Health Systems Consult Limited Job Recruitment & Application Process

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Health Systems Consult Limited Job Recruitment & Application Process 

Application form for Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) Job Recruitment is a public health and development consulting firm established by a team with extensive experience in international development and public health programming. We provide technical assistance for health system reforms towards access to cost-effective and quality health care across Nigeria and the continent of Africa.

Health Systems Consult Limited (HSCL) is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) State Team Lead (Oyo)
2.) State Team Lead (Kaduna)
3.) State Team Lead (Imo)
4.) Technical Officer (Oyo)
5.) Technical Officer (Kaduna)

1.Job Title: State Team Lead

Location: Oyo
Reports to: Project Manager
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Expected Duration of Assignment: 18 months

Project Background

  • The Nigerian health system is weak and unresponsive as a result of years of grappling with poor infrastructure, inadequate equipment and technology, inadequate number and mix of healthcare workers, poor capacity of health sector stakeholders, poor information management/sharing mechanisms and under investment by the government. Against this backdrop, the country struggles in the move towards Universal Health Coverage (UHC). As many countries continue to progress towards the achievement of UHC goals, sustainable mechanisms for financing healthcare, improvements in human resources for health management and budget processes for health as well as strengthening systems for health accounts have been identified as crucial.
  • The Global Fund’s Catalytic Health System Investment Programme for prioritised states in Nigeria including Kaduna, Imo and Oyo clearly identifies a number of key interventions to strengthen health systems in the focus states. These interventions include amongst others:
    • Strengthen public financial management (PFM) capacity of the Ministries of Health in Kaduna, Imo and Oyo to develop, execute and advocate for realistic and evidence-based spending on health in line with international best practices;
    • Conduct necessary actuarial analysis and roll-out/support of state health insurance schemes;
    • Assess Health Labour Market; and,
    • Carry out and update state health accounts.

Job Purpose

  • The State Team lead will coordinate and lead implementation of all project activities in focus states.

Summary of Key Functions

  • Provide on-the-ground technical, managerial, and operational oversight on the project and facilitate capacity building and mentoring for state actors and project state team
  • Review and refine frameworks, processes and tools for the scheme including the operational guideline, service delivery models/networks and enrolment
  • Support state actors in the review and refinement of existing healthcare financing bill and support efforts in facilitating stakeholder mobilisation and generating political will for the improvement of health care in the state, as may be indicated.

Educational Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • Advanced qualifications in Public Health, Health Management or similar fields

Work Experience:

  • At least 7 years demonstrated experience in implementing health financing/health insurance programs
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management and capacity building
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation for projects
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and health financing
  • Knowledge/work experience in Oyo

Competencies:

  • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients, focus on impact and result for the client and respond positively to feedback
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and health financing landscape is required
  • Knowledge/work experience in the preferred state or its environs is required
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Effective stakeholder engagement/management skills.

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter (no more than a page) and updated CV in one document to: recruitment@hscgroup.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

2.Job Title: State Team Lead

Location: Kaduna
Reports to: Project Manager
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Expected Duration of Assignment: 18 months

Job Purpose

  • The State Team lead will coordinate and lead implementation of all project activities in focus states.

Summary of Key Functions

  • Provide on-the-ground technical, managerial, and operational oversight on the project and facilitate capacity building and mentoring for state actors and project state team
  • Review and refine frameworks, processes and tools for the scheme including the operational guideline, service delivery models/networks and enrolment
  • Support state actors in the review and refinement of existing healthcare financing bill and support efforts in facilitating stakeholder mobilisation and generating political will for the improvement of health care in the state, as may be indicated
  • Work closely with state actors in designing healthcare financing options
  • Provide technical assistance in adapting and harmonising preferred healthcare financing options to existing healthcare financing initiatives and healthcare reforms in the state
  • Provide technical assistance to state actors in developing an operational plan to guide the implementing of the preferred healthcare financing options
  • Provide technical and operational oversight over budget study, health labour market analysis and state health accounts (SHA) to be conducted in the state
  • Provide technical assistance towards strengthening the budgeting process and public financial management capacity for the state.

