Friday, September 1, 2023

Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanisms Quality Assurance Consultancy | Global Recruit | 2023

Chemonics is recruiting for a remote, experienced health governance expert with extensive knowledge of Country Cooperating Mechanisms (CCMs) to support the Global Fund’s CCM Evolution Technical Assistance program. The Global Fund’s Evolution Initiative is a catalytic opportunity aimed at improving CCM’s core responsibilities of inclusive oversight, meaningful engagement, aligned positioning with national structures and sustainable governance operations.

The consultant will work closely with Chemonics’ CCM Strengthening Consultants to provide technical oversight and ensure high quality technical deliverables. He/She will be responsible of reviewing output submitted by CCM Strengthening Consultants and provide feedback and suggestions as needed to ensure alignment with each assignment’s terms of reference.

CCMs require a range of technical support to ensure their effectiveness. This support includes assessing their eligibility, updating governance documents, strengthening oversight functions, promoting collaboration with PRs, and managing conflicts of interest. Additionally, conducting CCM composition reviews, implementing reforms, and revamping processes are essential to fundamentally enhance CCM functionality. The ideal candidate for this role should possess a strong background in CCM governance and operations, as well as familiarity with various types of technical assistance.


  • Participate in all technical calls between the Global Fund and the strengthening consultant to understand context and the expectation of each assignment.
  • Understand and become familiar with the relevant TORs.
Engaging with CCM Strengthening Consultants
  • Participate in Evolution assignment calls with the Global Fund (CCM Hub and/or CT) and provide technical input and guidance in implementation of interventions. This includes, but is not limited to, flagging challenges and identifying potential risks, as well as proposing solutions to mitigate challenges and potential risks. This also includes documenting key discussion points and actional items and circulating to all participants.
  • Provide quality assurance to all written deliverables, making recommendations for improvement as needed.
  • Review of all deliverables to ensure there are no gaps in consultants’ output and that the work submitted to the Global Fund is of the highest quality.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of key technical CCM deliverables in accordance with pre-agreed standards/expectations per terms of reference (ToRs), ensuring deliverables are in technical alignment with Evolution objectives and appropriate for the in-country context. This includes providing a review of specific technical outputs resulting from Evolution interventions (e.g., revised governance manuals, protocols, updated oversight plans and tools, amongst others).
  • Comment on and propose amendments to deliverables, including making technical recommendations directly in key documents/products and providing follow-up actions, where appropriate.
  • Highlight potential weaknesses/issues in deliverables and provide technical recommendations or follow-up actions for consultants.
  • Coordinate and set up calls with the Global Fund (i.e. CCM Hub and/or Country Team), as needed, to discuss assignment challenges or to review deliverables.
  • Following assignment closure, support consultants with submission of final deliverables and end of assignment reports in one email to the CCM Hub. This includes uploading key supporting documents to the GF External SP.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and/or abilities needed to perform the principal duties.Written and spoken fluency in French and English is required.
Bachelor’s degree required, with social science, public health, population studies orientation highly desirable and advanced degree preferred.
  • Written and spoken fluency in French and English is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in supporting CCMs in the areas of leadership, management, oversight, engagement (CSOs and/or KP/PLWD groups), capacity-building and CCM governance processes desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/understanding/experience of the Global Fund model and processes.
  • Familiarity with the Global Fund’s CCM evolved model and all CCM Function desired.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/understanding/experience of CCM Governance related issues.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel
Duration and Expected Level of Effort (LOE)

The expected LOE of this assignment is 50 days, over the course of 4 months with an anticipated start date of September.


This position will be conducted remotely.

How to apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly submit your application to [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.