Consultant - Sub National Health Systems Malampa
● For every child, a champion
● Contract position
● Based in Malampa
UNICEF Vanuatu is seeking a qualified Consultant, skilled in strengthening sub national health systems to be based in the Malampa and provide technical assistance and guidance to the Subnational Health Management Team in Vanuatu.
The Consultant will demonstrate the benefits and improvements resulting from a strong sub national health system. By carefully documenting UNICEFs approach, the Ministry of Health can implement it with other sub national teams. Through this technical assistance, UNICEF will spur more comprehensive changes to drivers of provincial health system performance going beyond supporting the system with inputs such as vaccines, equipment, and training and enabling a focus on changes to the way policy and regulation is operationalized at the sub national level, to organizational structure and management, and fostering the practice of relationship building and coordination.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Advanced degree in health economics, health system management, public health, health service planning
► 5-10 years relevant experience working in middle-income settings
► Familiarity with WHO/UNICEF guidelines in health system strengthening
► Ability to work independently, under pressure, and within deadlines, including strong planning and coordination skills
► Computer skills, including strong quantitative analysis and reporting tools and proficiency with relevant Windows-based technology at a high level, especially Microsoft Office
Desirable Selection Criteria
► 5-10 years relevant experience working in middle-income settings with an emphasis on health systems an advantage
► Minimum of 5 years hands on experience strengthening sub national health systems and shepherding change management and experience achieving health objectives, an advantage
► Experience working in an international development context, particularly PICTs, an advantage
► High-level communication and cross-cultural skills and good writing and communication skills.