Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Consultant, OVC Service Providers DirectoryBackgroundUSAID/Nigeria has a long-standing record of support for development of the Nigeria monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system, and has worked for many years with MEASURE Evaluation and other IPs to strengthen the M&E system and address the identified gaps. In previous phases of MEASURE Evaluation, project assistance focused on health information system (HIS) strengthening, building capacity for M&E of HIV/AIDS and health programs, and strengthening the community-based information system (CBIS), especially as related to the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) program. MEASURE Evaluation support was also instrumental in development of several highly influential strategic documents issued by the Government of Nigeria (GoN). In Nigeria, the MEASURE Evaluation Phase IV activities will provide technical assistance (TA) for the development of a strong, sustainable and fully-functioning HIS operating at national and sub-national levels; through building capacity in M&E; and through strengthening of structures and systems capable of producing and using high quality data for evidence.The Palladium group is tasked with PEPFAR OVC Outcome Monitoring survey and strengthening of NOMIS. Also to support the functionality of OVC services directory to ensure appropriate and timely referral for service providers and beneficiaries.As a result of these challenges, the Palladium team is proposing short term technical assistance to coordinate the directory development with other stakeholders. ObjectivesThe key objective for the short-term technical assistance is to support compilation and development of OVC service providers directory in the 7 pilot States - FCT, Benue, Nassarawa, Rivers, Cross river, AkwaIbom and Lagos.Period: 30 workdaysNumber of consultant(s): 1Estimated level of effort: 30 working days (spread over 2 months) to be renewed based on needDeliverablesAll OVC service provider in 7 Pilot states completely entered into a formatted directory templateProvide a comprehensive report at the end of the period reflecting task that were assigned and carried out including findings and recommendationsResponsibilitiesRole of Palladium:Provide 1 day orientation on Measure/PalladiumOVC M&E system and required taskThe Palladium supervising technical staff will liaise with the consultant on a day to day basis to provide needed support throughout the periodProvide all the financial and logistic requirements - Accommodation and per-diem for the consultant, consultancy fees will be negotiated according to level of expertise.Role of Consultant:Perform the roles specified in the TORs above.