The overall goal of the Projecto de Saúde Para Todos – Health for All (HFA) project is transforming USAID partnerships to strengthen the effective use of Angola’s resources to meet the country’s development needs. The project team will move beyond “partnership as usual,” directly engaging government, civil society, private sector, and beneficiary partners from day one to co-diagnose fundamental barriers, co-design approaches to strengthen health systems, and co-implement proven interventions, thus building ownership and skills to transform HFA interventions into measurable and sustainable outcomes beyond program end. In the work plan of IR5 MSH is projected to strengthen institutional capacities in 24 municipalities in 5 provinces in northern Angola.
The Capacity Building Advisor will sit at the central level in Luanda and will be responsible for providing technical assistance for Intermediate Result 5: Capacity of municipal and provincial governments to plan, fund, monitor, and supervise health programs improved (IR5). The CB – Advisor will work under the direction of the Capacity Building Senior Advisor, supporting: 1) municipal governments to craft health plans and budgets and support local partners, and 2) MOH national authorities and Health Provincial directorates, in order to create and ensure synergy with all the different stakeholders.
The ideal candidate should have a Master degree in a relevant field such as public health, public administration, health administration, health economy, demography, statistics, epidemiology.
S/he should have atleast five (5) years of related experience and proven leadership, management (planning and budgeting processes), organizational development, human resources, health information system strengthening (quality collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information) expertise.
In additions, s/he should have state-of-the-art expertise in health planning, budgeting and monitoring. Thorough understanding of the current context and health environment in Angola. Technical expertise and experience implementing a complex, preferably USAID-funded, program.
The candidate of choice should have excellent communications (written& Verbal) and interpersonal skills, demonstrated leadership. S/he should have fluency in written and spoken English and Portuguese preferred. Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to build synergies across technical disciplines. Demonstrated facilitation and training skills.
The candidate should be willing to travel frequently within Angola.