Indo-Pacific Network Strengthening Consultant/Contractor

Tags: Global Health
  • Added Date: Thursday, 29 April 2021
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 20 May 2022

Background:

Training Programs in Epidemiology & Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET), in collaboration with CDC, aims to support a strong Indo-Pacific regional network by equipping the region with the resources and capacity to bolster regional initiatives, provide technical assistance to Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs), and establish objectives that are inclusive of all the FETPs in the region.

TEPHINET aims to identify and engage with all regional stakeholders to provide critical, enterprise-level support for country FETPs across the entire Indo-Pacific region. TEPHINET seeks to partner with one or more third-party consultant(s)/contractor(s) to conduct landscape and stakeholder analyses of the existing Indo-Pacific regional networks and to provide practical recommendations for enhancing the strengths of the stakeholders and identifying opportunities of collaboration between and among FETP implementing partners to build capacity in the region.

Project Team:

  • TEPHINET and CDC staff who contribute both technical and logistical support.

Specific Duties:

Requirements:

  • Background in Public Health required; at minimum Master of Public Health degree preferred
  • Experience working on organization strengthening evaluation projects
  • Demonstrated skills in diplomacy for engagement with multiple domestic and international partners
  • Experience working in the Indo-pacific region and workforce development

Contract Period: May 2021 โ€“ September 2021 (4 months)

  • The selected candidate/contractor will be expected to start in May 2021

Objectives/Desired Outcomes:

  • The CDC, TEPHINET, and Indo-Pacific regional networks will have a better vision of the factors that go into creating a robust and sustainable regional field epidemiology network
  • A strategy document to achieve the stated goals
  • A designated on-the-ground representative in Indo-Pacific region will actively build relationships between the FETPs and secure buy-in for regional network operations
  • More connected regional networks--with each other and with TEPHINET--with delineated roles and responsibilities in global health security

Who can apply:

  • Independent individual consultants or contractor organizations with background in public health and experience working with network strengthening projects

When to apply:

  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the candidacy is fulfilled

Required documents for submission:

  • Background/qualifications (CV, organizational profile; relevant portfolio samples)
  • Proposed approach responding to the expected project outputs described (clearly identify which end products/activities you are responding to)
  • Proposed Work plan (including estimated timeline, budget and work products)

How to apply:

  • Please submit required documents and/or any questions you may have to Juan Pablo Sanchez, Project Manager, at jpsanchez@taskforce.org . Please copy (cc:) Claudia Moya, Project Coordinator, at cmoya@taskforce.org on the email

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