Result Based Financing (RBF) Advisor NGO Jobs – CORDAID

 

Job Title:    Result Based Financing (RBF)
Advisor

Organization:  CORDAID

Duty Station: Iganga,
Uganda

Reports to:
SRHR/SGBV Manager

 

About US:

CORDAID is a Dutch,
international non-governmental organization which combines 100 years of
experience and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication.
CORDAID believes in a world without poverty and exclusion. We strive for a just
and sustainable society where every person counts. We stand for knowledge and
talent sharing between North and South, between farmers and businesses, between
activists and policymakers. Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up
societies, we connect people and communities. We also stand for
professionalism, expertise and solidarity across borders, to make a difference
where it is most needed. Together with more than 600 partner organizations in
Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America we structurally improve the
living conditions of the poorest and most excluded populations – the bottom
billion.

 

About RBF Health:

Cordaid has long
been a Results Based Financing (RBF) in the health sector with its first
implementation in Rwanda in 2001, after which it has been successfully applied
in more than 15 countries, most of them in Sub-Saharan Africa including and
Zimbabwe. In Uganda, Cordaid initiated and financed an RBF pilot in Kamuli
District in 2009 in collaboration with the Health Office of the Catholic
Diocese of Jinja and the Kamuli district Health Department/ Office.

In Partnership with
the consortium of Amref Health Africa with support from the Royal Netherlands
Embassy in Uganda, Cordaid will contribute to implementation of the Integrated
Sexual Reproductive Health Program in High Burden Districts (ISPHD) of Uganda
Program in the period 2020-2024. The program aims to improve the wellbeing of
young people (age 10-24) and women (age 15-49) including underserved groups, in
the districts of Southwest: Rukiga Kabale, Kisoro and Kanungu, East Centeral:
Bugiri, Mayuge, Iganga & Namayingo; and the East: Mbale, Budaka, Bukwo and
Kween, and Kalanga, through addressing the disproportionate burden of SRHR
violations and SGBV among young people and women.

Cordaid will
contribute to Strengthening Health Systems to provide quality and Rights Based
SRHR/SGBV Services linking nearly to all programme interventions at the supply
and demand sides through its RBF model.

 

Cordaid Uganda
therefore invites high level experienced professionals to apply for the
position of an RBF advisor

 

Job Summary:  The RBF advisor will be responsible for the
overall management and implementation of the ISPHD project as well as other RBF
health projects. S/he will be responsible for realizing the objectives as
formulated in the Technical Proposal and budget approved by the Netherlands
Embassy and the Amref Consortium. S/he will report directly to the SRHR/SGBV
Manager. 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
During
the inception and design phase: co-responsibility to set-up a local RBF team,
including recruitment and training of the team of RBF verifiers.  

·       
Advise
and support on development of training curriculum

·       
Training
in RBF of all local stakeholders (district authorities, health facility staff
and community based organizations, to be identified during the inception
phase), assisted by other staff.

·       
Coordinate
the development and updating of management tools, such as the Project
Implementation Manual, training modules, etc., in cooperation with the
SRHR/SGBV manager.

·       
Work
together with the RBF technical unit of MoH, respective District Health
departments to develop new data systems and tools ideally to be integrated into
DHIS2.

·       
During
the implementation phase: take ultimate responsibility for good quality
application of RBF.

·       
Strengthen
health financing and RBF technical capacity of all stakeholders

·       
Provides
technical input for progress and financial reports and annual plans and budget
to be submitted to Amref and Netherlands Embassy for approval. Participate in
internal and external audits.

·       
Identify
and manage the operational and strategic risks of the ISPHD RBF projects.

·       
Collects
and analyses data and information within the projects and reports about the
results, specifics and possible deviations following required reporting
standards, providing solutions to minimize impact of deviations. Liaise
(project) quality data with existing Health information systems

·       
Together
with the lead verifier and SRHG/SGBV manager function as the direct contact
person (and advisor) for the RBF projects towards the RBF technical unit of MoH
and Amref health consortium.

·       
Represent
Cordaid externally, participate in relevant platforms and fora and partner with
relevant stakeholders as technical advisor in relation to RBF, while ensuring
alignment and harmonization with the Ugandan Health Sector policies and implementation
plans and guidelines. Important counterparts include the MoH Reproductive
Health Unit, national Adolescent Health Unit, National RBF technical unit and
working group and respective district health departments.

·       
Perform
any other tasks (including daily activities of an administrative and/or
organizational nature) which are necessary to achieve the results aimed for, as
described in the project proposal.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold a Post-graduate degree in Public Health, Health
Administration, Health Economics, or a similar degree

·       
Good
experience and knowledge in the area of Reproductive Maternal, New born, Child
and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) and SGBV.

·       
Familiarity
with health financing and economic analysis methodologies;

·       
Any
clinical related degree with experience in working in a hospital is considered
an advantage.

·       
Good
understanding of the Ugandan Health Service Delivery Systems,  (e.g. functional components of healthcare
delivery systems; primary care: referral systems, care packages, key stakeholders
in the system, etc.);Sound theoretical knowledge of, experience of RBF
implementation process: ex-ante, ex-post verification, data collection,
invoicing and contracting of health facilities, indicators.

·       
Possess
excellent technical skill in health research and program, and project
performance assessment.

·       
Excellent
data analytical skills and interpretation, sound quantitative and qualitative
skills (managing, analysis and interpretation of data)

·       
Experience
as a technical advisor in similar environments. You have previous experience in
complex (multi-actor, donor funded) projects with a budget of at least 5
million USD.

·       
Strong
communication and facilitation skills, including the ability to establish good
working relationships, to transfer skills and knowledge, and to provide
technical assistance to key actors.

·       
Fully
proficient in the following software applications: Windows, Excel, Word,
Outlook, PowerPoint.

·       
Knowledge
of and experience in working with DHIS2.

·       
An
excellent command of the English language. Command of locally used languages is
a pre.

·       
Preparedness
to regularly travel to the operational areas of South Western, Eastern and
Central Eastern Uganda.

·       
A
flexible and pragmatic working attitude.

 

Core Competencies:

·       
Integrity

·       
Leadership

·       
Result
oriented

·       
Creativity
and solution oriented.

·       
Strong
organizational development

·       
Writing
skills

·       
Strong
people management

·       
Conflict
management

·       
Quality
orientation

·       
Coaching

 

What do we offer

Cordaid Uganda exist
of a small but highly motivated team of different nationalities. The position
will offer the opportunity to learn and specialize on the topics of climate
resilience and livelihoods. There are different learning opportunities and
opportunities to grow within the organization. Cordaid in Uganda aims at
growing her project portfolio. We are jointly building our team and ambitious
to deliver good quality. Team members are flexible and willing to take up other
tasks if necessary. In addition to the technical qualifications, we are looking
forward to welcoming an equally enthusiastic new team member who wants to
contribute to this objective.

 

NB: An integrity
check will be part recruitment procedure

 

How to Apply:

All potential
candidates should send their applications and CVs strictly via Email to
RBFHealthUg@cordaid.org

 

Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 20th November 2020

 

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