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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
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    The Financing Alliance for Health is a new partnership that aims to help governments design and fund ambitious, highly effective, affordable, and at-scale health systems.
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    Senior Manager – Partnerships, Mobilization and Advocacy

    What you'll be doing

    You'll be working under our Head of Operations and Risk, and will play a key role in partnership development, resource mobilization goals for community health systems in Africa, and providing oversight in the Communications and Impact functions.

    You'll develop approaches, pathways, and changes towards integrated, and long-term financing for community health systems whilst strengthening and aligning government engaged- focused collaboration within FAH. Additionally, you will:

    1. Provide leadership for the partnerships team and engage with internal and external stakeholders around the promotion of advocacy and government influence.
    2. Build and develop strategic partnerships within the global health financing landscape to ensure the successful implementation of the funded community healthcare programs.
    3. Develop mechanisms and relationships to support the realization of the Africa Frontline First initiative –financing scale-up of CHW systems in 10 countries by 2030.

    Who we're looking for

    We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications and qualities:

    • At least 8 years of non-profit/government executive management experience, preferably in the healthcare or community development sectors with strong content knowledge of global health, PHC, and community health.
    • Understanding of primary health, community health and universal health coverage.
    • You have relationships and inroads with major bi-laterals and multilaterals to assist in developing approaches and driving pathways and change towards integrated, and long-term financing for community health systems and governments.
    • Experience navigating large governments (both bilateral and multilateral) and global health institutions (the likes of USAID, UNICEF, WORLD BANK, EUROPEAN UNION, BMGF and WHO), large private foundations, philanthropic funders, and individual donors as well as the private sector.
    • Public sector experience with an excellent understanding of government processes, structures and systems, domestic and international advocacy with a well-developed ability to broker the correct institutional partnerships.
    • Experience in developing and executing fundraising and advocacy tactics.
    • Culturally nuanced, well networked, respected, and reputable leader with extensive experience across multiple countries/regions on the African continent.
    • Excellent leadership and management skills - able to engage at different levels within local government, public and private sectors.
    • Ability to design and execute large, multi-stakeholder projects.
    • Ability to take previously established community health financing solutions and refine them, to make the case for these financing solutions and communicate them articulately to internal and external stakeholders.
    • Bilingual – English (required) and French (preferred).

    Mission Critical Competencies

    • Accountability – holding self and others accountable for meeting commitments
    • Strategic Vision - seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies
    • Navigating Networks - effectively building formal and informal relationships inside and outside the organization
    • Inspiring other - creating a climate in which people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.
    • Developing Talent - developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
    • Aligning Execution - planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
    • Persuassion skills– using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others
    • Managing Conflict – handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise
    • A global perspective - taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens
    • Managing Stakeholders – anticipating and appreciating the varying needs of all parties invested in outcomes

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