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Date Posted

Jul 29, 2020

Company

West African Health Organization

Job Title

West African Health Organisation (WAHO) Job Recruitment (6 Positions)

Job Type

Permanent

Description

The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with a mandate to ensure the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of the health of the people in the ECOWAS region.

Within the framework of the Regional “Reproductive Health and REV Prevention Programme in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)", WAHO and the German Financial Cooperation (Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau / KFW) have agreed to establish a Regional Financing Mechanism for Reproductive Health Commodities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:




Job Title: Consultant to Support Project Beneficiary Countries in the Identification, Documentation and Sharing of Best Practices



Reference No.: FM / TEND / AMI / 2020 / 016 / SPM / APM / bk
Location: West Africa
Project: Sahel Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Project (SM/NTD)


Introduction
The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), tasked with ensuring the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of health for the people in the ECOWAS region. One of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the region is communicable and non-communicable diseases. Disease control and the prevention of epidemics are therefore, among the priorities of the 15 countries in the ECOWAS region and a central tenet of WAHO activities.

The World Bank has provided grants to ECOWAS for WAHO to implement the Sahel Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (SM/NTD) Project, covering Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali. The project is aimed at increasing access to and use of harmonised community-level services for the prevention and treatment of malaria and select neglected tropical diseases in the cross-border areas of beneficiary countries.

The West African Health Organisation, therefore, seeks to recruit an individual Consultant to support the SM/NTD project by identifying, documenting and sharing of best practices through-out the beneficiary countries within the region.



General and Specific Objectives
The overall objective of the mission is to support WAHO and the SM/NTD project by identifying, documenting and sharing of best practices within the three (3) beneficiary countries in the region.

Specifically, the consultant shall:

  • Through a participatory and consensual process based on objective criteria, identify and document best practices in the 3 beneficiary countries and at WAHO;
  • Draw up a list of practices identified;
  • Make recommendation for scaling up good practices;
  • Make recommendations to address bottlenecks and barriers to project implementation

Duties and Responsibilities of the Consultant
The Consultant will carry out this assignment under the supervision of the PMU General Coordinator and the SM/NTDs Project Coordinator and using a participatory approach involving all project stakeholders. This shall include:

  • Consult key stakeholders/key informants, the list of whom should be agreed with the project coordinating entity;
  • Carry out field visits and virtual consulting as required with a view to engaging with stakeholders in the field (countries), documenting best and poor practices;
  • Examine reports and documents (Project Document, Project Progress Reports, Annual Budgeted Work Plans, Project Activity Reports, Communication Products), resulting from the implementation of technical interventions and any workshop/meetings as part of the implementation of the project ;
  • Identify and describe the experiences or examples of best practices, within the framework of the implementation of the project, that can be disseminated, including the conditions or pre-requisites for their replication;
  • Collate the best practices identified and propose strategies and activities for sharing best practices identified in the three (3) countries and in the region;
  • Propose solutions to correct the poor practices observed;
  • Facilitate a workshop to validate the report of the consulting mission if required.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills
The Consultant must have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Hold a University Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or Social Sciences;
  • Have a sound knowledge of technical strategies for malaria control and NTDs in the West African region ;
  • Have at least 15 years of professional experience in health;
  • At least three (03) project evaluation or capitalization missions in health domain in the last ten (10) years, one of which must be on NTD;
  • Have an excellent communication and good knowledge sharing skills
  • A good knowledge of ECOWAS region’s Health System will be an advantage;
  • Previous experience in health project coordination and management with focus on Neglected Tropical Diseases will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in word processing and data analysis, Word, Power point, Epi Info, Excel and Access databases will be an advantage;
  • Working knowledge of English and French will be an advantage

Evaluation Criteria
Essential Criteria:

  • Hold a University Degree and a Postgraduate Degree in Public Health or Social Sciences: 20 points
  • General Experiences at least 15 years of professional experience in health: 20 points
  • Specific experiences at least three (03) project evaluation or capitalization missions in health domain in the last ten (10) years, one of which must be on NTD: 30 points Excellent communication and good knowledge sharing skills: 10 points.
  • Knowledge of technical strategies for Malaria and NTD in west Africa: 10 points

Desirable Criteria incorporated in global score (10 points):

  • Previous experience in health project coordination and management with focus on Neglected Tropical Diseases is an asset;
  • Knowledge of ECOWAS Region’s Health System;
  • Working knowledge of English (working language of World Bank) and French (language in the Sahel) will be an advantage.


