The 6 Job Positions at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Capacity Building Advisor at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Capacity Building Advisor, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Capacity Building Advisor for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Capacity Building Advisor will provide technical and programmatic support in the area of capacity building to Government of Rwanda institutions and civil society actors, including district health management teams (DHMTs) and hospital committees, ensuring that activities and strategies are in line with HSS technical and programmatic guidance. The Capacity Building Advisor will help ensure that HSS Next meets Rwanda HSS targets across all three activity objectives.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Identify opportunities for strengthening GOR institutions and approaches for increasing local ownership of HSS Next-supported activities.
  • Seek out opportunities to build local civil society capacity to support GOR health systems strengthening objectives.
  • Support the institutionalization of learning and decision-making approaches by building strong capacity for monitoring, evaluating, and sharing health information among stakeholders to support evidence-based decisions regarding programming and efficiency at all levels.
  • Support capacity building to district teams (DHU/DHMT, Hospital Health Committees, Quality Improvement Committees, JADF) and health facility managers to use data for evidence-based decision-making and planning.
  • Document best practices and share Rwanda experiences on data use at central, district, and facility level.
  • Support capacity building of MOH to ensure accreditation is part of the regular practice at all levels of the health system.
  • Support capacity building of hospitals to improve their own compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Build district-level capacity to use data in district planning to address recruitment, retention, and district-specific HRH needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience in area of institutional capacity building on donor-funded programs, supporting complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to capacity building to improve the quality, efficiency, and resilience of the Rwandan health system to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes.
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

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Chief of Party, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Chief of Party, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity  

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for a live  USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity

Chemonics seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.99 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The COP will be accountable technical leadership, administrative oversight, and overall

coordination of the activity. They will serve as principal institutional liaison with USAID and key

stakeholders. They will manage staff and ensure HSS Next meets stated goals and reporting requirements, as well as ensure the quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under HSS Next.

The Chief of Party will be a national or international-level expert in policy related to health systems, with

verifiable experience managing comparable health programs. In addition, they will have demonstrated

ability to establish and sustain professional relationships with host country government counterparts, and

have excellent written and oral communication skills in English. The position is expected to be based full-time in Kigali, Rwanda, and is contingent upon cooperative agreement award. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Provide overall technical leadership and management of a multi-disciplinary team; oversee and participate in strategic planning; supervise execution of annual workplans and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning.
  • Serve as Chemonics’ principal liaison with USAID/Rwanda, Rwandan government representatives, other implementing partners, and other key stakeholders including partners, public and private sector organizations, service providers, and beneficiaries to ensure the activity is meeting its objectives as well as cultivate meaningful and strong relationships with USAID/Rwanda.
  • Ensure the highest workforce development and health systems strengthening technical standards of performance.
  • Supervise technical and administrative staff, ensure staff are effectively and efficiently managing project activities and operations, and maintain sound program HR and financial management.
  • Coordinate with Chemonics Corporate Office and USAID counterparts to ensure a high standard of compliance with Chemonics, Host Country, and USAID regulations and requirements.
  • Continuously assess and evaluate activity outcomes, ensuring learning is continuously incorporated into implementation, making course corrections as appropriate. Maintain a high standard of reporting to USAID.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience in an international development setting, ideally in project implementation sponsored by USAID or other international donors.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as chief of party or other leadership position of donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to building the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by close of business  Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

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Governance for Quality Improvement Team Lead at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Governance for Quality Improvement Team Lead, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Governance for Quality Improvement Team Lead for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Governance for Quality Improvement Team Lead will provide quality improvement technical and programmatic direction with respect to HSS programing, ensuring that activities and strategies are in line with HSS technical and programmatic guidance. The Governance for Quality Improvement Team Lead will be responsible to ensure that HSS Next meets Rwanda HSS targets, specifically under Objective 2.

Responsibilities include:  

Provide strategic direction to and oversight of program activities focused on strengthening health governance at all levels to improve the quality and efficient of health services. Activities to contribute to this goal which the Team Lead with manage may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Support the MOH, district teams and health facility managers in the planning and management of health services and resources, including using data for evidence-based decision-making and planning.
  • Increase coordination between provinces and districts in the planning and management of health

services.

