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Technical Project Support Consultancy

This position was posted on November 6, 2020. While we review all applications on a rolling basis, please note that we will prioritize applications received within the first week of the posting. Thank you.

The Role

The Community Health Academy is looking for a consultant to engage in key technical support and coordination on the following projects: 

  1. Adaptation of Ebola vaccine Deployment, Acceptance and Compliance (EBODAC) tools in partnership with World Vision Ireland, 
  2. Involvement in interviews for the Community Engagement and Social Mobilization to Build Resilient Community Health Systems course, and 
  3. Ideation around the development and implementation of a community engagement  pilot project in partnership with other global institutions (names withheld).

The ideal consultant should have extensive experience in facilitating the roll-out of tools and trainings related to vaccination campaigns as part of broader primary health care systems change, strong working experience in the Sierra Leonean and Ugandan community health spaces, and be able to project manage the development of multi-partner initiatives.

Project Details:

  • Commitment – 6 months, full-time with an immediate start date preferred 
  • Location – Remote (As per LMH’s policies, all work-related travel is suspended at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic) 

What You'll Do

  • Serve as a liaison for the strategic partnership between the Community Health Academy and World Vision Ireland in the review and adaptation of EBODAC tools ensuring the following deliverables are met:
    • Development of training content, pedagogy and instructional design for blended learning
    • Integration of existing tools and strategies for conversion into training and capacity building for utilization of these tools
      • Instigating and negotiating links to other related tools
      • Support for tool integration and deployment
    • Promotion of health workforce capacity building for vaccine development, deployment and acceptance
  • Contribute to the development of Community Health Academy course content
    • Serve as a subject matter expert as part of the Sierra Leone case study section of the Community Engagement and Social Mobilization to Build Resilient Community Health Systems course to be launched in June 2021
    • Provide review of materials, as requested
  • Support members of the Community Health Academy’s teams in Sierra Leone and Uganda to define involvement in the community health pilot project
  • Provide reviews and advice on country-specific community engagement and vaccination roll-out tools as requested by the Community Health Academy’s Regional Engagement Directors

About Last Mile Health and the Community Health Academy

Last Mile Health (LMH), an organization that has worked for more than a decade to support governments to build national community health systems, has launched the Community Health Academy, which leverages digital technology to train, empower, and connect CHWs and health system leaders around the world.

The Academy is working to support countries to scale their CHW workforces and increase the quality of care that these CHWs provide by creating the world’s first continuing education platform for CHWs and health systems leaders on a global scale. The Academy will feature a two-pronged learning platform—one supporting CHWs, and the other, supporting community health systems leaders to build their capacity to design and manage effective national-scale CHW programs and strong primary health systems. For more information, visit www.lastmilehealth.org.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at LMH. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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