Consultant - For expert advice for setting up Sanitary
Pad production unit in Bihar
Line: State Lead (Health & Nutrition)
– 2 weeks (Starting from December,2021) (Maximum 10
Project Concern International
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in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to
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the ability to advocate for, access and utilize quality
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the Project -– JEEViKA Technical Support Program (JTSP):
JEEViKA Technical Support Program (JTSP) is a flagship
program of Project Concern International (PCI) in Bihar,
funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In its
earlier phase between 2015 to 2021, JTSP has successfully
supported in the demonstration, layering and integration of
health and nutrition, into the operational framework of
JEEViKA (the Bihar Rural Livelihoods Society). JTSP has
supported JEEViKA to deliver a range of reproductive,
maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition outcomes,
through an at scale social behaviour change package and has
enabled JEEViKA’s transformation into a model State Rural
Livelihoods Mission, which embraces Health and Nutrition
into its overall mandate. The next phase of this work,
called JTSP II, is planned for the period between 2021 and
2024 and seeks to transition skills and capabilities to
JEEViKA to drive HN strategies through its systems and
network of community based organizations.
has been working with JEEViKA since 2011 and has been
instrumental in supporting and up bringing various Health
and Nutrition initiatives at scale. With this project, PCI
wanted to support BRLPS, Bihar (JEEViKA) to have a Sanitary
Pad Production unit in Bihar. For this, PCI wanted to hire
a consultant who would do the ground survey and give
his/her expert advice to JEEViKA on how best to set up a
unit. This expert advice will support JEEViKA to establish
a highly efficient production unit, which can be managed by
SHG didis and other technicians.
support JEEViKA with landscape study and finest ideas to
establish a Sanitary Production unit in Bihar.
has JEEViKA buy-in in terms of taking up all Health and
Nutrition initiatives at his SHG/VO/CLF level platforms via
different modalities. Henceforth, looking at the need for
JEEViKA sustainable enterprise development that contributes
to women's health is highly in demand with setting up a
Sanitary Production unit.
scope of work of the assignment is to prepare a landscape
study, which will help JEEViKA/PCI personnel to look
through and take an effective decision for setting up a
finest unit for sanitary production units.
may require the consultant to visit the particular place(s)
in order to perform duties/prepare assignments, which would
comply with PCI’s organizational policies supported with
signed consent forms.
scope of work broadly shall be:
off meeting with program leads for project briefing
sharing with the team
of landscape analysis, net-profit/loss sheet, CB plan,
production plan, HR, Materials required,
blueprint and budget.
for unit set-up
materials and machinery description along with cost
building and production plan
downtime and alternates
guidelines/policies for production and waste management.
with below mentioned experience. PG in Public health/Mgt.
will be an added advantage/preferred.
consultant should have the following expertise:
experience in Sanitation/Menstrual Hygiene Management.
experience of working with/for the Sanitary production
experience in working independently for documentation and
knowledge of Government’s policies and guidelines
related to Sanitary Pad production and sale.
experience of establishing/running any sanitary pad
have produced high level designed and documented case
studies/analysis report for external dissemination.
applicants to send their updated resumes along with the
subject line: Application Information - Consultant-
Sanitary Pad Production Unit
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