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Expert in Pharmaceutical Procurement and Payment Policy, Kazakhstan

JOB DESCRIPTION
Contract:
Long-term
Deadline:
31/05/2018
Location:
Kazakhstan
Project:
Supporting implementation of the national mandatory Social health Insurance system

The Objective of this assignment is to provide, enhancing SHIF's financial sustainability, improvement of health service purchasing and payment mechanisms as well as strengthening of MSHI capacity.


 Tasks:


  1. Forecasting revenues of the MSHI system and improving mechanisms for collection of funds within the MSHI system.
  2. Planning the MSHI budget based on the needs of population.
  3. Provision of institutional support for SHIF functioning.
  4. Improving health care benefits packages.
  5. Improving health service purchasing mechanisms and provider payment methods.
  6. Strengthening mechanisms of purchasing pharmaceuticals and health technologies.
  7. Improving financial control mechanisms and technical audits used under the MSHI system.
QUALIFICATION

General qualification


  • Specializes in pharmacy and/or public health and/or health policy with a Master's or PhD degree in related area(s);
  • Minimum 10 years of practical experience in economics and/or health policy;
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills;
  • Experience in providing technical advice, capacity building, and knowledge transfer.

Specific experience


  • Extensive experience in technical consultancy, capacity building and knowledge transfer in reforms of pharmaceutical policy (leading projects) at a national scale;
  • Minimum 10 years of practical experience in developing (improving) pharmaceutical policy, drugs purchasing mechanisms at the national level;
  • Practical experience in development of policies and procedures (bodies of rules) for purchasing of pharmaceuticals, medical goods.
  • Experience of working in countries with different health financing systems, mainly systems of (mandatory) social health insurance

Experience in the region and language proficiency 


  • Recent experience (within the past 5 years) in implementation of projects on reform of healthcare financing systems in countries with transition economies and experience of working with top-management of national ministries and local authorities would be an advantage;
  • Proficiency in English language is essential;
  • Proficiency in Russian language would be an advantage.
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