Technical assistance for the JANS objective assessment of HSTP 2 for child health in Ethiopia

at ABH Partners P.L.C
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 30, 2020
Category Consultancy
Health Care / Medical
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB



UNICEF believes that the HSTP 2 needs to reflect child rights for child health to achieve SDG 3 for health improvement.


Ensure that HSTP2 adequately reflects child health so that the best public health benefit can be realized for the population of Ethiopia, the child health indicators will improve and child rights will be reflected in future investment.

Scope of work

The Consultant will support the FMOH and UNICEF  through a collaborative, concrete strategic process for considering child health and the investments needed to achieve child health improvements over the next five years.

Specific Tasks

1.    Participate     in  the   JANS   teams   to   assess   the     HSTP  2  against the  JANS methodology

2.  Contribute child health sections for the JANS assessment of HSTP 2.


  • The approach should be participatory and scientific in nature, based on the convening of national experts and local ownership, as well as global best practices
  • The process should be innovative taking in consideration the COVID 19 situation in Ethiopia.
  • The award will be competitive based on the submission that best meets the requirements stipulated, considering past experience, technical expertise, and track record in newborn care and research.

Expected Deliverables, time frame payment term

  • Brief engagement plan for support of FMOH/UNICEF based on experience, consultations, and desk review, 5 days time frame, 20% Payment term
  • JANS report of the assessment of  child  health reflections  in HSTP 2, 5 days time frame, 20% Payment term


The TA consultant will be directly recruited by ABH and will report to UNICEF's Health specialist, Health section (HSS lead). He/she will be in frequent contact (dotted line reporting) to the Dept of Health, HSS Lead at FMOH.

Job Requirements

  •  Advanced/expert  knowledge on  newborn care, including advanced  care of small and sick newborns and maternal and newborn health more broadly
  • Advanced  (Masters or Ph.D.) required; medical degree beneficial
  • Experience working  in the Ethiopian health system for over 15 years
  • Ability to apply participatory methodologies; established relationships and reputation
  • Proactive, creative problem solver, adaptable
  • Fulfillment of legal status, tax requirements, etc

Core Competencies

To be successful, the candidate should be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

•     Communication (level III)

•     Working with People (level III)

•     Drive for results (level III)

•     Relating and networking (level I)

•     Applying technical expertise (level III)

•     Creating and innovating (level II)


Applying Instructions

Qualified and interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements can submit their CV along with application letter through   by stating the position you are applying on the subject email

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