Health Financing Advisor

Job Type

Full Time

Published

10/13/2018

Address

Congo Town
Monrovia
Liberia

Description

The Role

At Last Mile Health, we make bold commitments that inspire innovation. Do you have a record of working with partners to make bold financial commitments to healthcare? If so, you may be our next Health Financing Advisor.

 

As the Health Financing Advisor reporting to the Director of National Community Health Systems, you will mobilize resources and build solutions related to the sustainability of the National Community Health Assistant program in Liberia. The Advisor will serve as a principal liaison to the Ministry of Health (MOH) in the area of health financing and will work in direct partnership with the MOH to expand health sector financial resources.


What You'll Do

  • Support MOH and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) partners to design and implement tools and processes for improved resource mobilization, allocation, and management for the National Community Health Assistant Program, including costing models and financial projections
  • Lead resource mapping and reviewing funding channels to identify and understand areas for potential resource mobilization and acquisition
  • Prepare recommendations for financial sustainability for MOH and MOF related to the National Community Health Assistant program
  • Provide technical assistance to MOH teams to build financial management systems, budget management, and skill development
  • Develop and deliver a range of materials on health financing for internal and external partners and funders to share analytical findings, recommendations, and to inform key policy decisions
  • Be available to travel up to 10%


What You'll Bring

  • Several years of professional work experience in applied health financing, including providing high-touch analysis and advisory services to governments and funders
  • Significant quantitative analysis skills, especially financial and economic modeling, econometrics, and budget/cost analysis
  • Experience developing or using costing tools, resource mapping tools, and producing cost-effectiveness analyses to improve resource allocations
  • Fluent in English and excellent verbal, and written communication skills


You'll Impress Us If

  • You have previous experience and knowledge of Liberian national and county-level government accounting policies, procedures, and systems
  • You have a MPH or Masters with focus in health economics


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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