Required services: Support ACB for the Global Fund in reviewing, synthesizing, and analyzing Audit and Finance Committee and Strategic Committee documents
Language: English – Knowledge of French is an asset
Application Deadline: 9th March 202212.00pm GMT, i.e., 3.00 pm EAT.
Location: The Consultant will work remotely in his/her country of residence
The African Constituency Bureau (ACB) for the Global Fund, established by a resolution of African Health Ministers in 2012, aims to facilitate engagement, participation, representation, and consensus-building among West and Central Africa (WCA) and East and Southern Africa (ESA) constituent countries in Global Fund policies and governance engagements. The ACB’s primary functions are to ensure effective engagement, representation, and participation of African constituencies in Global Fund processes, and enhance their capacity to shape Global Fund policies and processes. Generally, the Global Fund holds two Board meetings and three meetings for each of its three standing committees (Audit and Finance, Ethics and Governance, and Strategy). The ACB supports African representatives to the Global Fund Board and its three committees with high-level technical support in reviewing, synthesizing, and analyzing all background documents and ensuring representatives have all the necessary information to represent Africa’s interests at the board and committee meetings.The ACB is currently experiencing a significant increase in capacity needs ahead of the board and committee meetings. While some of the work is handled in-house, ACB now requires some surge support. The consultant/consultancy firm will help fill this gap by supporting the ACB to effectively respond to this periodic surge in capacity needs. The Global Fund Board The Global Fund has twenty (20) voting constituencies with each constituency represented by a Board Member and an Alternate Board Member. Among them are the two representatives of the 47 Sub-Saharan recipient countries in Africa grouped as the ESA and WCA constituencies. The core functions of the Board are: Strategy development, Governance oversight, Commitment of financial resources, Assessment of organizational performance, Risk management, Partnership engagement, resource mobilization, and advocacy Global Fund Board Committees The Global Fund Board operates through three standing committees whose responsibilities are described in their respective charters Audit and Finance Committee Charter, Ethics and Governance Committee – Charter, and the Strategy Committee Charter. The two Africa Constituencies are currently represented on all three committees. The committees hold their meetings three (3) times a year, usually in March, July, and October. Other information on the Global Fund board roles and meetings are here.
2. Objectives of the TORs The ACB seeks the services of a consultant/consultancy firm with a proven track record and experience that can provide relevant synthesis and analysis to support the ACB ahead of committee and board meetings. Specifically, the consultant/consultancy firm will analyze documents from the AFC and the Strategy Committee should resource allow.
3. Scope of Work and DeliverablesACB requires technical support from the consultant/consultancy firm to effectively respond to the periodic increase in needs related to the Committee and Board meetings.
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