REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
TITLE: KEBBI, SOKOTO AND EBONYI STATES FINANCIAL AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT TRAINING SUBCONTRACT FOR OFFICERS-IN-CHARGE OF THE PRIMARY HEALTHCARE CENTERS IN THE STATES (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)
SUBJECT RFPS #:
TO4/217727/CONSULTANCY/SUB-CONTRACT-2023-003-KEBBI TOS/217727/CONSULTANCY/SUB-CONTRACT-2023-003-SOKOTO TO6/217727/CONSULTANCY/SUB-CONTRACT-2023-003-EBONYI
The Integrated Health Program is a USAID funded 5-year project with the goal to contribute to reductions in child and maternal morbidity and mortality and to increase the capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support quality primary health care (PHC) services for reproductive health/family planning, maternal, new-born, and child health, nutrition, and malaria (RMNCH+NM). With government, community, and private sector partners, IHP strives to achieve three objectives: (1) strengthen health systems supporting PHC services, (2) improve access to PHC services, and (3) increase quality of PHC services.
Palladium invites applications from suitably qualified Firms as subcontractors to provide technical support to Kebbi and Sokoto state governments through the State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA) to roll out the capacity development trainings for the PHC management. Following on the work of TO2, with NPHCDA to develop a financial and facility management toolkit, IHP Task Orders 4, 5 and 6 (Kebbi, Sokoto and Ebonyi states) will roll out the facility management training for the public PHCs. Through a subcontract to a local management development organization, IHP intends to build capacity of Officers-in Charge(OICS), Facility Management Committees (FMC) members, Account Officers, LGHA supervisors and WDC signatories in health management services (leadership, supervision, funds management, client flow, accountability and transparency) and optimization of the use of all sources of income, including the BHCPF, DRF, and user fees and other gateways, funds to improve the facility, bring in additional staff, renovate/maintain infrastructure, and provide funds for outreach services and follow up of clients (fuel, air time, data). Each I.GHA workshop will have representation covering the following: OICs, Account Officer, LGHA Supervisors, Senior PHC Staff, WDC signatory, FMC, subcontractor and IHP. Note, LGA level workshop is 5-day workshop while the state TOT will be 3 days’ workshop. This will include building leadership and management capacity of PHC Officers in Charge for efficiency of staff use, duty rosters, cinic management and organization.
1. Conduct State TOT to expand the pool of trainers and facilitate the LGA level training.
2. Conduct LGA level training for OICS and WDC chairmen and other relevant stakeholders for all facilities supported by IHP.
3. Conduct Post training mentoring to selected facilities across the state
4. To strengthen the capacity of Primary Health Centers’ (PHCS) OICS to effectively manage finances, and operations and improve services delivery to the communities they serve.
Consequently, through a subcontract to a management training organization. IHP intends to:
• Equip the PHC OICS with the requisite skills to effectively respond to the planning and management tasks and roles of the OICs in the total management of the facilities of planning, organizing, controlling and leading in their facilities.
• Build capacity of the Officers in Charge (OICS), LGHA supervisors, and WDC signatories to including financial management of the multiple sources of income in an overall book of accounts, optimization of the use of all sources cl income, including the BHCPF, DRF, and client fees and other gateways, to improve the facility, priority setting, recruitment of additional staff, renovate/maintain infrastructure, and provide funds for outreach services and follow up of clients (fuel, air time, data). This will include building leadership and management capacity of PHC OICS for efficiency of staff use, duty rosters, clinic management and organization.
This RFP is open to Nigeria-registered Health Management, training and Consulting Firms who are technically capable of handling these tasks. This will be a subcontract that pays for pre- defined milestones and deliverables.
Instructions for submitting the Proposal:
1. Submit a cover letter indicating Interest in applying for a subcontract to provide the required service in Kebbi, Sokoto and Ebonyi states (Please state the state you are applying for)
2. Submit proposal, detailing the management approach, technical approach, detailed work/implementation plan, key/non-key personnel among others.
3. Submit detailed budget.
4. Provide evidence of similar activities in support of Primary Health Care in Nigeria
Full application package can be downloaded from this link: https://bit.ly/3ZzJCJM
Contracts Team Contact Details:
Representative Email [email protected]
Programme website www.thepalladiumgroup.com
Issuance of this RFP does not constitute a Contract commitment, nor does it commit Palladium to pay for costs incurred in the preparation and submission.
Closing date of Submission: February 10, 2023- 5.00pm (WAT)