Specialist, Health Financing

India
New Delhi
Type
Full Time
Program (Division)
Country Programs - Country Teams

Overview

Founded in 2002 by President William J. Clinton and Ira C. Magaziner, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to saving lives, reducing the burden of disease and strengthening integrated health systems in the developing world. For more information, please visit: www.clintonhealthaccess.org.

 

In India, CHAI’s Family Planning program is working towards improving access to safe sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, including a wide range of high-quality contraceptive choices and safe termination of pregnancy care.

Responsibilities

The Health Financing Specialist will work on: costing of national/ state strategic plans, conducting cost optimization analysis for specific interventions, assessing and suggesting improvement measures for optimal allocation of existing funds. The role will require a detail-oriented, entrepreneurial mind set and a high level of self-motivation.

 

Responsibilities

  • Develop a framework for cost-effectiveness analysis, collating costing data, analysing the cost effectiveness of current program and absorption of new interventions, and supporting advocacy for scale-up of new insights
  • Conduct costing and financial analyses to identify resource gaps, prioritize activities based on cost-effectiveness, and develop new funding proposals in collaboration with national and state governments
  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to integrate key cost fields into data systems
  • Support the Ministry of Health in the development and drafting of the annual PIP, if required
  • Identify key financial management impediments to programmatic goals and work with donors and government to devise targeted solutions to address them

Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree or advanced degree in health economics, public policy or health or other relevant discipline with a minimum of 2 years work experience; or Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated analytical, leadership, strategy development and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proven ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders, including government officials, partner NGOs, and donors, and in cross-cultural contexts
  • High levels of proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of SRH or other women’s health services is not required, but can be helpful
  • Willingness to travel

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