Friday, February 6, 2015

Futures Group ,Results-based Financing Officer Jobs in Tanzania

Location: Tanzania
Job Code: 892
# of Openings: 1
Futures Group is seeking a Results-based Financing Officer (RBFO) for an anticipated USAID-funded health system strengthening project in Tanzania. The project is expected to focus on providing technical assistance to notional level ministries and other stakeholders in order to strengthen the health care system
, focusing on the public sector, at the national and local government authority (LGA) level. Specifically, efforts will focus on improving governance, finance, human resources for health, and information components of the health system. The RBFO will be based in Dar es Salaam and will report to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide support to Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW) counterparts in planning the scale-up of and operationalizing the national results-based financing (RBF) strategy that aims to improve health systems performance.
  • Conduct desk-based analyses on RBF, including operations research to improve the functioning of current and planned pilots and scale-up initiatives of the program, resource needs analyses, and operational planning considerations.
  • Provide support on evaluation and tracking of RBF initiatives, working in close support to MoHSW and partner staff. Participate in MoHSW-led technical working groups and other forums on the subject of RBF.
  • Any additional duties in the area of health financing and resource tracking as directed by the Health Financing Advisor.
  • Contribute to development of work plans, budgets, reports, presentations, and deliverables.
  • At least 4 years' experience in health financing
  • Experience in providing technical advisory support to Tanzania government agencies and/or LGAs in areas of health financing and/or health system strengthening
  • Demonstrated ability to design, implement, and monitor results-based financing (RBF) initiatives
  • Ability to manage development, roll-out and monitoring of health financing strategy at national and sub-national levlels
  • Experience working with USAID or other donors
  • Excellent communication and writing abilities
  • Advanced degree in health financing, health economics or related field
  • Proven ability to mentor, motivate, and work as part of a team
  • Experience working in the Tanzanian health system, at national and/or LGA levels
  • English fluency, written and spoken
All applications for this position should be submitted online at via the Careers page. Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

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