Health Financing Technical Advisor job at Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH)

Vacancy title:
Health Financing Technical Advisor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Partners In Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH)

Deadline of this Job:
Sunday, March 10 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, February 29 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position Overview:
• The Health Financing Technical Advisor position offers a unique opportunity to contribute towards Rwanda’s spearheading change to achieve universal health coverage. The Health Financing Technical Advisor will be half-time seconded to the Rwandan Ministry of Health, providing health-financing accompaniment to both IMB-supported sites and the Rwandan government, help shape PIH’s evolving health financing strategy, and play a key role as part of a unique health financing team responsible for new areas of work for PIH.
• The Health Financing Technical Advisor will report to the Chief Policy and Partnerships Officer while working closely with Health Financing, Policy and Partnership teams based in Boston, as well as various global cross-site teams including Mental Health, Non Communicable Diseases, Oncology, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent, and Reproductive Health, and Community Health. During its secondment, the Health Financing Technical Advisor will work as a key advisor and technical contributor on projects set and prioritized by the Ministry of Health.

The Health Financing Technical Advisor’s responsibilities will focus on priorities set for its secondment to the Ministry of Health (including health sector costing and strategic planning), and priorities set by IMB leaderships (including costing and economic analysis of IMB programming).
The Health Financing Technical Advisor will collaborate with the PIH Global Health Financing Team to leverage economic analysis, strategic planning and health financing policy reform towards the goal of universal health coverage. The Health Financing Technical Advisor will use tools like costing and economic analysis of PIH-supported health programs and innovations as proof of concept for the scale up of critical health interventions. At the request of the MOH, the Health Financing Technical Advisor will provide accompaniment in national strategic planning and costing efforts, as well as health financing policy reform.
This will include:
Secondment to Rwandan Ministry of Health (50%):
• Work at the request of the Rwandan Ministry of Health in technical areas pertaining to health sector costing and strategic planning, domestic resource mobilization and health financing policy
• Participate in technical working groups and steering committees, meeting management (as/when needed), and technical writing
• Other responsibilities as assigned

IMB Strategy Development, Economic Analysis, and Capacity Building (50%):
• Advise on financial sustainability approaches for IMB interventions through comprehensive costing models which can be easily understood, budgeted for and scaled/replicated by IMB or the Rwandan government
• Support knowledge management and resource mobilization for IMB’s strategic plan through
costing of the 5 S’s (Stuff, Staff, Space, Social Support, Systems) for IMB innovations
• Conduct quantitative analyses, including economic analysis and costing, cost-benefit analysis, economic evaluation to support IMB’s goals towards UHC and innovative rural healthcare delivery.
• Support the shaping of PIH’s health financing strategy by developing case studies for publication, documentation, and conducting literature reviews on health financing policy topics in order to formalize the team’s overall approach to equitable health financing.
• Serve as an Advisor and Capacity Builder for the IMB Internal Evaluation Working Group (IEWG) members by providing technical support and trainings on economic evaluations and cost analyses projects that will feed into IMB programmatic decision-making, fundraising and external reporting channels.
• Provide capacity building training to colleagues at IMB-supported sites and government partners on planning, best practices and costing tools.
• Other responsibilities as assigned

• Advanced degree in health economics, public health, public policy, business or other relevant disciplines preferred;
• At least 10 years of experience in a relevant field (e.g., health financing, health economics, financial management, health systems, management consulting, health policy) in the public or private sector with increasing responsibilities;
• Highly skilled in analytics and information management, with excellent analytical, problem solving, and quantitative cost modeling skills;
• Demonstrated experience leading complex projects, from strategy design to implementation, including costing and economic analyses, preferably in the public health sector;
• Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to write in a clear and concise manner, as well as distill complex analyses into data visualization;
• Direct experience working with government institutions, informing development of government strategy, policy, and operational plans, preferably in health financing or health system
• Ability to think strategically and work proactively in a fast-paced environment;
• Ability to learn on the job quickly and absorb and synthesize a broad range of information;
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
• Interest in social justice and global health strongly desirable
• Fluency in spoken and written English required, with fluency in French and Kinyarwanda a plus
• Ability to live in a rural setting

Safeguarding and PIH/IMB Values:
• Ability to live PIH/IMB Values: Ubumuntu, Ubupfura, Ubwubahane, Ubunyangamugayo, Ubumwe, Agaciro, Kugira ishyaka.
• PIH is committed to safeguarding Staff, children and communities with whom we work and collaborate with to assure that they are treated with dignity, respect and protected from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment.
• By signing this job description, you confirm your understanding of PSEAH policy. You also commit that you will adhere to PIH policy and code of conduct for prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and harassment.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
• If you believe that you are the right candidate for the above position, please follow the link  and submit your CV and application letter in pdf  or word formats only.
• Applications should be submitted no later than 10th March 2024.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Sunday, March 10 2024
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 29-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 29-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-03-2066
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