Health Financing Advisor Job Placement – USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program




Organisation: USAID/Uganda
Private Health Support Program
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About Us:
The USAID/Uganda Private Health Support Program (the Program) aims to
strengthen, organize and mobilize the private sector to provide Ugandans with
the option of obtaining high-quality health services from private for profit
(PFP) providers. The Program’s key objectives are:
·        
Expanded availability of health services by
private service providers;
·        
Increased affordability of private health
services and products; and
·        
Improved quality of private health sector
facilities and services.
In September 2016, PHS scope of work was expanded to 1) continue
supporting Private Health Providers to deliver essential HIV/AIDS prevention,
care and treatment services, and 2) Strengthen health systems within the
faith-based health sector to build a strong foundation for sustained scale up
of services for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS.
Job Summary: The Health
Financing Advisor will support medical bureaus and faith-based facilities to
develop and implement innovative strategies for fundraising and local resource
mobilization to fill existing funding gaps and develop reserve and endowment
funds to bolster their financial resiliency and ability to withstand occasional
economic shocks.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
Strengthen financial management systems to
optimize efficiencies and reduce resource wastage
·        
Keenly review and strengthen procurement systems
in faith-based facilities to improve soliciting, bidding, evaluation, and award
processes to ensure value for money.
·        
Oversee the strengthening of capacity of medical
bureaus, boards and health facility management to engage in resource
mobilization focused advocacy and lobbying, identification and diversification
of funding sources
·        
Coach and mentor health facility management
teams in professional resource management practices
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidate for the USAID PHS Program
Health Financing Advisor career placement should possess a Master’s degree in
MBA, Finance or its equivalent
·        
At least five years’ experience in finance and
budget management experience in a large organization or health related program
or access to finance programs
·        
Significant experience in resource mobilization
·        
Experience in capacity building for finance
management
·        
Skills in computer packages-excel, current
accounting packages
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications via
Deadline: 8th
December 2016

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