Programme Management Advisor – UNOPS – Home Based

Home Based
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Programme Management Advisor – UNOPS – Home Based

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Programme Management Advisor – UNOPS – Home Based

Tasks and Duties

Under the overall supervision of the ACCESS Fund Director, the Consultant will carry out the following key duties and responsibilities:

  • Document review (some of the key documents include the Description of Action, Strategy of Access to Health Fund, Monitoring & Evaluation Strategy, DFID’s Approach to Value for Money, 3MDG Value for Money assessments, 3MDG Final Evaluation Report, 3MDG Project Completion Review by DFID, latest 3MDG Annual Report)
  • Internal consultations – with the Fund Director, Programme, Strategy, Monitoring & Evaluation, Procurement, Program Management Office unit members
  • External consultations – with Donor representatives on the Fund Board, the MOHS, and relevant partners implementing Access programmes
  • Develop a Value for Money Framework,  in close collaboration with FMO Units
  • Participate in addressing stakeholder feedback on the draft Value for Money Framework
  • Finalise the Value for Money Framework based on inputs of internal and external stakeholders;
  • Review the Fund’s approaches, interventions, and delivery modalities, in particular given the focus on vulnerable populations in conflict-affected areas, and provide advice to the FMO as to whether they are likely to result in strong Value for Money during the Fund’s lifetime
  • Provide recommendations on areas in which the Fund could improve its Value for Money proposition (Note: at this early point in the life of the Fund, there can be no meaningful assessment of results; the advice sought under this point will be structural in nature).

Education/Experience/Language requirements

  • A Master degree in Health Economics, Health Finance, or other relevant area is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in combination with additional two years of similar experience may be accepted in lieu of a Master’s degree.
Work Experience
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience at senior level in the health sector. Breadth of experience (e.g work in different roles as a program implementer, funds manager and technical advisor) would be considered a strength.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in developing and/or advising on development of Value for Money Frameworks and mechanisms.
  • Experience with multi-donor health funds is a significant asset.
  • Experience developing Value for Money or cost-effectiveness approach in other conflict-affected low-resource settings is desirable.
  • Understanding of Myanmar’s context, and experience with Myanmar’s health system is a significant asset.
  • Excellent skills in both written and spoken English are required.
Closing date for applications 30 January 2020 before midnight.

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