GFA Consulting Group recruits 01 Health sector specialist and team leader
GFA Consulting Group
Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya and Senegal
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HEALTH SECTOR SPECIALIST AND TEAM LEADER
Posted on: 28 Jul, 2020Application by : 18 Aug, 2020Project status : TenderProject title : Support to the African Health Diagnostics PlatformPeriod of project : November 2020- October 2024Duration of assignment : 48 monthsDuty station : to be determinedJob code : MED-UEB20EIB0323/1
Project descriptionThe overall objective of the African Health Diagnostics Platform (AHDP) is to contribute to the improvement and availability of diagnostic and laboratory services for low-income populations of Sub-Saharan countries, through the creation of functioning partnerships, possibly in the form of public-private partnerships (PPPs). The platform envisions providing financing instruments to support the business model of private sector-based laboratoriesThe aim of the project tendered out is to support AHDP with the identification, preparation and implementation of investment projects including subsequent monitoring of individual projects through studies and technical assistance at various stages of the project cycle. Moreover, the transfer of know-how in project development, project management and financing techniques to the Promoters, to enhance talents and skills of local human resources within government institutions, also constitutes one of the expected results.
In addition the project will identify any potential gaps between women and men’s access to diagnostics, the availability of diagnostics for diseases that are particularly prevalent among women (e.g. HPV, cervical cancer, anemia, HIV/AIDS, other forms of cancer, etc.) and the feasibility and market opportunity for expanding the availability of such diagnostics.
Investments will first focus on Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Kenya and Senegal. Another four Sub-Saharan countries are to be selected.
Job descriptionThe team leader will be responsible for the overall coordination of this project, for strategic planning and programming of project activities, for ensuring coherency between project components, for review of proposals for project activities, for drafting of the Terms of References for project activities and their realization; and for implementation and monitoring of project activities.
Project activities are to be performed in the target countries. This concerns a multi-country project and duty station is to be determined. A maximum of 20% working days can be spent outside the target countries (home office).
Contact me with your CV for the full terms of reference. Fentener@gfa-group.de
QualificationsQualifications and skills•Master’s degree or equivalent academic degree in health economics, health finance, or other relevant field.•Fluency in written and spoken English.•Working level knowledge of French.
General professional experience•At least 15 years of relevant international experience in project implementation and management (planning, programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) for the health sector, within development regions, preferably Sub-Saharan Africa.•5 years similar experience of working in a senior expert/management position on DFI/donor financed development projects.•Experience in francophone Sub-Saharan African countries would constitute an advantage.
Specific professional experience•Professional experience as a technical expert having implemented at least 1 health sectorof at least 3 projects :•Good understanding of health sector policies within Sub-Saharan African countries.•Public health expertise, preferably on diagnostics and systems strengthening, including public sector engagement.•Experience in design and implementation of assessments for health sector projects including in the delivery of diagnostics in Sub-Saharan Africa.•Experience in establishing financial and partnership structures.•Experience in capacity building in the health sector, including the establishment of performance-based funding structures.
Contact personAlvean Fentener firstname.lastname@example.org
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