8.349 Afghanistan – ToR

 

Killefit consult

consultant sourcing and project management

Health Sector Review and support to Strategic Planning of the Ministry of Public Health in Afghanistan

Location Afghanistan,  Kabul and selected provinces
Status/Reference FWC
Agency/Donor EC
Experts E1 Senior expert – category 1 (Health planning and Policy) APPLY
E2 Senior expert – category 2 (Health financing) APPLY
Commencement 19-10-2014 To  31-01-2015
MISSION duration
E1 45 Working Days
E2 25 Working Days
Language  skills English
Deadline 07/09/2014 23:59:00 Recruitment starts immediately upon publication of this vacancy announcement; posts may be filled already before the indicated application deadline.
ToRs are available only for shortlisted experts
Eligible Nationalities All
Observations
  • Only short listed consultants will be replied to.
  • Please apply only if you fulfill all requirements for the vacant position
  • All experts must have at least regional experience
  • Please send us your CV in the EU AID format; you may download the templates at http://wp.me/p1sHoW-5D
  • To ease the assessment of CVs and avoid delays to obtain required information, the total number of working days / month performed for each position must be specified. Referees from the institutions that have been supported must be provided: for the past 5 years for the expert category I
Applications
Only short listed consultants will be replied to. 

If you wish to submit your candidature, please send us:

  1. An up dated and position-adjusted CV in EU AID format, in the language of vacancy and as word.doc detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments. CVs in other format than EU format will not be evaluated.
  2. A cover letter where candidates should indicate how they fit the criteria outlined in the advert
  3. The country and position you will apply for in the subject line of message
  4. Your daily/monthly fee (EUR) without the living allowances.
  5. Your communication details (Mobil, phone, etc.)

Suggestions: Please make sure, that the experience requested is also shown “Description” section 14 of your CV. As the selections are very strict and paper based, we request you to prepare your CV in the right format and detail all the relevant experience under the Professional experience table as much as possible. There is no problem if your CV is long, the most important is to prepare so that it describes clearly your experiences relevant to the mission. (Your CV has to sell you!)

 

Restrictions: In case consultants are short listed, they must be able to provide documentary evidence for educational and professional items in their CVs (copies of diplomas, copies of employers’ reference letters, etc.). Documents those are not available in English have to be accompanied by a faithful translation. This is mandatory requirement for Europe Aid tenders.

DESCRIPTION
Required outputs

  1. Detailed work plan.
  2. Outline of the assessment methodology and tools.
  3. Draft report of the Health Sector Review.
  4. Joint Mission meetings with MoPH, WB, USAID, UN Agencies and EU.
  5. Final report of the Health Sector Review.
  6. First consensus-building workshop (Situational analysis and presentation of the main findings of the HSR).
  7. Draft outline of Strategic Plan 2016-2020 (Including the Performance Measurement Framework Plan).
  8. Second consensus-building workshop (First draft of the Strategic Plan and the Performance Measurement Framework Plan for 2016-2020).

 

Profile: Expert 1  

Category of expert              Category 1           

Duration                45 Working Days

 

Requirements

Qualifications and skills

– MSc in Public Health, Health Policy and Planning from a recognized university.

 

General Professional Experience

– At least twelve year experience working in the health sector, particularly in health system review, health sector reforms, strategic planning and health services evaluations.

– Experience in leading, coordinating and facilitating strategic planning processes, high profile and complex projects involving a variety of stakeholders.

 

Specific Professional Experience

– Proven experience in conducting Health Sector Review and in designing Swap and strategic plans.

– Familiarity and experience with Results-based management.

– Good knowledge of the Public Health Sector in Afghanistan.

– Background working in post conflict environments and fragile states in the health sector.

– Professional experience in Afghanistan is highly desirable.

 

Soft skills

– Negotiation skills to develop consensus around policy strategies.

– Excellent leadership skills, ability to exercise a significant degree of initiative and to work effectively with stakeholders.

– Ability to work with individuals and teams in completing tasks that are urgent, high priority and sensitive, and ability to deliver high quality work on tight timelines.

– Strong interpersonal communications and writing skills.

 

Language skills

– Fluency in English.

– Excellent English written skills.

 

 

Profile: Expert 2  

Category of expert              Category 2           

Duration                25 Working Days 

 

Requirements

General Professional Experience

– At least six year experience in Health Financing and Health Systems Management.

 

Specific Professional Experience

– Proven experience in conducting Health Financing studies, Costing and Financial analysis, Costing methodologies and Health Service evaluations.

– Familiarity and experience with Results-based management.

– Good knowledge of the Public Health Sector in Afghanistan.

– Background working in post conflict environments and fragile states in the health sector.

– Professional experience in Afghanistan is highly desirable.

 

Soft skills

– Ability to exercise a significant degree of initiative and to work effectively with stakeholders.

– Ability to work with individuals and teams in completing tasks that are urgent, high priority and sensitive, and ability to deliver high quality work on tight timelines.

– Strong interpersonal communications and writing skills.

 

Language skills

– Fluency in English.

– Excellent English written skills.

 

EC rules applicable to any EC

assignment

  • The working days are Monday to Friday, unless otherwise specified in the mandate
  • The per diem covers all expenses of the expert (local transport, hotel, meals, Telecom, etc.) and it is paid only if the expert must spend the night there.
  • International travel: the EC only reimburse economy class tickets