Developing eye care and SRH manual in Ethiopian Sign Lang…

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Consultancy and Training, Development and Project Management, Social Sciences and Community
Addis Ababa 

Job Description

Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD)

Developing eye care and SRH manual in Ethiopian Sign Language


1.    Introduction

Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) is an Ethiopian Development Organization established in 2005 and reregistered at Agency for Civil Society Organizations as Ethiopian development Organization with Certificate no. 0321 under the Proc. No. 1113/2019.

ECDD is working with other organizations to promote and facilitate the inclusion of persons with disabilities and disability issues in mainstream service delivery and development programs envisioning an Inclusive Ethiopia where persons with disabilities exercise the same rights and have access to the same services and opportunities enjoyed by other citizens.

ECDD is currently working with different government health facilities in disability inclusion in the health services, especially in disability inclusive sexual reproductive health and eye care health services.  ECDD under Every Life Matters (ELM/SRH) project is planning to   provide tailored sign language training for health service providers and selected partner organizations representatives.  

Accordingly, ECDD is looking for consultant to convert the already developed post-natal care, Birth, MDA and Trachoma training manuals in to Ethiopian Sign Language training manual.

  2.    Desired Services

The Consultant will perform the following services

·         Convert the provided


o   Post-natal care training manual of 32 pages

o   Birth training manual which has 38 pages

Eye Care manual:

o   Mass Drug Administration (MDA) training manual having 11 pages

o   Trachoma training manual with 56 pages

   In to Ethiopian Sign Language

·         Recruit Ethiopian Sign language experts for the conversion of the words and phrases

·         Validate the manuals and incorporate all the valuable comments

·         Provide the compiled SRH and Eye care Ethiopian sign language document to ECDD

NB: The Consultant has to provide four independent documents (post-natal care, Birth, Mass Drug Administration and Trachoma)

  3.    Expected Outputs

The Consultant will deliver a completed SRH and eye care training manual in Ethiopian Sign Language to ECDD both in soft and hard copies. The final manual must be validated and approved by Ethiopian National Association of the Deaf (ENAD).

Job Requirements

1.    Requirements

The consultancy biding for the contract should qualify the following requirements:

·         At least University degree in Education, Inclusive education (special needs), Sign Language or related fields;

·         At least 5 years of work experience in education, Inclusive education (special needs), sign Language and related fields;

·         Work experience on training manual preparation is desirable ;

·         Experience in provision of trainings in sign language;

·         A renewed consultancy license and

·         ToT or VAT registered

  2.    Submission of Proposals

Interested and qualified organizations or individuals may send their proposals, along with following information:

a.    Technical Proposal

·         Profile, with background on expertise and professional experience of the organization or a detailed CV of an individual professional.

·         Methodology to be used in the task.

·         Time period needed for completion of the contract.

·         Copy of renewed Registration Certificate, License or Work Permit.

·         Other relevant supporting documents.

  b.    Financial proposal

·         Four separate prices for post-natal care, Birth, Mass Drug Administration and Trachoma manual.

How to Apply

Potential individuals/companies who are interested to assume the assignment are requested to submit all the necessary documents via the following address within seven  ( 7 ) calendar days from the date of this announcement.

Through e-mails  or  [email protected]  or hand-delivered in a sealed envelope to ECDD office- Located behind Dreamliner Hotel Meskel Flower Road; Tel: +251-114-165859/0116-653916/or P.O.Box: 1530 Code 1250; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia