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Terms of Reference TOR for hiring of an Independent Consultant to develop Point of Care Data Integration Application Programming Interface
|Location :||Harare, Zimbabwe, ZIMBABWE|
|Application Deadline :||22-Jul-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||90 Days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||90 Days|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Ministry Of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) has centralized data management system (GxAlert) for managing data coming from GeneXpert machines. There is another system (Central Data Repository) which manages data from all other platforms. The current setup calls for users to access two independent systems. To close this gap, MOHCC would like to implement an integration layer that is able to communicate seamlessly with different test platform applications (including GeneXpert GxAlert) and push data to the Central Data Repository.
Under this consultancy contract, the engaged consultant will be expected to:
Duties and Responsibilities
Scope of Work
Expectations and Features
D. Expected Outputs and Deliverables
The POC API will be tested through 3 main stages:
i. Study and Implementation Stage
ii. System Stabilization and User Acceptance Test stage
iii. Support and Maintenance Stage
a) Study and Implementation Stage:
b) System Stabilization and User Acceptance Test stage.
The individual shall complete the following activities for the period of scheduled months after the delivery sign-off:
c) Support and Maintenance Stage.
The Consultant shall develop all documentation to allow client to perform all maintenance activities related to the following:
d) User Roles
Detailed scope of work to be covered as part of this TOR Document:
e) System Development and Deployment
f) Training and Capacity Building
g) System Stabilization and UAT
1) Modules of system
The system shall have one common page to login for the users listed in the table above.
Only authorized information or data or functions of the system will be accessible.
2) Development Methodology
The vendor should strictly follow a recognized development methodology during the project.
Some of the guidelines that need to be followed during the development methodology are:
3) Platform and Technology
4) General features:
The proposed System should comply/adhere to following technical requirements/functionalities, but not limited to:
Implement Search, Save, Create, Read, Update, Delete (SCRUD) user operations
5) Training (Knowledge Transfer)
The consultant will be responsible for the knowledge transfer on the API through use of adequate documentation and training.
6) Quality of Work
The individual shall ensure quality while implementing the system at all times.
7) Timely Completion
The entire work of software development and testing should be completed within agreed period from the date of award of work.
8) Timelines for the deliverables/outputs
The work will be performed over a period of 20 working days spread over 3-4months.
Expected Deliverables from the Bidder
The lists of deliverables from the selected consultant are as follows:
b) Application Developments
c) User Training
E. Institutional Arrangement
F. Duration of the Work
G. Duty Station
Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter;
Good research, analytical and problem-solving skills;
Conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
Excellent and effective written and oral skills; ability to persuade people with varying points of view and to present information in a concise and accurate manner, ability to clearly communicate links between the organizations.
Planning and Organizing:
Proven ability to plan, coordinate and monitor own work and that of others;
Ability to work under pressure and uses time efficiently;
Identifies priority activities and assignments, adjust priorities as required.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;
Solicits input by valuing ideas and expertise of others and is willing to learn from others
Clearly state that the contract price is fixed
J. Recommended Presentation of Offer
For purposes of generating Offers whose contents are uniformly presented and to facilitate their comparative analysis, it is best to recommend the preferred contents and presentation of the Offer to be submitted, as well as the format/sequencing of their presentation. The following documents may be requested:
K. Criteria for Selection of the Best Offer
Required Skills and Experience
The individuals desirous of quoting for the work should make an expression of interest by submitting the required documents and information listed below