2 senior Public Health Experts, of which one as Team Leader, for advisory services print

Posted on:
1 Feb, 2019
Application by:
22 Feb, 2019
Project status:
Project title:
Advisory Services in the Health Sector for the EU
Period of project:
01 June, 2019 - 01 June, 2022
Duration of assignment:
36 months
Duty station:
at least one monthly meeting in Brussels plus home office and travels
Job code:

Project description

GFA Consulting Group is preparing a tender offer for an upcoming EU service contract to provide advisory services in the health sector. The team will consist of three experts: two senior Public Health Experts (one as Team leader) and one junior Public Health Expert with experience in communication and knowledge management.

Job description

The tasks of the experts will be to support the EU in the implementation of its policies and programmes in health assistance and the adaptations and adjustments required under its related policies. This includes supporting the EU’s contribution to improving governance of the global health cooperation architecture and mechanisms, in its ambition to increase coherence and the complementarity between interventions at bilateral and global levels and in the definition of its own approaches to cooperation in the health sector. In addition, the team will enhance the accountability and visibility of the EU.
The project will coordinate and provide directly technical assistance to the European Commission HQ in Brussels (DEVCO B4), as well as to the EU Delegations worldwide.


Master’s degree in public health or equivalent. Undergraduate studies or equivalent in communication would be an advantage.
The senior experts must have at least 10 years professional experience, covering health care, health sector and health policy development, and the formulation, the implementation, the monitoring and the evaluation of policies, programmes and projects in the area of public health (of which at least 5 years in developing countries).
Specific professional experience required:
Both will be fully conversant with the international policies and strategies related to health. S/he shall be familiar with the latest developments in the field of public health, including national policies and latest international developments (including governance issues).
An experience of 5 years of more with the policies of a major development cooperation agency as well as with their programmes and processes will be an advantage.
An experience of 3 years of more in higher level policy formulation and implementation related to the above described professional skills will be an advantage.
They must have excellent drafting, networking, communication and oral presentation skills in both French and English (at least, one of the key experts must be proficient in English while having a good command of French, and the other way round for one of the other experts);
A good knowledge of EU development policy and experience of EU development cooperation programmes and procedures would be an advantage.
Additional requirements:
- one expert will have previous experience as team leader in various projects of at least one year;
- one expert will have at least 2 years significant experience in capacity development including a successful track-record of providing easy to use practical training support,development of training contents and training delivery;
- one expert will have at least 2 years of experience in monitoring & evaluation systems with an emphasis on their design.


Please contact me , with your CV, for more information.  Ms Alvean Fentener

Contact person

  Alvean Fentener fentener@gfa-group.de

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