Palladium Technical Advisor, Private Sector Service Delivery (Clinical/Quality of Care) Jobs in Kenya

Palladium Technical Advisor, Private Sector Service Delivery (Clinical/Quality of Care) Jobs in Kenya

Company Profile

  • Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact - the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

  • For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved - and is committed to continuing to improve - economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

    Project Overview & Position

  • The Technical Advisor, Private Sector Service Delivery (Clinical/Quality of Care) position is a full-time position for an upcoming award being solicited through USAID/Kenya & East Africa to promote Private Sector Opportunities to a Fully Private Care and Treatment. USAID/Kenya & East Africa’s Health, Population, and Nutrition (HPN) Office has realized the need to expand their approach to private sector engagement, and the paradigm of their relationships to be more transformational and private sector led.

  • In line with USAID’s new Private Sector Engagement Policy, USAID/KEA’s office has prioritized the following areas to engage the private sector to reshape the healthcare supply in Kenya using market-based approaches that will increase access and contribute to a sustainable health system:

  • Expand and strengthen supply chain partnerships;

  • Increase the availability of small-scale private sector health providers;

  • Increase access to financing for private health sector firms; and

  • Harness ICT/digital health private sector opportunities to scale up health delivery. The Technical Advisor, Service Delivery (Clinical/QoC) position will provide technical direction and leadership to the project, working closely with the Chief of Party (COP) to ensure the integrity of high-quality technical work.

  • This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and is contingent upon contract award to Palladium.  

    Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide technical and programmatic direction interventions related to health services, quality assurance and improvement, training and capacity building of clinic/provider staff, and service access.

  • Serves as the main interface between the project and external stakeholders in the delivery of health services in the
    private sector, as well as the Ministry of Health (MOH).

  • Work closely with other senior staff managing project activities in health systems strengthening and private sector engagement to ensure a holistic and integrated approach to design and implementation of interventions.

  • Ensure that activities that are related to this project area are tracked according to the project workplan.

  • Represent the project at relevant professional meetings, technical working groups and seminars.

  • Prepare analyses, recommendations, briefing notes, white papers, and assessments for internal and client use.

  • Assume responsibility for completing all project reports related to clinical health service delivery.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Position Requirements

  • An MA in Nursing, Medicine or a related science field and a license that permits the clinical practice in Kenya.

  • At least 10 years’ of progressively increasing responsibility work on service delivery initiatives with at least 5 years’ experience in a senior leadership position that directed technical interventions to improve service delivery. Experience engaging the private sector and digital health in clinical setting strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with Government of Kenya priorities and evidenced-based practices aimed at improving the quality of and access to health services.

  • Experience in interacting with host country agencies, including national and county government, development partners, civil society and community-based organizations.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, and the ability to develop and deliver technical presentations.

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret research findings and apply them to the Kenyan context when required.

  • Knowledge of USG regulations that impact services delivery.

  • Fluency in English

  • Prior experience developing strategic plans, workplans, and/or activity plans for service delivery programs.

  • Kenyan Nationals are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Technical Advisor, Private Sector Service Delivery (Clinical/Quality of Care) Jobs in Kenya

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