Project Overview: The TB Platforms for Sustainable Detection, Care, and Treatment Activity is designed to improve decentralized TB health systems by bolstering health program components at the regional, province, city, municipal, and community levels. With appropriate planning, oversight, and supervisory systems in place, health facilities will improve the quality of health care and our team will achieve the following project aims: 1) Families and communities adopt and improve healthy behaviors; 2) High-impact interventions are implemented at scale in the regions with the highest TB burden and other areas where the need for technical assistance is greatest; and 3) Key local health systems are bolstered to facilitate efficient and optimal delivery of quality TB services.
Roles and Responsibilities: The Health Systems Strengthening/Sustainable Financing Coordinator will be responsible for the following activities:
• Work with the Sustainable Finance and Partnerships Manager in supporting sustainable health systems strengthening and financing programming;
• Ensure that project activities align with national and regional TB elimination strategies and support models for sustainable health systems strengthening/financing developed by the TB Innovations and Health Systems Strengthening (IHSS) project;
• Work with the Department of Social Welfare and Development to link TB patients to resources for social support;
• Advocate for inclusion of TB activities and/or TB elimination plans in Regional and Provincial government budget plans;
• Work with LGUs and Local Chief Executives to explore possibilities for introducing financial incentives using sustainable local funding sources;
• Promote sustainable financing mechanisms: assist with providing technical assistance, work with PhilHealth, and collaborate with national and local funding schemes;
• Work with the Local Chief Executive’s office to determine the most appropriate amount for earmarked funding for TB programs, including budgetary breakdowns, and health trust funds.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Public Health policy or equivalent; Master’s degree or higher preferred;
• Minimum 3 years of experience in finance or health policy preferably in a non-government organization; • Knowledge and experience of US government rules and regulations;
• Fluency in written and spoken English;
• Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel and Access);
• Demonstrated willingness to work with others in an interactive team setting;
• Good interpersonal, organizational and team building skills;
• Able to work under tight deadlines in a high stress environment.
To Apply: Please submit your CV/Resume, Cover Letter and completed USAID Form 1420 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet to [email protected] or apply online through http://urc-chs.com/careers before October 5, 2018. Due to large number of inquiries we receive, only candidates who have met the required experience & qualifications for this position will be contacted. No phone calls please. However, since we are active around the world in the field of public health, we may wish to retain your CV in our database for other/future opportunities, unless you direct us otherwise. Thank you very much for your interest.
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