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  • Posted: Feb 14, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 24, 2023
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    It’s estimated there are 328,000 blind people in Kenya, with another 750,000 visually impaired. Cataract is the largest cause of avoidable blindness in the country, making up 43 per cent of all cases of blindness. The Fred Hollows Foundation is working with the Government of Kenya to improve health services. Our focus is on the rural areas where 8...
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    Project Coordinator - Health Financing


    • Lead the implementation of eye health financing, policy and advocacy initiatives within the Foundation providing targeted capacity building and technical assistance to partners on ground.
    • Support development and use of analytical tools in public health financing and related fields (including WHO building blocks), ensuring timely technical inputs in this regard.
    • Stay abreast of key developments in health finance and resource allocation innovations and interventions in Kenya, and globally to inform technical support activities for the SMEHF project. This includes interaction with national government MOH, social services, Council of Governors, and county health leadership.
    • Participate in the review and implementation of technical support activities related to public health finance policy in Kenya.
    • Lead the implementation of eye health financing and advocacy activities related to universal health coverage, providing targeted capacity building and technical assistance to county partners.
    • Map out the SMEHF project performance milestones, ensure regular reporting and analysis and reporting within FHF and with partners – for reporting and improvement.
    • Engage with NHIF at both national and county levels, to ensure adequate capacity building, integration of policies, guidelines, and practices as part of project implementation
    • Frequent interaction with government and stakeholders at the national and county levels relevant to health financing space and participate in FHF level reviews and technical support for achievement of project outcomes.
    • Manage relationships with stakeholders, including implementation and participation in technical forums, working groups, and other meetings with government partners.
    • Participate in the inspiration of the FHFK team and service providers to appreciate, embrace and implement critical components of the project leading to sustainable health financing practices.


    • Minimum of 5 years significant experience in health economics, health financing or related programs in the context of low resource settings, including technical knowledge of universal health coverage, financial protection, and relevant health systems areas in a reputable NGO.
    • Master’s degree in international development, public health, Social Sciences, International Development, health economics or related field.
    • Substantial understanding of economic policies, HSS structures with proven experience interacting with governments, non-governmental organizations, donors and/or the private sector including excellent diplomacy and cross-cultural interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    Applications should be made via this Link, and should include your resume and cover letter. Please address your cover letter to the Talent Acquisition Team and include a response to the “About You”, “Key Responsibilities” and “What You’ll Need to Succeed” sections of the advert.

    Applications Close: 24th February 2023

    Interested and qualified? Go to Fred Hollows Foundation on to apply

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