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Health Technical Consultants at VSO

  • Consultancy
  • Malawi
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Location Various Countries
Salary Please submit a day rate for consideration
Contract type Consultant Agreement
Contract length Open
Negotiable Hours 30 hours per week
Application Closing Date 31 May 2023
Interview date June
Start date On a rolling basis

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

Role overview

The Health practice area is seeking to build a talent pool of qualified health technical consultants with a strong demonstrated expertise in programme design, Research, policy analysis, capacity building and partnership development.

Ideal Applicant Summary

The ideal consultant should have at least 10 years’ experience in international public health or 5 years’ experience in global health technical aspects, in adolescent health, sexual reproductive health and/or maternal, new-born and child health.
• Significant experience working with International INGOs, Donors, Foundations and academia.
• Experience of conducting both qualitative and quantitative research and analysis
• Strategy development and Theory of Change development
• Experience in delivery or engagement with UN/AU systems around Health SDGs
• Proven experience in strong technical design for various purposes including bids
• Strong experience in delivering technical and non-technical trainings
• Experience in partnership building and strengthening.

Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.