Health Financing for Tuberculosis (TB) – Country Consultant

Management Sciences for Health

Scope of Work:

In collaboration with the USAID HS4TB Project, the Country Consultant will work closely with a Regional Consultant to lead the implementation of the TB-FSI tool in the assigned country from March to September 2024. The Country Consultant must be based in one of the countries highlighted above in which TB-FSI implementation will take place. Application of the TB-FSI requires expertise in health financing concepts and specifically domestic government processes to grow TB resources and foster equitable, efficient, and effective deployment of those resources.

Responsibilities will include travel within the implementation country, stakeholder engagement and coordination, data collection, workshop facilitation, analysis, scoring, report preparation, and collaboration with the USAID HS4TB project team.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Public Health, Health Economics, International Development, or a related field.
  • Experience and expertise in domestic government health financing in the assigned country is a requirement.
  • Substantial experience working with the country’s government stakeholders involved in health, such as the MOH, required. Experience working with government TB stakeholders is preferred.
  • Experience in TB programs and strengthening health systems is ideal but not required.
  • Proven expertise in conducting key informant interviews, focus group discussions, and stakeholder workshops in the context of health and/or finance.
  • Familiarity with financial analysis, budget formulation, and tracking processes related to health programs.
  • Experience working on international development projects, preferably with USAID or similar development partners.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to comprehensively analyze the health financing landscape.
  • Excellent communication skills, demonstrated through engaging with government health and finance stakeholders, facilitating workshops, and presenting findings effectively.
  • Previous experience in scoring tools or indices, especially in the health sector, is highly desirable.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse team, including regional consultants and logistic advisors.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to travel within the country for in-country engagements.
  • Proficiency in compiling comprehensive country reports, incorporating feedback, and finalizing reports for submission.

 

The ideal candidate will possess a blend of technical skills and practical experience to effectively lead the TB-FSI implementation in the specified country, contributing to the project’s objectives and the broader goal of sustaining TB programs.

 

Application Process: Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV, a cover letter addressing relevant experience, and two professional references. Clearly indicate “Application for TB-FSI Consultancy – [Your Name]”to MSH on workday in the subject line.

 

MSH is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, religion, creed, citizenship, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability unrelated to job requirements. MSH will take affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed and that employees are treated without regard to their race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran and disability status. In compliance with U.S. Department of Labor Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, MSH has developed and maintains an affirmative action program and plan.

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