Consultant Job in Kenya - Tobacco Control (WHO)

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Consultant Job in Kenya - Tobacco Control (WHO)

Consultant Job – Tobacco Control

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Purpose of consultancy

To provide technical guidance on the alternative livelihoods to the tobacco growing initiative and sustainable financing for tobacco control, as well as guidance for the scale-up and launch of digital solutions for tobacco cessation.

Qualifications, experience, skills and languages

Educational Qualifications:

Essential:


  • First university degree in public health, or related field.

Desirable: 

  • Advanced university degree in Public Health and/or International Development, or related field.

Experience

Essential:

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience working in public health or related field.
  • Practical technical experience in supporting Member States or WHO or any other relevant intergovernmental / non-governmental organization on tobacco control.  
  • Experience in project coordination in low- and middle-income settings.

Desirable: 

  • Working experience with WHO or any other UN organization.

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Strong project coordination skills.
  • Knowledge of health, environmental, and economic aspects of tobacco growing.
  • Understanding of stakeholders and support needed to establish an enabling crop production and marketing ecosystem to shift tobacco farmers to alternative crops. 
  • Ability to engage and coordinate multi-sectoral partners in the health and related sectors.
  • Knowledge of the ecosystem of digital tools for tobacco cessation and relevant players in the digital sector.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills.

Languages required:

Essential

  • Expert knowledge of English.

Desirable

  • Intermediate knowledge of French or other official UN languages.

Location 

Home based – Off-site. 

Travel 

The consultant is expected to travel. 

Remuneration and budget (travel costs are excluded):

Remuneration:

Band level B-USD 7,000-9,980 per month.

Living expenses (A living expense is payable to on-site consultants who are internationally recruited):

N/A

Expected duration of contract: 

11 months.

How to Apply

Application closes on Dec 3, 2022, 1:59:00 AM

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