Consultant for Capacity Assessment, Sudan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Development Agency of United Nations
Closing date: 12 Nov 2008
Location: Sudan (the) - Juba


Vacancy Announcement

I. Consultancy Information

Title: Consultant for Capacity Assessment - HIV/AIDS
Name of the Project: Global Fund fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Supervisor: Procurement and Supplies Management Specialist
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement (SSA)
Duration: 2 weeks (proposed start date: 19 November 2008)
Deadline: 12 Nov 2008
No of Post: 2
Email Applications to:
Delivery by Hand: ATT: Tokumitsu Kobayashi, PSM Specialist, UNDP Southern Sudan, Juba, Southern Sudan

Interested candidates should apply by sending their Letter of Interest and CV (preferably United Nations Personal History Form (P.11 Form)) to: or drop a sealed envelope marked Confidential with the title of the position at UNDP Office in Juba by 16:00 Juba Time on Nov 12, 2008. The available starting date and fees of the assignment which is subject to negotiation if applicable shall be clearly stated in the Letter of Interest.

Women Candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

II. Background

UNDP Southern Sudan Office is Principal Recipient (PR) for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria (GFATM) grants awarded to Southern Sudan. UNDP has signed four Grant Agreements (GAs) to support the fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.
In this regard, UNDP Southern Sudan is undertaking a procurement process to select service providers (NGOs, firms, etc.) who will work in the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Service programme (Round-4 Phase-II).

III. Key Activities to be Undertaken

For the purpose of accountability in line with the requirements of the Grant Agreements, UNDP conducts assessments of all prospective sub-recipients to ensure that all entities meet the minimum capacity requirements in the following four areas: Institutional and Programmatic, Financial Management and Systems, Monitoring and Evaluation, and proper drug management

IV. Deliverables

Under the overall supervision of Procurement and Supplies Management Specialist, the consultants will perform the tasks indicated below. The consultancy will result in following outputs:

- Conduct capacity assessments of the proposing sub-recipients in line with the Global Fund procedure, addressing Institutional and Programmatic, Financial Management and Systems, Monitoring and Evaluation, and Procurement and Supplies Management capacity, as appropriate.
- Prepare capacity assessment report in accordance with formality prepared by the Global Fund, addressing the four areas above, as appropriate.
- Ensure timely and complete reporting is strictly required.

V. Duration of Consultancy

2 weeks starting from 19 November 2008

VI. Desired Qualification & Experience

- Advanced university degree, preferably in Finance, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, or a related area

- Seven years work experience, preferably in Finance, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics
- Work experience under Global Fund program, especially HIV/AIDS programme, is strong asset.
- Background in organization development and Training and research

- Excellent knowledge of computer software applications, Excel, Microsoft word, and Internet a must
Language Requirements:
Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English.

UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
How to apply
Reference Code: RW_7L2LU2-65
Source: Reliefweb

Tags: Aids Prevention; Computer Software; Financial Management; Monitoring and Evaluation; Procurement; Public Health