Consultancy support to Communications Team for up to 6 months

  • Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 26 November 2018
  • Switzerland | Geneva, Switzerland
  • Closing on 13 December 2018
  • Current

Job Description

Unitaid is seeking a suitable candidate to support the Communications department by contributing to the overall team goal of raising the public profile of the organization with relevant audiences and communicating the impact of its grants.

This RFP is open to individuals engaged in the field of global health with proven expertise in corporate communications.

The proposal should be prepared and submitted in the English language and should include the following information:

  • Cover letter, personal details, detailed educational background, and detailed working experience.
  • Reference contact information,
  • Declaration of Interest,
  • Consultant Bidder Questionnaire.

Please submit your proposal to WHO in writing no later than 13 December 2018 at 17h00 Geneva time (“the closing date”), by email, to Please mark “RFP2018.22” on email subject for our reference.

Any inquiry pertaining to this RFP should be addressed to in writing.

For complete details regarding the consultancy, please the attached Invitation letter, Terms of Reference, and other documents.

Thank you and we look forward to your application.

About the Organization

WHO, a public international organization consisting of 194 Member States, is dependent on contributions it receives for the implementation of its activities. You are therefore requested to propose the best and most cost-effective solution to meet WHO’s requirements.

Unitaid was established in 2006 by Brazil, Chile, France, Norway and the United Kingdom in the context of the fight against HIV/ AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in resource-limited settings, with a focus on health products.

Unitaid's mission is to maximize the effectiveness of the global health response by catalyzing equitable access to better health products. Unitaid's interventions promote innovation in developing new products and approaches, increase access by leveraging its market expertise to overcome access barriers and create the right conditions for scale-up, so that better health products reach all people who need them, with priority given to the underserved and the poorest populations.

The principal functions of the Secretariat are to carry out and manage the day-to-day operations of Unitaid/WHO, including implementing the work plan of Unitaid/WHO as approved by the Board, managing and coordinating relationships with Partners, and coordinating and facilitating technical support and advice to the Board Unitaid is supported by public funding and is hosted by WHO. Please consult our website at the following link for more information

For the purpose of this document, Unitaid is hereinafter referred to as Unitaid or Unitaid/WHO.

More information

2018.22 - Invitation letter & TOR.pdf
Consultants_VOS_Bidder Questionnaire.docx
2018.22_Declaration of Interests for Individual Experts.docx

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