Futures Group, the global consulting firm, helps to protect and promote people’s well-being around the world. For 40 years, Futures Group has created lasting solutions to some of the most pressing public health challenges facing nations. We predict future health and development trends, uncover barriers to well-being, and forge on-the-ground partnerships to ensure lasting change.
GRM International is a leading international development management company specializing in the provision of project design, management expertise and technical assistance to development projects for bilateral and multilateral funding agencies, governments and corporations. For more than 45 years, GRM has been bringing expertise in managing large-scale projects, and sourcing and managing high quality experts covering all disciplinary skills required to implement development projects.
GRM International, Futures Group, and the Effective Development Group are a group of companies with a joint focus on reaching people in need and creating better futures for our clients, communities and colleagues around the world. With more than 90 current projects operating in more than 85 countries, and $225 million in revenue, our combined group has a multisectoral focus, diverse technical offerings and a wide geographic reach.
The consultant will provide logistical assistance to Futures Group in implementing and coordinating the creation of an mHealth Market Access Model and Support Tools in Nigeria. This work involves assistance relating to the GSMA Foundation’s overall purpose of providing mHealth economic proof points that educate, empower and enable procurement managers to include mHealth in the country health budget.
The consultant will be charged with providing ongoing logistical assistance to the data collection teams before, during and after in country consultations. Prior to in country visits, the consultant will be responsible for assisting the field teams in constructing the stakeholder portfolio, working with the technical team to organize each country’s steering committee and building rapport. It is expected that the consultant will have existing relationships with some or all stakeholder groups and will make initial contact with appropriate persons and/or representatives. Stakeholders are expected to include, but are not limited to the following; mobile services providers, decision makers in Ministries of Heath/Finance/Communications, health care providers (both public and private) and other mobile infrastructure organizations including those within the mobile services supply chain. Support will continue through the completion of logistics associated with the GSMA team’s in country time, detailing day to day meeting agendas, local travel arrangements and accommodations. Post in-country time, follow-up data collection may be required of the consultant at the discretion of the assigned technical team members.
The consultancy timeline is typically over a seven week period within the span of March 1st, 2015 to October 31st, 2015. For a consultant representing a single country the maximum number of days for this consultancy is 15.
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