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Community Health Management Information System Framework Consultancy (14 Weeks over a period of 3 months 2 Weeks), Lusaka Zambia

Lusaka (Zambia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Lusaka (Zambia)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Social Affairs
    • Civil Society and Local governance
    • Documentation and Information Management
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2020-12-01

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Great opportunity to offer Technical Assistance to MoH to develop an M&E framework with a set of indicators and an orientation package/guideline for community-based Health Management Information System (c-HMIS) aligned with the National Community Health Strategy (NCHS) 2019–2021 and Zambia HMIS (DHIS-2).

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Health ...

The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country’s children face, while responding to the needs with interventions addressing the multiple causative factors.

To find out more about UNICEF’s work in Zambia, please visit https://www.unicef.org/zambia/.

How can you make a difference?

The main purpose of this consultancy is to offer technical assistance to Ministry of Health to develop an M&E framework with a set of indicators and an orientation package/guideline for community-based Health Management Information System (c-HMIS) aligned with the National Community Health Strategy (NCHS) 2019–2021 and Zambia HMIS (DHIS-2).

The overall objective of the assignment is to develop an M&E framework with a set of indicators and an orientation package/guideline for community-based Health Management Information System (c-HMIS) aligned with the National Community Health Strategy (NCHS) 2019–2021 as well as Zambia’s Health Management Information System (HMIS) and District Health Management Information System 2 (DHIS-2).

It is expected that the completed M&E framework with a robust set of indicators will enable MoH to effectively track the implementation progress of all community-based health programmes, define key indicators for each result area and generate information that articulates how the different community-based programmes are performing towards achievement of medium and long term goals of PHC towards UHC.

Please see Detailed TOR for more information on the tasks and deliverables, here Download File ToR - Community Health Management Information System Framework Consultancy.pdf

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

Experience and Qualifications 

  • At least a master’s degree in any of the following fields: Development Studies, Economics, Statistics, Public Policy, Public Administration and Strategic Management, Project Management, Monitoring & Evaluation or any other relevant field.
  • At least 7 years of practical and demonstrated experience in designing Monitoring and Evaluation frameworks, development of Results Frameworks, M&E Plans, National strategic plans and institutional operational plans (particularly for government institutions);
  • Demonstrated experience in Programme design, data collection and analysis;
  • Demonstrated experience in Institutional and organizational capacity building;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience in working with a wide range of individuals in government, private sector and civil society;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills, and well-developed report writing skills;
  • Be able to communicate effectively (in spoken and written) English.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

View our competency framework at

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

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