International NGO External Relations Advisor Career Recruitment in Nairobi, Kenya June 2017

Jobs Vacancy: External Relations Advisor Employment Nairobi Kenya 2017 

Job Description: Today NGO Work Kenya 

External Relations Advisor
Location: Nairobi
 
Industry: Healthcare
Our Client, an International NGO whose core business is Reproductive Health and Family Planning to millions of the world’s poorest and vulnerable women, is seeking to recruit an External Relations Advisor.

S/he will be responsible for engaging the government at both national and county level to have them commit and utilize resources for family planning and the Health Insurance Subsidy Programme (HISP), applying their keen advocacy skills and health financing technical capacity to achieve project-specific goals.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead the organizations county strategy and engagement
  • Identify counties for piloting initiatives based on defined criteria
  • Develop and implement a strategy to enable the organization to influence at least two counties to commit and utilize resources for family planning
  • Develop and implement a strategy to enable the organization to influence at least four counties to commit and utilize funds for Health Insurance Subsidy Programme
  • Support ongoing budget advocacy on the creation of Family Planning budget lines at County level
  • Work with like-minded organizations and advocates to raise demand for local policy makers to prioritize Family Planning and SRHR in County budgets
  • Document the processes used to engage counties
Develop and implement the organization national advocacy strategy
  • Engage in joint advocacy through national and County level stakeholder forums and Technical Working Groups (TWGs)
  • Coordinate and implement advocacy efforts across key subject areas such as health financing, safe abortion, adolescents, family planning and task-sharing
Establish relationships with external funding mechanisms
  • Explore opportunities to capitalize on the Bill and Melinda Gate’s funded ‘The Challenge Initiative’ (TCI) and the World Bank’s Global Fund Financing (GFF) to encourage counties to commit resources to the organization
  • Work with, and engage, NHIF and other like-minded stakeholders to successfully have LARCs included as fee-for-service in NHIF service package
Qualification and Experience
  • Degree in Health Finance, Health or Social Sciences or related area from a recognized university
  • Possession of Masters in Public Health, Master of Science in Development studies, Masters of Arts in Project Management and any relevant course is an added advantage
  • Preferred more than 5 years’ experience providing technical assistance in the design, implementation, and/or evaluation of health finance and economics programmes
  • Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of healthcare finance and health economic policies and projects
  • Experience and skills in financial analysis of health programmes
  • Experience with government allocation, budgeting and financial management systems.
  • Experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of healthcare finance and health economic policies and projects
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