Deputy Chief of Party & Technical Advisor, Health Financing and Purchasing

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 2 August 2019
  • Manila, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines
  • Closing on 31 August 2019

Job Description

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) will provide additional technical oversight and direction working with the Chief of Party (COP), undertake specific USAID client communications as required by the COP or in the absence of the COP, and undertake host government relations on behalf of the project in the area of their technical expertise. The current COP for ProtectHealth is hired as a 0.8 FTE position (four days per week on average). During scheduled absences of the COP, the DCOP will act to resolve any urgent administrative and compliance matters and shall have appropriate spending authority as required for project operations to proceed.

As jointly the “Technical Advisor, Health Financing and Strategic Purchasing” the DCOP will provide substantive leadership to the project’s activities in key areas under Objective 1 of the project award, especially project activities focused on benefit package reform for TB and FP, as well as broadly primary care, in collaboration with PhilHealth and DOH. S/he will lead assistance in areas such as improved purchasing designs from providers including the private sector, and use of instruments such as global budgets and enhanced case-based payments; financial sustainability of the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) in collaboration with PhilHealth; communication of revised benefits for TB and FP under the NHIP, especially in the context of the UHC Law; project support to the DOH and GPH in the development and implementation of the guidelines for the Special Health Fund, especially on the financing of healthcare provider networks; improved Public Finance Management (PFM) and development of long-term sustainable financing strategies for FP and TB with the DOH.

The DCOP will support project staff in reporting of project deliverables and the achievement of the processes indicated in the ProtectHealth Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan (AMELP) as well as the Sustainability Plan.

Duration: Ongoing
Location: Manila, Philippines

Location: Philippines - National Capital Region - Manila

About the Organization

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

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