South Sudan

Vaccine Verification Consultant

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About the role

The Health Pooled Fund began its third phase (HPF3) in October 2018 and is supported to run until 2023 by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), the Government of Canada, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Gavi – The Vaccine Alliance and the EU.

HPF3 merges two previous health programmes - Health Pooled Fund 2 (HPF2), which provides healthcare at health facility level, and the Integrated Community Case Management 2 (ICCM2) programme, which provides healthcare to children under-five within more remote communities. HPF3 supports delivery of community level, essential primary health care, secondary health care and referral health services, stabilisation of local health systems, and procurement and supply chain management of essential medical commodities.

HPF supports services in eight states of South Sudan known as: Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria, Western Equatoria, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Warrap, Unity and Lakes.

The programme impact will be an improved health and nutrition status for the population that saves lives and reduces morbidity (including maternal, infant and under-5 mortality), and has the following principal outputs:

Output 1: Enhanced delivery of integrated health services through a network of health facilities.
Output 2: Expanded Community health services for the prevention and treatment of common conditions based upon the Boma Health Initiative Guidelines.
Output 3: Strengthened management of the Supply Chain for essential drugs and commodities.
Output 4: Stable health systems that are responsive and accountable to the needs of communities and individuals accessing health services.
Output 5: Funds and processes that are efficient, effective, inclusive and offer value for money

To attain these outcomes, the HPF3 team is responsible for:

  • Effective programme management, including robust risk management.
  • Ensuring continuity of and support to service delivery, with a focus on improving quality.
  • Specialist technical assistance covering health service delivery, community engagement, nutrition, health planning, information, and HRH.
  • Procurement and supply chain management of essential medical commodities
  • Management of the Implementing Partner fund
  • Management of fiduciary risk associated with use of donor funds.

Objective of consultancy

The consultancy has the following objectives

  • The Vaccine Verification consultant will conduct validation of data to ensure data quality assurance for COVID- 19 vaccination

Scope of Work

  • Ensure issues in Covid-19 vaccination supplies and reporting tool management are identified and actively addressed at all levels.
  • Proactively liaise with implementing partners to evaluate and improve data collection systems and procedures
  • Support Covid-19 vaccinations data collection and visualisation activities (Manual, ODK and DHIS2

About you

The consultant must have:

  • University degree/Diploma preferably at an advanced level, in monitoring and evaluation relevant to information management including supply chain
  • Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel or MS Access (e.g., pivot tables and functions); proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs, and reports.

About us

You will be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people. Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth. Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services. We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

About what's on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

How to apply

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