Technical Specialist 11 / Senior Health Financing Specialist

Organization Overview

The International Health Division is committed to the improvement of health and healthcare delivery around the world. Serving both the public and private sectors, our efforts include health policy research and evaluation, health promotion and disease prevention, health finance, and health systems management. Our impact is felt in policies that ensure healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs, in strengthening health infrastructures, and HIV/AIDS solutions.


Abt Associates seeks a Senior Health Financing Specialist for an upcoming USAID-funded project, which intends to implement HIV/AIDS and other health services for mobile populations, other key affected populations, and general communities in transport and cross-border areas of Kenya, Uganda, and other Central African countries. With support from home office Abt staff, the successful applicant will lead Abt’s contribution to the overall project in terms of designing and piloting innovative financing mechanisms for the health services to be provided.

Skills Prerequisites

  • Advanced degree in health financing, health economics, development economics or related field
  • Minimum eight (8) years of relevant professional experience managing and implementing health financing programs with a minimum of (5) years’ experience in sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Africa experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

Minimum Qualifications

8+ years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. We hire locally.

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