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In the past ten years THET has reached over 100,000 health workers across 31 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia in partnership with over 130 UK institutions.

THET offers a range of benefits including hybrid working (with access to a Liverpool Street coworking space in London), 25 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus 3 days winter closure between Christmas and New Year; 5% pension contribution when Employee contributes 3%; Cycle to work scheme.

THET is an exceptionally friendly place to work, and we have maintained this reputation throughout the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Current opportunities

Diaspora Engagement Programme Manager

Location:

Working from home, with in-person meetings held in London and around the U.K (approximately once a month).

Salary:

£39,996

Reporting To:

Head of External Engagement

Key Responsibilities:

The Diaspora Engagement Programme Manager will play a pivotal role in the development
and delivery of the Experts In Our Midst programme.
This programme seeks to harness the
knowledge diaspora staff have of other health systems to develop practical solutions that

improve health service delivery in the UK and overseas. Building on the recommendations
outlined in THET’s 2021 policy report Experts in Our Midst, carried out in partnership with
NHS England, the programme seeks to promote engagement of diaspora in global health
service delivery and advocacy, and strengthen existing diversity and inclusion strategies
within NHS organisations to help retain, develop and promote diaspora leadership. Further
information can be read here. This is centred around the following objectives.
Engage NHS organisations across the UK to facilitate a positive enabling environment
for individuals who identify as diaspora to engage in global health activity.
Strengthen the recognition and leadership of diaspora by engaging them with THET’s
Health Equity for All campaign on investment in health ODA and 0.7% ODA.
Amplify the Experts in Our Midst income generation potential and fundraising efforts.
Build upon our growing evidence base and understanding of the contribution being
made by diaspora to their countries of heritage.
Align THET with national and international anti-racist and de-colonization agendas.

You will be responsible for the programme management of the Experts in Our Midst
programme overseeing the resourcing, planning, delivery and development of the
programme of work, alongside some direct implementation of activities.

You will have the opportunity to influence the work and thinking of the Experts In Our
Midst programme and wider work of THET, fostering more inclusive environments that
harness and promote the knowledge internationally recruited and trained healthcare
professionals have of health systems overseas, and their contribution to global health
services. The UK government and NHS are key targets of THET’s influencing work, this role
may also include engaging with international stakeholders such as UN agencies and
international governments.

The role sits within the External Engagement Team, which plays a key role in delivering the
core influencing and advocacy work of the Experts in Our Midst programme.

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How to apply:
Candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter (two-page maximum) stating why
they are interested in this position, what they would bring to the role and how they fit
the person’s specification.

This letter should be submitted with a CV to jobs@thet.org by midnight on 4th March
2024 with ‘Diaspora Engagement Programme Manager’ in the subject line. Applicants
must be available for interview and assessment over the following two weeks.
THET is an equal-opportunity employer, and any form of canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.

The job holder must be able to live and work in the UK. Non-EC nationals will require
current and valid permission to work in the UK.

A 30 hours per week post may be considered for an exceptional candidate.

Finance & Operations Officer- Ethiopia

Location:

Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

Reporting To:

Country Director

Key Responsibilities:

Overall Purpose of the Job:

Responsible for leading on all aspects of office and project finance functions and financial administration of THET’s office currently based in Ethiopia.

Main Duties

Financial Control

  • Preparing a monthly finance report detailing all transactions during the month, including the relevant budget class code that each transaction should be allocated to.
  • Setting up all payments, ensuring that all relevant documentation and authorisation has been received before payment is made.
  • Maintaining copies of all documentation (invoices, receipts, etc.) and making sure these are easily available if requested by the donor, or for audit purposes. These can be digital copies.
  • Preparing the monthly payroll schedule to be provided to the company preparing the payroll reports, and checking the reports provided to make sure they are correct.
  • Supervise, Manage and follow-up all of finance activates and procurements.
  • Maintaining the financial integrity of the THET operations and ensuring full compliance with policies & procedures, particularly around cash, advances, banking and assets.
  • Being the primary source of expertise for THET staff, on financial best practice, and control and compliance issues.
  • Managing THET- Ethiopia’s financial transactions for all country programmes.
  • Safeguarding the assets of THET-Ethiopia, including the maintenance of the fixed asset register.
  • Lead on the development of a vendor list for goods and services.
  • Overseeing local procurement, ensuring cost analysis and purchase orders are well prepared.
  • Undertaking audits and spot checks at different project field sites as appropriate.
  • Localising the THET Global Finance manual for Ethiopia.

