Technical Advisor, Health Financing

Location: 
London, UK
Contract type: 
Fixed for 1 year, with the possibility of extension
Salary: 
Circa £ 42,000
Closing date: 
Friday, 20 September, 2019
We are looking for a person with strong skills in health systems & health financing to join our highly motivated technical team in London. We work with a wide range of global partners to strengthen health systems & civil society, largely focused on improving sexual health, RMNCAH & nutrition. The candidate will have the opportunity to work across different countries and pivotal financing reforms.
Responsibilities: 

The role of Technical Advisor, Health Financing, is to provide technical support in health financing to Options’ portfolio of programmes in low and middle income countries (both Anglophone and Francophone).  In particular, the post-holder will support the design and implementation of approaches to leverage domestic financing for health as well as promoting the effective and efficient use of these resources to ensure sustained uptake of quality health services.

Person specification: 

An MSc or relevant qualification or related comparable experience in health financing, health economics or in a relevant field. Significant experience of having worked in Africa or Asia on more than one programme in health systems and health financing, providing technical assistance to counterparts. Proficient written and spoken French is highly desirable.

Benefits: 

Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance, season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme and a performance related bonus scheme.

Application process: 
Other information: 

Options is an equal opportunities employer.

Overseas candidates require a valid UK work permit.

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

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