The WHO programme on HIV is located in the HIV, TB and Malaria Cluster (HTM). The HIV and Hepatitis programme is guided by the Global Health Strategies for HIV and Hepatitis 2016-21. The new strategies are submitted to the Executive Board and World Assembly in respectively January and May 2016 for approval. The goal of the Secretariat’s draft strategy on HIV and Viral Hepatitis is to end the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030, within the context of ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages. Furthermore, it is aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: its focus is on ensuring financial security and health equity through its commitment to universal health coverage.
Within the HIV Department, the contractor will work with the Key Populations and Innovative Prevention Unit.
Key requirements for this consultancy:
Essential: Master Degree in Medicine and/or Public Health
PhD in Public Health or Epidemiology
Essential Work experience:
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Public Health of which at least 5 years in HIV and three years with Key Populations.
Relevant work experience in monitoring and evaluation
The initial contract duration under this RFP is for 12 months but could be extended to another 12 months depends on the need of the consultancy work and funding availability.
The implementation of the consultancy may require international travel, costs for such travel will be borne through separate contracts. The contractor is expected to be in the possession of an unrestricted passport.
Submission of proposals:
No later than 01 July 2016, 12:00 (CET), the bidder shall complete and return by either email or hard copy to WHO (only when this step is completed the bidder is regarded as a prospective bidder):
a) “2016HTMHIV016_3_RFP Confidentiality Undertaking (KPP)” form completed/signed.
b) “2016HTMHIV016_4_RFP Acknowledgement Form (KPP)” form completed/signed as confirmation of the bidder's intention to submit a bona fide proposal and designate its representative to whom communications may be directed, including any addenda.
c) Covering letter signed by the bidder.
d) Proposal (including, but not restricted to, technical and financial documents).
e) “2016HTMHIV016_5_ RFP Acceptance Form (KPP)” form completed/signed.
f) “2016HTMHIV016_6_RFP Completeness Form (KPP)” form completed/signed.
A prospective bidder requiring any clarification on technical, contractual or commercial matters may notify WHO via email at the following address no later than 27 June 2016, 12:00 CET.
World Health Organization
Mr Jerome Peron
HQ/HIV, PDI/FIN, D45034
Bid Ref: 2016HTMHIV016
20, Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27
Refer to attached documents for additional information.