1. Agreeing with the Task Force helping to design the program, on the location, and the parameters for each pilot. The parameters to be tested concern alternative methods for registration, payment, communication, and alternative institutions.
2. Organizing local teams for each pilot. The consultant will also recruit local civil society organizations and/or other organizations to carry out the pilot activities.
3. The pilot will focus on ensuring 75,000 families in each location are registered for the program and receive cash payments through the options being tested (mobile phone, cash cards, and banks).
4. The consultant will work to ensure that feedback methods are in place to evaluate which of the options being tested are most effective (have the lowest cost, lowest errors, and highest satisfaction of end-users).
5. The consultant will prepare a report based on the results generated at each pilot location 30 days and 60 days after the start of each pilot. Each report will report on lessons learned at the pilot for management and further scale-up of the program nationwide.
6. Provide program management support for the eventual rollout of the SFSP as it is rolled out in additional locations.
7. The Consultant will agree to a reporting schedule with the ministry.
Duration: five days per week from o/a November 1, 2020 to o/a January 31, 2021.
Location: Khartoum, Sudan with the potential for travel across Sudan as needed.