Technical Advisor - Health
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Position provides high quality health technical assistance to National Offices (NOs) in programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models in alignment with World Vision’s strategy and help achieve child well-being impact. Develops proposals for grant donors, individuals, businesses, institutions and/or foundations as per requests from the NOs and Support Offices (SOs). Position is deployed for disaster response and other requests from the clients.
Policies, Standards and Guidance:
Reviews requests for health technical services from the National offices, Regional offices, Support offices and global center and develops terms of reference for provision of such expertise.
Provides high quality health technical assistance to National Offices for TA/TP and programme design, monitoring and evaluation. This would include level 1 or 2 or 3 services to the clients.
Co-creates and develops new health project models in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Centre (GC) Sector Lead.
Scale-up core project model implementation in NOs, in alignment with strategy.
Provides health technical assistance NOs to contextualize and adapt partnership guidance in consideration of their contexts.
Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from NO, SO, Regional Office (RO) or GC clients.
Work alongside National Office staff to build understanding of WV’s health global sectoral approaches and core project models.
Provide training to clients as requested.
Mentors and coaches health technical staff in NOs, and SOs.
Identify innovative and promising approaches in field implementation as they provide health technical services to the NOs.
Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model).
Develops winning proposals for grant donors as per specific requests from clients.
Acts as Chief of Party or other technical staff of grant funded programmes of National offices during start-up phase.
Provides other services based on service requests from clients.
Programme Quality/Evidence of Impact:
Ensure NO health TA and TP designs meet organizational standards.
Influence decision makers and technical specialists in the NOs and SOs for continuous quality improvement.
Participate in programme evaluations where requested by NO.
Undertake quality assessments based on requests from the line management and provide necessary advise.
Knowledge Management and Communications:
Document lessons learned.
Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within CoPs.
Ensures personal ongoing professional development and growth.
Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams.
Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of NO clients.
Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients.
Based on requests from clients represent WV as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Master’s Public Health
5 years (min) field level experience in health.
Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors.
Experience both in health programming, and revenue acquisition related areas.
Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DM&E) experience in Health Sector.
Fluency in English and French (verbal and written)
Training / adult learning as a required capability.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.