Evaluation Consultant

World Health Organization

Angola, Angola

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: Monitoring and Evaluation

WHO supports countries in reforming health systems to achieve Universal Health Coverage and the 2030 SDGs, ensuring healthy lives for all, at all ages and leaving no one behind. To this end, three interconnected strategic priorities were defined: promoting health, keeping the world safer and serving the vulnerable. In this context, Strategic Planning offers a cross-sectional view of the health sector in the country, with recommendations to guide its long-term implementation.

  • An inception plan detailing how the evaluation process will be conducted, in line with WHO guidance on health sector reviews
  • Report on the review process, including
  • coordination meetings held with needed key informants to collate needed information for the evaluation process
  • performance against planned deliverables, comprising
  • progress made,
  • drivers of success
  • issues/challenges that hindered progress,
  •  unfinished business the sector needs to focus on moving forward

Analysis of the implications of progress made, including:

  • How well the Primary Health Care approach is being applied during PNDS implementation – particularly in areas of multisectorality, empowerment, and integration
  • Contribution of progress made to outcomes of Universal Health Coverage, Health Security, and/or addressing health determinants
  • Contribution of progress to the National Health priorities emerging since 2012 (e.g. COVID-19 response

Report on the evaluation, including the process, findings, and recommendations for the health sector to ensure alignment with National, Regional, and Global commitments:

Qualifications, experience, skills and languages:

Educational Qualifications:  

  • Essential: Master’ degree in Medicine or health sciences,
  • Desirable: Master's degree in public health, health management, and/or health evaluation.


  • Essential: Minimum of seven years of work experience in the field of Public Health, Health Management,
  • Desirable: Experience working in the health sector at the national and/or sub-national level.
  • Knowledge of the National Health System in Angola or other Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa.


  • Essential: Commitment to WHO's values and objectives
  • Ability to work flexibly within short deadlines in a changing environment with competing priorities
  • Share a results-oriented work ethic
  • Fostering integration and teamwork
  • Ability to create an empowering and motivating environment
  • Ability to communicate with respect, tact, and diplomacy
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques, and practices of online dissemination of information, via social media mechanisms and the web.
  • Thorough understanding of the impact of communications on the reputation, image, and success of an organization, as well as the role the web and social media have in this regard.
  • Fluency in using Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Languages and level required (Basic/Intermediate/Expert):


  • Expert knowledge of Portuguese
  • Intermediate knowledge of English

Source: https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2308347