Working at ResultsinHealth


Frequently, ResultsinHealth has a need for qualified experts to carry out short-term consulting assignments in areas such as SRHR, Inclusion and PSM. Our projects take place in the Netherlands, and further afield in the European Union and around the world.

Current vacancies
Global Fund Senior Laboratory Expert - Francophone
(closing date 15 November 2020)

ResultsinHealth is looking for independent senior laboratory experts who are experienced in assessing laboratory systems and associated laboratory commodity supply chains to produce high quality actionable recommendations to governments, international agencies and partners. Assignments will be on a short-term basis.

Responsibilities

Assessments may include full laboratory systems reviews, or parts thereof. Experts will assess systems with the aim of ensuring best practices and risk minimization for the Global Fund through services with the Local Fund Agent. Activities may involve onsite assessment visits, as well as desk reviews of documentation. Requests come often at short notice, and responses must be swift. Onsite work typically requires 1-2 weeks visits, and reporting is generally required shortly thereafter. 

During the COVID19 pandemic all work is carried out remotely.

Profile & Qualifications

A minimum of 10 years of professional experience working in laboratory services and the management of diagnostic products, including:

  • Experience with international agencies on strengthening laboratory services and/or diagnostic product/equipment matters
  • Experience with and strong understanding of the diagnostic platforms used for the management of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria programmes in limited resource settings
  • Expertise in working with and understanding Quality Assurance (QA) systems, the selection of laboratory diagnostics and the implementation of diagnostic programs
  • Working knowledge of WHO, GF and PEPFAR laboratory policies and guidelines
  • Working knowledge of procurement and supply chain good practices for diagnostic products
  • Good understanding of the WHO prequalification program and the work of the Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF)
  • Experience in preparing policy documents and technical guidelines
  • Fluency in French and English

An advanced University Degree in medical biology or pharmacy is required, and good written and spoken French and English are essential. 

Preference will be given to candidates with laboratory systems experience in West and Central Africa, including the ability to share experiences and lessons learned from multiple countries and epidemiological contexts.

About ResultsinHealth

ResultsinHealth is an International development advisory firm located in the Netherlands.

ResultsinHealth is dedicated to effective disease prevention and improving access to health. We strengthen health systems and accurately monitor & evaluate the progress and results of program implementation efforts. Based on our work and recommendations, donor agencies and governments make evidence-based decisions on spending for medicines and health products and controlling risks in supply chains for optimized efficiency.

Our largest client is the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Since 2003, ResultsinHealth has been a trusted and respected development partner in evaluating supply chains in countries that receive GF grants. We currently work in more than 40 countries around the world with a large group of experts, mainly pharmacists.

Application Process

Interested candidates should apply through our website. Please be prepared to share the following information:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Short cover letter describing your abilities to meet the essential requirements
  • Names and contact details of 2 references and your daily fee request in $US or EUR

Closing date: 15 November 2020

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Procurement and Supply chain Management Expert

Short-term experts to assess and monitor Procurement and Supply chain Management (PSM) systems of health products.

ResultsinHealth is looking for interested experts who are qualified to assess systems to procure and manage those health commodities, supplies, and equipment, and who can produce high quality advice to the Global Fund. PSM experts who live in, or close to, the Global Fund `high impact´ countries (in particular in the African and Asian regions) are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

Assessments relate to the full cycle of product selection, quantification of needs, procurement, quality assurance, storage, distribution, inventory management, and rational use of commodities. Experts will assess and monitor PSM systems, with the aim of ensuring best practice and risk minimization for the Global Fund. 

Activities may involve onsite assessment visits, as well as desk reviews of PSM related planning and monitoring documentation. Requests come often at short notice, and responses must be swift. Onsite work typically requires 1-2 weeks visits, and reporting is generally required shortly thereafter.

Qualifications

Successful candidates have a university degree in pharmacy, health or a related area, and several years of experience in international procurement and supply chain management.

Hands-on experience is a non-negotiable requirement. Training in pharmaceutical procurement, international tendering, pharmaceutical supply chain management and/or project management are desirable, as is experience in the management and implementation of HIV/AIDS, Malaria and/or Tuberculosis control programmes in developing countries.

Requirements

ResultsinHealth experts have a strong commitment to health and development, and a special interest in issues related to public health. They have an open mindset, flexible attitudes, and an entrepreneurial approach. Strong interpersonal skills are indispensable, as are self-management skills and an ability to deliver in a timely fashion. They express themselves clearly and concisely, especially in written form.

Languages

Excellent verbal and written knowledge of English is a key requirement. All reports will have to be written in the English language. Additional language skills (especially French, Spanish, and Portuguese) are considered an asset.

ResultsinHealth support

ResultsinHealth works with a system of peer-review and discussion within the wider ResultsinHealth team. Senior PSM experts coach new colleagues to strengthen their skills and experience. Deliverables are also reviewed to ensure consistency with internationally accepted good practice, regulations and requirements. Given the strong academic approach of the ResultsinHealth team, significant emphasis is placed on the promotion of objectively verifiable data and reference sources. All services are coordinated by ResultsinHealth’s central coordination team in Leiderdorp, The Netherlands.

Applications should be sent through our website. Please include the following information:

Curriculum Vitae

Short letter of presentation (½ - 1 page), describing your abilities to meet the essential requirements. Names and contact details of a minimum of 2 reference.

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2352 BN Leiderdorp
the Netherlands

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+31 (0)71 - 760 1200
office@resultsinhealth.org
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