Management Sciences for Health

Performance Based Incentive(PBI) Principal Technical Advisor

Job ID
# of Positions
GEN (General)
A516 - Malawi ONSE
Application Due Date
Reports To
Chief of Party


The PBI Principal Technical Advisor will provide leadership for the performance-based contracting component of the project to implement PBI program at the district level and provide capacity building of the health facility staff and the Ministry of health team and the PBI steering committee to oversee and implement the PBI program.  S/he will implement performance-based contracting systems with districts, including templates for solicitations and contracts; supervise staff in the implementation of PBIs; and develop procedures for the contracts management cycle, including a contracts database for monitoring.

Qualifications and Experience

Master’s degree in health economics, business, or finance, or a related advanced degree relevant to the field of public health. Minimum five years of experience in managing health programs and/or in health system strengthening, and specific experience in designing or overseeing Performance Based Incentive  efforts. Demonstrated experience collaborating with a range of counterparts, including the Ministry of Health, in the districts as well as at the national level in a way that leads to technically sound and effective PBI interventions. Demonstrated competence in assessing priorities and in managing a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment, and in meeting deadlines with attention to detail and quality.

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

Chief of Party
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