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Director Of Health Financing, Kenya Human Resources For Health (HRH)

Closing: Nov 9, 2022

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Published: Oct 31, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Position Overview

The Director of Health Financing reports to the Project or Deputy Project Director and will assist in providing strategic, technical leadership, and oversight to the health financing component of the project. S/he must have an appropriate balance of technical, managerial, and interpersonal skills and experience. The Director of Health Financing must have the capacity to successfully interact host country agencies, including national and county government, development partners, civil society and community-based organizations is essential.

Position Requirements

  • Significant progressively increasing responsibility work in health financing, host country budgeting, resource allocation and budget projections and other financing approaches.
  • Familiarity with public financing management in Kenya.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated health financing analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in health financing capacity building in public sector.
  • Demonstrated management and supervisory experience of a relevant scope and scale.
  • Experience working with local partners.
  • Experience in interacting with host country agencies, including national and county governments, development partners, civil society and community-based organizations is essential.
  • Prior experience developing strategic plans, workplans, and/or activity plans for large technical assistance programs that have a health financing component.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and high comfort level writing and presenting data and information in a compelling way to difference audiences.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to communicate across technical disciplines and non-technical audience required.



Responsibilities

Position Overview

The Director of Health Financing reports to the Project or Deputy Project Director and will assist in providing strategic, technical leadership, and oversight to the health financing component of the project. S/he must have an appropriate balance of technical, managerial, and interpersonal skills and experience. The Director of Health Financing must have the capacity to successfully interact host country agencies, including national and county government, development partners, civil society and community-based organizations is essential.

Position Requirements

  • Significant progressively increasing responsibility work in health financing, host country budgeting, resource allocation and budget projections and other financing approaches.
  • Familiarity with public financing management in Kenya.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated health financing analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in health financing capacity building in public sector.
  • Demonstrated management and supervisory experience of a relevant scope and scale.
  • Experience working with local partners.
  • Experience in interacting with host country agencies, including national and county governments, development partners, civil society and community-based organizations is essential.
  • Prior experience developing strategic plans, workplans, and/or activity plans for large technical assistance programs that have a health financing component.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and high comfort level writing and presenting data and information in a compelling way to difference audiences.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and ability to communicate across technical disciplines and non-technical audience required.



Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Assist the Project Director in the implementation of health financing activities, that includes but is not limited to budgeting, resources allocation and projections, and budget efficiencies.
  • Provides direct supervision to health financing program staff.
  • When required, serve as the interface between the project and USG stakeholders and Palladium senior management.
  • Manages local partners that work in the health financing space. This includes but is not limited to ensuring that all partners are engaged, and produce the required results.
  • If requested to do so by the Project Director, assumes responsibility for overseeing project budget and finances including financial performance reporting, budget projections and project spending in the health financing technical area.
  • Works with the project monitoring evaluation team to develop and track project indicators related to health financing.
  • When requested, represents the project at relevant professional meetings, working groups and seminars.
  • Prepare analyses, recommendations, briefing notes, white papers, and assessments for internal and client use.


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