Team Leader / Key Expert 1 Health Africa
are seeking a Team leader / Key Expert 1, for a new programme we will
be bidding for; The Africa Health Diagnostics Platform (AHDP), with this
specific Technical Assistance funded by The European Investment Bank
(EIB). The aim of AHDP is to significantly improve the access and
quality of laboratory diagnostic services in the public health sector
(government-owned facilities and community health care) in sub-Saharan
Africa for low income populations. This will be achieved by enabling
public-private partnerships between governments and private sector
laboratory and diagnostic companies.
Team Leader / Key Expert 1 profile:
least three of the target countries will be francophone, so French
language skills are required. Additionally, they must have a master’s
degree or equivalent academic degree in health economics or health
least 15 years of relevant experience in project implementation and
management in 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.·
· Professional experience as a technical expert having
implemented at least 3 projects, one of which must be in the health
· 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
· Experience establishing financial and partnership structures.
Experience in capacity building in the health sector, including
the establishment of performance-based funding structures.
health efforts in a number of African countries are often compromised
by limited access to quality diagnostic services and the poorest people
lack the means to pay for the testing that is available. The AHDP
intends to improve and extend healthcare in Sub-Saharan Africa by
leveraging the knowledge and expertise of the private sector, to improve
testing, accuracy and availability of diagnostic services. Ministries
of health and finance will directly benefit from the technical
assistance and are key implementers of the AHDP.
purpose of this TA operation is to support the preparation,
implementation and subsequent monitoring of the AHDP projects in four
new countries to the existing platform. Specific tasks will include
feasibility studies, financial affordability analysis, budget and
financing plans, tender documents and capacity building in project
development, management and financing techniques.
We are an
equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not
discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
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Job Ref 46531BR
Recruiter Contact Richard Dickson
Country Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Senegal, South Sudan, Tanzania
All – Democratic Republic of Congo, All – Ethiopia, All – Ghana, All –
Kenya, All – Malawi, All – Rwanda, All – Senegal, All – South Sudan, All
Discipline Health, International Development
Sector International development
Website Region Africa
Website Sector Health, International development
Job Expires 20-Sep-2020.