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Technical Assistance Services for Strengthening Health Services in the Republic of Sudan

Africa subsarienne
Republic of Sudan
Duration in month
36 months
Start date
End date
Project description
The overall objective of the SSHS Programme is community health status and welfare improvement by means of expanded coverage and utilization rate of quality primary health services in the target states (Red Sea, Kassala, Gedaref).
The specific objectives of the Programme are as follows:
1. Access to health services increased and their quality improved
2. Health services integration and management strengthened in order to improve delivery of care
3. Strategies to extend health insurance coverage to marginalized and neglected population groups developed and sustained access to affordable health services promoted

Specialist in Health System Development and Team Leader

Public Health
Long term
End recruitment
Job qualification
Qualifications and skills
• Education: degree in medicine; postgraduate degree at Masters level or equivalent in public health (PhD an asset)
• Computer literacy
• Fluency in English (spoken and written) is essential
• Working knowledge of Arabic is an asset
• Excellent communication and writing skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Good knowledge of quantitative analysis techniques an asset
• Ability to interact in different cultural and multi-professional institutional environments and to create good working relationships with peers and with political and professional hierarchies
General professional experience
• At least 10 years of professional practice in health system management and/or health system development programmes at national and subnational levels
• Previous experience as team leader in international development programmes/projects is an asset
• Relevant experience in the region or in a similar policy and epidemiological context
• Experience in war torn countries is an asset
Specific professional experience
• Specific applied knowledge and practical experience of health management and system development techniques and strategic design
• Track record experience with health sector analysis and reform, and institutional capacity building in management and service delivery
• Track record experience in policy planning and institution building at individual EU Member State level and/or EMRO or IGAD countries
• Experience in designing and implementing M&E schemes
• Solid and diversified professional experience in drafting evidence-based health policy, strategies and guidelines
• Experience in the design and implementation of institutional capacity building plans an asset
Working relationships and chain of command
Reports to the service Contractor HQ and relates to the EUD and to State MoH, liaising with other Donors and sub-State management
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