7 Jul 2020

Consultant at Palladium

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Company Overview:

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits. 


For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people’s lives. 


Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status. 

Project Overview and Role:

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Introduction
Health Policy Plus (HP+) is a USAID-funded five-year project awarded on August 28, 2015, led by Palladium. HP+ has a mandate across global, country, and subnational levels to strengthen and advance health policy priorities in family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH), HIV, and maternal health. It aims to improve the enabling environment for equitable and sustainable health services, supplies, and delivery systems through policy development and implementation, with an emphasis on voluntary, rights-based health programs, and by strengthening in-country partners’ capacity to navigate complex environments for effective policy design, implementation, and financing aligned to their priorities. We carry forward proven approaches to preserve achievements. These approaches inform how we manage programs and engage with stakeholders, and tools and techniques improve decision making and the achievement of predetermined goals. HP+ is Looking for a National Consultant from Local research Institutions to support the costing exercise of health Sector Strategic Fives and other Three priority Strategies namely

Background of the Activity

The Tanzania Health Sector Strategic Plan V will guide the strategic direction for the health sector for the years 2020-2025.   The Health Policy Plus project (HP+) is providing support to the Ministry of Health to estimate the cost and impact of this plan, and to provide input into the process by developing scenarios which represent different possible targets and goals which could be part of the plan.  This activity will be completed using the OneHealth Tool.
HP+ will be hiring two National consultants to gather data to support the costing process: one will support data gathering for health services (this advertisement), while the other will support data gathering for health systems.  

Scope of Work and Process
The consultant will be expected to work very close with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children to gather data to populate the OneHealth Tool sections on health service delivery, including RMNCH, NCD, emergency, NTD, and other health programs.  The data points will include baseline and target coverage of different services, treatment inputs, service statistics and levels of delivery for each program area, along with above service delivery costs associated with that program area.  Draft data collection tools will be provided, to be customized by the consultant. They will be expected to have a series of engagements with each department, including:
An initial visit to review the goals of the exercise, gather initial data, and identify items to be sent later.
Follow up with each department to gather any promised information
Return to review initial results, identify and fill remaining data gaps.
The consultant will be expected to provide filled data collection sheets to the HP+ team, respond to questions on their contents, and follow up on gaps.
An orientation on the OneHealth Tool will be provided in order to guide the work.

Deliverables
Participation in OneHealth Tool orientation and weekly update meetings with HP+ team
Filled data collection sheets for each health area and building block
Review and documented comments on preliminary results and final report text.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications:
i. Qualification in Economics, accounting, or related fields preferable.
ii. Demonstrated familiarity with public health initiatives
iii. Familiar with Tanzania Health and other Health  Policies
iv. Ability to work successfully with diverse groups, partners, and colleagues

Experience:
i. Experience in costing strategic plans
ii. Familiarity with Tanzania policies and strategies.
iii. Experience in consultancy and research work.

Other skills:
i. Excellent spoken and written Swahili and English.
ii. Strong analytical and organizational skills.
iii. Good interpersonal skills.
iv. Competency in computer programs, including word processing, spreadsheets and data analysis; and using the internet.

Desirable skills:
i. Familiarity with the OneHealth Tool or other Spectrum based analysis programs

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Closing Date : 7th August, 2020.






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