UNDP has established a dedicated Project Management Unit (PMU) responsible for managing the GF grants. The PMU is seeking the services of a Malaria M&E Specialist (IC) on a temporary stop-gap capacity support. UNDP is a key partner to the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF) and is the UN agency assuming the role of Principal Recipient (PR) of GF grants in Sudan. As the Principal Recipient of 5 grants (2005-2014) from the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) amounting to USD 300 million, UNDP is managing the largest fund portfolio in the Arab region. UNDP‘s management role consists in implementing grants, ensuring financial accountability, and training of a variety of national and international counterparts on programme management and financial accountability. In its role as Principal Recipient, UNDP ensures quality financial management, timely procurement of supplies and service delivery as well as efficient monitoring and evaluation of grant implementation activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

The objective of this exercise is to engage an Individual Contractor to help UNDP to enable the Government of Sudan, and specifically the National Medicines and Poisons Board (NMBP) in the regulation of the Quality Assurance Measures.

 This is part of the NMBP plans to develop and take sound and effective regulation and quality assurance measures to ensure the safety, effectiveness and quality of pharmaceutical products, medical devices and cosmetics, as needed, in order to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of the Sudanese people and to attain the strategic goals set by the state; using scientific approaches based on the principles of good governance and values of justice, transparency and partnership. Based on the above, the assignment’s main objective will be to increase the capacity of NMPB Inspectors.


  • Excellent communication;
  • inter-personal and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to work in context of diversity;
  • Creativity in conducting training sessions;
  • Skillful in managing participative training, facilitating focus group discussion and leading team work;
  • Up to date in the GMP issues and ability to communicated in the training, with the context of Sudan regulations in the GMP;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:
  • A pharmacist with post graduate degree in industrial pharmacy or Quality assurance or related field;
  • Certificate in GMP, Quality Assurance and/or Quality Management;
  • ublication in GMP or other related field is an asset.
  • 5 years of relevant experience in GMP training in public and/or private sector, non-governmental organization or international organization;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in industrial pharmacy;
  •  Previous similar training experience in Sudan or similar context is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory;
  •  Arabic will be consider as advantage.