plan for the new site, including content updates, staffing needs, budget and schedule for required security updates, and a training program for site managers.

The expected results of our commitment are threefold:

  • Improved access to national TB data, guidelines and resources.
  • Improved site maintenance and operability.
  • Increased site management capacity among designated personnel.

Tasks

  1. Conduct an analysis of the existing NTBLCP site landscape among NTBLCP staff and stakeholders via in-person or written interviews to identify current site strengths and define areas requiring attention.
  2. Develop a roadmap/action plan for improvements based on the landscape analysis and the results of the TB DIAH transparency assessment.
  3. Secure NTBLCP buy-in to proposed changes, including a well-defined approval protocol, completion definitions, budget responsibility, and timeline with baselines.
  4. Support the identification and selection of a local web development company to implement agreed changes to the NTBLCP site, if required.
  5. Support the site review process, including coordinating review and feedback sessions with the NTBLCP.
  6. Develop a site maintenance schedule that integrates with NTBLCP’s existing web maintenance efforts.
  7. Create a guidance document for website managers and coordinate training for current NTBLCP staff or an identified consultant.
  8. Document the site redesign process, from landscape assessment, through design and development, to the development of the sustainability plan.

Deliverables

  • A landscape analysis report
  • A roadmap/action plan for improvements approved by the NTBLCP
  • Web development consultant or firm identified and hired
  • NTBLCP website refresh completed, with improved transparency against Stop TB Partnership criteria and TB DIAH Performance-Based Monitoring and Evaluation Framework (PBMEF) indicators
  • Shared site maintenance schedule with NTBLCP
  • Site maintenance guidance document created
  • Site maintenance training conducted with relevant staff and consultants
  • Full process documentation report

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in website design and management, including landscape analysis, user needs assessments, APIs and data integration, with at least five years of experience in Nigeria. Applicability to international TB programs is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with TB program and other infectious disease control programs in Nigeria or neighboring countries.
  • Sensitivity to cultural diversity and ability to work with diverse sub-groups of people in the region.
  • Ability to work independently, lead and manage multiple activities.
  • Ability to work effectively with NTBLCP staff, TB DIAH project staff, USAID, implementing partners, other donors and international organizations.
  • The consultant must be based in Nigeria.
  • Strong interpersonal, diplomatic, organizational, oral and written skills.
  • Professional proficiency in English.

Duration

This consultation will take place from July to September 2022 (40 days max.)

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Abdul J. Gaspar