Palladium Technical Lead, Health Financing and Financial Management Jobs in Ghana

Palladium Technical Lead, Health Financing and Financial Management Jobs in Ghana


Project Overview and Role:

  • Palladium International, LLC is seeking a Health Financing and Financial Management Technical Lead for a potential upcoming Health Systems Strengthening project in Ghana. The Health Financing and Financial Management Technical Lead must have in depth technical expertise, experience, professional reputation, interpersonal skills, and professional relationships that demonstrate her or his ability to be a thought leader in their field. This is a full-time position based in Accra, Ghana.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build strong and effective working relationships with Government of Ghana and other development partners stakeholders working in health financing and financial management area.

  • Provide technical guidance to develop health financing and financial management objectives, and indicators for key national programs and priorities.

  • Provide technical leadership, facilitation, technical assistance, mentoring and coaching in the design and implementation of health financing activities, tailored to the specific needs and context in Ghana.

  • Provide ongoing mentoring and coaching to in-country teams and local partners as they implement health financing focused activities.

  • Lead design and implementation of workplan technical activities related to health financing and financial management.

  • Stay abreast of key developments in health finance, budget advocacy, community-based health insurance, and resource allocation innovations and interventions in Ghana to inform technical activities under the Ghana HIS activity.

  • This includes frequent interaction with the Government of Ghana stakeholders relevant to this area as well as multilateral partners and donor agencies

  • Represent the project in the health financing related areas .

  • Prepares financial protection and domestic resource mobilization analyses, recommendations, briefing notes, and assessments for internal and client use.

  • Supervise staff and short-term consultants
    assigned to health financing activities.

  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Lead and manage staff professional development to build their capacity and strengthen competency and professional development.

  • Provide training where necessary in areas of health financing and financial management.

  • Conduct regular staff performance appraisals, monitoring progress and setting objectives: this is part of the organization's performance management system and performance appraisal system.

    ​Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated working experience in health finance and health economics in developing economies

  • Experience in public financial management, public-private partnerships, or private sector engagement is desirable.

  • Familiarity or experience with Ghanaian health system is a plus.

  • Appropriate computer skills necessary to conduct research, and to conduct data analysis.

  • Prior experience working with USAID-funded programs is not required but will be an added advantage.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, web-based research) – this includes data analytics.

  • Ability to multi-task and keep track of concurrent activities and deadlines.

  • Fluency in English required

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

  • Must be willing to live and travel within Ghana.

    How to apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Palladium Technical Lead, Health Financing and Financial Management Jobs in Ghana



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