Expert For The Health Financing Programme – Nairobi – Options Consultancy Services Limited

We are seeking a consultant to support the establishment of equitable access to affordable, quality health care and strengthening the National Health Insurance System through improved access to health insurance for the informal sector.

Responsibilities
The M&E expert’s role will comprise two aspects:
Baseline assessment
Determine the key Project performance indicators (KPIs), including implementation performance
Develop the tools for baseline survey & Conduct the baseline survey, assessing key indicators in the project conceptual framework
Make presentations of the findings to the Steering Committee for informed decision making.
Monitoring and Evaluation

Develop the Project M&E framework together with MOH & NHIF.
Capacity needs assessment for NHIF Project M&E systems
Strengthen NHIF’s Project M&E systems
Project stakeholders engagement from MOH, Counties, NHIF & KFW in M&E
Person specification

Qualifications
Graduate degree in Project Management

The experts must have the following competences:
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills
Good report writing and presentation skills, and ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences
Exceptional attention to detail
About Options and the programme

Options Consultancy Services Limited was established in 1992 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marie Stopes International. We are a leading UK-based consultancy organisation providing technical and management expertise in the health and social sectors to governments and international development partners to transform the health of women and children. We provide information, expertise and influence to governments, health workers, NGOs and businesses to catalyse change so that health services can be accessed by the people who need them most.

In the framework of the German Financial Cooperation with Kenya, a Project to support health insurance for poorer informal sector households was developed. The program intends to contribute to improved access to equitable and affordable quality health services for low income informal sector households in selected counties.

The objective of the program is to contribute to establishing equitable access to affordable, quality health care and strengthening the National Health Insurance System through improved access to health insurance for the informal sector.

The Target group are households with informal employment, low, irregular incomes and without health insurance cover in the target counties.

The Project will be implemented in up to 10 counties, which will be selected on the basis of an open call for proposals. The process of the county selection is implemented by a Tender Committee comprising of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and the Ministry of Health (MoH), supported by the consultant to be selected. The consultant will specifically support the MoH in organizing the submission of the call for proposals to the counties and the evaluation of results.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Bérangère de Villenaut opportunities@options.co.uk Candidates should state the role (M&E expert for the Health Financing Programme in Kenya) in the subject header.
Closing date for applications is: 20/08/2017
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed before the close date
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 21/08/2017
Other information

Options is an equal opportunities employer
Kenyan citizens are particularly encouraged to apply

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