Development of Course by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Course Development

Closing Date: January 22, 2021


The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the OECS Regional Health Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.

The consulting services (“the Services”) include the development of a four (4) week training course on “Climate Change and Health” using an online modality targeted towards public health care professionals working in the Caribbean Region. The services are expected to take four and a half (4 ½ ) months to complete and are scheduled for the year 2021.

The detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) for the assignment isattached to this request for expressions of interest. (See Annex A)

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) now invites eligible consulting individuals (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria is as follows:

Qualification Requirements for the Key Expert

Academic Qualifications

  • At least a Master’s degree in Environmental Health, Environmental and Earth Sciences, Public Health or related field

Specific Experience        

  • Training or degree in online instructional design, training and development, education or a related field.
  • Five (5) years’ experience and demonstrated competencies with developing environmental health based translational materials
  • Working knowledge of work-based training and education programmes
  • Sound knowledge of training and evaluation methods and techniques

General Experience

  • At least 7 (seven) years relevant and practical professional experience related to climate change (climate change adaptation, natural resource management, or other relevant discipline)
  • At least 2 years’ specific experience in developing online training and exposure to the Learning Management System (LMS) Moodle.


  • Excellent knowledge of English – written and spoken

IT Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use software programmes such as Microsoft Office suite of tools including SharePoint
  • Demonstrated experience with online platforms and relevant web-based software.

Other requirements

  • A sound understanding of public health issues along with the cultural and political challenges faced by Caribbean territories as demonstrated by involvement in projects treating with public health issues
  • Experience working with Caribbean countries will be an asset

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to Section III, paragraphs, 3.14, 3.16, and 3.17 of the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016 (“Procurement Regulations”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.  In addition, please refer to the following specific information on conflict of interest related to this assignment (i.e., 3.17 of the Procurement Regulations)

A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant Selection Method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00am to 4:00pm Mondays to Fridays.

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by 22nd January 2021.

Caribbean Public Health Agency

Kern Cassell – Procurement Officer

16-18 Jamaica Boulevard, Federation Park

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Tel: 1-868-622-4261

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