Global health and accreditation expert
Posted 1 year ago

For the Lot 4 EU Framework Contract, Cadena is immediately looking for an expert for the following mission: “Technical Assistance to Africa CDC Accreditation and Application to the Pandemic Fund”

 The objective of this technical assistance support will be to facilitate the accreditation of Africa CDC to be an implementing agency of the Pandemic Fund and to provide specific capacity building support in preparing applications for funding.

The technical assistant is expected to support Africa CDC in the following areas:

  • Coordinate, lead, and support the drafting of the Africa CDC application to become an IE, ensuring compliance with Financial Intermediary Fund process and requirements.
  • Provide detailed formulation of Africa CDC’s role, complementarity, and support to the objectives of the Pandemic Fund.
  • Identify and present relevant Africa CDC capabilities, procedures, and processes required for the application.
  • Identify potential supporters (optional, depending on self-submission or third party supported application).


Qualifications and skills required:

  • Master’s degree in law, international relations, economics, public policy, global health, or development studies
  • Expertise demonstrated by a consolidated experience of over 12 years in the fields related to Development Financial Institutions, public policy, or multilateral public health.
  • Specific professional experience: Specific experience in the following areas:
  • Preparation and financial management of World Bank financed initiatives
  • Conducing fiduciary appraisals, conducing supervision of World Bank grants and loans
  • Experience with Financial Intermediary Funds, (accreditation process, fiduciary standards, risk assessment and compliance checks, etc).
  • Ability to operate in both private, public and international cooperation environments, demonstrated by successful assignments in each category.
  • Experience working with World Bank processes and applications.
  • Familiarity with African Union legal statutes, policies, and processes.
  • Language skills: English; French will be added advantage.


Indicative starting date of the assignment: 01-09-2023

Indicative end date: 28-05-2024

Duration of the assignment: 9 months

Minimum number of working days: 160

Normal place of posting of the specific assignment: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

For more information about this assignment, please see the ToR: 02-TermsOfReference-SIEA-2018-20570


Interested experts are kindly requested to contact us and submit their CV at, before Thursday 27th of July at midday (12:00 hours CET), preferably in EU CV format (EU CV Template)




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