Method of Application
Interested and qualified consultants should express their interest by mail to: wahooas-tender@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Or
Click here to apply online





Job Title: Accountant



Reference No.: FM / TEND / AMI / 2020 / 05 / bk
Location: Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso


Introduction
The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the specialized Institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) responsible for health matters. Its mandate is to provide the highest level of health care delivery to populations in the sub-region. Communicable and non-communicable diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the region; therefore, disease control and the prevention of epidemics are among the priorities of the 15 countries in the ECOWAS region and a central tenet of WAHO activities.

The World Bank has provided grants to ECOWAS for WAHO to implement 03 projects:

  • The Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Regional Project (SWEDD)
  • The Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement Project (REDISSE)
  • The Sahel Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Project (SM/NTD)

The objective of the Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend Regional Project (SWEDD) is to contribute to the broader goal of reducing vulnerability and improving economic opportunities in the Sahel Region by working across countries and in conjunction with national systems, programs and Projects. Specifically, the project development objective is to promote cross border benefits, regional goods and efficiencies in both demand and supply-side interventions that contribute to accelerating the demographic dividend.

The project has 4 components:

  • Improve regional demand for Reproductive, Mother, Newborn and Child Health and Nutrition (RMNCHN) services and increase empowerment for women and adolescents;
  • Strengthen regional capacity for availability of RMNCHN commodities and rural midwives;
  • Support rural midwifery training institutions in target countries, strengthen their capacity to increase the quantity and quality of midwives;
  • Foster political commitment and capacity for policy making and project implementation.

The objective of the Sahel Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases Project (SM/NTD) is to increase access to and use of harmonized country-level services for the prevention and treatment of malaria and selected Neglected Tropical Diseases targeting cross-border areas in participating countries in the Sahel region.

The project has 2 components:

  • Improve regional collaboration for better results across participating countries;
  • Strengthen institutional capacity to coordinate and monitor implementation.

The main objective of the Regional Diseases Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project in West Africa is to: Build national and regional inter-sectoral capacities for enhanced collaborative disease surveillance and epidemics preparedness in West Africa by overcoming the weaknesses of the human and animal health systems that hinder efficient surveillance of diseases and response.

The REDISSE project has five (5) components:

  • Surveillance and Health Information;
  • Laboratory Capacity Building;
  • Preparedness and Emergency Response;
  • Human Resource Management for effective disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness;
  • Institutional Capacity Building, Project Management, Coordination and Advocacy.

Purpose of the Assignment:

  • The Accountant will be responsible for the management and custody of all accounting documents relating to the project finances as well as maintaining and reconciliation of bank balances
  • He/She will be expected to respect the guidelines and procedures under ECOWAS regulations and the World Bank-funded projects.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all accounting documents are in order and are accurately posted into the ECOLink system promptly and into other accounting software WAHO may set up;
  • Monitor transfer payments with the banks and follow up the receipt of swift copies and receipt of funds by recipients;
  • Review and verification of Financial Reports of ALL advances made to staff, countries and Partners and monitor the posting through the accounting system;
  • Reconcile personal accounts and prepare monthly statements for project staff;
  • Prepare reimbursement of expenses to be made to partners;
  • Review air tickets itinerary prepared for project related travel (staff/participants) emanating from WAHO Travels;
  • Receive bank statements for all banks and prepare bank Reconciliation statements on a monthly basis for submission to the Financial Management System (FMS);
  • Maintain Asset Register for ALL assets of the various Projects;
  • Ensure proper filing of all supporting documents relating to the operation of the projects;
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements for ALL projects for submission to the FMS;
  • Ensure the proper filing of all supported documents for posted transactions;
  • Participate in budget preparation, ensure budget compliance and prepare periodic budget/actual reports for all projects;
  • Undertake other relevant accounting duties as may be assigned by WAHO Management.

