Consultancy Services (Health & Safety Procedures & Manual) – Living Goods (LG)

Organisation: Living
Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Living Goods (LG) is an NGO
focused on improving lives by ensuring every woman and child has access to
basic healthcare at the community level. LG currently operates in Uganda and
Kenya with the head office in California, USA. It counts nearly 250 staff based
either in capital cities or in the field. LG is expanding rapidly and plans to
grow to approximately 1,000 employees across Africa by 2023. The current staff
count is 310 overall with nearly 160 in Uganda and 137 in Kenya.  Given our plans for growth and appreciation of
the need for risk management, LG needs to ensure its approach to and management
of health and safety are fit for purpose.
Job Summary: LG seeks a
suitably qualified and experienced consultant to undertake a health and safety
review of our operations across Uganda and Kenya. Following the review, the
consultant will review and develop policies, procedures, resources and training
aimed at optimizing the effectiveness of LG’s approach to Health & Safety.
Scope of work
  • Conduct
    a gap analysis of LG’s existing staff health, safety and training
    policies, procedures, guidelines, work instructions, etc including
    consulting with key members of staff
    .
  • Recommend
    changes to existing policies, procedures, guidelines, work instructions,
    roles, etc., to bring LG in line with best practice in the international
    development sector and legal/funder compliance and remedy deficiencies
    identified from the gap analysis, taking into account the diverse nature
    of LG’s workforce and operating environments.
  • Develop
    new written policies, procedures, tools and other related resources to be
    included in the Health and Safety Manual.
  • Conduct
    a training needs analysis
  • Develop
    a training program with supporting materials and deliver a Training of
    Trainers (ToT) for relevant LG staff in KE and UG.


Deliverables
  • Draft
    and final gap analysis report. This report will include outcomes of the
    review of existing work health and safety documentation and
    recommendations for improvement improvements including staff that should
    be responsible;
  • Documented
    policies, procedures and other related tools and resources (to address
    gaps identified)
  • Training
    needs analysis
  • Training
    resources – materials and tools
  • ToT
    program.
Timeline
  • Application
    by 25th April 2018
  • Gap
    analysis by 31st May
  • Documents
    on policies, procedures, etc. by 30th June
  • Training
    delivery mid-late July
Application/Proposal
  • The
    proposal is to outline the experience, capacity and capability to
    undertake the scope of work within the specified timeframe.
  • Submissions
    are to include a clear and consistent approach to this work, supported by
    a project plan indicating the key activities, milestones and deliverables.
  • In
    addition to providing the proposed approach and activities to be
    undertaken, the consultant should also provide:
  • A
    breakdown of proposed costs;
  • Curricula
    vitae of consultant(s);
  • Salary
    history/bio-data to justify proposed consultant rate; and
  • Other
    supporting information deemed to be relevant to the ToR.
Consultants will be shortlisted
on the basis of past experience in handling similar types of
projects/assignments in the international development sector in Africa.
How to Apply:
All proposals should be sent to
procurement@livinggoods.org
Deadline: 25th April, 2018
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