Management Sciences for Health

Senior Private Sector Technical Advisor

Grade
I
Job ID
13-9571
Malawi-Lilongwe
# of Positions
1
Group/Office
HPG
Dept/Unit
GEN (General)
Project/Program
A516 - Malawi ONSE
Application Due Date
2017-09-15
Reports To
Deputy Chief of Party

Overview

The Senior Private Sector Technical Advisor will provide technical services to further the objectives of ONSE. The Advisor will substantively contribute to the implementation of ONSE. S/he will also be available to assist with private sector designs, evaluations and other private sector assistance. The Advisor will be responsible for providing technical support to the project team regarding the private health sector; serving as a technical resource on private and commercial health sector initiatives

Qualifications and Experience

Nursing or medical degree, Bachelor’s degree in public health, business, social sciences or other related field. Four to six years of experience implementing developing country health programs in the private sectors, preferably with at least two years’ experience in an resource-poor setting. Technical expertise in public health and the private sector, preferably with a focus on family planning, maternal, newborn, and child health, or other private sector health. Demonstrated understanding of MNCH/FP issues in developing countries. Familiarity with commodities, logistics, and supply chain management is desirable.

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

Deputy Chief of Party
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