Key Expert 2: Health systems expert

  • Senior-level, Long-term consulting assignment
  • Posted on 27 July 2020
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Closing on 3 August 2020
  • Proposal

Job Description

PwC South Africa is in the process of preparing a response to an opportunity and looking to enagage the following resources:

Key Expert 2: Health systems expert

Qualification and skills

  • Master’s degree or equivalent academic degree in a relevant discipline such as health economics, health policy, or health systems.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Working level knowledge of French.

General professional experience

  • At least 15 years of relevant experience in health systems, preferably within the development context.
  • Experience in francophone Sub-Saharan African countries would constitute an advantage.

Specific professional experience

  • 5 years professional experience in preparation and implementation of investment projects including procurement and consideration of legal framework.
  • Evidence of the following pre-requisite skills as demonstrated through the implementation of at least 3 projects, out of which 1 should be done in the last 3 years:

- Specific knowledge of Sub-Saharan African healthcare markets and public sector work practices and culture.

- Demonstrated direct negotiation experience with Sub-Saharan African ministries of Finance and Health.

- Experience in building and executing financial and partnership structures.

- Experience of health investment projects preparation and implementation requirements, including adherence to relevant guidelines and legislation such as procurement, environmental and social policies.

About the Organization

PwC South Africa

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 208,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory and tax services.

Our clients often tell us that what they value most is our strong global network, which allows us to collaborate across the world and bring knowledge and expertise from one country to the next. PwC offices across the continent operate as a single, unified PwC Africa Region.

Foreign aid is no longer about providing developing countries with funds to alleviate short term issues. It has evolved to be far more – the focus has shifted to providing longer term attitudinal and structural reforms aimed at bringing these countries onto the worldwide market place, strengthening their economies, and assisting them to become self-sustaining.

The PwC Sub Saharan Donor Funding team works with International funding agencies, Bilateral donor agencies, non-profit organizations, , and government partners to provide a variety of advisory services across a range of sectors in support of their mandates .

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