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2021/WMSI/7146

Type d'offre
Experts

Type de contrat
Contrat de prestation de services

Secteurs d'activité
Systèmes de santé

Date limite de candidature
28/11/2021 10:27

Durée de la mission
Court terme

Contrat
Indépendant / Entrepreneur Individuel

Durée
Around 20 days with 15 days in Irak

Description de la mission

The Medical Waste Management specialist will work in and for the MRCC of Mosul, under the
supervision of the Senior Coordinator hired for the project and based in Erbil and under the general
guidance of the Expertise France Project Manager in Paris.
He/She will be in charge of answering the recommendations related to the medical wasted
management aspect for the operationalization of the hospital:
1. Some mandatory infrastructure works have to be implemented and finalized as a first step, in
particular: HVAC, Medical gas, Water treatment, Electricity, Waste management system.
2. It is mandatory for health and environmental issues that a nuclear waste management system is
designed and developed for the functioning of the oncology department.
The Medical Waste Management specialist will be part of a team composed by Infrastructure,
Biomedical, Legal, Hospital, and HR experts. He will work in Erbi, in Mosul when possible and at
distance to finalize the reports.
He/She will strictly follow the security guidelines provided by the Senior Coordinator. 

Tasks of the consultant:
In particular, the Medical Waste Management Specialist will answer the recommendation to ensure
proper management of the waste generated in the MRCC and will especially:
- Update the technical feasibility study of the adequacy and capacity of the existing infrastructure
in providing appropriate services in terms of healthcare waste management system including for
the oncology department;
- Estimate the related cost and elaborate the terms of references for the construction of such
system;
- Ensure the sustainability of the proposed waste management system including trainings for
maintaining and fixing the material;
- Develop training modules on medical waste management;
- Carry out training for identified actors.

Description du projet ou contexte

Expertise France (EF) is a public agency created on 1st January 2015 and merging 6 French public
agencies under the supervision of the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Economy and Finance,
with a strong inter-ministerial vocation. EF offers program engineering and technical assistance by
developing and implementing international cooperation actions worldwide. EF operates in various
fields of development and institutional cooperation including safety and security reform, post-crisis/
stability, public health, human rights, strengthening of institutions and NGOs and governance. Carrying
out large-scale, multi-stakeholder programs, EF can ensure the cooperation between individuals,
teams and institutions with very different statuses, cultures and specialties. Besides, EF has acquired a
sound experience in administrative and financial management of large-scale international programs.

Context & Needs

The Agence française de Développement (AFD) has set up a dedicated financing instrument for peace
and resilience in the Middle East, called the Minka Middle East Initiative. This instrument finances
projects aiming at increasing living conditions and access to essential services of crisis-affected
population. These projects should also contribute to build trust between State and society and reduce
tensions between communities.
In Mosul, AFD aims at launching activities in the newly rehabilitated MRCC established within and
under the leadership of the University of Mosul. This project proposal received strong support from
the Iraqi authorities and stakeholders met on AFD’s first mission in the health sector in Iraq, during the
second quarter of 2019.
AFD expressed interest to participate in the final investments required to upgrade the current medical
equipment and ensure the proper functioning of this site with a granted amount of 10 million euros.
AFD would finance the acquisition, maintenance and/or repair of medical equipment and
infrastructure. This may include small renovations as well as mechanical, electrical and plumbing
engineering to ensure the proper functioning of the material and equipment. AFD would also support
the reinforcement of the MRCC management strategy, as well as training of medical, paramedical,
and administrative personnel.
The overall objective of the project is to improve access to quality and accessible healthcare services
for the population of Nineveh Governorate.
It breaks down into three specific objectives:
- To support the proper functioning of the newly rehabilitated Medical Research and Care Centers
in Mosul University;
- To strengthen the capacity, skills and resources to attract and retain qualified employees of the
Medical Research and Care Centers;
- To support the Mosul University's management capacities to ensure the long-term sustainability
of the project.
A preliminary feasibility study was conducted between May and September 2021 by Expertise France
through a team of technical experts in order to assess and define the needs in terms of rehabilitation
and development of the Medical Research and Care Center (MRCC) of Mosul University, and to allow
the design of a larger project in support of the MRCC that should be implemented in 2022. The specific
objectives of this feasibility study were: 1) Assess the availability and proper use of the required
equipment of the MRCC; 2) Assess the available Health human resources and planned governance
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mechanisms at the MRCC. The study resulted in a final report shared with AFD in September 2021 that
included a list of strategic recommendations.
In order to define a comprehensive action plan within the framework of the future 2022 MRCC project
funded by AFD, some of the recommendations from the feasibility study shall be completed by
additional expertise. This will allow to accurately address the essential prerequisites for this project
and to facilitate the elaboration of a complete strategy.

Profil souhaité

Master of Science in Health, and Safety Management

Proven experiences in:
- A least 10 years’ experience in sanitary nuclear waste management required;
- A least 10 years’ experience in health security, infection prevention and control;
- General experience in Health care management system;
- Evaluation of the safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of biomedical supplies;
- Knowledge of Iraqi context;
- Experience in a developing country will be an asset;
- Excellent command of English (written and oral);
- Good command of office tools, including Excel and Word

Informations complémentaires


- Mission area: Mosul/Erbil/Home;
Duration: around 20 days with 15 days in Irak
- Starting date: December 2021;
- Contract type: CPS.

Documents to submit
Application must include the following:
- CV
- Cover Letter with 3 relevant reference

Critères de sélection des candidatures

Le processus de sélection des candidats s'opérera selon le(s) critère(s) suivant(s) :

  • Compétences du candidat en lien avec la mission d’expertise
  • Expériences du candidat en lien avec la mission d’expertise
  • Compréhension linguistiques attendues du candidat

Date limite de candidature : 28/11/2021 10:27

Expertise France est l’agence publique de conception et de mise en œuvre de projets internationaux de coopération technique. L’agence intervient autour de quatre axes prioritaires :

  • gouvernance démocratique, économique et financière ;
  • paix, stabilité et sécurité ;
  • climat, agriculture et développement durable ;
  • santé et développement humain.

Dans ces domaines, Expertise France assure des missions d’ingénierie et de mise en œuvre de projets de renforcement des capacités, mobilise de l’expertise technique et joue un rôle d’ensemblier de projets faisant intervenir de l’expertise publique et des savoir-faire privés.

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