Health Financing Officer, Kenya HERO at Abt Associates

  • Published date: November 15, 2023
  • Category: Accounting, Auditing & Finance
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

The Opportunity

  • Abt Associates seeks three Health Financing Officers to join the USAID-funded Kenya Health Equity Resource Optimization (HERO) project. As the Health Financing Officer, you are responsible for successful quality technical execution of project activities at the sub-national level. You will deliver technical assistance and coordination across domestic resource mobilization and public financial management activities.

Core Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with Regional HERO teams, support the implementation of health financing project activities at the sub national level.

  • Support the domestic resource mobilization and public financial management capacity building at the subnational level.

  • Provide technical solutions supporting the inclusion of vulnerable groups into financial protection programs.

  • Collaborate with USAID and other donor implementing partners for efficiency and project impact at the county level.

What We Value

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years, or Master’s degree in health economics, policy, business management, public health, or related field.

  • Demonstrated experience working with/supporting the Ministry of Health in the delivery of quality health services and strengthening the health system at the sub national level in Kenya.

  • Previous programmatic work with USAID-funded, or other donor activities is highly preferred.

  • Broad technical understanding and experience of Kenya’s health financing, DRM, PFM, health care and social protection system.

  • Familiarity with health care financing and health evaluation techniques.

  • Demonstrated capacity to build and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of local partners and stakeholders.

  • Experience with capacity building of local partners considered desirable.

  • Reputation for professional excellence in health system, health financing, planning, budgeting and execution.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills (oral and written).

  • Demonstrated team player with effective cross-cultural interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to resolve sensitive and complicated work issues with senior high-level county counterparts, donor representatives and senior-level staff.

  • Advanced professional proficiency in English and Kiswahili.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Abt Associates on to apply


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