Program Coordinator, Health Financing job at ThinkWell Kenya
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Vacancy title:
Program Coordinator, Health Financing

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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ThinkWell Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
26 August 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 10, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Program Coordinator, Health Financing
ThinkWell Kenya provides technical support to strengthen the health financing function at national and county level, with a focus on strategic purchasing for primary healthcare. The Program Coordinator provides technical assistance and analytical support to the strategic purchasing for primary health care project in one or more target counties of Kenya. The coordinator will provide technical support to the county departments of health, working closely with other stakeholders in the health sector, to accelerate achievement of universal health coverage (UHC) in Kenya.
This is a full-time role that requires exceptional analytical and quantitative skills, the ability to effectively synthesize and visualize findings (typically in health economics and financing), translate messages for various audiences, and provide coordination support.
This position is based in various counties in Kenya.

Technical support
In consultation with the Supervisor:
• Strengthen the capacity of County departments of health (CDoHs) on the three functions of health care financing (revenue mobilization, pooling and purchasing).
• Support the CDoHs to optimize Own Source Revenue and other funding sources to increase fiscal space to purchase primary healthcare (PHC) services.
• Provide technical support to the CDoHs to apply strategic purchasing principles to incentivize providers to improve the quality of care, with a focus on PHC services.
• Support the CDoHs to develop and implement data driven innovations on health financing, that can improve the supply chain, and productivity of human resources for health.
• Strengthen working relationships across different purchasers (NHIF, Private Health Insurance, Ministry of Health) and the county to achieve coherence within different purchasing arrangements.
• Support the CDoHs to review, develop and or implement Public Finance Management (PFM) policies/guidelines to address challenges that hinder facilities from generating and using funds to improve the quality of services.
• Support the development of county health plans and budgets in accordance with the PFM act (2012).
• Provide technical support to the CDoHs to strengthen implementation of UHC and health care financing reforms.
• Develop partnerships and networks within counties to strengthen health systems.
• Represent ThinkWell in meetings with external partners, county governments, and other stakeholders." Data Analytics
• Support data collection, collation and analysis on health financing and purchasing in counties to inform the reforms needed to strengthen PHC and UHC.
• Collect, collate, and analyze routine data on Human Resources for Health (HRH), Health Products and Technologies and other areas of focus on selected indicators to inform development of appropriate health financing interventions.
• Support county-level monitoring, evaluation, learning and reporting activities on health financing and strategic purchasing.
• Document and disseminate learning products on health financing and strategic purchasing to different stakeholders to inform policy. Use the learnings and emerging evidence to co-create, with CHMTs, sustainable health financing solutions.

Your qualifications
• BA/BS and 4+ years of relevant experience.
• Substantive experience in relevant health systems work with a development agency, NGO, or county government; experience in health financing in the public sector is required.
• Demonstrated experience providing technical advice to counties in strategic and operational planning, data analytics, especially on health financing, HRH, and supply chain optimization.
• Prior work experience on primary healthcare financing, supply chain strengthening, HRH, and PFM within the context of county health systems is highly desirable.
• Proficiency in MS Excel, Office, PowerPoint is required. Proficiency in another MS Office suite is desirable.
• Experience in data analytics software e.g., Stata, EpiInfo, SPSS is desirable,
• Tech savvy and skilled at visual display of data.
• Fluency in English and Kiswahili.
• Exceptional analytical, research and problem-solving capabilities.
• Strong writer with an established track record of preparing high-quality technical reports, policy briefing materials, and presentations.
• A thoughtful systems thinker with grounded, pragmatic understanding of the complexities of our work.
• Demonstrated poise and professionalism in engaging with external partners, in and outside government.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to relate respectfully with staff at all levels, age, gender, nationalities, and orientation as well as across work areas.
• Ability and willingness to travel 30% of time.

Job Experience:48

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 August 2022
Duty Station: kenya
Posted: 10-08-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-08-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-08-2056
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