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Strategy Development Consultant at Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health, with support of Development Partners, including the Deutsche GesellschaftfürInternationaleZusammenarbeit (GIZ), started the process to formulate the  third Health Strategic Plan (HSP3, 2016-2020). The HSP3 is a strategic management toolthat guidesthe MoH and stakeholders to effectively and efficiently marshal the available  resources towards achieving defined goals and objectives. The formulation process happens under guidance of the Minister of Health, with inputs by the Technical Working  Group for Health (TWGH) and its Secretariat. The execution process is led, managed, coordinated and facilitated by the Department of Planning & Health Information, with  technical support by seven Task Teams advising on a equal number of strategic areas.

Similar to the formulation of its predecessor, the MoH employs a participatory and consultative approach to HSP3 development. Consultative workshops are organized to  generate inputs from Task Forces, Sub-Committees of TWGHs, Ministries/Agencies, Provincial Health Departments, Operational Districts and Health facilities, subnational  administrations, professional associations, academic institutions, private sector, and Health Partners including NGOs.

Description of services
To provide technical support to the HSP3 Formulation Secretariat and Task Teams to properly execute the steps specified in the road map for the formulation of HSP3. This  support is provided under guidance of the Director of the Department of Planning and Health Information.

The main tasks of the technical support include to:
• Review and summarize key features of health legislation, regulations, policies, plans, guidelines and other documents relevant to the development of HSP3;
• Organize workshops and other related meetings;
• Review and consolidate comments on working papers/draft plan document
• Assist DPHI Director in drafting working papers;

The assessment will be for 2 weeks per month during 12 months, starting from November 2014 to October 2015 for 120 consultancy days.

Profile and skills
• Advanced university degree in the field of planning, public health, economics, public administration and social sciences.
• At least 5 years professional experiences in policy and planning system;
• Thorough knowledge of the Cambodian health system, especially system development planning and budgeting, monitoring and evaluation;
• Knowledge and understanding of Khmer culture and its social and political environment;
• Ability to communicate effectively with various partners, including Government and development agency representatives;
• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with peoples from different backgrounds;
• Flexible and responsive to changes and demands;
• Proficiency in English, and excellent reporting writing skills

Should you be interested in carrying out the aforementioned tasks, please submit a letter of interest with an updated CV and the financial proposal to GIZ Office Phnom Penh by 17:00h on the 27th of October 2014 to or to the below address:

Ms. Channa Duk; GIZ Office Phnom Penh;
# 17, Street 306, Boeung Keng Kang 1,Chamcarmon, Phnom Penh
Women are encouraged to apply. The local consultant shall not be a civil servant of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Only shortlisted candidates will be considered and contacted.
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