This position will support the pharmaceutical finance component of the SAFEMed Project with the aim of improving pharmaceutical sector resource mobilization and efficiencies. The Senior Technical Advisor (STA) will support all components of the health reform agenda, including providing technical assistance in establishing a medicines reimbursement system, carrying out costing studies of medicines and other commodities proposed for reimbursement, and building MOH capacity to conduct routine costing analyses to provide evidence-based decisions for the expansion of the program; carrying out other health finance and economic studies to inform evidence-based decision-making related to pharmaceuticals and other commodities; promoting integration and sustainability with other health reforms, such as the integration of reimbursement into the eHealth system and provider payment system; analyzing finance flows to identify potential opportunities to improve resource allocation efficiencies for medicines and other commodities; and building finance management capacity within the MOH and other key stakeholders.
This position is for local hires. No allowances or relocation available.
Technical Assistance in the area of Pharmaceutical Finance Reform at the Central Level 60%
Data Analysis 25%
Technical writing/editing 15%
REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Experience with pharmaceutical management, financing, and reimbursement systems
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
CORE JOB COMPETENCIES:
Travel requirements: Availability to travel domestically and internationally as needed, estimated at a level of 10-15% of time
Keyboard use, pulling drawers, lifting papers <10lbs.