  • Strengthen DHMTs’ ability to lead and manage district health issues, including defining DHMT functionality standards, indicators and SOPs to enable performance measurement.
  • Organize and support inter-district peer learning exchange visits between DHMTs
  • Support an improved and sustainable accreditation system that provides a way to measure healthcare quality based on data
  • Build the capacity of hospitals to improve their own compliance with accreditation standards
  • Support and advocate for the institutionalization of and budgeting for the accreditation system for health care facilities.
  • Conduct annual accreditation evaluations at the public hospital level.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience in area of specified technical expertise (quality improvement) of donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to strengthening leadership, management, and governance to improve the quality and efficiency of the Rwandan health system to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes.
  • Deep knowledge of Rwanda’s national quality improvement and accreditation framework and processes.
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Technical Director at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Technical Director, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Technical Director for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Technical Director shall be a public health expert with extensive experience contributing to results on health systems strengthening (HSS) programs. They will be required to have expert knowledge and experience in HSS and the provision of related technical assistance in Rwanda. Part of their role will be to mentor HSS Next’s Team Leads and they will therefore be expected to have skills and experience in health financing, leadership and governance, capacity building, and human resources for health. The position is expected to be based full-time in Kigali, Rwanda, and is contingent upon cooperative agreement award. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.  

Responsibilities include:  

  • Provide overall technical leadership to direct strategy and guide implementation of the program’s technical assistance.
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team; oversee and participate in strategic planning; supervise execution of annual workplans and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning.
  • Ensure the highest workforce development and health systems strengthening technical standards of performance.
  • Supervise and mentor Team Leads and administrative staff, ensuring staff are effectively and efficiently managing project activities and operations.
  • Coordinate with Chemonics Corporate Office and USAID counterparts to ensure a high standard of compliance with Chemonics, Host Country, and USAID regulations and requirements.
  • Continuously assess and evaluate activity outcomes, ensuring learning is continuously incorporated into implementation, making course corrections as appropriate. Maintain a high standard of reporting to USAID.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience in area of HSS related technical expertise on donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa and/or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to building the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimizing resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes.
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) and to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Technical Director at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Technical Director, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Technical Director for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Technical Director shall be a public health expert with extensive experience contributing to results on health systems strengthening (HSS) programs. They will be required to have expert knowledge and experience in HSS and the provision of related technical assistance in Rwanda. Part of their role will be to mentor HSS Next’s Team Leads and they will therefore be expected to have skills and experience in health financing, leadership and governance, capacity building, and human resources for health. The position is expected to be based full-time in Kigali, Rwanda, and is contingent upon cooperative agreement award. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.  

Responsibilities include:  

  • Provide overall technical leadership to direct strategy and guide implementation of the program’s technical assistance.
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team; oversee and participate in strategic planning; supervise execution of annual workplans and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning.
  • Ensure the highest workforce development and health systems strengthening technical standards of performance.
  • Supervise and mentor Team Leads and administrative staff, ensuring staff are effectively and efficiently managing project activities and operations.
  • Coordinate with Chemonics Corporate Office and USAID counterparts to ensure a high standard of compliance with Chemonics, Host Country, and USAID regulations and requirements.
  • Continuously assess and evaluate activity outcomes, ensuring learning is continuously incorporated into implementation, making course corrections as appropriate. Maintain a high standard of reporting to USAID.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience in area of HSS related technical expertise on donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa and/or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to building the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimizing resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes.
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) and to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Human Resources at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Human Resources for Health Team Lead, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Human Resources for Health (HRH) Team Lead for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Human Resources for Health Team Lead will provide health workforce technical and programmatic direction with respect to HSS programing, ensuring that activities and strategies are in line with the program’s technical and programmatic guidance. The Human Resources for Health Team Lead will be responsible to ensure that HSS Next meets Rwanda HSS targets, specifically under Objective 3.

Responsibilities include:  

Provide strategic direction to and oversight of HRH-focused activities with goal of improving quality of health services and preparedness to respond to health emergencies.  Activities to contribute to this goal which the Team Lead with manage may include, but will not be limited to: may include but not be limited to:

  • Support the HRH Technical Working Group and HRH secretariat to improve the quality and availability of HRH data needed to effectively manage the existing health workforce and improve the future composition and distribution of health workers.
  • Conduct a ten-year HRH strategy midterm review to make sure that a monitoring system is in place to track progress overtime
  • Support hospitals to conduct Workload Indicator for staffing Needs (WISN) studies to identify staffing gaps based on workload and establish strategies to adapt
  • Support district-level stakeholders to use data in district planning to address recruitment, retention, and district-specific HRH needs
  • Improve continuous professional learning and training systems in collaboration with the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Rwanda Medical and Dental Council
  • Support efforts to advance the management skills, ethics and professionalism of health workers to improve the quality of care provided to beneficiaries.
  • Address barriers to health workforce motivation and retention by conducting assessment on HRH turnover and identifying innovative motivation strategies for health provider

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience in area of specified technical expertise (HRH) of donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to health workforce management to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

Technical Director at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Technical Director, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Technical Director for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Technical Director shall be a public health expert with extensive experience contributing to results on health systems strengthening (HSS) programs. They will be required to have expert knowledge and experience in HSS and the provision of related technical assistance in Rwanda. Part of their role will be to mentor HSS Next’s Team Leads and they will therefore be expected to have skills and experience in health financing, leadership and governance, capacity building, and human resources for health. The position is expected to be based full-time in Kigali, Rwanda, and is contingent upon cooperative agreement award. We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.  

