Senior Manager – Community Health Financing (Full-time)

Company: Living Goods

Deadline: Open

About Living Goods

Our strategy for delivering high-quality, cost-effective community health involves digitally empowering, equipping, supplying, supervising, and compensating Community Health Workers (CHWs). Innovating and responding swiftly to global trends is critical for building a thriving and sustainable organization.

Over the last four years, Living Goods has grown in complexity with multiple implementation modes, opportunities in new countries, and new partnerships. We focus on enhancing government partnerships in the broader digital health space, ensuring a great workplace where our teams thrive, grow, and deliver extraordinary results.

Job Title: Senior Manager – Community Health Financing

Reporting to: Director – PAC

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Purpose of Role

The Senior Manager – Community Health Financing will support the development and spearhead the implementation of strategies aimed at advancing robust, adequately funded, and sustainable government-led, DESC-enabled Community Health. This initiative aligns with the objectives outlined in the Living Goods 2022–2026 Strategic Plan, focusing on increasing investment in the community health sector by governments, donors, and non-state actors.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Leadership of Health Financing for Community Health:

  • Define and drive the health financing agenda as a strategic pillar within Living Goods’ sustainability framework.
  • Manage expert consultants to conduct cost analyses and develop investment cases for community health.
  • Advise on advocacy initiatives for community health resource mobilization, developing strategies to influence policies, strategies, bills, budgets, and the operationalization of relevant acts.
  • Develop policy briefs and other advocacy materials highlighting community health financing needs.
  • Analyze strategic purchasing and payment mechanisms for primary healthcare services.
  • Advocate for government investment in digitally empowered, equipped, supervised, and compensated CHWs.
  • Regularly collaborate with key government decision-makers to incorporate the DESC approach into health financing strategies.
  • Conduct comprehensive technical analyses and research assessments to support Living Goods’ health financing roadmap.
  • Review and document existing legal and policy frameworks to identify opportunities for unlocking health financing.
  • Develop and foster internal and external relationships relevant to health financing work streams.

Strategic Alliances and Co-financing Partnerships:

  • Represent Living Goods in engagements related to Community Health (CH) system strengthening.
  • Lead collaborative efforts with District leaders and implementing partners.
  • Represent Living Goods’ interests in relevant coalitions, such as CSBAG, and engage with policymakers for co-financing and strategic alliances.

Interdepartmental and Cross-functional Collaboration:

  • Facilitate the seamless flow of relevant information within Living Goods.
  • Engage in regular check-ins with peers in Living Goods Kenya (LGK) and Living Goods Burkina Faso (LGBF).
  • Manage resource mobilization, including tracking funding opportunities and developing inputs and analyses in calls for proposals.
  • Conduct resource mapping and tracking for improved resource mobilization, allocation, and management.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Health Economics, Public Health, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Political Science, or Public Finance Management.
  • Over 5 years of progressively responsible experience in health financing, health economics, financial management, health systems, management consulting, or health policy.
  • Technical proficiency in health financing, including costing and cost-effectiveness analysis, resource mobilization, strategic purchasing, national health accounts exercises, and resource mapping.
  • Extensive experience working with governments in a technical advisory capacity.
  • Proven experience in donor engagement and proposal development.
  • Proficiency in quantitative analysis and conducting costing exercises.
  • Direct experience in health policy analysis within low- and middle-income countries.
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing complex projects.
  • Highly skilled in analytics and information management.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Direct experience in government strategy and policy development, preferably in health financing or health system strengthening.
  • Bilingual in French is a plus.

Living Goods is an equal-opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment without discrimination based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

How to Apply

Apply Here

LIVING GOODS – Jobs in Uganda
Industry: Health
Location: Kampala, Uganda



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