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Join the Global Fund Technical Review Panel
Organization: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM)
Application Deadline: Closing on 15 September 2019
The Global Fund is recruiting new members for its Technical Review Panel to serve a four-year term, starting in 2020, to support the implementation of the 2017-2022 Strategy “Investing to End Epidemics”.
The Technical Review Panel is an independent pool of leading experts who review and assess funding requests submitted by countries for technical merit and strategic focus. In addition to supporting the financing of effective programs, the Technical Review Panel serves as an advisory body to the Board to support the development and implementation of the organization’s strategy.
In line with the objectives of Global Fund 2017-2022 strategy, we are looking for experts in one or more of these areas:
- Resilient and sustainable systems for health (RSSH)
- Human rights and gender (HRG)
- Strategic investment, sustainable financing and transition
In addition, expertise in the following cross-cutting areas is highly desirable:
- Challenging operating environments
- Community systems strengthening
- Program management
The membership of the TRP is diverse. Applications from candidates with different skills, experience, gender, and from all geographic regions and sectors are welcome.
Required Skills of Technical Review Panel Members:
Members of the TRP should have a minimum of ten years of relevant and recent work experience in relevant fields, including:
- Strong technical expertise in one or more of the following: HIV, TB, malaria, building resilient and sustainable systems for health, human rights and gender, and strategic investment and sustainable financing.
- Expert knowledge of international health issues, health and information systems, health financing, relevant national health and development policy development processes, national strategy processes and key challenges to achieving better health outcomes in developing countries.
- Knowledge of latest scientific evidence, up-to-date international guidelines and normative guidance, including new developments/technologies for HIV, TB or malaria.
- In-depth understanding and ability to use programmatic data and results from previous investments to inform strategic decision making, including:
- Strategic focus of funding requests;
- Appropriate mix of interventions and choices on prioritization for maximum impact;
- Development of effective strategies to address health systems and service delivery challenges;
- Improve yield in programmatic results, program quality, effectiveness and efficiency.
Candidates will also have proven experience in the following areas:
- Design, implementation, or monitoring and evaluation of health/disease programs in a developing country context; and experience in challenging operating environments (COE), community systems strengthening (CSS) and program management.
- Ability to articulate and communicate complex results and lessons learned effectively to key stakeholders including government, technical and development partners, community and civil society at national, regional and global levels.
- Development and review of costed and prioritized national strategic plans or investment cases, and experience in strategic investment for highest impact and sustainability in resource limited settings.
- Program reviews and evaluations.
- Reviews of funding applications in a national or regional context, and in making strategic recommendations to improve effectiveness and value for money of investments, and in making recommendations for funding.
- Fostering collaborative relationships with diverse partners and stakeholders including technical and development partners, and normative agencies.
- The role of civil society/communities and key populations in the fields of HIV, TB and/or malaria.
- In-depth understanding of and personal commitment to the Global Fund principles, core values and mission.
- High-level judgment in complex situations.
- Recognized leader with capability of acting as a representative of a review panel in partnerships and governing bodies.
- A facilitative and consultative approach.
- Proven ability to work independently as well as in a multicultural team.
- Diplomatic, with policy-making and strategy skills.
- Proven communication skills.
- High ethical standards.
- Ability to adapt to changes.
- Strong analytical skills and skills on knowledge synthesis.
- Proven ability to translate evidence into policy
- Strategic investment thinking
- Core competencies in the Global Fund’s Strategic Objectives (HIV, TB, Malaria, RSSH, HRG, SISF);
- Strong programmatic / country experience
- Forward thinkers who have a good grasp of global health
- Experience in innovation and new tools
- Minimum 10 years of current experience
- Geographic expertise and language skills (English, and desirable French, Spanish, Arabic or Russian)
- Desirable: Additional sub-set of expertise to deliver the aims of the Strategy (e.g. TB/HIV, HRG and CSS, COE, RSSH with Health Financing etc.)
- Experts willing to commit the time required to deliver TRP mandate
For more detailed information on Technical Review Panel member tasks, read the Technical Review Panel Profile here – link: https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/3102/trp_member_profile_en.pdf
To know what it is like to serve as a Technical Review Panel member, read this interview with current TRP members here – link: https://www.theglobalfund.org/media/8614/trp_member_interviews_en.pdf
How to Apply:
Apply to join the Technical Review Panel no later than 15 September 2019. All applications and CVs must be submitted in English.
About the Organization
The Global Fund is a partnership designed to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. As an international organization, the Global Fund mobilizes and invests more than US$4 billion a year to support programs run by local experts in more than 100 countries. In partnership with governments, civil society, technical agencies, the private sector and people affected by the diseases, we are challenging barriers and embracing innovation.