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Fragile and Conflicted Affected States (FCAS) Consultants

Options is looking to build its roster of consultants with experience delivering technical assistance in fragile and conflict affected states.

Contract type
Short term, Full time and Consultancy
Based on current Options consultancy rates. Commensurate with qualifications and experience
To be determined
20 May 2024


Options Consultancy Services Ltd is a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. As part of our mission, we are seeking to expand our roster of consultants who have experience designing and delivering technical assistance solutions in fragile and conflict affected states. These consultants should be used to working in complex and insecure environments and negotiating relationships with key stakeholders under challenging conditions.


Options is looking for consultants who have at least 5-15 years’ experience delivering Technical Assistance (TA) in FCAS settings in one or several of the countries listed (Afghanistan, Yemen, Iraq, Syria, South Sudan, Somalia, DRC, Niger, Burkina Faso). We are looking for a broad range of expertise so applicants should have experience in at least one of the following thematic areas:

  • Health systems strengthening
  • Policy and governance
  • Health financing
  • Community engagement and accountability
  • Quality of care
  • Nutrition
  • Human rights, gender and social inclusion
  • WASH
  • Air pollution
  • Climate and health

Consultants should have previous experience providing TA to government ministries, civil society, local and international humanitarian and/or development partners.


Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme and a performance related bonus scheme.

Application Process

  • Closing date for applications is: Monday 20 May.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
  • Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).

Other Information

  • Options is dedicated to equal opportunity for all and recognises that every individual is unique. Whilst we always seek to embrace individual differences and celebrate the diversity of our workforce, we also want to ensure that every team member is suited to their role and that they are given the best opportunity to succeed.
  • Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
  • We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.

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