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Business and Consulting Opportunities

Vital Strategies strives to purchase high-quality goods and services at the best value in a timely and transparent manner, which includes the publication of all solicitations. All of our open solicitations for business and consulting opportunities are listed in this section for any prospective supplier to see and consider. Instructions on how to respond are included within each solicitation.

Current Opportunities

These solicitations are for goods and services to be provided to Vital Strategies in any countries it works in.

Digital Tools in Public Health Specialist

Solicitation Type: Request for proposal from independent consultants

Due Date: August 12, 2022

Site of Work: Serbia

Description: The consultant will provide guidance and technical assistance to staff at the Institute of Public Health (IPH) of Serbia “Dr Milan Jovanović Batut” on the design and development of public health digital tools. The consultant will facilitate the communication among relevant actors involved in the development process and provide input on best practices and guide the development of tools, including support in defining the content of tools, developing mock-ups and prototypes, and deploying initial versions of the tools. Power BI will be used for development of the digital tools and the consultant is expected to be familiar with the platform.

Power BI Specialist

Solicitation Type: Request for proposal from independent consultants

Due Date: August 12, 2022

Site of Work: Serbia

Description: The consultant will deliver training to staff at the Institute of Public Health (IPH) of Serbia “Dr Milan Jovanović Batut” on foundational skills for using Power BI to design interactive public health reports. In addition, the consultant will deliver a train-the-trainer program to a select group of staff on how to train additional IPH Batut members on foundational Power BI skills. It is also expected that the consultant will provide general technical support to troubleshoot and clarify specific issues raised by the trained staff as they develop specific Power BI reports.

Communications Consultant

Solicitation Type: Request for proposal from independent consultants

Due Date: August 12, 2022

Site of Work: Remote

Description: Vital Strategies is seeking a highly experienced communications professional to support a large health data initiative that spans four related programs. The scope of this consultant assignment is to develop and support the communications strategy, tools and materials. Interested bidders must have prior experience with global development or public health program communications.

Data-centered Leadership Program, consultant for content development

Solicitation Type: Request for proposal from independent consultants

Due Date: August 12, 2022

Site of Work: Remote

Description: Vital Strategies seeks a consultant to produce a comprehensive package of material – including training material and exercises, a facilitator guide, and a participant guide – to support implementing the Data-Centered Leadership program in various locations. This executive development activity is designed to build the competencies of small groups of managers responsible for leading the major programmatic and operational divisions within a Ministry of Health in using data to inform decision-making and strengthening data practices in the units they manage.

Health Sector Engagement Specialist – Nairobi

Solicitation Type: Request for proposal from independent consultants

Due Date: August 19, 2022

Site of Work: Kenya

Description: We are seeking a local independent consultant to increase the health sector’s involvement in clean air action and ensure that health is actively mainstreamed and implemented throughout USAID-funded Clean Air Catalyst activities in Nairobi. The independent consultant will lead pilot city efforts to engage the public health sector in clean air action, including 1) identifying important gaps, perceptions, and misinformation of air pollution health impacts, sources, and solutions among health workers and the public 2) strengthening public health data systems and data use to inform policies and investments, and 3) mainstreaming air quality into ongoing public health efforts to address child survival and non-communicable disease.

Communication Officer/ Enforcement Coordinator / Surveillance Coordinator

Solicitation Type: Request for proposal from independent consultants

Due Date: September 16, 2022

Site of Work: Kenya

Description: Please see each TOR.
Priority will be given to local applicants. Vital strategies will not cover the cost of relocations.

Health Equity and Racial Justice Consultant

Solicitation Type: Request for bid

Due Date: August 26, 2022

Site of Work: Remote

Description: Vital Strategies seeks a health equity and racial justice consultant or firm to design and mount a set of training and educational products for the partners with whom we work. These will include, but may not be limited to: a 3-part training course offering self-guided learning modules and practical resources and tools for practicing racial equity in this work. We intend for these trainings to be used as learning resources for organizations receiving overdose prevention implementation grants and contracts from Vital Strategies, as a required, level-setting resource for initiating the funded project.