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  • Posted: Feb 19, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 20, 2020
  • Options Consultancy Services Limited is a consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse ch...
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    Regional Senior Technical Advisor


    WISH2ACTION is led by the International Planned Parenthood Foundation (IPPF) with the following consortium partners: Options (national ownership lead); Marie Stopes International (service delivery partner); International Rescue Committee (service delivery partner); Development Media International (social norm and behaviour change lead) and Handicap International (inclusion of disabilities). Our approach to National Ownership comprises of four strategies: increase government commitment to SRH/FP outcomes through domestic financing; use evidence-based advocacy and effective partnerships to strengthen policy and legislation; use evidence to hold the government to account for SRH outcomes and; promote quality control and standards of service provision and care.

    Main purpose of job:

    The Regional Senior Technical Advisor is responsible for providing technical assistance to enabling the environment and sustainability component of the WISH2ACTION programme across 7 countries in Africa and Asia.

    The purpose of the role is to enhance regional stewardship of the Options’ technical approach within the WISH2ACTION consortium, weaving together accountability, policy, strategic planning change, health financing and quality improvement initiatives to deliver measurable results.


    Expertise should include some of the below areas:

    • At least eight years’ work experience, with significant experience in the provision of technical assistance including remote support across multiple countries;
    • Solid understanding of the health sector in one or more of the WISH2ACTION programme countries, including the relationship between national and sub-national levels, and country ownership approaches;
    • Strong experience in health financing approaches, particularly health budget tracking and advocacy;
    • Strong experience in facilitating evidence-based planning process or policy reforms to track progress on health indicators and commitments
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with experience interacting with government officials, development partners, civil society and other health sector stakeholders;
    • Excellent influencing skills, with an ability to identify and act on opportunities to build buy-in and support among decision-makers;

    Other information:

    Options is an equal opportunities employer Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment We seek people who are pro-choice, energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision

    Applications from Kenyan or Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged, as well as candidates with the right to live and work in Kenya or Nigeria (priority will be given to candidates who hail from Sub-Saharan Africa

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Options Consultancy Services Limited on to apply
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