Qualification, Experience and Core Competencies

  • Hold at least First Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related fields from a recognized university;
  • Proven knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting (IPSAS) will be an advantage;
  • Professional certification such as CPA, ACA, ACCA will be an advantage;
  • At least eight (8) years professional experience in accounting including at least two (2) years in a project funded by technical or financial partners (World Bank, African Development Bank, European Union, etc.) or in an international, regional or sub-regional institution;
  • The incumbent must have excellent computer skills, knowledge of an accounting software such as SAP will be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of the World Bank’s current financial management requirements would be an advantage;
  • Be able to work under pressure in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Fluency in English which is the working language of the World Bank is essential. Knowledge of a second ECOWAS language would be an advantage.

Duration, Location and Nature of Appointment

  • This is a WAHO consultancy position supported by donor funds. The appointment is for 1 year subject to a one month probationary period and may be renewable according to availability of funds from the project. Attractive consolidated remuneration packages will be paid
  • The Accountant will be based at WAHO Headquarters in Bobo-Dioulasso, BURKINA FASO, but will travel in the ECOWAS region as required.
  • WAHO now invites qualified individuals to indicate their interest in providing the services. They should provide information that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services (Cover Letter indicating which of the above positions is of interest, detailed Curriculum Vitae including description of similar assignments, and experience and copies of supporting documents).


Method of Application
Interested and qualified consultants should express their interest by mail to: wahooas-tender@ecowas.int using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Or
Click here to apply online





Job Title: Individual Consultant for the Final Evaluation of the Project "Moving Maternal Newborn and Child Health Evidence into Policy in West Africa (MEP)”


Reference N°N° MEP/TEND/AMI/2020/05/bk
Location: West Africa
Slot: 2 Openings


Introduction

  • The West African Health Organisation (WAILO), a specialized Institution of ECO WAS, has received grants from the international Development Research Centre (IDRC) for the implementation of the ‘Moving Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Evidence into Policy in West Africa” (MP) and intends to use part of this giant to make payments under the following contract: “Recruitment of two (2) individual consultants for the final evaluation of the project "Moving maternal newborn and child health evidence into policy in West Africa (MEP)”.
  • The study will be divided into two zones: Francophone zone composed of Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal and Anglophone zone composed of Ghana and Nigeria.


Mission Objective

  • The general objective of the evaluation is to study the realization of the role of the Health Policy and Research Organisation of the West African Health Organisation as defined in the IMCHA initiative.

Services to be provided by consultants:

  • Analyse the contribution of WAHO to the ownership of Innovating for maternal and child health in Africa (IMCUA) funded projects and their results by the authorities of the implementing countries;
  • Identify the capacity building and mutual learning that WAHO has provided to the research teams and document their contributions to the Implementation and dissemination of project results;
  • Determine WAHO’s contribution to facilitating knowledge transfer to improve the use of research findings to influence policy in countries.

Duration of the mission:

  • This evaluation will be carried out over a period of two (2) months with a maximum intervention time of 22 working day far each of the consultants.


Consultant Profile
The assignment will be carried out by two individual consultants with the following qualifications:

  • Hold at least one postgraduate degree (Master's or Doctorate) in Public Health or Social Sciences;
  • Have at least 10 years’ experience in public health issues, MNCH in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Have conducted at least three (3) health projects or programme evaluation missions.
  • Have developed and published at least one article on the results of a project evaluation;
  • Have a good knowledge of French or English speaking countries of West Africa.


Application Closing Date
12:00 hours GMT; 30th July, 2020.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified individual should submit an expression of interest with the reference “Recruitment of two (2) individual consultants for final evaluation of moving maternal newborn and child evidence into policy in West Africa” (MEP) project” to WAHO via post or email at the address below:
West African Health Organization,
01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01
Avenue Ouezzin COULIBALY.

E-mail: wahooas-tenders@ecowas.int

Submission of Expression of Interest:

  • A consultant may express interest in one or both zones. In the event that he expresses interest in both areas, he must specify the area for which he has more preference. At the end of the procedure, a different consultant will be selected for each Zone.