Financial & Management Accounting

  • Accurate recording of all income and expenditure and maintaining all Ethiopia financial systems.
  • Monthly reporting to the Country Director and UK finance team providing fully reconciled reports detailing income, expenditure and cash and bank reconciliations.
  • Provision of monthly actual versus budget analysis and other management information that may be required from time to time, to Country Director.
  • Preparing cash forecasts to identify monthly funding requirements.
  • Budgeting and forecasting for all THET Ethiopia projects.
  • Communicate the financial status of projects to relevant staff in country using financial reports.
  • Ensuring full compliance with Ethiopia laws, regulations and all statutory obligations.
  • Ensuring compliance with all government rules and regulations for Ethiopia.
  • Advising Country Director, and others as appropriate on financial and legislative changes that may affect Ethiopia – THET operations

Donor Compliance

  • Ensuring compliance with all financial reporting and forecasting requirements of donors and others and ensuring the smooth flow of funds from donors.
  • Being the main point of contact on financial and administrative matters with in-country donor organisations and building good working relationships with donor finance officers.
  • Ensuring that expenditure is incurred and reported in line with donor agreements.
  • Providing financial guidance to senior management and all project staff.

Required knowledge, skills and experience.

  • Basic Professional Accountancy qualification such (diploma or bachelor’s degree)
  • Working knowledge in the IPSAS reporting system and Peachtree software.
  • At least 4 years’ experience at diploma level and 2 years of working experience within a recognised NGO or INGO.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple budgets at the same time.
  • Experience of working with and reporting to international donors.
  • Good interpersonal skills to establish effective working relationships with financial and non-financial managers within the Trust and key stakeholders externally.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation.
  • Excellent IT skills with experience of operating computer-based financial management systems. Competent to advanced level in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong team player and able to:

– work effectively under pressure,

-demonstrate patience to team members,

– explain financial responsibilities to team members,

-train others in financial management

  • Willingness and ability to take the initiative in identifying problems, suggesting solutions, and implementing agreed solutions.
  • An eye for detail and a concern for accuracy, together with the ability to keep sight of the broad picture.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and to think and act ‘outside the box’.

Competencies

The following competencies (behaviours and characteristics) have been identified as key to success in the job. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate these competencies.

  • Planning and Organisation – Is able to think ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues and factors such as deadlines, staffing and resources requirements.
  • Resilience – Can maintain personal effectiveness by managing own emotions in the face of pressure, set-backs or when dealing with provocative situations. Can demonstrate an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • Decision Making – Is ready and able to take the initiative, originate action and be responsible for the consequences of the decision made.
  • Influencing and Persuading – Ability to present sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Can draw from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.
  • Communication – The ability to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.
  • Managing relationships – Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people.
  • Self-Development – Is able to identify and apply opportunities for learning and development

Apply for this role

How to apply:
Candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter (two-page maximum) stating why
they are interested in this position, what they would bring to the role and how they fit
the person’s specification.

This letter should be submitted with a CV to jobs@thet.org by midnight on 9th March
2024 with ‘Finance & Operations Officer’ in the subject line. Applicants
must be available for interview and assessment the following week.
THET is an equal-opportunity employer, and any form of canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.

Advocacy and Policy Engagement Manager

Location:

The role is UK based, suitable for remote working in a virtual environment, with the need for regular travel to London for meetings and events, and occasionally other areas of the UK and overseas travel.

Salary:

£39,996

Reporting To:

Head of External Engagement

Key Responsibilities:

Today, one billion people will never see a qualified health worker in their lives.

For over thirty-five years, THET has been working to change this, training health workers to build a world where everyone has access to affordable and quality healthcare. We leverage the expertise and energy of the UK health community, supporting health partnerships between hospitals, colleges, and clinics in the UK and in Low-and-Middle Income Countries, improving health services through reciprocal exchange of skills and experience. We advocate with governments and other stakeholders to promote universal health coverage and tackle the global health workforce crisis. THET is an NGO in Official Relations with the World Health Organization and has a solid history of engaging with government and policymakers.

From reducing maternal deaths in Uganda to improving the quality of hospital care for injured children in Myanmar, we work to strengthen local health systems and build a healthier future for all. In the past ten years alone, THET has reached over 100,000 health workers across 31 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia in partnership with over 130 UK institutions.

Find out more at www.thet.org.

The successful candidate will play a key role in leading THET’s work to inform and influence policy based on our evidence and learning, and on key themes associated with our work, including strengthening the enabling environment for Health Partnerships.

As part of the External Engagement team, you will work closely with the Research Evidence and Learning Team and our Health System Strengthening Team, and you will develop and lead our advocacy and policy influencing priorities and increase engagement on these.

The UK government is a major target of THET’s influencing work, and this role may include advocacy with international stakeholders such as UN agencies and LMIC governments amongst others. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who is also comfortable with being ‘hands on’, that is undertaking considerable direct implementation, and with support of colleagues in the External Engagement Team on some areas of work.

Apply for this role

See full job description

How to apply:
Candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter (two-page maximum) stating why
they are interested in this position, what they would bring to the role and how they fit
the person’s specification.

