PHS Health Finance Expert

UG-Kampala
Category
Human Resources
Type
Contract
Close Date
8/25/2017

Overview

The USAID/Uganda Private Health Support (PHS) Program is USAID’s flagship program in the private sector in Uganda, built on the successes of USAID’s Health Initiatives for the Private Sector (HIPS) Project. The purpose of this program is to contribute towards establishing a viable, cost-effective private sector option for health services in Uganda.

 

The purpose of this evaluation is to comprehensively examine the USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program (PHS) to determine the extent to which expected results were realized, and what program related factors may have facilitated or hindered the implementation of the project and/or achievement of results. The primary audience will be USAID/Uganda, USAID Global Health managers, PEPFAR managers, the Implementing Partner, the GOU and other stake holders interested in health systems functioning.

Responsibilities

This individual will serve as an advisor to the evaluation team by using firsthand knowledge health financing and pricing to facilitate meaningful and useful data collection to inform the performance evaluation questions.  S/he will work closely with the evaluation team providing insight into topics such as key informant and survey questions. S/he will also help to ensure that the evaluation team identifies the proper opportunities for collecting data to inform the evaluation. Preferred qualifications include Finance training and experience working in the private health sector.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Finance, preferably Health Financing, Health Finance Policy, or other related area. 
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in health financing, which included experience in implementation of health activities in the private sector in developing countries
  • Had a significant role in at least 5 evaluations/assessments, covering private health sector financing 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of private health sector financing and key stakeholders in Uganda 
  • Excellent skills in planning and executing quantitative and qualitative collection

How to Apply

To apply for this position please follow the following steps:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Attach your resume.
  3. Click on the link: Biodata AID1420-17, fill out the form, sign it, and attach/upload it to your application. You may also include other documents such as cover letter and/or a work sample.
  4. Submit your application, resume, completed biodata, and any additional documents.

Please note that applications submitted by other means; or without resume and/or biodata will not be considered.

Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls please.

 

Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The QED Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. AA//V/D.

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