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Capacity needs assessment in the framework of the EU Health Sector Policy Support Programme

Asia + Oceania
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Global objective:

The overall objective of the mission is to support the EU Delegation to Vietnam in its formulation of the EU Health Sector Policy Support Programme (Phase 2).

Specific objective(s)

More specifically, the purpose of the assignment is to conduct a capacity development needs assessment to support the EU Delegation to Vietnam in the design of a capacity building component for the EU Health Sector Policy Support Programme (Phase 2).

As phase 2 of the EU HSPSP will consider health financing and service delivery (2 of 6 building blocks of health sector 5-year plan) as its priorities, it is important that capacity development needs assessment focuses on these 2 areas mainly. The term "capacity development needs" is to be understood as the institutional capacity (based on the existing) that would be necessary for the achievement of the following 5-year plan's specific objectives.

• To continue to develop and improve the quality of health examination and treatment with a balance of basic and universal health care services for the people
• To support performance and health care financing mechanism so as to ensure increased public expenditure for health, development of universal health insurance, the adjustment of budget allocation to the actual needs and policy objectives and increase the efficiency of health public expenditure

Vietnam Health Sector Specialist (Junior Expert)

Economy (Health)
Short term
End recruitment
Job qualification
University degree or higher in health, social sciences or public administration

General professional experience
At least 3 years, of experience work in public health related fields in Vietnam.

Specific professional experience
At least 2 years consultancy experience  in the health or related public sector
Experience in supporting and facilitating  international consultants' work in Vietnam
Experience in the area of project design and related monitoring & evaluation- A specific experience linked to an EU project will be an advantage
Consultancy experience in the framework of an international consultant team with the Ministry of Health and/or Vietnam social security will be considered as an asset

An excellent command of both oral and written English and Vietnamese
Mission duration and start date
20 working days
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