Economist Job Careers – Palladium

Job Title:    Economist
Organisation: Palladium
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Palladium is a
global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the
intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with
foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil
society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting
social, environmental and financial benefits.
Job Summary:  The Economist will provide technical
assistance to MOH on health sector financing models and building capacity for
fund mobilization, budgeting, reporting and value for money evaluation.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Provide
technical input to the design and formulation of sector policies, strategies,
plans and projects.
·       
Undertake
research on health financing models and development financing models that
support achievement of the health sector goals. 
·       
Support
the preparation of Budget Framework Papers and the Ministerial Policy
Statements within the health Sector.
·       
Support
the preparation of annual work plans, budget estimates, recruitment plans,
procurement plans and other relevant budget supporting documentation.
·       
Participate
in LGBFP workshops/meetings and prepare the issues paper for consideration by
management.
·       
Support
the quarterly expenditure limit and warranting processes within the Ministry.
·       
Liaise
with the Division of Accounts and the office of the Account General regarding
releases to MOH and remittances to the local governments.
·       
Actively
support the sector budget working group, finance committee and other
performance review meetings.
·       
Assisting
in the preparation of quarterly and annual performance reports for MOH.
·       
Assisting
in the analysis of budget performance monitoring reports for the vote and the
sector.
·       
Produce
comprehensive semi-annual report of the health sector financing reports.
·       
Support
the annual production of the National Health Account (NHA), Joint Annual Review
and other reviews such as Public Expenditure Review (PER) for the sector.
·       
Support
sector institutions with costing initiatives, programmes and proposals
·       
Implement
capacity building plans for key budget formulation and execution stakeholders
within the health sector.
·       
Any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold an Honors degree in public policy, economics, statistics,
or Social Sciences (with Economics major) from a recognized University
/Institution.
·       
3-5
years of hands-on working experience in a highly competitive service delivery
sector.
·       
Extensive
work experience and understanding of the health sector.
·       
Must
have a good understanding of the health system, macro-aspects of the national
economy, familiarity with the Public Finance Management Act, health financing
landscape in Uganda and impact on health development and the population in
general.
·       
Post
graduate qualification in a related field is an added advantage.
·       
Experience
in Monitoring and evaluation or research is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.
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