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Case Management Consultant- Roster

Multiple locations (Multiple locations)

  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Multiple locations (Multiple locations)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Refugee rights and well-being
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2022-01-27

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  1. Area of expertise :

Case Management Consultant- Roster

  1. Purpose of consultancy

In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Incident Management System (IMS) Somalia, at the country level, the incumbent will provide technical support to the incident management teams, Ministry of Health (MOH) and other partners in strengthening critical care, case management and response activities, monitoring implementation care and needs for management of affected populations.

  1. Background

The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinator international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.

Based on priorities set by the Somalia WHO Head of Country Office and the Incident Manager, under the overall guidance of the Health Operations Team lead, the incumbent will act as the focal point for expert advice on case management under the case management coordinator, and within the case management pillar of the response. S/he will coordinate and support to the WHO Somalia Country Office (WCO), the Ministry of Health and partners to improve the provision of appropriate clinical and nursing care to patients relevant to a specific disease or hazard/emergency. However, during deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

  1. Deliverables

Output 1: In coordination with MOH and other partners, to improve capacity building of the designated health facilities through formal and on job training.

Deliverable 1.1: To implement and conduct all planned capacity building trainings of WHO medical operations and provide detailed analytical reports by category using standard WHO format.

Deliverable 1.2: To provide training evaluation report on impact assessment

Output 2: To conduct assessment of key health facilities (as per PEF project list) with active facilitation and support to the regional and other key hospitals.

Deliverable 2.1: To provide draft assessment report with detailed analysis by facility

Output 3: to provide IMS team and all partners with updated information with issues related to critical care, case management, developing/adapting tools, interventions and approaches.

Deliverable 3.1: To submit informative and analytical update report to IMT Weekly

Output 4 Establish Partnership with FMOH, SMOH, NGO, other UN agencies and partners and ensure exchange of information, updates and reports

Deliverable 4.1: Explore and maintain partnerships with aforementioned organizations.

Deliverable 4.2: Establish and streamline regular reporting mechanisms

Output 5 To establish a monitoring system at the implementation level with a follow up mechanism in place

Deliverable 5.1: To collect, analyse and submit all administrative and monitoring data.

  1. Qualifications, experience, skills and languages

Essential qualifications:

Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Medicine or relevant field

Desirable: Master’s in public health or any other health related field

Experience required:

Minimum of 5 to 10 years of relevant experience in public health or clinical experience on case management or in emergency health

Skills/Technical skills and knowledge:

  • Sound technical skills and knowledge in the area of case management
  • Concrete skills and knowledge in emergency response.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to write in a clear and concise manner and give technical advice and guidance taking into consideration the views of multiple stakeholders and partners in resource-limited contexts;
  • Proven ability to promote consensus, communicate progress and results, and resolve issues in a proactive manner, while ensuring effective work practices and ethics.

Language requirements:

Expert knowledge of English is required.

  1. Location

On site

  1. Travel

This consultancy will require travel inside Somalia.

  1. Remuneration and budget (travel costs are excluded):
    1. Remuneration: band level B
    2. Expected duration of contract (Maximum contract duration is 11 months per calendar year): less than 6 months (exact dates to be decided)

Additional Information:

  • This vacancy notice may be used to identify candidates for other similar consultancies at the same level.
  • Successful candidates will be placed on the roster and subsequently may be selected for consultancy assignments falling in this area of work or for similar requirements/tasks/deliverables. Inclusion in the Roster does not guarantee selection to a consultant contract. There is no commitment on either side.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line. For assessment of your application, please ensure that your profile on Stellis is updated; all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • If your candidature is retained for interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • Consultants shall perform the work as independent contractors in a personal capacity, and not as a representative of any entity or authority. The execution of the work under a consultant contract does not create an employer/employee relationship between WHO and the Consultant.
  • WHO shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any taxes, duties, social security contributions or other contributions payable by the Consultant. The Consultant shall be solely responsible for withholding and paying any taxes, duties, social security contributions and any other contributions which are applicable to the Consultant in in each location/jurisdiction in which the work hereunder is performed, and the Consultant shall not be entitled to any reimbursement thereof by WHO.

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