Provincial Health Systems Strengthening Advisor | Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan | 2023

  • Contractor
  • Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Chemonics profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.


Chemonics seeks a Provincial Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Advisor for the USAID Pakistan Building Healthy Families (BHF) project. BHF will improve population health outcomes through stronger primary care systems encouraging uptake and continuation of voluntary FP/MNCH services. BHF will support the Government of Pakistan and private sector institutions to optimize stewardship of both sectors; optimize norms and behaviors to drive demand and service seeking and motivate health workers to provide quality care; and optimize access to FP/MNCH services. As a sub-awardee to Pathfinder, Chemonics will lead implementation for components that provide technical assistance strategies to government and local organizations to improve commodity security, supply chain, and last mile distribution, support development of solutions for HRH management and planning, improve government stewardship of mixed health systems and developing health markets, and other governance and health financing activities. This is expected to be a five-year, consortium-based project. This position will be based in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Region of Pakistan. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people and communities around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support community and facility-level interventions in health systems strengthening across all districts in each province
  • Develop strategic operational plans to implement work plan in coordination with the COP, DCOP and Health System Strengthening Team Lead
  • Maintain records of capacity building and training activities provided and contribute to central project records required for such activities
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to maintain high standards of internal communications and professional working standards
  • Prepare timely analytical reports on agreed HSS indicators as required by the project
  • Contribute to the research and preparation of root cause analyses required to support health system efficiency and improvement
  • Work closely with other stakeholders such as Government relations, M&E and communication, and operations to ensure effective work plan implementation fostering team building among the staff
  • Ensure effective communication and respect among the team
  • Direct effective and timely implementation of HSS activities in the work plan and quality of deliverables
  • Ensure BHFA’s, Pathfinder’s, and Chemonics’ policies and procedures are adhered to at all times


  • Advanced professional degree in health, public health, health administration, economics, or related field, or equivalent relevant experience or minimum 4 years’ experience in health systems strengthening, health policy, project management, or related field
  • Experience within the Pakistan health sector with understanding of family planning and maternal child health preferably at respective provincial level
  • Understanding of the Pakistan public health and federal and provincial structures
  • Experience in conducting assessments, developing key recommendations and interventions
  • Previous experience in the development and delivery of training programs is preferred.
  • Ability to manage and supervise technical staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with a diverse staff, clients and consultants
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines with attention to details and quality
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite Applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with USAID-funded programs is an added advantage
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • English and local language (Sindhi and Pushto) language skills

How to apply

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Provincial Health Systems Strengthening Advisor” in the subject line to [email protected] by May 25, 2023. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

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