Project Concern International India PCI India
Consultant -Sanitary Pad Production Unit
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Patna Bihar
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Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 05 2021




Position: Consultant - For expert advice for setting up Sanitary Pad production unit in Bihar


Reporting Line: State Lead (Health & Nutrition)


Location: Patna, Bihar 


Duration – 2 weeks (Starting from December,2021) (Maximum 10 working days)


About Project Concern International


PCI, a Global Communities Partner has been working in India since 1998 with the Mission to empower people to enhance health, end hunger, overcome hardship and advance women and girls. PCI, a Global Communities Partner, envisions a world in which the most vulnerable people will have the power to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital, healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the future.


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About the Project -– JEEViKA Technical Support Program (JTSP):


The 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.




PCI 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.



To support JEEViKA with landscape study and finest ideas to establish a Sanitary Production unit in Bihar.


Scope of work:


PCI 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.


The 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.


This 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.


The scope of work broadly shall be:

  • Kick off meeting with program leads for project briefing

  • Idea sharing with the team

  • Finalization of landscape analysis, net-profit/loss sheet, CB plan, production plan, HR, Materials    required, blueprint and budget.


  • Landscape analysis

  • Blueprint for unit set-up

  • HR and Budget

  • Raw materials and machinery description along with cost

  • Capacity building and production plan

  • Net profit/loss calculation

  • Machine downtime and alternates

  • Govt. guidelines/policies for production and waste management.

Qualification and Experience:

  • Graduated with below mentioned experience. PG in Public health/Mgt. will be an added advantage/preferred.

  • The consultant should have the following expertise:

  • Proven experience in Sanitation/Menstrual Hygiene Management.

  • Proven experience of working with/for the Sanitary production unit.

  • Proven experience in working independently for documentation and landscape analysis.

  • Good knowledge of Government’s policies and guidelines related to Sanitary Pad production and sale.

  • Proven experience of establishing/running any sanitary pad production unit.

  • Must have produced high level designed and documented case studies/analysis report for external dissemination.


  1. All applicants to send their updated resumes along with the subject line: Application Information - Consultant- Sanitary Pad Production Unit  

  2. Share the application and cover letter on pciindiarecruit@pciglobal.orgby_5th December 2021, 5:00 pm.

  3. Please share the details as listed below along with your application in excel format only:  


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