Technical Specialist 10 / Health Finance Advisor at Abt Associates

Abt Associates - 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.

Job Title: Technical Specialist 10 / Health Finance Advisor

Work closely with the SHFA and COP to:

  • Provide technical assistance and coordinate activities of consultants towards successful completion of health care financing core diagnostics in supported states;
  • Support formation of health care financing technical working groups and provide start-up technical support towards optimal function of the TWGs;
  • Provide technical support towards the design of evidence based and context-appropriate  health care financing policy and strategy at both national and state level;
  • Lead evidence based advocacy and technical support towards passage of state supported health insurance bill by the State Houses of Assembly;
  • Represent HFG at health care financing fora at state and national level including but not limited to health care financing TWGs;
  • Contribute to documentation of HFG’s health care financing lessons learned success stories and publishable articles;
  • Write and submit detailed and good quality weekly and monthly activities report using  agreed templates;
  • Contribute to health care financing sections of Abt proposal writing; and
  • Participate in other project related activities as advised by the COP


  • Health Financing core diagnostic reports;
  • Established  Health Financing Technical Working Groups across the states;
  • Workshop reports, Weekly updates, Monthly reports and Quarterly reports
  • Knowledge Management documents including success stories and publishable articles


  • Master’s degree in Health Systems, Health Economics, Health Policy & Management or a related advanced degree relevant to the field of public health;
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience and progressively increasing responsibility in the area of health care financing in Nigeria
  • Good understanding of health care financing policy direction , initiatives, opportunities and stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with donors, project stakeholders, in-country collaborators and staff at all levels of the organization; and
  • Good oral and writing communication skills.


  • 6+ years of experience and a master degree OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Location: Nigeria

Closing Date
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