ThinkWell

  • Health Systems Analyst - Mozambique

    Job Locations MZ-Maputo
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/27/2018 11:04 AM)
    ID
    2018-1125
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Health Financing
  • Overview

    Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare?  Are you driven by creativity, bold ideas, and disruptive innovation? Are you inspired by exceptionally talented, diverse, impact-oriented colleagues? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth fast-paced environment? Then consider a job with ThinkWell.

    We are a growing health systems organization, with both global influence and local grounding. Our portfolio currently includes a range of technical assistance in health financing and HRH, policy and planning with MISAU, research and evaluation for health systems. Our donors include USAID, CDC, DFID, WHO and sub-awards for a variety of contracts. 

    We are looking for an Analyst to support our Last Mile Supply Chain project. S/he will report to the Project Manager and support this person to manage a project team, as well as engage directly with the funder and with key stakeholders when needed. S/he will technically contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the current activities, as well as contribute to the ideation of new workstreams under the project and definition of new areas of work.

    The ideal candidate should be a dedicated and high performing professional with relevant work experience who is enthusiastic to shape the growth of a cutting-edge enterprise. Mozambican nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Location: Maputo, Mozambique

    Reports to: LMSC Project Manager, Maputo, Mozambique.

    Responsibilities

    • Support the Project Manager in the technical leadership of the project.
    • Support the overall management of the project, including representing the project team in meetings with the CMAM, the DPSs and other partners.
    • Provide technical expertise in selected areas of the program portfolio, including: supply chain management, data management, data visualization, knowledge management.
    • Write reports and provide quantitative and qualitative analysis, as needed.
    • Support the project team in the ideation of new project workstreams.
    • Provide technical input and support to other projects of the Mozambique Country Office, as needed.
    • Collaborate effectively with the Mozambique Country Office team to expand the organization’s portfolio in Mozambique.

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in health economics, public policy, or public health;
    • Experience in Supply Chain, Laboratory, or Pharmacy strongly preferred;
    • Some experience in project management strongly preferred;
    • Experience collaborating with the Ministry of Health, donors and implementing partners strongly preferred;
    • Willingness to travel to the provinces, including to remote areas;
    • Portuguese speaker with a strong command of English;
    • Proven capacity of analysis and planning;
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
    • Strong analytical, research, and synthesizing skills;
    • Knowledge of field research including qualitative and quantitative methods;
    • Strong communication skills including writing and editing skills in Portuguese;
    • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint;
    • Proficiency in statistical analysis packages strongly preferred.

    Skills and Competencies

    • Positive leader who models expected behaviors;
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with clients and partners in a multicultural environment;
    • Systems thinker with thorough understanding of the complexities of achieving development outcomes in a complex environment;
    • Ability to deliver effectively in high-pressure situations, with multiple sometimes competing deadlines;
    • Drive to challenge conventional wisdom;
    • Open to and empowered by critical feedback;
    • A combination of humility and confidence.

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