Consultant – Health Response to GBV Training Manual Revision

Ipas Nepal

Details / requirements:

Ipas Nepal Vacancy Announcement 

Ipas works globally with a vision that all women and girls have the right and ability to determine their own sexuality and reproductive health. We seek to expand the availability, quality, and sustainability of abortion and related reproductive health services, as well as improve the enabling environment for the services.  Ipas believes that no woman or girl should have to risk their life or health because she lacks safe reproductive health choices.

Ipas Nepal’s program intervention prioritizes intersectional partnerships that integrate a sustainable abortion ecosystem into broader gender equality and social justice, including gender-based violence prevention and response. Ipas Nepal is the implementing partner for UNFPA Nepal-funded Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response (GBVPR) phase II project.  For this project, we are seeking to hire qualified and committed candidates for the position advertised. 

Position: Consultant – Health Response to GBV Training Manual Revision

Number of positions required: 1 (one)

Base Location: Kathmandu

An individual consultant is eligible to conduct this assignment. The consultant should be well-organized, with the ability to facilitate workshops, must have strong interpersonal and communications skills for effective collaboration with stakeholders, and experience in coordinating with diverse teams and stakeholders to gather input and feedback. S/he should have knowledge and skill in writing and editing with a keen eye for detail and proficiency in using relevant tools and software for document preparation. S/He should have knowledge of the subject matter and the ability to work with diverse stakeholders and previous experience in a similar role is desirable.

Scope of Assignment/Roles and Responsibilities of the Consultant

The consultant will be expected to perform:

  • To work in close coordination with the National Health Training Center (NHTC) to facilitate the process of revision. 
  • Initial assessment of the current training manual and feedback from the first workshop 
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including subject matter experts, trainers and service providers to incorporate input on the manual’s content and structure.
  • Facilitate workshop to encourage active participation and gather valuable insights for finalization of the manual 
  • Revise the training manual content ensuring clarity, relevance, and alignment with government policy and guidelines on GESI and GBV and incorporating inputs and suggestions from experts
  • Prepare a draft version of the revised manual incorporating the feedback received.


  • Feedback and inputs from the trainers, experts, service providers, and stakeholders incorporated. 
  • Proceedings (report) of the workshop
  • Draft revised training manual

Level of Effort

The consultancy period will begin from February to May 2024, with a LoE of around 50 days.

Qualification and experience requirements:

  • Master's degree in public health, population/gender studies, with at least 5 years’ experience OR bachelor's degree with 7 years of experience.
  • Additional training in GBV response or related fields would be advantageous.
  • Experience in developing and revising training manuals and experience working in the area of GBV.
  • Demonstrated understanding of international best practices and guidelines related to GBV response and health interventions.

Preference will be given to candidates with an excellent understanding of the social norms, values, attitudes, and behaviors of women, social groups, and GBV response.

Qualified women candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded/marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure:

For the position advertised, interested and eligible candidates are requested to visit the link given below and submit the online application along with an up-to-date curriculum vitae.

Application link:

Application Submission Deadline: 4 February 2024

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further selection process. Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Canvassing at any stage of the recruitment process shall lead to automatic disqualification and Ipas Nepal reserves the right to the final candidate selection.

Commitment to diversity and social inclusion

Ipas Nepal is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we want to achieve this by aligning diversity and inclusion through affirmative actions in our recruitment and selection process. To initiate this positive action, we have a provision for affirmative action for socially excluded and marginalized groups. To make an inclusive workforce that includes the marginalized, disadvantaged, and socially excluded population and women. To bring people from various social backgrounds, gender, caste/ethnicity, cultures, religions, and races. To bring gender balance and social inclusion in the workforce composition.


Category Public Health, Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time
Experience 5+ years, 7+ years
Education M.P.H. (Masters in Public Health), B.P.H. (Bachelors in Public Health)
Posted Date 29 Jan, 2024
Apply Before 04 Feb, 2024
City Kathmandu