Content of the expression of interest:

  • The West African Health Organization invites eligible Individual Consultants to express their interest in providing the services described above.
  • The Consultant must provide a technical file including the letter of expression of interest, past experiences (curriculum vitae highlighting degrees, experience gained, missions carried out, employers, periods of precise completion of each mission or post, experience in carrying out similar missions, as well as references for possible verifications, etc.).

Selection procedures:

  • The consultant will be selected in accordance with the consultant selection procedures defined in the ECOWAS procurement code available at https://www.ecowas.int


Criteria for the evaluation of expressions of interest
Essential criteria:

  • Degree (holder of at least one postgraduate degree (Master's or Doctorate) in public health or social sciences): 10 points;
  • General experience (at least 10 years experience in public health issues, MNCH in sub-Saharan Africa): 10 points;
  • Specific experiences: at least two (02) health project or programme evaluation missions: 60 points;
  • Have a good knowledge of French and English speaking countries of West Africa: 10 points;

Desirable Criteria:

  • Have developed and published at least one article on the results of a project evaluation: 10 points.




Job Title: Animal Health Programme Officer, Regional Animal Health Centre (RAHC)


Reference No: FM/TEND/AMI/2020/07/bk/spm/apm
Location: Bamako, Mali
Duration: 1 year contract


Introduction

  • ECOWAS, cognizant of the need to equip itself with an adequate tool for the management of animal health actions, established through the Additional Act A/SA.20/02/12, the Regional Animal Health Centre (RAHC) in Bamako in February 2012. The RAHC serves as a specialized technical entity of the Community on animal health issues. In alignment with the “One Health’ approach, the mission assigned to the RAHC complements that of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), the ECO WAS specialized institution in human health created in 1987 and operational since 2000.
  • It is in this context that ECOWAS requested and received funding from the World Bank to implement the Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement Project in West Africa (RED1SSE). The main objective of the project. which covers the fifteen ECOWAS States and Mauritania, is to strengthen national and regional inter-sectoral capacity to ensure better collaboration on disease surveillance and epidemic preparedness in West Africa by addressing weaknesses in human and animal health systems that hinder surveillance and effective disease response.
  • It is within this framework that WAHO is seeking applications from qualified and experienced individuals for the recruitment of an Animal Health Programme Officer on behalf of the Regional Animal Health Centre (RAHC) in Bamako, Mali.


Roles and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Executive Director of the RAJIC. the Animal Health Programme Officer will as part of his/her main functions and responsibilities, ensure the technical implementation of the RAHC’s activities in the field of Transboundary Animal Diseases (TAOs) and Zoonosis. More specifically, he/she will:

  • Improve the animal disease and zoonotic disease notification system in accordance with ECOWAS, OIE and WHO standards;
  • Strengthen epidemiological surveillance of Transboundary Animal Diseases (TADs) and zoonosis through technical and logistical support to national epidemio-surveillance networks;
  • Inform Member States on the regional situation and the risk of incursion and/or spread of TADs and zoonosis;
  • Promote capacity building of national and regional diagnostic laboratories and monitoring of regional laboratory networks;
  • Promote capacity building of national epidemiological units and monitoring of national and regional epidemiological surveillance networks:
  • Harmonize national emergency response plans for the control of TADs and zoonotic agents;
  • Monitor, evaluate and enforce animal disease and zoonotic control measures (slaughter, vaccination campaigns) to prevent their spread to humans;
  • Monitor the sub-regional mechanism for the prevention and control of TAOs and zoonotic diseases in close collaboration with other partners;
  • Implement the REDISSE project activities by the RAHC as well as submit quarterly reporting.


Duration, Location and Nature of the Post

  • This is a consultant position at the Bamako Regional Animal Health Centre (CSRA/Bamako). The duration of the contract is one (I) year subject to a probationary period of three (3) months. The contract may be renewed during the duration of the project depending on performance and availability of funds.
  • The place of employment of the Programme Officer in Animal Health is the headquarters of the RAHC in Bamako. He or she will catty out missions to ECO WAS Member States.
  • Duly qualified Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Individuals interested in this notice are invited to express their interest. They will be required to provide information attesting to the qualifications and skills required (cover letter indicating the position, a detailed curriculum vitae, including descriptions of similar assignments and experiences, and copies of supporting documents).
  • The required consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures for selecting individual consultants as set out in the Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011 edition, revised version in July 2014) available on the World Bank website.