This letter should be submitted with a CV to jobs@thet.org by midnight on 7th March
2024 with ‘Advocacy and Policy Engagement Manager’ in the subject line. Applicants
must be available for interview and assessment the following week.
THET is an equal-opportunity employer, and any form of canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.

Monitoring, Evidence and Learning Consultant

Location:

UK

Reporting To:

Head of Research, Evidence and Learning

Key Responsibilities:

MEL Consultant

This position is being advertised as we seek to bolster the capacity of the Research, Evidence and Learning team during a period of limited capacity. The consultant will work across two of THET’s largest grant management programmes; the Global Health Workforce Programme (GHWP) and the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programme (CwPAMS), as well as some other tasks relating to the overall improvement of the MEL function at THET.

Assignment

Objectives/Deliverables

 

WORKSTREAM 1: Support GHWP MEL

  • Attend weekly steering group meetings.
  • Assist in the review and finalisation of grantee MEL frameworks as directed by the MEL Manager.
  • Assist the uploading of grantee MEL frameworks to the online programmes portal as directed by the MEL Manager.
  • Assist in the provision of quality assurance across MEL systems and frameworks, flagging issues and/or opportunities for improvement.

 

WORKSTREAM 2: Support CwPAMS MEL

  • Lead the development (alongside CPA) of an evaluation tool for the benefits to NHS staff/institutions in CwPAMS project work.
  • Assist the planning for and finalisation of the mid-term evaluation report.
  • Assist with any other MEL related tasks/troubleshooting as required.

 

WORKSTREAM 3: organisational MEL Improvement

  • Support the REL Team in the finalisation of the organisational MEL Manual.
  • Support the REL team on planned capacity development initiatives with other THET staff.
  • Assist the REL Team in updating and standardising MEL templates across grants programmes.
  • Assist the REL/MEL coordinators on an ad-hoc basis with MEL tasks relating to other (smaller scale) programmes.

 

Proposed Timeframe

40 consulting days in total, within the period of 4th March to 26th April 2024.

 

Contractual Responsibilities

Reports to: THET Head of Research, Evidence and Learning, based in the UK. The Consultant will be responsible for managing their workload and conducting the activities in a timely and efficient manner as set out in this document. Given the number of activities and the small amount of time, the Consultant will agree with the Head which aspects to prioritise. The Consultant will also have regular reporting points with the Director of Programmes and GHWP Programmes Manager, largely through biweekly meetings, and will be expected to keep them informed on progress and key issues.

The contract is for 40 days. The Consultant will receive a daily rate of up to £300, or, up to £12,000 for the whole programme of work. The consultant will invoice THET on a monthly basis. Please note that this is non-negotiable and will cover all expenses apart from project-related travel and communication expenses. Where reasonable travel and communications expenses are incurred, and approval given by the Head of REL, the Consultant will be remunerated following submission of timely and accurate receipts.

Receipts must be kept, where possible, in order to claim for support costs. Consultants will not be expected to use their own funds to cover project-related costs.

Apply for this role

See full job description

How to apply:
Candidates can apply by submitting a cover letter (two-page maximum) stating why
they are interested in this position, what they would bring to the role and how they fit
the person’s specification.

This letter should be submitted with a CV to jobs@thet.org by midnight on Monday 26th February
2024 with ‘MEL Consultant’ in the subject line. Applicants
must be available for interview and assessment the following week.
THET is an equal-opportunity employer, and any form of canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.

Volunteering opportunities

THET TRUSTEE

Location:

Hybrid meetings

More Info:

Current Recruitment

At this time we are seeking to appoint individuals residing either in the UK or in a LMIC, who have in particular strong skills, experience or knowledge in the following areas to join the Finance, Risk and Governance Committee.

Reporting to:    Chair of Board of Trustees

  • Strong commercial acumen with a good financial understanding gained in a commercial or charity environment (ideally but not necessarily including charity accounts/finance)
  • Legal Expertise, including a knowledge of employment legislation and GDPR
  • Desirable: International development experience; Qualified Accountant; experience of working in or with the NHS

Remuneration:       The role of Trustee is not accompanied by any financial remuneration.

Location:                  Hybrid meetings.

Time commitment:        Approximately 60 hours in total per annum, the following is a breakdown of the time commitment.

Essential:     Attend 4 half-day, Board meetings each year as well as a strategy ‘away-day’ [total of 22 hours per annum].

Attend 4 half-day Finance, Risk and Governance Committee meetings each year. (Total of 8 hours per annum).

Attend other related THET events when possible. These are largely evening commitments and include engagements such as talks at the Royal Society of Medicine or a reception at the House of Lords [18 hours per annum]

Opportunities to attend:

  • THET’s Annual Conference

 

For a detailed role description, please click    here 

 

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