Educational Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • Advanced qualifications in Public Health, Health Management or similar fields

Work Experience:

  • At least 7 years demonstrated experience in implementing health financing/health insurance programs
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management and capacity building
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation for projects
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and health financing
  • Knowledge/work experience in Kaduna

Competencies:

  • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients, focus on impact and result for the client and respond positively to feedback
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and health financing landscape is required
  • Knowledge/work experience in the preferred state or its environs is required
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Effective stakeholder engagement/management skills.

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter (no more than a page) and updated CV in one document to: recruitment@hscgroup.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

3.Job Title: State Team Lead

Location: Imo
Reports to: Project Manager
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Expected Duration of Assignment: 18 months

Job Purpose

  • The State Team lead will coordinate and lead implementation of all project activities in focus states.

Summary of Key Functions

  • Provide on-the-ground technical, managerial, and operational oversight on the project and facilitate capacity building and mentoring for state actors and project state team
  • Review and refine frameworks, processes and tools for the scheme including the operational guideline, service delivery models/networks and enrolment
  • Support state actors in the review and refinement of existing healthcare financing bill and support efforts in facilitating stakeholder mobilisation and generating political will for the improvement of health care in the state, as may be indicated
  • Work closely with state actors in designing healthcare financing options
  • Provide technical assistance in adapting and harmonising preferred healthcare financing options to existing healthcare financing initiatives and healthcare reforms in the state.

Educational Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • Advanced qualifications in Public Health, Health Management or similar fields

Work Experience:

  • At least 7 years demonstrated experience in implementing health financing/health insurance programs
  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management and capacity building
  • Demonstrated experience in monitoring and evaluation for projects
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and health financing
  • Knowledge/work experience in Imo

Competencies:

  • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting;
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients, focus on impact and result for the client and respond positively to feedback
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian health sector and health financing landscape is required
  • Knowledge/work experience in the preferred state or its environs is required
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Effective stakeholder engagement/management skills.

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter (no more than a page) and updated CV in one document to: recruitment@hscgroup.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

4.Job Title: Technical Officer

Location: Kaduna
Reports to: Project Manager
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Expected Duration of Assignment: 18 months

Job Purpose

  • The Technical Officer will support the State Team Lead to implement all project activities in the states.

Duties and responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support the development of methodology, tools and support the implementation of a capacity needs assessment of relevant staff of the SMOH and Contributory Health Agencies
  • Develop and implement strategies or plans to address capacity gaps through on the job mentoring and supervision and training workshops.
  • Support thedevelopment of progress summaries and technical reports, technical assistance plan, policy briefs
  • Support development of survey design, data collection tools, study protocol and field implementation guides for pre-implementation assessments (budget study, readiness assessment/gap analysis, health labour market analysis) to be conducted.
  • Support design and implementation of state health accounts study
  • Support design and implementation of actuarial studies for the state health insurance agency.

Educational Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • Undergraduate qualification in Health Economics, Public Health, Health Management, similar fields
  • Master degree in relevant fields would be an advantage

Work Experience:

  • At least 5years’ relevant experience

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter (no more than a page) and updated CV in one document to: recruitment@hscgroup.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

5.Job Title: Technical Officer

Location: Kaduna
Reports to: Project Manager
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Expected Duration of Assignment: 18 months

Job Purpose

  • The Technical Officer will support the State Team Lead to implement all project activities in the states.

Duties and responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support the development of methodology, tools and support the implementation of a capacity needs assessment of relevant staff of the SMOH and Contributory Health Agencies
  • Develop and implement strategies or plans to address capacity gaps through on the job mentoring and supervision and training workshops.
  • Support thedevelopment of progress summaries and technical reports, technical assistance plan, policy briefs
  • Support development of survey design, data collection tools, study protocol and field implementation guides for pre-implementation assessments (budget study, readiness assessment/gap analysis, health labour market analysis) to be conducted.

Educational Qualification and Experience
Education:

  • Undergraduate qualification in Health Economics, Public Health, Health Management, similar fields
  • Master degree in relevant fields would be an advantage

Work Experience:

  • At least 5years’ relevant experience

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter (no more than a page) and updated CV in one document to: recruitment@hscgroup.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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