Qualifications, experience and Skills Required
To be qualified, candidates must meet the following conditions:

  • Have a university degree in Veterinary Medicine or any other equivalent degree in veterinary
  • Have at least ten (10)years of experience in the mentioned fields:
  • Have proven professional experience its national and regional institutions in the field of TAOs and zoonosis;
  • A good knowledge of animal health in the ECOWAS region would be an advantage;
  • Have a solid knowledge of animal health policies, strategies and legislation in ECOWAS countries;
  • Have team leader, trainer and facilitator skills;
  • The candidate should be proficient in one language of ECOWAS. Proficiency in a second or third language will be an advantage;
  • Satisfy the other competencies mentioned in the terms of reference.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should express their interest by submitting their application by email to: wahooas-tenders@ecowas.int

Note

  • Additional information can be obtained at the following times: Monday-Friday 08:00 - 16:00 GMT with the Contact person at WAHO at this  address: Mme Lalaissa Amoukou - lamoukou@wahooas.org
  • WAHO and the World Bank shall not be liable for any costs or other expenses incurred by the individual Consultant in the preparation or submission of the expression of interest.




Job Title: Procurement Specialist


Reference No: FM/TEND/AMI/2020/01/bk
Location: Bobo-ioulasso, Burkina Faso
Duration: 1 year contract


Introduction

  • The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with a mandate to ensure the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of health of the people in the EOWAS region.
  • Within the framework of the Regional “Reproductive Health and HIV Prevention Programme in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)”, WAHO and the German Financial Cooperation
  • (Kreditanstaltfiir Wiederaufbau / KFW) have agreed to establish a Regional Financing Mechanism for Reproductive Health Commodities.
  • It is against this backdrop that WAHO seeks to recruit a qualified and experienced Procurement Specialist.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Procurement Specialist for the Contraceptive Commodity Procurement Fund (CPF) of the Regional Financing Mechanism (RPM) will be responsible for assisting the RRHP/RFM Officer on a daily basis to effectively and efficiently execute activities, in particular those related to the implementation of the Commodity Procurement Fund (CPF).

Specifically. the Consultant's tasks and responsibilities will consist of:

  • Develop a database to monitor the quantification and distribution of(national) products;
  • Review CPF funding requests from beneficiaries;
  • Monitor and control the contraceptive commodity procurement process:
    • Check the completeness of the tender documents;
    • Check tender publications;
    • Check bid review (evaluation report); Prepare draft contracts and official contracts;
    • Follow-up on orders;
    • Follow-up (in deliveries;
    • Fill in the RFM contract monitoring plan;
    • Organize and ensure efficient physical and electronic archiving of procurement documents;
  • Monitor with the beneficiaries, the stocks of products procured by the programme; if necessary, make recommendations for commodity transfer;
  • Contribute to the EWS (Early Warning System) and management of the national stock monitoring tool (PPMR) from a Total Market perspective;
  • Accompany the Expert - Technical Assistant during visits to the countries covered by the Programme, and if necessary conduct country-visits independently and/or with other programme stakeholders (external consultant, donors, etc.).;
  • Perform any other tasks within and in support of the management unit upon the request of the RFM Programme Officer;
  • Conduct procurement activities in liaison with the Procurement Unit of WAHO.


Duration, Duty Station and Nature of Appointment

  • This is a WAHO consultant and donor-funded position. The appointment will be for one (1) year subject to initial three (3) months’ probation.The contract may be renewed subject to the performance and the availability of project funds,The incumbent shall enjoy an attractive consolidated remuneration. The Procurement Specialist will be based at WAHO Headquarters in Bobo-Dioulasso, BURKINA FASO, but will travel in the ECO WAS region as required.
  • Consultants interested in this notice are invited to express their interest. They should provide information showing that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services (Cover letter indicating the position applied for, detailed Curriculum Vitae - including description of past similar assignments, and experience - and copies of supporting documents).
  • The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures for the selection of individual consultants set out in the ECOWAS Procurement Code.


