Mental Health Specialist (m/f)

Consultores Hodi

Consultores HODI is recruiting for a Short-term Consultancy a Mental Health Specialist (m/f), in post-conflict post-cyclone context, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
Expected deliverables
  • Work plan: The Health Specialist will provide a Work Plan on how the report will be undertaken
  • Study Draft Report: The Health Specialist will provide a draft report in Portuguese or English of a maximum of 30 pages (including appendices)
  • Final Report: The Specialist will produce a final report within one week after receiving GAC’s comments on the draft report
  • Presentation of Final Report: The Specialist will present the main findings and recommendations of the report to GAC, through a power point presentation
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the mental health and psychosocial support services sector, or related fields, including sexual and gender-based violence, at least three (3) years of which was acquired in Mozambique or in conflict-affected countries. Experience in providing protection and social action, social assistance, legal and life skills support would be an asset
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in international development programs, preferably in or for a bilateral or multilateral development institution, or an NGO
  • Capacity to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capacity to collect and analyze data
  • Proven ability to analyze complex health issues and results/performance frameworks
  • Ability to work in Mozambique (valid work permit, permanent residence permit or citizenship certificate)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing in Portuguese, with English writing skills being an asset
  • Must have advanced studies at the master’s level in health sciences, such as public health, psychology, psychiatry or a related field. A Doctorate degree would be considered an asset
  • Sound understanding of the various issues related to Mozambican health system and mental health services in particular
  • Sound understanding of programming in the areas of mental health and sexual and gender-based violence, preferably in fragile states, crisis and post-conflict settings
  • Sound understanding of public and community health in Mozambique
  • Sound understanding of gender equality principles
  • Ability to communicate (read, write and speak) effectively Portuguese. Capacity to communicate in English would be considered an asset
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • Candidates should indicate in the subject header of the email: “RFP Mental Health Consultancy”
  • Candidates who recognize themselves in this profile are invited to request the full Terms of Reference from: lidia.costa@consultoreshodi
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  • Published 10.09.2019
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