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Performance-Based Financing Contract Management Specialist

Africa subsarienne
Duration in month
4 years
Start date
September 2014
Project description
The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of implementation of the Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP). The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) an Agency of Government responsible for managing some aspects of the credit, intends to apply part of the proceeds for payments for services including appointment of Consultants for the Results Based Financing Technical Assistance (RBF-TA). The overall objective of the project is to introduce payment for outputs as opposed to input financing into the Nigerian health system as means of attaining the health MDGs.

Following a competitive bidding process, the RBF-TA is now to be delivered by a consortium led by Oxford Policy Management (OPM) that includes l'Agence Européenne pour le Développement et la Santé (AEDES) as well as external consultants. The project's inception phase will begin September 2014 and the project will last for 4.5 years.

Performance-Based Financing Contract Management Specialist

Long term
End recruitment
Job description
As a core member of the RBF-TA team, the Performance-Based Financing Contract Management Specialist will provide technical assistance to operationalize the RBF project at the NPHCDA and in the state of Nasarawa. In particular, to help Nasarawa state implement the project, the Performance-Based Financing Contract Management Specialist will be involved in and define operational procedures for the results based financing components (the DLIs; DFF and PBF); build institutional capacity of the NPHCDA/SPHCDA to carry out purchasing, verification and oversight functions; manage performance-based financing contracts or similar contractual agreements ; and, assist Nasarawa state and the LGAs to make operational its DLIs/scorecards through an advisory function.
Job qualification
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly competent Performance-Based Financing Contract Management Specialist, with at least five years' experience in implementing health projects in developing countries. The role will be based in Lafia, Nassarawa, Nigeria for 4.5 years.

You should have a university degree in an appropriate discipline with a post graduate degree in public health, or an MBA. You must have at least three years in managing performance-based financing contracts or similar contractual agreements. You should have some administrative experience and be competent in leading teams. You must demonstrate capacity for innovation and flexibility and have a demonstrable track record of success.
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Interested candidates should submit a CV with two references and a supporting statement (max. two pages) highlighting specifically how they meet each of the selection criteria to by August 31st, 2014.  Please include a daytime contact number.

Please send in all documents in the following format TITLE OF POST_LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_NAME OF DOCUMENT. For example, a CV for Tom Jones applying for project accountant position would be labelled as PROJECT ACCOUNTANT_JONES_TOM_CV.

Short-listed candidates can expect to be interviewed in the first week of September 2014, most likely and the successful candidate will take up this position by latest September 22nd, 2014.

Unfortunately, we are unable to issue emails/letters of regret so if you do not hear from us by the end of September consider your application/interview unsuccessful.