Qualification, Experience and Core Competencies

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Management, Economies, Law, Engineering, Procurement, Health, Pharmacy or other related disciplines;
  • Have a specialization / competence in health inputs procurement and inventory management
  • Have at least five (5) years of professional experience in managing procurement process operations in a public or private institution;
  • Demonstrated skills in the review of technical dossiers and in the preparation of tender documents in the pharmaceutical sector will be an advantage;
  • Knowledge of central stores in the ECOWAS region and their organisation and management method will be an advantage;
  • Experience with international donors’ procurement regulations, procedures and standard documents;
  • Have professional experience in supporting and monitoring the supply chain management system


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should express their interest by submitting their application by email to: wahooas-tenders@ecowas.int the subject of the email must indicate the position for which you are applying

Note

  • Additional information can be obtained at the following times: Monday-Friday 08:00 - 16:00 GMT with the Contact person at WAHO at this  address: Mme Lalaissa Amoukou - lamoukou@wahooas.org
  • WAHO or KFW shall not bear any costs or expenses incurred by the individual Consultant in connection with the preparation or submission of the EOI.
  • Qualified consultant may download the TORs on WAHO website at the following address: www.wahooas.org






Job Title: Special Advisor for Capacity Building and Organisation Development


Reference No: FM/TEND/AMI/2020/03/bk
Location: Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso


Introduction

  • The West African Health Organisation (WAHO), intends to recruit a Special Advisor for Capacity Building and Organisational Development, under a USAID-funded project aimed at strengthening the capacity of WAHO to become the lead health institution in the region for policy harmonization and advocacy, and to promote public-private partnerships for health.
  • In addition, the project aids WAHO in identifying, sharing, and supporting the scaling-up of best practices in health in West Africa, as well as operationalizing the ECOWAS regional Health Information Systems’ policy.

General and Specific Objectives:

  • The Consultant shall assist WAHO in the implementation of a full range of activities to improve performance and enhance leadership, management, and governance.

The Specific Objectives are:

  • Strengthen WAHO’s and Member States’ capacity in Leadership and Governance;
  • Train trainers in Leadership and Governance;
  • Strengthen WAHO’s communication capacity;
  • Provide technical support to the DG;
  • Provide support in developing proposals for resource mobilization.


Key Skills, Technical Background and Experience Required

  • A Master's degree or higher qualification in Management, Business Administration, Public Health, Finance, Health Economics, Economic Policy Management or any other relevant field from an accredited university;
  • Additional certificate/qualification in Human Resource Management would be an advantage;
  • Demonstrable experience in capacity building or performance improvement for local organizations/institutions;
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of capacity building policies;
  • A sound knowledge of the socio-eeonomic situation of the ECO WAS region;
  • ECOWAS citizen with proficiency in one of the ECOWAS official languages (English/French/Portuguese), supported with evidence. Knowledge of a second or third language will be an advantage;
  • Proven supervisory and management skills;
  • Demonstrable experience in capacity building or performance improvement for organisations or institutions;
  • Experience working with donor institutions will be an advantage.

Duration, Duty Station and Nature of Appointment:

  • This is a USAID- funded Consultancy. The Special Advisor shall be appointed for a period of one (1) year subject to three (3) months’ probation. The contract may be renewed based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The incumbent will enjoy attractive consolidated remuneration.
  • The Special Adviser will be based at WAHO Headquarters in Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkinafaso.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified individual should express their interest by submitting their Applications by email to the address: wahooas-tenders@ecowas.int The subject of the email must indicate the position applied for.

Important Information / Notice

  • Applicants interested in this position should provide information that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience. The application should include a cover letter indicating the position applied for, detailed Curriculum Vitae - including description of past similar assignments, and experience - and copies of supporting documents.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures for the selection of individual consultants as set out in the tender code of ECOWAS.
  • Interested candidates may access the Terms of Reference from the WAHO website at: www.wahooas.org
  • WAHO or USAID shall not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by the individual applicant in connection with the preparation or submission of the EOI.
  • Further information may be obtained during working hours: From Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 16:00 GMT from the WAHO Resource Person at the address below:



Year of Experience

Does Not Matter

Salary

Date Available

Recruiter's Email

wahooas-tenders@ecowas.int

Location

FCT

Closing Date

13th August, 2020.
   
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