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RSSH Section Head
Federal ministry of health
 Salary: 2,349.07 USD - The Salary will be paid in SDG as at the offical exchange rates
 Section/Unit: Resilience Sustainable System for Health (RSSH)
 Grade Level: G2-A
 Supervisor: Program Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 1 year
 Closing Date: 12 Dec 2019


Sudan Fedral Ministry of Health (FMOH) is a key partner to the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM). FMoH assumed the role of the Principal recipient of GFATM grants in Sudan, namely Health System strengthening grant since 2015. This role was further extended to include both Malaria and Health Systems Strengthening grants for the period 2018-2020. In its role as the principal recipient, FMoH ensures quality financial management, timely procurement of supplies and services delivery as well as efficient monitoring and evaluation of grant implementation activities. A dedicated Project Management Unit (GF-PMN) is and will managing the GFATM grants (2015-2017 & 2018 - 2020) with an approved budget of over US$ 120 Million. The Unit provides quality assurance and oversight, guidance to routine management of (GF-PMN) Program funded by the Global Fund. The overall goal of the project is to prevent deaths caused by diseases, reduce the burden of HIV and Tuberculosis, interrupt transmission of HIV/Aids, reduce morbidity, and to contain and prevent Malaria outbreaks, as well as to strengthen the Health System.   


 Duties and responsibilities:

Job Purpose/ Summary :


Provides technical support and strategic direction to implement the RSSH Program, in addition to the effective grant management including monitoring, reporting and ensuring achievement of desired results, and also creates partnerships and ensures harmonization, performance management, knowledge sharing and capacity building in the area of Resilience, and Sustainable System for Health ( RSSH) .


Duties and responsibilities :

Key Functions

1. Technical support and strategic direction for scaling up of Resilience, and Sustainable System for Health strengthening, RSSH interventions in Sudan


  • Offer technical advice to stakeholders and implementing units involved in RSSH intervention implementation, in order to effectively utilize GF resources.
  • Provide policy advice, process management and programme advisory support to stakeholders; undertake policy analysis and capacity development process, addressing development needs of the implementing units;
  • Provide guidance to implementing units and counterparts in the implementation of activities related to RSSH interventions within the overall framework of FMOH and GF.
  • Lead the process of acquiring Technical Assistance (national and international) for the implementation of RSSH interventions including preparation of ToRs, identify, select and evaluate individuals and / or companies.
  • In close collaboration with M&E and other PMU sections analyze results of interventions, and incorporate lessons learnt into the decision making process of recipients and donors, research inputs and provide strategies for dissemination of information.


2. RSSH interventions management, including monitoring and ensuring achievement


  • Directly work with the implementing partners/ units, UN partners and national stakeholders in their effort to improve the overall RSSH interventions in Sudan.
  • Lead the assessment and establishment of Memorandum of Understandings MOUs and agreements with implementing partners / unit, and ensures effective implementation and accountability of the RSSH grant.
  • Develop and submit work plans, budgets, operational plans, performance frameworks, M&E and PSM plans for the RSSH grant, in close cooperation with the various PMU sections ( PSM, finance and M&E) and the respective implementing units.
  • Ensure that RSSH programme components are implemented in accordance with FMOH rules and procedures, and in compliance with Internal Control Framework as well as with FMOH general framework agreement with the GF;
  • lead a collaborative vertical coordination between the different implementing units and FMOH departments for effective implementation of harmonized interventions and approaches for any RSSH cross cutting issues.
  • Coordinate the timely preparation of the RSSH interventions quarterly programmatic and financial progress reports as well as annual work plans and activity schedules with other sections within the PMU and implementing units.
  • Work closely with M&E section towards effective monitoring, timely reporting and analysis of results of projects to incorporate lessons learnt into recommendations for improvement to be implemented by partners.
  • Establish system to oversee and monitor implementation of work plans by implementing units, UN partners and stakeholders, and ensure effective coordination   amongst them;  including conducting monthly meeting with respective implementing units and to follow up on programme implementation.
  • Ensure, in close collaboration with Finance the financial management of the grant budgets, including budget revisions, monitoring the grant absorption rate, monthly and quarterly tracking and review of expenditures etc.
  • Work with the Engineering, Supply Chain and Procurement sections to ensure the proper and timely implementation of the relevant activities under RSSH interventions.
  • In accordance with approved grant work plans and budgets, timely prepare procurement plans and technical specifications in close consultation with the relevant implementing units and facilitate procurement of commodities with the procurement section of the GF PMU.
  • Liaise with procurement and legal sections to prepare and follow up contracts of partners and contractors; provide substantive inputs and lead the implementing units contracts management;
  • Timely identify bottleneck/s in hindering RSSH projects/grants implementation and promptly propose exit strategy and report to Programme Manager.
  • Work closely with Administration team to maintain an assets inventory for RSSH component.


3. Create partnerships and ensure harmonization


  • Ensure coordination and operational harmonization of RSSH interventions in Sudan; and work closely with all partners supporting the RSSH intervention efforts in Sudan.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication channels and ensure sustainable information sharing with stakeholders and partners in the implementation of RSSH interventions.
  • Work closely with the relevant Sub-committees and prepare regular reports and updates for a better and systematic monitoring and evaluation of RSSH interventions.
  • Ensure a collaborative vertical coordination between the different technical sections as well as M&E, including implementing harmonized approaches with respect to the financial tracking of grants and annual financial reporting, and any other cross-cutting issues.


4. Performance management, knowledge sharing and capacity building

  • Provide training and guidance to the RSSH team at PMU level and develop work plans and priorities, monitoring achievements and evaluating performance of the team.
  • Capacity building and knowledge sharing on RSSH interventions specific issues for PMU staff, through (on-the-job) trainings and synthesis of lessons learned/best practices.
  • Take the lead in compiling best practices in implementing Global Fund programme activities at the country level and ensure that these are disseminated internally and externally.
  • Develop knowledge products based on lessons learned, experiences and data generated through programme implementation.
  • Support and facilitate capacity building of the relevant implementing unit and other relevant partners to mobilize/utilize GF resources.
  • Undertake any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Qualification :


  • Master’s degree, preferably in Public Health, Social Sciences or related areas. An equivalent number of years of relevant working experience will also be considered.

Experience :


  • A minimum of five years demonstrated experience in managing public health programs;
  • Sound knowledge about of RSSH interventions, and an understanding of international mechanisms in place to deal with RSSH and public health issues in Sudan and/or other developing country context;
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as proven management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Strong IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet strict deadlines;
  • Ability to travel within Sudan;
  • Experience in working with government counterparts;
  • Sound knowledge of the GF programme and financial procedures is a clear advantage.



Job & Other Relations :

Internal  Job Relations :


  1. 1.Monitoring & Evaluation Section.
  2.  2.Malaria Section.
  3.  3.Procurement Section.
  4. 4.Supply Chain Section.
  5. 5.Finance section

External  Job Relations :

  1. Grant Sub-Recipients and or Implementing Units.
  2. FMOH relevant directorates and departments.
  3.  UNDP as the PR for TB and HIV Grants.
  4. Global Fund country team.
  5. Other relevant partners government and non-governmental.
  6. Relevant government Agencies and authorities

Languages Proficiency  Level Required :
















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