The Belgian development agency, BTC, mobilises its resources and its expertise to eliminate poverty in the world. BTC contributes to the efforts of the international community and works towards a society that provides present and future generations with sufficient resources to build a sustainable and fair world. Its staff members in Brussels and overseas embody the commitment of the Belgian State and other development partners to international solidarity.
BTC currently supports more than 200 cooperation projects and programmes in some 20 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In the future, BTC’s efforts will focus on 14 partner countries as a result of a decision made by the Minister of Development Cooperation.
In view of the further development of its activities BTC is currently looking for a (m/f): International Programme Co-Manager - Health, UGANDA, Ref: UGA/16/036-2B.
Location: Kampala (Uganda) with regular field visits
Duration of the contract: 30 months
Probable starting date: as soon as possible
Monthly salary package: (cat A528) between 6.354,04 euro and 8.963,02 euro (this includes the gross monthly salary and the expat benefits: hardship allowance and expat allowance). The salary is calculated, depending on the composition of the family and the number of years of relevant experience.
This Strategic Purchasing of Health Services in Uganda (SPHU) programme is part of the Indicative Programme of Cooperation (ICP) 2012-2016 negotiated between Uganda and Belgium. The Belgian contribution is 6,000,000 €. The Specific Agreement will be for a duration of 42 months. The duration of the actual implementation phase is set at 30 months. This SPHU will, through a programme approach, integrate the current interventions of the bilateral Belgian Cooperation in the health sector (ICB II and PNFP) and consolidate them. This will be done in view of supporting the scaling up the Result Based Financing (RBF) experience in the Rwenzori and West-Nile regions towards a sustainable national RBF strategy, rolled out in other regions of the country, under Ministry of Health (MoH) leadership and in collaboration with other Development Partners supporting RBF. This experience will also feed the longer-term reflection on strategic health financing and more specifically the development of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The Programme Co-Manager is in charge for BTC to steer and manage the Health programme in Uganda. He/she coordinates the interventions and engages in a strategic, technical dialogue at national level, based on his/her expertise & experience of the health sector. He/she assures the technical and financial follow-up, necessary to reach the objectives and results of the health programme. He/she reports to the Programme Steering Committee.
The Programme co-manager will also, for 50% of his/her time, assume the responsibility and functions of Intervention manager.
Required technical competences
Required personal competences
If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at +32 (0)2/505 18 65.
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