Request for Proposals – HSG Secretariat

The HSG Board has started planning for a Secretariat transition.

Request for Proposals – HSG Secretariat

Health Systems Global (HSG) is a diverse, global membership society of researchers, decision-makers and implementers who are dedicated to promoting health policy and systems research (HPSR) and knowledge generation. It was created as a legal entity in November 2012 and currently is incorporated in Switzerland. A summary of HSG’s work is available in its annual report and its aspirations are outlined in the strategic plan 2022-2026. Currently, a 15-person elected Board governs HSG with members from across the globe featured here and supported by the HSG Secretariat. The current HSG Secretariat is currently operated by the Canadian Association for Global Health under the leadership of its Executive Director.

Working under the guidance and supervision of the HSG Board, the Secretariat with an Executive Director, is accountable for the implementation of the strategic vision set out by the Board. The Secretariat is responsible for the overall management of HSG’s operational, programmatic, and administrative functions. The Secretariat also maintains strong relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders that are essential collaborators in HSG’s efforts. The Secretariat is expected to exemplify values of high ethical standards, integrity, and fairness while acting in the best interests of HSG in all contexts and circumstances.

The HSG Board has started planning for a Secretariat transition. This document sets out the request for proposals (RFP) from eligible applicants to host the new Secretariat. The deadline for proposal submissions is July 1, 2023. Please submit your proposal to

A new Secretariat is expected start effective November 1st, 2023 (the legal transition date).


Download the full RFP for more information

Questions and answers



Date Description
May 1, 2023 Request for proposals published
May 31, 2023 Information and clarification webinar with the current HSG Secretariat and Board
Find a complete summary of the questions and answers covered during the webinar here.
1 July 2023 Deadline for proposal submission
15 Jul – 1 Aug 2023 Clarifications as needed and final decision by the Board
Sept-Oct 2023 Transition period between the Secretariats

Submitting your proposal

Please send your proposal to

One response to “Request for Proposals – HSG Secretariat”

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