Options Health Financing and Sustainability Advisor Jobs in Kenya

Options Health Financing and Sustainability Advisor Jobs in Kenya


  • Options Consultancy services seeks a Health Financing and Sustainability Advisor to lead the implementation of strategies to increase domestic resources in MNH and contribute to the sustainability of efforts to improve maternal and newborn health outcomes in Kenya.

    Responsibilities:

  • As a Health Financing and Sustainability Advisor you will be responsible for designing, leading and coordinating the implementation of strategies to improve government investments to MNH in E4A focus counties of Bungoma and Nairobi and engaging at national level as necessary.

  • You will lead the team in achieving set performance milestones and indicators around improved MNH resources in the programme results framework.

  • You will support and provide technical assistance to civil society coalitions, MPDSR committees and technical working groups to engage in ensuring resources are availed for evidence based MNH priorities and mobilise resources to ensure their own organisations’ sustainability

  • This position is line managed by the E4A Kenya Country Lead and will be based in Options’ office in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Person specification:

    To succeed in this role:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in health financing projects, providing direct expert policy advice and technical assistance to governments and CSOs at national and decentralised levels

  • Demonstrated experience in managing engagements with Kenya's national and county institutions involved in health financing including ministries of health and finance and proven track record to knowledgably and effectively interact with these key actors

  • Possess demonstrable knowledge of Public
    Financial Management (PFM) policies and processes including annual planning and budget cycles, Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEFs) and the principles of transparency and accountability, particularly health budget tracking and advocacy

  • Knowledge on national and county governments budgeting processes, and current opportunities and challenges for health financing within Kenya

    • Experience in analysing financial and epidemiological data and preparing quality technical reports, investment cases, policy position papers, blogs, policy briefing materials and presentations for diverse audiences

  • Sound knowledge and experience of developing and using methodologies to conduct (for example) public expenditure reviews, cost-effectiveness analysis, and analysis on return on investment

  • Experience leading or supporting successful budget advocacy initiatives (with a focus on improved public investment for health)

    • Strong written and oral English and Swahili communication skills for high-level policy audiences

  • Ability and willingness to travel within Kenya and/or externally as may be required in the course of duty

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Options Health Financing and Sustainability Advisor Jobs in Kenya


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