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African Health Diagnostics Platform Technical Assistance

Region
Africa subsarienne
Country
Multiple
Place
Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Ghana, Senegal + 4 other countries to be decided
Duration in month
48
Start date
01/11/2020
End date
01/11/2024
Project description
The objective of the African Health Diagnostics Platform is to contribute to the improvement of the health of the population of the target sub-Saharan countries through timely, cost effective, quality diagnostics for low income populations.  
The purpose of the Technical assistance operation is to support the preparation, implementation and subsequent monitoring of the African Health Diagnostics Platform projects. The experts team will support the identification, preparation and implementation of investment projects related to improving health diagnosis in sub-Saharan Africa. Depending on the stage of preparation of the individual investment projects, the experts team will carry out studies and technical assistance at various stages of the project cycle (gap analysis, studies, support to the establishment of partnership agreements, support to project implementation, etc.).
 

Health sector expert – Team Leader

Skills
Public Health
duration
Long term
End recruitment
07/08/2020
Job qualification
Qualification 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 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 TA operation 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 sector project in the last 3 years.
• Evidence of the following pre-requisite skills as demonstrated through the implementation of 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.
Mission duration and start date
4 years starting November 2020
 

Health systems expert

Skills
Public Health
duration
Long term
End recruitment
07/08/2020
Job qualification
Qualification and skills :
• Master’s degree or equivalent academic degree in a relevant discipline such as health economics, health policy, or health systems.
• Fluency in written and spoken English.
• Working level knowledge of French.

General professional experience :
• At least 15 years of relevant experience in health systems, preferably within the development context.
• Experience in francophone Sub-Saharan African countries would constitute an advantage.

Specific professional experience :
• 5 years professional experience in preparation and implementation of investment projects including procurement and consideration of legal framework.
Mission duration and start date
4 years starting November 2020
 
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