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Job Type:Private Business


Fields of Education: University degree preferably PHD in public health, economics or social science or related fields


Organization: Lon Add HR Consultancy Plc


Salary : Negotiable




Application Dead line:2016-04-24


Lon Add HR Consultancy Plc ( ) , recruitment & Outsourcing company will be working on behalf of a client in the recruitment process of suitable & knowledgeable candidate, as per our clients specific requirement stated below:

Position:-Planning and resource mapping consultant

Number required:-1

Job summary:-To provide technical support to Afar Regional Health Bureau for mapping partners and their areas of interventions and to jointly identify priority areas of joint financing, implementation and monitoring.

Location:-Afar (Semera) with frequent travel to Addis Ababa.

Specific Tasks

Under the leadership and the supervision of Afar Regional Health Bureau Head:

  • Conduct situational analysis of Afar region in terms of bottleneck analysis, resource mapping and adaptation of Health Sector Transformation Plan (HSTP) at regions and Woreda level, identify key challenges and forward recommendations
  • Develop user friendly RMNCAH partner resource mapping tool for pastoralist areas
  • Finalize collection of RMNCAH partner resource mapping information and provide summary report in coordination with RHB and other concerned offices
  • Assist the Regional Health Bureau in conducting of partners forum and formation of partners forum
  • Support the regions in resources mobilization efforts through preparation of project proposal, organizing fund raising forums and facilitation of discussions as per guidance from RHB
  • Develop the fiscal space profile of Afar region in the health sector, including opportunities for private financing for health
  • Support the RHB to identify and develop timely, contextualized and aligned clear road map of priority actions to be addressed
  • Support the organization and coordination of partners meeting to align to the regional priorities – regional HSTP with a bimonthly meeting and review of the riority actions implementation and challenges with partners, including the allocation and use of availed partners financial resources to the region
  • Support the overall expansion of CBHI in the region and the implementation of the fee waivers for children and pregnant women and lactating mothers
  • Support the RHB to adapt the EFY 2009 Woreda base planning to the national target provision for the region
  • Support the score card development at Woreda level
  • Provide capacity building to woreda health managers, health centre heads and planning departments on equity based analysis and performance reporting
  • Provide various technical assistance to the Afar RHB based on identified priorities in relation to adoption of health sector planning and equity based monitoring and evaluation

Methodology and place of work

The consultant will be hired in consultation with Afar RHB. S/he will be posted at in Afar region Health bureau with regular travel to Addis for harmonization. The consultant will work with the team of the Health section, the Afar region health bureau and its cascaded levels to carry out the aforementioned tasks.

Expected Deliverables

  1. Situational analysis report on HSTP adaption at region and Woreda level, partner forum, bottleneck analysis, score card status and related monitoring mechanisms
  2. Afar region RMNCAH partners resource mapping done with an analytical report on prtner situation in terms of geographic coverage, financial resource and type of intervention
  3. Fiscal space profile of Afar region in the health sector developed and updated every 6 month
  4. Partnership forum is in place and bimonthly conducted with follow up of the implementation of priority actions
  5. Clear road map on regional priorities to be supported by all partners, including for the Woreda based planning for EFY 2009
  6. Trainings and skill transfer in planning and monitoring including score card development at Woreda level
  7. Final report on achievements, constraints and recommendations for a sustainable capacity development of the regional health sector in planning and monitoring
  8. Monthly and progress reports including
  • Key activities carried out during the month
  • Update on capacity strengthening implementation and trainings carried out
  • Data quality issues identified and improved


  • The consultant will report directly to monitoring and evaluation specialist
  • Monthly written reports submitted to the health section after being endorsed by Afar Regional RHB and Afar region office
  • Payment will be monthly upon completion of key outputs for the reporting period, monthly report submitted and final approval of activities and reports by the health section –health system strengthening unit

Expected Background and minimum experience

  • Advance University degree preferably PHD in public health,  economics or social science or related fields
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the area of health particularly in planning (preferably woreda base planning), Partner resource mapping, equity analysis, scorecard development and related. Experience in health care financing will be an asset
  • Knowledge of the Ethiopia Health system. Experience in working at national or regional health bureau is desirable
  • Strong ability in creating enabling environment for team work
  • Demonstrate problem solving, analytical skill is important
  • Skills in proposal and report writing
  • Proficient in the use of desktop software, esp. Microsoft office. Other advanced tools such as GIS are desirable
  • Experience in coordination, communication, negotiation, decision making, committed to achieve results, relationship –building parenting and networking especially with governments structures and development partners

Recruitment & Payment – through HRM firm


Duration:-11 months

To apply send your CVs to: by putting application for planning and resource mapping consultant in the subject box

Candidates selected should be available immediately

Application deadline:-24th of April, 2016












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