OPM Pakistan
Consultant, Health Practice
OPM Pakistan
Posted date 20th June, 2024 Last date to apply 15th July, 2024
Category Consultancy
Status Closed

Job Description IC4

Job Title: Consultant, Health Practice

Location: OPM Islamabad, Pakistan

Company Overview: Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM) is an esteemed international policy development and management consultancy that specialises in devising sustainable solutions for socio-economic challenges in low- and middle-income countries. With a robust presence in over 120 countries and a history of impactful contributions, OPM's 20-year engagement in Pakistan spans across pivotal sectors including health, public administration, and financial management.

Job Purpose: The Consultant will play a key supportive role within the Health Practice at OPM Islamabad, focusing on the implementation of projects, preparation of project materials, and facilitation of team efforts in line with OPM's standards of excellence.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Provide supportive technical assistance for projects, adhering to the high-quality standards of OPM and ensuring timely delivery.
  • Contribute to the development of detailed project reports and documents that meet client specifications and OPM's guidelines.
  • Collaborate with team members across practices to facilitate the smooth execution of health projects.
  • Perform research and undertake administrative tasks to aid in the expansion and strategic direction of the Health Practice.
  • Ensure strict adherence to OPM’s internal policies, procedures, and financial management standards.
  • Support the organisation of workshops and events that contribute to project activities.
  • Engage in ongoing professional development to maintain and enhance expertise within the health sector.
  • Execute additional duties as directed by the Health Practice leader and senior management at OPM.

Desirable Skills and Experiences:

  • Relevant experience in the health sector is beneficial.
  • Capability to manage multiple tasks and meet concurrent deadlines.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • A detail-oriented approach is essential.

Applicant Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Social Science, Development Studies, International Development, or a related field from a recognised international university.
  • 5-7 years’ relevant professional experience.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in Urdu and English is required.
  • A strong interest in health-related issues is crucial.

The Role: The Consultant is a key player within the Health Practice at OPM Islamabad, entrusted with the crucial task of supporting the operational aspects of the practice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong ability to support existing operations and contribute to the strategic development of the Health Practice in alignment with OPM’s goals for socio-economic betterment in Pakistan.