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Friday, June 2, 2017

Technical Advisor Job at Management Sciences for Health( msh ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Technical Advisor

Jobs at:
Management Sciences for Health( msh )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than June 9, 2017 at 5.00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.
USAID funded Uganda Health Supply Chain is a five year program supporting the Government of Uganda's S health system to improve the availability and accessibility of essential medicines and health supplies (EMHS).The expect results of are to: 1) strengthen national polices and strategies and support cost-effective, equitable, and transparent utilization of EMHS resources; 2) strengthen country capacity for effective management and utilization of EMHS; and 3) increase availability and access of EMHS among priority populations
MSH is searching for qualified persons to fill the position of Technical Advisor- Resources Tracking based in Kampala (MOH) https://jobs-msh,
Reports to: Commissioner Health Services (Planning and Policy) MOH and senior Technical Advisor, Health Financing (MSH)
Overall Position Responsibilities
The resource tracking advisor will provide assistance to the Ministry of Health (Planning and Policy Department) in harmonizing implementation of strategies tor resource tracking within the health sector to ensure information available is available and used for decision making within the health sector.
The resource tracking advisor will be instrumental in the implementation of the National Health Accounts and roll out of the Financial and Commodity Tracking System (FACTS) and coordinating with other stakeholders implementing resource tracking to ensure information use.
S/he will assist in the coordination of other stakeholders implementing resource tracking activities and will plan coordination activities.
  • Master's Degree in Economics, Quantitative Economics, Statistics, Planning, Finance, information Systems and Public Health. Post graduate qualification in health economics/health financing will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years ‘experience with significant experience in planning and implementation of resource tracking mechanism such as National Health Accounts, National AIDS Spending Assessment, Public expenditure Tracking system
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills including demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team
  • Experience interpersonal skills, communication skills, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of Uganda's health sector
Job application procedure
If you meet the above requirements please go to the link above to and see a detailed job description, not later than June 9, 2017 at 5.00pm: All applications must as made online. Hard copy applications are not accepted.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but can only acknowledge shortlisted candidates. Please note that any form of canvassing by candidates will lead to immediate disqualification. MSH is an equal opportunity Employer, Female Candidates are encouraged to apply.