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Clinton Health Access Initiative
DescriptionCHAI Rwanda is currently seeking a highly motivated, flexible individual to provide technical support to the Rwandan Ministry of Health on the District Health System Strengthening Tool (DHSST). The web-based DHSST is utilized by health facility managers and government officials at the national and district levels for strategic planning purposes. The project's current focus is the creation of user-friendly reporting and analysis mechanisms that meet the diverse information needs and technical competencies of national and local health officials. Two of these mechanisms analyze facility and system cash flows. The analyst will also support the costing of Rwanda's latest Health Sector Strategic Plan.
This position will support two teams and will therefore require someone with a mastery of task prioritization and with strong problem-solving skills. Candidates must have excellent communications skills and cultural sensitivity as they will be working closely with MoH partners. They must have strong analytical capabilities and be able to manage unrelated tasks while driving multiple workplans forward. They must exhibit a passion for results and commitment to excellence. We place great value on the following qualities: entrepreneurship, responsibility, tenacity, independence, energy, and work ethic.
The analyst will provide support in three areas: analytics, data management, and costing methodology development. Specifically, the analyst will:
• Model costs and revenues of diverse health sector activities;
• Understand current health sector financial inputs and outputs;
• Develop cash flow scenario models which (a) reflect the implementation of health services in financial terms and (b) communicate to health sector staff how to maximize available resources;
• Coordinate with the development team to define requirements, establish timelines, and develop content for the web-based tool;
• Engage with district-based colleagues and health sector administrators to get user feedback on DHSST components;
• Assist with other health systems strengthening tasks as CHAI leadership identifies needs.
Requirements• 2 years of financial and/or global health experience;
• Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, accounting, finance, economics, or public health
• Strong quantitative skills, including budgeting, costing, and modeling capacities;
• Mastery of MS Excel;
• Exceptional diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build relationships
• Ability to multi-task and deliver on multiple workstreams in high-pressure situations with minimal supervision;
• Strong communication skills -- including the ability to synthesize information concisely, prepare compelling presentations, and short reports;
• Experience working with governments in resource-limited settings or with financial institutions;
• Candidates fluent in French are strongly encouraged to apply.