01 International Consultant to support the UNDP Office on health-related program (A-221103)


Location : Homebased
Application Deadline :08-Dec-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Additional Category :HIV, Health and Development
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
30-Jan-2023
Duration of Initial Contract :Jan 2023-Jan 2024

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

UNDP Vietnam is seeking for 01 International Consultant to support the UNDP Office on health-related program – 104 working days.

 

Procurement Notice with enclosed TOR and evaluation criteria can be downloaded from the link:

https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=97059

The selection will be on a competitive basis and will comply with UNDP procurement regulations.

 

Interested offerors are invited to submit Letter to UNDP confirming Interest and Availability, CVs, financial proposals and other information following guidance in the Procurement Notice to:

 

quach.thuy.ha@undp.org

 

With subject line:             A-221103 International Consultant to support UNDP Office on health-program

 

with notification by email (without attachment) to: procurement.vn@undp.org that the bidder has submitted proposal.

UNDP will not be responsible for the missing of proposal if the bidder does not send notification email to above address.

 

Deadline for submission: 23.59 hrs., 08 December 2022 (Hanoi time)

We look forward to receiving your proposal by the above deadline.


Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Assistant Resident Representative, Head of Governance and Participation Team, UNDP Viet Nam, the International Consultant (IC) will provide Technical Assistance to the Governance and Participation Team and the UNDP Country Office Senior Management Team in relation to:

  • Support to project implementation: Actively supports the implementation of the Anti-Corruption and Health project, positioning and expanding opportunities for health procurement and other activities related to the ongoing health portfolio.
  • Partnership development: Strategically forge partnerships with national counterparts (MOH and others), multilateral and bilateral donor agencies and NGOs to ensure the sustainability of the Governance and Participation portfolio in the area of public health and leaving no one behind.  
  • Knowledge-sharing and learning: Actively promote the sharing of lessons learned and best practices amongst projects, counterparts, donors and within the UNDP office, build in-depth substantive and process knowledge in the assigned area, and participate in global knowledge networks.
  • Enhance policy dialogue and advocacy: Advocate for values of governance in the area of public health in dialogue with government, including participation and inclusion, accountability, rule of law, non-discrimination and equality. Help identify international good practices and perform policy-related research on selected governance topics in the area of public health.

 


Competencies

Project management certification preferred (PMP, PRINCE2, or other similar).

At least 10 years of experience of working within healthcare, with at least 7 years’ experience in a healthcare leadership role, including experience relating to health governance.

Demonstrated previous success in raising funds for project or programme development, or similar.

At least 3 years’ experience of application of needs-informed innovation methodologies to health systems.

Experience of conducting qualitative research, particularly in a health-related field.

Experience in working with international organizations and UN is an asset.

Demonstrated fluency in English through achievement of academic degrees via English language, or other means.


Required Skills and Experience

University degree in healthcare. 

Degree in Medicine preferred.

Master’s Degree or higher in needs-informed innovation. 



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