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Recruitment of Consultant to Develop a Networking Strategy for Young Experts: Tech for Health (YET4H), Apply Now!

Application Deadline: 30 June 2024

Recruitment of Consultant to Develop a Networking Strategy for Young Experts: Tech for Health (YET4H), Apply Now!


Young Experts: Tech for Health (YET4H) is a dynamic and inclusive network working to centre youth rights and perspectives at the heart of the digital transformation for Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Led by youth, for youth, YET4H believes in a world where young people are resourced and empowered to interrogate the status quo in digital health, represent the diversity of youth, and shape more inclusive and equitable paradigms in the global digital health agenda.  YET4H is hosted by Transform Health, a coalition of organisations dedicated to achieving  Universal Health Coverage by increasing access to digital technology and data. The YET4H Coordinator is integrated into the Secretariat (known as the ‘enabling function’) of Transform  Health. YET4H members, who are young adults representing each WHO health region, work across Transform Health’s working circles (which are part of  Transform Health’s network governance model) to offer youth perspectives.

Young Experts: Tech for Health (YET4H) is facilitating the recruitment of Consultant to develop a networking strategy for Young Experts. The consultant will develop a comprehensive youth networking strategy aimed at expanding global reach, strengthening collaborations, and amplifying youth voices in digital health. The consultant will assess the current structures of YET4H and Transform Health, explore adaptable and effective networking models in line with YET4H’s strategic objectives, and create a detailed plan with a focus on sustainability. This consultancy will last for 2 months and requires expertise in youth engagement, project management, implementation, and stakeholder engagement.

Scope of work

The consultant will be responsible for developing a comprehensive youth networking strategy and framework that aligns with YET4H’s mission, vision, and values. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. Develop a detailed Networking strategy document that includes network structure, goals, engagement tactics, and a sustainability plan that aligns with Transform Health’s governance structure (nationally, regionally and globally) and YET4H’s mission and values to engage youth effectively.
  • Assessment of current landscape and identify at least three networking models that could be adapted for YET4H’s objectives.
  • Select the ideal model, with input and guidance from YET4H and Transform Health.
  • Using the selected model, develop a youth networking strategy with clearly defined objectives and clear processes for the set up and maintenance of the network.
  1. Based on an analysis of the current YET4H structure and the networking strategy that is to be developed, create a suite of tools to support partner engagement. engage potential partners. An analysis of suitable partner, including:
  • Adapt the TH partnership agreement templates for YET4H.
  • Partner Value Proposition document
  • Document outlining the structure of the network and the opportunities for engagement for various types of partners
  • Any other partner engagement tools the consultant may identify as suitable
  1. Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
  • Develop metrics to assess the impact and effectiveness of the networking strategy including a suggested frequency to evaluate and potential sources of data for each indicator
  • Propose feedback mechanisms to ensure continuous learning, improvement and adaptation of the strategy

Length of contract

  • 2 Month (July 15th – August 31st 2024), renewable based on availability of funds.


DeliverableDue date
Inception report and presentation with information on current structure and at least three networking models that could be adapted for YET4H’s objectives with clear strengths and weaknesses of each modelJul 22, 2024
After a networking model has been selected, with input from YET4H and Transform Health, a detailed strategy document that includes structure, goals, engagement tactics, and a sustainability plan that aligns with YET4H’s mission and values to engage youth effectively.Jul 30, 2024
An analysis and subsequent development of suitable partnership engagement tools including a partnership agreement template, benefits for partners, structure of the network, value proposition, responsibilities of partners and a communication package for engaging prospective network members.Aug 5, 2024
A monitoring and evaluation frameworkAug 27, 2024
Final version of all deliverablesAug 31, 2024

The deadlines are subject to change, which will be discussed with the consultant. YET4H, through the coordinator and Partnership Officer, will review deliverables and provide feedback on each deliverable, which the consultant is expected to incorporate before a deliverable is considered complete.

Profile and experience requirements

The ideal consultant will have proven experience in developing comprehensive networking strategies, particularly within the youth or digital health sectors. They should possess a strong understanding of youth engagement, advocacy, coalition building and the dynamics of digital health ecosystems. The consultant must demonstrate excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills, with a track record of successfully working independently and managing multiple tasks. Experience in collaborating with diverse stakeholders, including youth, healthcare organisations, tech companies, and academic institutions, is essential. The candidate should also have a background in creating sustainable strategies and developing partnership frameworks.

Evaluation Criteria

Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  • Relevance of experience and qualifications.
  • Quality and feasibility of the proposed approach.
  • Demonstrated understanding of YET4H’s mission and values.
  • References and past performance.


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