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Project Overview and Role
The Cross-Border Health Integrated Partnership Project (CB-HIPP), supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has a goal of extending quality integrated health services in strategic border areas and other transport corridor sites and waterways in East Africa. MEASURE Evaluation is conducting a performance evaluation of CB-HIPP and assessing the cost of CB-HIPP programmatic scale up. The primary objective of MEASURE Evaluation is to enable countries to strengthen their systems to generate high quality health information that is used for decision making at local, national, and global levels.
The consultant will support many aspects CB-HIPP costing analysis, including contextual research on health services in the region, data identification, and stakeholder engagement. The consultancy will be for 30 days between November 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 in Nairobi, Kenya. The consultant will report to the MEASURE Evaluation activity manager.
o Support the gathering of information on health services, key populations, and development of costing scenarios
o Assist in gathering, compiling and analyzing key data for the costing model.
o Conduct interviews with stakeholders to collect information on program function.
o Work with Palladium staff to coordinate for relevant meetings and facilitate meetings with activity team.
o Participate in organization and execution of the CB-HIPP costing assessment.
o Work as team member with activity team to meet program goals.
o Bachelor's degree in public health, public administration, or related field such as administration, policy/planning, or economics.
o Prior experience collecting and analyzing costing data (3 years)
o Knowledge of the policy and program efforts related to cross-border health in East Africa, as well as stakeholders engaged in work in this area.
o Experience engaging stakeholders and managing logistics for meetings
o Understanding of and access to relevant public data sources on health services.
o Highly proficient with Microsoft Office and general computer skills.
o Knowledge of topics around cross-border health priorities, key populations, and USAID health programming.
o Proven ability to work independently and as a team member.
o Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
o Fluency in English required.