Старший технічний радник з фінансування в системі охорони здоров’я

Ця позиція спрямована на виконання компоненту щодо фінансування в системі Охорони здоров'я проекту SAFEMed, з метою покращення мобілізації та ефективності ресурсів фармацевтичного сектору. 

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Overview

This position will support the pharmaceutical finance component of the SAFEMed Project with the aim of improving pharmaceutical sector resource mobilization and efficiencies.  The Senior Technical Advisor (STA) will support all components of the health reform agenda, including providing technical assistance in establishing a medicines reimbursement system, carrying out costing studies of medicines and other commodities proposed for reimbursement, and building MOH capacity to conduct routine costing analyses to provide evidence-based decisions for the expansion of the program; carrying out other health finance and economic studies to inform evidence-based decision-making related to pharmaceuticals and other commodities;  promoting integration and sustainability with other health reforms, such as the integration of reimbursement into the eHealth system and provider payment system;  analyzing finance flows to identify potential opportunities to improve resource allocation efficiencies for medicines and other commodities; and building finance management capacity within the MOH and other key stakeholders.

This position is for local hires. No allowances or relocation available. 

Specific Responsibilities

Technical Assistance in the area of Pharmaceutical Finance Reform at the Central Level 60%

  • Responsible for providing pharmaceutical and finance expertise in the area of improving pharmaceutical sector resource mobilization and efficiencies, including costing of different aspects of pharmaceutical services, review and development of reimbursement packages, as well as other finance studies related to access to medicines within the health care reform
  • Collaborate with professional associations to develop policy options based on best practices that support innovative and efficient payment mechanisms for medicines
  • Provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Health Service to ensure that innovative health reforms (e.g. implementation of reimbursement for ambulatory care drugs) are positively impacting efficient provider behavior
  • Build regional capacity in operationalizing and implementing reimbursement and other pharmaceutical finance strategies

Data Analysis 25%

  • Using the SMD data and other data sources, provide analysis of data to inform key decisions in the area of pharmaceutical finance reform, and to support other technical objectives

Technical writing/editing 15%

  • Identify key areas in pharmaceutical finance to highlight for technical reports, success stories, advocacy, and/or operational research 
  • Take the lead in drafting such documents
  • Support the DCOP with inputs for quarterly reports and indicator reports in his/her technical area
  • Provide inputs for ad hoc information requests from USAID, country counterparts, MSH, or other individuals/groups, as requested

Qualifications and Experience

Requred minimum education  & experience

Required: 

  • An advanced degree (Masters level or above) in health finance, public administration public health, or other appropriate area
  • At least seven years of experience in health finance and knowledge of complex health systems
  • Demonstrated experience in financial data analysis and the application of resulting information for decision-making
  • Experience in working with the Ukrainian health system and key actors within the system

Preferred:

  • Experience with pharmaceutical management, financing, and reimbursement systems

Knowledge and  skills

Required:

  • Demonstrated ability in technical support of public sector health care or pharmaceutical finance development and implementation
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, negotiation and advocacy skills
  • Ability to analyze and draw conclusions from large data sets and interpret conclusions in ways that are understandable to health professionals and the public
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel is required. Knowledge of other software packages is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated skills in writing professional, concise and compelling documents and presentations
  • Ability provide trainings and make presentations to high level government officials
  • Written and spoken fluency in Ukrainian and English required

Preferred:

  • Fluency in Russian in addition to Ukrainian

Competences

Core competences:

  • Functional competencies:  Highly motivated, resourceful, and results driven. Ability to gather and analyze information in order to make appropriate decisions.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ensuring delivery of results: functional/technical skills, client focus, managing through systems, managing and measuring work, negotiating, information sharing, process management, priority setting, problem solving, and decision-making
  • Core personal competencies: ethics and values, integrity and trust, listening, written communication
  • Core MSH competencies: adaptability, communication, problem solving, creativity and innovation, timeliness of work, quality of work and team relationships, resource utilization

Physical demands

Travel requirements: Availability to travel domestically and internationally as needed, estimated at a level of 10-15% of time

Keyboard use, pulling drawers, lifting papers <10lbs.

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports to Deputy Chief of Party

If interested, you can apply here: http://bit.ly/2iyyXvl

 

Контакти

  • msh.org
  • SAFEMed Project
  • http://www.msh.org/contact-information
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