Health Financing and Private Sector Engagement Lead

  • Contractor
  • Jigawa and Bauchi Nigeria
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Solina Group profile

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Solina Group

Role Summary

The Health Financing and Private Sector Engagement Lead will provide technical leadership on strategies, tools, and approaches that will be deployed to move from reliance on donor-funded programs to private sector and/or market-driven solutions to improve equitable access to healthcare services. S/he will utilize a health systems approach to improve the quality of essential HIV services at the state, facility, and community. This will include ensuring the strengthened integration of private health facilities into the overall health service delivery structure of the HIV program.

Technical responsibilities
The Health Financing & Private Sector Engagement Lead will support the delivery of the following:

  • Contribute technically to health systems strengthening as regards health financing and private sector engagement;
  • Provide technical leadership in the design, development, planning, implementation, and capacity-building regarding private sector partnerships and health financing for improved program implementation;
  • Participate in business development efforts, and business case development for private sector engagement;
  • Develop tools to support the design and implementation of specific technical components of the program;
  • Provide recommendations on the effectiveness of programs and projects by participating in the review, analysis, and evaluation;
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with relevant donor/client organizations, agencies, and partners;
  • Represent the organization at professional meetings and conferences at all levels;
  • Guide current global standards to maintain the quality of all program activities implemented at all levels;
  • Serve as a resource on procedural, administrative, and operational issues by providing technical leadership on all ACE-related programs;
  • Maintain current knowledge of emerging trends in health financing and private sector engagement;
  • Participate in resource development activities;
  • Carry out any other assigned tasks provided by the supervisor

Mode of Evaluation

  • Monthly and quarterly activity program report;
  • Health facility supervisory reports;
  • Client engagement reports;
  • Concept paper for innovation relating to health financing and private sector engagement;

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in health financing, public health, international
    development, health economics, public policy, economics, health sector management, or related field is preferred. A Bachelor’s degree with relevant years of experience will be considered.


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in health financing, private sector engagement, and or related topics in a USAID-supported program;
  • Strong understanding and experience of private health sector dynamics, health systems, and health financing issues with prior experience in public-private partnerships;
  • Knowledge of USAID HSS within health financing and private sector engagement is desirable;
  • Expert use of at least any data management and analysis tools, written, and oral communications skills;
  • Astute problem-solving and strong team leadership and program management skills
    Stakeholder management and coordination with the ability to multi-task, strategic and analytical thinking skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong report writing skills with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel and PowerPoint).

How to apply

To apply for the position, please send an email with an updated CV to [email protected] on or before January 31, 2024. Kindly state the role and state of choice in the subject of your email as “Health Financing and Private Sector Engagement Lead_*State”.

Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

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