Client
United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF)

Location

Region: South Asia



Country: Pakistan



Value: USD 175,508



Start Date: 2018-09-01



End Date: 2018-12-31

 

Team Members

Syed Muhammad Sardar Ali
(Assignment Manager)
Tahir Jelani
(Assignment Coordinator)
3 Field Coordinator, 1 Monitoring and Reporting Office and 22 Monitors
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Project Description

Government of Pakistan, EPI Programme planned national measles campaign during October 2018.  UNICEF country office Pakistan is providing the technical assistance for programmatic and financial management of measles SIA operational budget at all levels for its timely and effective disbursement and utilization. To ensure high quality implementation and as a risk reduction measure UNICEF is implementing an additional oversight function through dedicated oversight consultants to be deployed at provincial and district levels.  For the purpose, UNICEF CO Pakistan hired services of APEX Consultant Pakistan to provide programmatic and financial oversight services for upcoming measles SIAs in ICT, CDA, AJK and GB.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firms included recruitment, training and deployment of district level oversight consultants. APEX deployed 2 consultants in Islamabad, 10 in AJK and 10 in Gilgit Baltistan region.  All the consultants used monitoring guidelines to collect information during pre and intra campaign phase.  During post campaign consultants also performed financial validation task.  All field staff used UMMS system of UNICEF to report monitoring finding to UNICEF’s servers and update dashboard.  An end of project analytical report was submitted to the client. Daily monitoring updates were also reported to provincial hubs/field offices of UNICEF.