Posted on :
5 Jul, 2018
5 Jul, 2018
The programme seeks to:– Support the development/review and implementation of robust national health policies, strategies and plans (NHPSP) and health financing strategies/reform plans aiming at increasing coverage with needed health services, financial risk protection and health equity.– Increase technical and institutional capacities, knowledge and information for health systems and services strengthening and related policy dialogue.– To ensure international and national stakeholders are increasingly aligned around NHPSP and adhere to other aid effectiveness principles.
Job Title: Health Systems Specialist
Description Of Duties
Essential: Advanced university degree in health economics, health management, public health, relevant social or political sciences.
Essential: Minimum 7 years of experience in policy, planning, managing or developing health systems, including at least 5 years of experience at national level, and at least 5 years of experience in low- or middle-income countries inclusive. Proven ability to interact effectively at the political level with multiple high-level stakeholders.
Desirable: Relevant experience in WHO, UN or other international organizations.Relevant experience working and/or managing sub national health systems
Technical expertise in planning, monitoring and evaluating health systems;—Demonstrated ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners in countries;–Demonstrated ability to analyse political contexts and interact and negotiate effectively with multiple interests at the political level;–> Demonstrated ability to work effectively with the Ministry of Health and with stakeholders at the country level, as well as with the regional, inter-country and staff at country level;–> Demonstrated ability to innovate, integrate, synthesize and communicate complex concepts and ideas verbally and in writing;–> Ability to monitor and communicate progress in terms of process and results.
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 71,332 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2717 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 1 year
Job Posting: Jun 29, 2018, 9:15:16 AM
Closing Date: Jul 18, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Ghana-Accra
Organization: AF_GHA Ghana
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