Responsibilities include:  

  • Provide overall technical leadership to direct strategy and guide implementation of the program’s technical assistance.
  • Manage a multi-disciplinary team; oversee and participate in strategic planning; supervise execution of annual workplans and Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning.
  • Ensure the highest workforce development and health systems strengthening technical standards of performance.
  • Supervise and mentor Team Leads and administrative staff, ensuring staff are effectively and efficiently managing project activities and operations.
  • Coordinate with Chemonics Corporate Office and USAID counterparts to ensure a high standard of compliance with Chemonics, Host Country, and USAID regulations and requirements.
  • Continuously assess and evaluate activity outcomes, ensuring learning is continuously incorporated into implementation, making course corrections as appropriate. Maintain a high standard of reporting to USAID.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant work experience in area of HSS related technical expertise on donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa and/or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to building the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimizing resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes.
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) and to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

Chemonics values the protection of your personal data. If you are in the European Union, please read our EU Recruiting Data Privacy Notice to learn how we process personal data. You may access the notice via the following link: https://chemonics.com/eu-recruiting-data-privacy-notice/.

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Health Financing Team Lead at Chemonics International Inc.: (Deadline 1 February 2023)

Health Financing Team Lead, Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity 

Chemonics International Inc. is a US-based international development consulting company that operates in over 80 countries and is dedicated to helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. This requisition is for an anticipated USAID funded project in Rwanda, USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity.

Chemonics seeks a Health Financing Team Lead for live 5-year USAID/ Rwanda Health Systems Strengthening (HSS NEXT) Activity. The $24.9 million activity is to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes for all Rwandans. The specific objectives of the HSS Next Activity include (1) Health financing optimized to enable equitable access to high quality health services without financial hardship; (2) Leadership, management, and governance strengthened at all levels to improve quality and efficiency; and (3) Health workforce management strengthened to improve quality of health services.

The Health Financing Team Lead will provide health financing technical and programmatic direction with respect to HSS programing, ensuring that activities and strategies are in line with HSS technical and programmatic guidance. The Health Financing Team Lead will be responsible to ensure that HSS Next meets Rwanda HSS targets, specifically under Objective 1.

Responsibilities include:  

Provide strategic direction to and oversight of program activities focused on increasing the financial sustainability of the CBHI and overall Rwandan health system. Activities to contribute to this goal which the Team Lead with manage may include, but will not be limited to:

  • Assess opportunities, strategies, and feasibility of increasing the allocation of sustainable public financing to the health sector through new revenue sources
  • Identify new sources of sustainable private financing for health focused on equitable primary healthcare outcomes, assess areas and magnitude of potential efficiency gains from existing health system resources
  • Support the Health Financing and Planning Unit of MOH with training, tools, and equipment to conduct regular analyses and to make evidence-based cases for additional resources, including to restore the functionality of the Health Resource Tracking Tool (HRTT)
  • Provide technical assistance to health facilities to prepare the business plans, leading to self-sufficiency through innovative activities in collaboration with the private sector and civil society.
  • Provide TA to the appointed CBHI benefit package design committee including to review and propose modifications to the cost of the CBHI benefit packages
  • Support RSSB to expand strategic purchasing
  • Address public financial management (PFM) challenges that restrict effective and efficient allocation and execution of health resources, including for strategic purchasing
  • Support the institutionalization of an explicit and transparent national health sector priority setting process to guide the efficient and equitable allocation of resources

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in international development, public health, finance, health systems strengthening, workforce development, supply chain or a closely related field. Advanced degree in these areas preferred.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant work experience in area of specified technical expertise (health financing) on donor-funded programs, managing complex activities that involve coordination with multiple project stakeholders.
  • Previous experience working in Rwanda, East Africa or countries implementing health systems strengthening.
  • Strong understanding of successful approaches to health financing to improve the resilience of the Rwandan health system and optimize resources to sustain quality services and equitable health outcomes
  • Strong ability to maintain partnership with the Government of Rwanda (GOR) to strengthen the capacity of host-country institutions and local organizations to improve equitable access and utilization of high-quality, evidence-based, and respectful public health services
  • Proven ability to build and maintain a strong, diverse, inclusive, cohesive team where all team members are empowered and supported, including stakeholders and partners.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethical and transparent practices and commitment to staff care.
  • Strong interpersonal, representation and oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English required.

Application instructions:

Please apply by using this link. Applications must be submitted by COB Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

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