World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Consultant - Support the Conduct of Fiscal Space Analysis for Health in the FMOH
Ref Id: 1903991
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract duration: 20 days
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Grade: No grade
To conduct a Fiscal Space Analysis for the Federal Ministry of Health
Scope of work
This consultant will determine and revise original resource needs estimates of the NSHDP II and key health financing estimates at the Federal Level, review and update alternative projections and scenarios, review and update estimate of the overall funding gap, and analyze the scope for increasing domestic financing for health in FMOH.
Undertake a desk review/literature review of relevant documents and local research and conduct analysis of current situation in FMOH:
Enrich the desk review with stakeholder analysis, qualitative and quantitative data collection using developed tools engaging with the FMOH, NHIS, NPHCDA, other MDAs (Finance, Budget & National Planning, Justice, Labour, etc), CSO, private sector, etc.
Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
Essential: Advanced University degree in Health Financing/Economics, Public Health, or other related area.
Over 5 years Technical expertise in health policy and strategy development, planning, monitoring and evaluating health systems
Extensive Knowledge of Nigeria’s health system, and health financing landscape
Previous experience in the development of Health Policy, and Health Financing Policy and Strategy is mandatory.
Previous conduct of costing exercises and economic evaluations is essential
Demonstrated ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners in Nigeria
Demonstrated ability to analyze political contexts, interact, and negotiate effectively with multiple interests at the political level.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with the Ministries of Health, Finance, Budget and Planning, and with a wide variety of stakeholders at the country, State, and LGA levels
Proven ability to interact effectively at the political level with multiple high level Stakeholders
Demonstrated ability to innovate, integrate, synthesize and communicate complex concepts and ideas verbally and in writing.
IT Proficiency is essential.
Breakdown of the number of days for technical assistance
Task - Days - Output/Deliverable:
Inception Meeting - 2 - Meeting Report
Desk/literature Review - 3 - Desk review report
Application Closing Date
9:59:00 pm; 30th August, 2019.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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