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MSH Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Results-Based Financing Specialist (Health Sector)

Job Title: Results-Based Financing Specialist (Health Sector) – MSH Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

 

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) Profile

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Results Based Financing Specialist for a potential 5-year USAID-funded co-operative agreement, the Uganda Health Activity.

The goal of the project is to increase the survival and well-being of vulnerable populations and improve overall health system resilience in priority districts. UHA aims to achieve this goal through three intermediate results (IRs):

Improved access to and use of quality maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH); family planning (FP)/reproductive health (RH); nutrition; and water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) health services at community- and health facility-levels. Enhanced local ownership and leadership for sustainable health outcomes. Strengthened health systems at the regional-, district-, facility-, and community-levels.

UHA will also provide additional district-level health systems strengthening (HSS) technical support in a further 72 districts. The activity includes a strong focus on building the capacity, sustainability, and resilience of local governments and local partner institutions to deliver evidence-based and high quality MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, facility-level WASH, and HIV/AIDS services at both facility- and community-levels.

 

 

Job Summary:

The Results Based Financing Specialist will serve as the senior technical resource providing hands-on technical assistance and capacity building primarily in results based financing (RBF). They will work with the PFM expert and project team to design and implement RBF methodologies.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Strengthen regional referral hospitals (RRH), District Health Management Teams (DHMT), and health facility in-charge capacity in RBF for improved service delivery.
  • Build the capacity of health facilities and districts in activity planning, implementation and monitoring RBF activities.
  • Build RRH and district capacity to conduct RBF training and support supportive supervision related to RBF to ensure facilities qualify and maintain their qualification for continued RBF funding.
  • Provide technical advice to RRHs and districts to strengthen documentation and reporting related RBF funds.
  • Assess local small-grantees financial capacity and develop tailored capacity strengthening plans, incorporating aspects of RBF.
  • Support the design and implementation of core competencies for RBF-related initiatives.
  • Develop and supervise a small team of RBF trainers who will assist with capacity building and represent the RBF project activities.
  • Working in collaboration with key stakeholders (management at home office and projects), develop content, and lead training to fill gaps in understanding and practice of RBF.
  • Serve as a central technical resource on RBF for the project teams and government counterparts at all stages of the project life cycle.
  • Participate in, as required, all RBF-related evaluation efforts of the project.

Representation Functions

  • Share results of RBF activities via regular presentations and other communications.
  • Prepare and present RBF-related evaluation findings to appropriate MOH and external audiences, including via peer-reviewed publications and public health conferences as requested.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in economics, management, finance, health economics, public health or related area.
  • Significant experience in managing or supporting RBF programs and/or in health system strengthening, and specific experience in designing or overseeing Results Based Financing efforts.
  • Knowledge and experience in designing results-based or Results-based financing mechanisms for measuring projects and organizational results goals.
  • Demonstrated ability in organizational, technical, and managerial skills to lead and collaborate effectively with colleagues across a wide range of settings. Related practical field experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally and build capacity among colleagues from culturally diverse backgrounds and in different project settings.
  • Ability to travel domestically as needed.
  • Preference will be given to Ugandan nationals.

 

 

How To Apply for MSH Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should apply through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: Open until filled

 

 

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