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Senior Technical Advisor HS4TB Kenya Full-time Job

May 9th, 2023 at 16:04   General   Nairobi   Reference: 1860
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Job Description

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with nearly 2,500 people from over 74 nationalities working in over 40 countries. Our mission: Saving lives and improving the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.


The Senior Technical Advisor (STA) is the project technical lead. The position reports to the Country Project Director (CPD). In close coordination with the CPD, the STA will-

  • Provide technical leadership for the project’s financing and governance activities.
  • Lead annual workplan development, particularly focusing on the technical strategies and approaches to ensure sustainable interventions
  • Manage the implementation of HS4TB Kenya technical activities ensuring that they:
    • achieve the expected results and are adequately and timely implemented
    • are responsive to the needs and expectations of local partners
    • contribute to a clear health financing system strengthening approach, and
    • have clear strategies to sustain them through local ownership
  • Establish strong working relationships with the National TB and Lung Disease Department and expand HS4TB’s technical linkages with all relevant governmental and non-governmental stakeholders
  • Facilitate county level intervention and consultation with the council of governors relative to HS4TB approved intervention
  • Ensure timely support to TB National and County Technical working Groups, Steering Committee meetings, and technical consultations as and when required
  • Guide other advisors/ and or consultants in their work
  • Work closely with the local M&E Specialist and Global MEL team to support indicator development, tracking and their timely reporting to USAID
  • Develop quarterly, annual progress as well as ad-hoc reports in line with Mission requirements and HS4TB reporting to assure the timely and quality production of program deliverables.
  • Lead or participate in key assessments, gap analysis and intervention design in collaboration with key TB financing stakeholders
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Country Project Director and HQ based Portfolio manager


Required Minimum Education

  • Masters’ degree in health policy and finance, health economics, health systems, public health or a related field is preferred.



  • Seven (7) years’ experience or more in leading teams and/or managing projects with a health financing focus
  • At least 5 years’ experience working with the county governments, Ministry of Health or other government ministries on financing and governance of health programs required


  • Experience in working with USAID-funded projects strongly preferred
  • Experience with public health programs supported by bilateral agencies, such as USAID, and international agencies, such as WHO and World Bank, preferred


  • Demonstrated technical managerial and organizational skills in a developing country setting with flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Demonstrated expertise in health financing; particularly in domestic resource mobilization and/or contract management and outsourcing
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and write technical reports
  • Results driven and demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a team to produce results on time
  • Demonstrated skill in quickly assessing priorities and opportunities and managing a variety of activities with attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with donor, project stakeholders, in-country collaborators, and staff at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills in local and English language
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural team

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Closing Date : 31 May. 2023


Company Description
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)