Organisation: Amref Health Africa
Position: Partnerships Manager
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia preferred with remote work as an option
Salary: $85,000USD with consultant responsible for taxes
Closing date: 31/07/2022 (day/month/year)
Amref Health Africa
The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC) strengthens the capacity and capability of Africa’s
public health institutions as well as partnerships to detect and respond
quickly and effectively to disease threats and outbreaks, based on data-driven
interventions and programmes.
The CDC was established in January 2016 by the 26th
Assembly of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government and has
been in operation since 2017 following the Assembly’s recognition of the urgent
need for a specialized agency to support African Union (AU) Member States in
strengthening health systems by building the capacity of public health
institutions on the prevention, preparedness and response to health emergencies
(including outbreaks, man-made and natural disasters, and public health events
of regional and international concern), and reducing the disease burden on the
To effectively carry out its mandate, the Africa CDC
rolled out a Strategic Plan 2017-2021, which outlines a path towards attaining
an integrated and prosperous continent; through tackling all communicable
diseases, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), and significantly reducing
non-communicable diseases, injury and trauma.
Amref Health Africa as the largest health development
non-governmental international organisation based in Africa is committed to
improving health and health has a mission to increase sustainable health access
to communities in Africa through solutions in human resources for health,
health services delivery and investments in health. Amref Health Africa and the CDC are working
in partnership to achieve their combined mandates.
As part of their partnership, Amref
Health Africa has been tasked to support the Africa CDC to address challenges
faced in strengthening health systems through two key outputs:
i) Organizational development and project management capacities of
the Africa CDC strengthened.
ii) Partnership management of the Africa CDC strengthened.
To achieve this aim, Amref Health and
the CDC are jointly seeking to recruit a consultant to undertake a partnership
status review, develop a partnership management strategy and support the
development of a Partnership Management Information System (PMIS).
Assignment scope and deliverables
The overall goal of the assignment isto develop a partnership strategy and implementation
Specifically, the assignment will seek
Carry out Africa CDC partnerships situational analysis
i. Review existing partnership and stakeholder assessment and
ii. Carry out current Africa CDC partnerships inventory and
iii. Drawing an assessment tool as required.
iv. Identifying participants of the process.
v. Scheduling sessions with the participants.
vi. Documenting the current Africa CDC’s partnership situational
Development of a Partnership Strategy within the following
i. Draft partnership identification and mapping process.
ii. Develop partnership strategy and Implementation tools.
iii. Develop policies and procedures on partnership and stakeholder
engagement in alignment with the Africa Union policies and procedures.
iv. Develop work plans and reports for strategic partnerships.
v. Induct Africa CDC staff to the developed strategy and
i. Support the development, pre-test and launch of the PMIS.
Expected Deliverables of
The consultant will be
expected to deliver:
1. A comprehensive, edited report on inventory status of
Africa CDC partnerships within two months of starting the assignment.
2. A partnership strategic plan, including identifying
key partners and stakeholders.
3. A detailed partnership implementation plan and
standard operating procedures.
4. Presentations and reports to SCPPA partners.
5. A fully functional Africa CDC Partnership Management Information
6. A detailed report of the Induction of Africa CDC staff
to the partnership strategy, tools, systems, and policies.
Professional experience required
Certifications and education required
Please send a letter of application stating the skills and
approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in
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The deadline for applications is Sunday 31st July 2022
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skills required, irrespective of race, gender, religion or belief, age,
disability, or sexual orientation.
Contact person: Ruth Gardner
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Closing date: 2022-07-31
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