Job opp. Senior Technical Advisor for Performance-Based Financing Systems - Kampala, Uganda

Please note that this position is contingent upon funding.

1. Develop, implement, and manage the performance-based financing program of the project at the district level.
2. Collaborate with the district teams in identifying roles and responsibilities for the PBF program.
3. Coordinate the work plan for the technical/program units and link plans in each unit to ensure that the monitoring and evaluation plans are integrated.
4. Actively manage Contracts Officer and District PBF Coordinators to ensure that the project activities are consistent and coordinated.
5. Meet regularly with the Ministry of Local Government, local government, and other line Ministries to share progress, accomplishments, and challenges in partnership with the Chief of Party.
6. Leverage support from other government sectors for the project's work, in collaboration with the Chief of Party.
7. Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor to ensure that the project maintains close adherence to work plans and meets designated milestones, deliverables, and benchmarks.
8. Work together with the Chief of Party and M&E Advisor to establish the research operations and review for the project and oversee research design, implementation, and analysis.
9. Document and publish lessons learned from the project and use them as a mechanism to share experiences and to advocate for appropriate policy direction in support of the project's focus areas.
10. Provide technical guidance to subcontractors and sub-grantees, defining their on-going technical roles in the project, in close coordination with the Chief of Party and finance and operations staff.
11. Collaborate with the Chief of Party to provide specialized technical assistance to the district local government team on the implementation of PBF activities.

1. Master's degree in public administration, finance, management, public health, or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education.
2. Significant previous experience in the implementation of health financing programs and mechanisms.
3. Proven experience with management and monitoring of development programs in the health arena or other social sectors.
4. Strong understanding of financial planning and management and monitoring and evaluation.
5. Previous experience in Africa, preferably East Africa or Uganda, preferred.
6. Excellent conceptualization, facilitation, planning and mentoring skills.
7. Excellent leadership and management skills; experience supervising staff.
8. Demonstrated intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
9. Fluency in English
10. Willingness and ability to travel within Uganda at least 25% time.

Please note that relocation assistance and allowances are available.

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental handicap, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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