Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Duration of contract: 
To be adviced
Director of Africa CDC
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The main objective of the consultancy is to develop a Operational Manual that simplifies, formalizes and standardizes Africa CDC’s  administrative and operational procedures for procurement of goods and services, training, and consultancies (as applicable); financial management (planning, budgeting, accounting and recording, internal controls, reporting and auditing); disbursements; monitoring and evaluation; progress reporting and relations with stakeholders (including outlining the main roles and responsibilities of the stakeholders).

Consultant Activities:

Working for the Africa CDC, the consultant is expected to:       

4.1 Review relevant documentation including the African Union Commission Rules, Procedures, and Statutes & Manuals; Africa CDC Statutes,

 4.2 Meet with key stakeholders including Directorate of Finance, Directorate of Administration, Directorate of Strategic Policy Planning and Resource Mobilization, Office of the Legal Counsel, Directorate of Peace and Security, Directorate of Social affairs, Directorate of Political affairs, Directorate of Medical and Health Directorate., to ensure all key issues have been addressed and adequately incorporated; Prepare an inception report in accordance with the terms of the consultancy agreement.

  1. Hold discussions with stakeholders on the draft Operational Manual to obtain feedback on the clarity, feasibility, and completeness of the proposed procedures.
  2. Finalize the draft Operational Manual based on stakeholder consultations.
  3. Provide training to relevant personnel about the use of the manual.

Qualifications and Experience:

7.1 Education

  • Master’s degree or higher in a  Public health with project planning, business administration -  or any other related field

7.2 Experience

  • Proven experience and track records in developing Operation Manual
  • Proven experience and track records in developing strategic documents in health areas
  • Experience working on the African continent, preferably including experience with or exposure to the African Union.

The African Union Commission now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the Services.  Interested candidate must provide information demonstrating that he/she has the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. 

Consulting firms may propose individual consultant, but only the experience and qualifications of individual shall be used in the selection process, and that his or her corporate experience shall not be taken into account, and the contract would be signed with the proposed individual.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00-13:00hrs and 14:00-17:00 hours Local Time.


Proposal must be delivered in a written form to the address below not later than 1500 hours local time, 9th August 2017 

African Union Commission,

Head of Procurement Travel and Store Division

P.O. Box 3243, Roosevelt Street Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: +251 (0) 11 551 7700 – Ext 4305, Fax: +251 11-551-7844



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