Global Fund Announces Principal Recipient Role for Equatorial Guinea’s Health Initiatives
A Call for Applications
The Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) Representation in Equatorial Guinea, in conjunction with the Global Fund, has issued a call for services. This call is for the role of Principal Recipient, a position dedicated to supporting the nation’s fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.
The Principal Recipient will be tasked with overseeing and ensuring the timely, result-oriented delivery of services within the scope of the Global Fund grant. To be considered, applicants must be a legally registered national or international organization. They should have prior experience in agreements with Non-Governmental Organizations at various development levels and demonstrate the capacity to build management capabilities in these institutions over a five-year period.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Principal Recipient’s responsibilities extend beyond simple oversight. They will be expected to collaborate with the Global Fund in the development and implementation of the grant. In addition, they will be required to submit both programmatic and financial performance reports for the grant, as well as disbursement requests to the Global Fund.
Furthermore, the Principal Recipient will work alongside sub-recipients, the Ministry of Health, and technical partners to develop annual work plans. They will also ensure the implementation of activities adheres to agreements. Other duties include providing advice and technical support to sub-recipients; ensuring activities are carried out in accordance with agreements; supervising, monitoring, and evaluating programmatic and financial performance; and maintaining a strategic partnership with the Country Coordinating Mechanism, HIV and Malaria programs, UN agencies, and other partners.
Applicants must meet several minimum requirements to be considered for the role of Principal Recipient. These include having a logistical and administrative infrastructure that can support the project areas. This infrastructure should include professionals specialized in these areas. The candidate must also have the capacity to hire and absorb human resources.
The applicant must also ensure that, in close coordination with the Country Coordinating Mechanism, the various components of the approved project are effectively addressed. Failure to do so will result in disqualification of the proposal.
Applications for the Principal Recipient role must be submitted in sealed envelopes at the WHO office during office hours. The deadline for submission is Thursday, August 10, 2023.
Working Towards a Healthier Future
This call for applications represents a significant step forward in Equatorial Guinea’s fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. The Principal Recipient will play a crucial role in the administration and implementation of health programs aimed at combating these diseases. Their work will contribute to the broader goal of improving health outcomes for the nation’s population, ensuring a healthier future for all.
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