DRMS National Consultant position at Palladium Group in Nigeria


Palladium Group is inviting applications for the post of DRMS National Consultant. National Consultant is to undertake the development of a Domestic Resource Mobilization Strategy (DRMS) by conducting a robust resource mapping study with a costed roadmap of actions for updating the DRMS from 2021 – 2025.

Job Details:

  • Job Title: DRMS National Consultant
  • Ref No: req8649
    Location: Nigeria
  • Project Overview and Role
  • Deadline: September 9, 2020

Project overview:

The Nigerian HIV and AIDS resource mobilization strategy was drafted in the year 2012 by the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) with support from DFID (ENR project). The document addressed how the Government of Nigeria could ensure the predictable and sustainable availability of adequate financial resources for the AIDS sector over the next 10 years (by 2022). That strategy concluded that, under a baseline scenario, a shortfall of resources would exist for much of the period under consideration, with a total financing gap for HIV and AIDS of Naira 732 billion from 2013 to 2022. Due to an anticipated decline in international donor support and increasing resource needs, the financing gap would continue to grow reaching Naira 141 billion in 2022, equivalent to 0.12% of GDP.

Roles and Responsibilities of the National Consultant:

  • The National Consultant will work as part of the team of partners under NACA’s supervision and guidance while collaborating technically with HP+, UNAIDS, and WHO. S/he will be under the day-to-day supervision of the Deputy Director/Head, Government Resources Division and the overall oversight will be provided by the Director of Resource Mobilization, NACA. The Consultant’s responsibilities will be to:
  • Conduct the resource mapping exercise and carry out approximately 15 KIIs, with technical oversight from HP+. The methodology for the resource mapping, the KII discussion guides, and the list of people to be interviewed will be developed by HP+ and provided to the Consultant. HP+ will directly source identified information required from PEPFAR and carry out the compilation of reports at HQ.
  • Work closely with NACA to update the DRMS, with technical oversight from HP+. The Consultant will develop detailed implementation steps for the DRMS and a comprehensive resource mobilization and partnership strategy that includes an analysis of past fundraising experience and best practice from different sectors, baseline assessment and projected cost versus available resources, the changing HIV financing landscape and the need to update the existing DRM framework, including HIV domestic funding through health insurance. This will also include support to structural, implementation and monitoring mechanisms for the DRM strategy.
  • Support the activation and strengthening of HIV DRM TWG. The Consultant will be expected to engage and strengthen the multi-sectoral HIV DRM TWG to drive the implementation of the DRMS and build the capacity of DRM TWG and NACA’s Health Financing Unit (HFU) to increase the effectiveness of their resource mobilization efforts.
  • Support the setup and activation of a dedicated HFU within NACA that will engage with the DRM TWG and other stakeholders, drive DRM efforts and serve as a technical powerhouse for the DRM efforts.
  • Guide NEWPHAN and CISHAN on how to design, implement and monitor their DRM activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Health Financing, Health Economics, Public Finance, Public Administration, Rural Development or other relevant discipline or relevant experience in fundraising. Possession of a PhD is an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in international development in progressively responsible roles, half of which is a senior management position at national and international levels, preferably in large international organizations. At least 5 years consultancy in HIV/AIDS field. Additional experience of maintaining a database of international and local donor organizations is an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and executing successful revenue-generation and donor-management strategies in international complex, mission-driven non-profit organizations.
  • Ability to work with donors as well as manage and build strategic donor relations; sound understanding of donor financing landscape and processes.
  • Experience in developing successful proposals and/or tender bids to EU, DFID, and USAID as well as other institutional donors.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in facilitating stakeholders’ workshops.
  • Proof of costing social development of health strategic plans at the National or State level.
  • Excellent negotiation, coordination, reporting writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and effectively, both in oral and written English.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, complete the application online.

For more information, visit the company Webpage

Source: Palladium Group webpage


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