The USAID Ukraine Health Reform Support (HRS) project seeks a qualified technical advisor (STTA) with expertise in tuberculosis (TB) health services provision. The international STTA will work with a team to support the Ukrainian health sector in ongoing evidence-based analysis, designing the new health financing approaches and assist national stakeholders in their developing and subsequent introducing the transformation of the healthcare financing model.
This is a short-term position. The international STTA will work closely with other HRS project staff both in Kyiv and remote staff. The consultant must be fluent in English. Duties include:
- Prepare an overview of TB costing methodologies over the world focusing on best practices relevant for Ukraine;
- Support Kyiv base team in adapting costing methodology for Ukraine;
- Provide support in developing of budgeting projection and epidemiological model;
- Provide overview of best practices on TB payment mechanisms for PHC and SHC levels and recommendation for development system in Ukraine;
- Assist in developing materials, report and presentations on TB provision and costing topics;
- Develop other technical documents (guidelines, analytical notes, training materials, etc.) related to TB service provision and costing;
- Participate in conduct trainings, workshops and other capacity building activities as well as developing training materials for health reform partners;
- Provide expert support to MOH, NHS, MOF, and CPH on issues related to healthcare budgeting and development of new healthcare financing models;
- Provide technical inputs into development of technical documents related to implementation of healthcare financing reform;
- Provide as-needed support to conduct TB costing study and present results.
Qualifications of the candidate must include:
- At least 10 years of practical experience in health system and TB treatment services provision;
- Master’s Degree in medicine, healthcare, health research, public health, or a relevant discipline;
- Additional degree in epidemiology, economics, health economics, statistics, or related area is a bonus;
- Additional experience in costing and budgeting of healthcare services is a bonus;
- Understanding of Ukrainian health system preferred;
- Good knowledge of TB treatment services provision across OECD countries;
- Understanding of costing approaches for TB health services including (WHO, 2015);
- High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc);
- Ability to liaise effectively with and develop consensus among key stakeholders, including USAID, national and local officials, public, private, and civil society partners;
- Spoken and written language proficiency in English required.
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The purpose of Deloitte's USAID Health Reform Support (HRS) project is to support a transparent, accountable, and effective health care system that is capable of meeting the health needs of the Ukrainian people. Advancing health sector reforms, enhancing transparency, and tackling corruption will reduce out-of-pocket payments and improve access and availability of high quality, evidence-based health care services for Ukrainians. Eliminating corruption is a cross-cutting theme across all objectives to be achieved by this activity, which include:
- Improve health sector governance.
- Support the transformation of the healthcare financing model.
- Strengthen the health workforce.
- Enhance transparency, accountability and responsiveness of the health care system.
- Improve service delivery system at all levels.