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Technical Experts - Horn of Africa (Anticipated Positions)
« on: January 04, 2015, 06:01:49 AM »
International Medical Corps is prospectively assembling a multi-disciplinary team of experts towards competing for a USAID/Rockefeller Resilience Challenge Grant in East Africa. Should International Medical Corps win a Grant, it will contract these subject matter experts to enable a deliberate, structured, collaborative, coaching, mentoring, partnership and mutual learning approach in the implementation of local level health resilience assessments. These positions are intended to complement the team by ensuring effective program assessment, identification, design, and implementation and in response to the major burdens affecting targeted countries/ populations in the Horn of Africa. In particular, we seek diverse teams that bring together a variety of disciplines with a range of viewpoints, including but not limited to public sector, private sector, local civil society, international NGOs, and academic sector members.

At this stage, IMC is looking for experts it can add to its pre-proposal concept for submission to the Resilience Challenge competition in the following categories. Selected experts will be required to sign a letter of commitment to participate on the IMC team. Interested experts should submit c.v’s not exceeding two pages in length.


- Team Lead, disaster risk reduction/resilience
- Alternate team lead, climate change risk analysis & resilience
- Health sector research & capacity building
- Public-private partnerships for health
- Adaptive management of health systems to future climate uncertainty
- Sexual/Reproductive Health
- Community health/nursing
- Disease/Pathogens
- Emergency Response/ Contingency Planning
- Civil/Environmental Engineering
- Agriculture/Livelihoods/Livestock
- Food security
- Environment
- Politics/Conflict/Security
- Gender & Social analysis
- Economics/Financial Analysis
- Micro, Medium & Small Enterprise Development
- Monitoring & Evaluation



Advanced degree in related discipline;
At least 10 years’ demonstrated experience in subject matter;
Good knowledge of multilateral and bilateral donors, including regulations, policies and requirements specific to the health sector;
Experience in programme development including proposal writing and use of standard tools (eg, logframes, SWOT etc)
Fluency in spoken and written English language essential
Excellent communication skills with an ability to work on inter-disciplinary initiatives collaborate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders;
Ability to travel up to 40% of time.

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