Management Sciences for Health


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A406 - Rwanda RHSSA
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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has requested MSH to provide support for the redesign of the MOH website and improve the RBC website features.  The following terms of reference are for the recruitment of an experienced web developer to support the redesign effort that leverages the content management tools used by the GOR (Typo3).  In addition to the design work, the consultant is expected to train ICT staff in system administration and to assist with the migration of existing content to the new site.  The work will take approximately 1 month beginning as early as January 2018, but the consultant will provide support the ICT team with site maintenance tasks (e.g. software/plugin upgrades, performance tuning, backup – not content management) for a period of one year after the site is complete.

Specific Responsibilities



MOH aspires to establish a fully-fledged, dynamic and interactive website that will also have linkages to other related websites. Consequently, there are three main components of the consultancy:

  • To redesign the website improving the system architecture and user interface - benchmarked to the best practices.
  • To train MOH webmaster and other ICT staff (3) on how to update the content on a regular basis using modern website content management software [TYPO3].
  • To support the migration of static content that is already on the existing web site

In addition to the main public MOH web site, the consultant must help to develop an architecture and design templates that support:

  • An MOH intranet site – for registered MOH staff users only. This is where working documents, meeting minutes and SOPs will be stored.
  • A hospital web site – this is a public web site with information about services offered at each of the Referral and District Hospitals.
  • A public web site for RBC


The consultant will work closely with technical liaisons appointed from MSH, MOH and RBC and a steering committee composed of technical and communications staff from the 3 institutions.



The following are the expected deliverables:

  • Redesigned MOH web site
  • Redesigned RBC web site
  • A template for Hospital web sites
  • Training for 3 ICT staff in Typo3 system administration
  • A final report


Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.



Interested candidates must submit application via the MSH web site at the following link: before 1 p.m. Friday December 15th, 2017. The application package must include:
• A cover letter to the Project Director describing:
- key activities envisioned and proposed timeline
- short summaries of similar work performed for other clients

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

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