Ministry of Education
Improving Early Childhood Development
in the West Bank and Gaza (ECD Project)
Consultants Services- 03/2020
The Ministry of Education has received a grant from the
World Bank, International Development Association (IDA)
towards the cost of the Improving Early Childhood Development
in the West Bank and Gaza - ECD. The project aims at
improving the coverage and quality of targeted early childhood
development services for children from gestation until
age 5 in the West Bank and Gaza.
Under Component 3 of the project, the Ministry of Education
(MOE) in cooperation with Ministry of Health (MOH)
and Ministry of Social Development (MOSD) are planning
to improve the availability of relevant ECD data to strengthen
sectoral and multi-sectoral planning of ECD services in
WB&G, through the following activities.
• Collection, digitization and sharing of KG and nursery
• Development of a strategy for the use of multisectoral
• Capacity building on the use of ECD data for sectoral
and multisectoral planning
The Ministry of Education (MOE) intends to apply part of
the project proceeds for the following individual consultant
Position: IT Technical Coordinator
Main Tasks, Responsibilities and Scope of Work:
The IT technical coordinator, will work on and assist MOE
in the implementation of component 3 of the project to reach
the intended outcomes:
a. In consultation with relevant MOE Departments, draft
the terms of reference (TOR) for a consultant or firm to
help strengthen the collection, digitization and sharing of
b. Participate in the selection of the consultant/firm, and
oversee its work.
c. Liaise and work in close collaboration with MOSD to, if
needed, draft terms of reference for a consultant or firm
to help strengthen the collection, digitization and sharing
of nursery data, participate in the selection of the said
consultant or firm, and oversee its work.
d. Liaise closely with MOH and MOSD to draft terms of
reference for the development of the strategy and any
needed capacity building on the use of ECD data.
e. Participate in the selection of the consultant(s)/firm(s)
and oversee its/their work.
f. Participate and follow up on the verification of the reports
received from different consultants under project component
3 activities during the project implementation activities.
g. Provide technical support for systems and networks.
h. Prepare and provide Semi-annual and annual technical
reports showing the technical progress in component 3
different activities, and analysis of their status based on
the objectives, outputs and performance indicators of the
project. This also includes reviewing and updating the
project performance matrix.
i. Provide a final completion report with a comprehensive
set of recommendations and concrete implementation for
Component 3 to scale up, to be part of the project completion
Minimum Required Qualifications:
1. Minimum BSc/BA with a major in computer science or
information systems management.
2. Minimum of five years of experience working with MIS
systems or other relevant experience required,
3. Proven Experience in network management and IT support
4. Solid knowledge of IT systems and applications
5. A thorough knowledge of data managemnt and MIS systems
6. Excellent organizational and coordination abilities
7. Good oral communication and presentation skills.
8. Good planning and analysis skills .
9. Strong oral and writing proficiency in Arabic and English
10. Previous consulting experience in a similar developingcountry
context would be an added bonus.
The contract will be for 1 year (renewable up to 5 years), five
days per week, and seven hours per day.
Interested consultants may refer to the detailed Terms of Reference
from www.palpcu.ps. Applications includes (Cover
letter, CV describing similar assignments, experience in similar
conditions, availability of appropriate skills, etc.) must
be delivered by email to email@example.com, no later than 19
For further information please contacts us at:
Project Coordination Unit –PCU, Hanna Ajlouni Street - Curriculum
Center Building- Near Ministry of Planning Ramallah-
West Bank E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 02-2969352
Prof. Marwan Awartani
Minister of Education