PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.
PATH is seeking a qualified Public Financial Management (PFM) Lead for the anticipated Lesotho Millennium Development Authority (LMDA)-funded Health Systems Strengthening, Primary Health Care, and Counter Gender-Based Violence (HSS/PHC/cGBV) Support Activity. The program is expected to achieve improved health outcomes by strengthening the Lesotho primary health care system through: 1) improving the quality and availability of essential primary health services; 2) improved management capacity of DHMTs to plan and deliver PHC services; and 3) and improved services through better data use for decision making at the DHMT level.
PATH works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the most pressing health challenges. PATH implements innovative, sustainable health solutions in Southern Africa and globally that align with Lesotho’s needs and priorities, empowering millions of Africans to transform their own health.
The PFM Lead will be responsible for implementing the PFM workstreams, including DHMT planning and financial management capacity building. They will support policy reforms and their implementation at the district level that will improve financial autonomy and management. They will work with the Financing Health Service Delivery Results contractor to ensure that funding secured through the granting mechanism is used appropriately to improve health outcomes and will support tracking of the measurement of these outcomes.
Please note this position is contingent upon award to PATH and approval from MCC/LMDA. Lesotho nationals are encouraged to apply.
- Leads the design and delivery of evidence-based high-quality health financing technical assistance in collaboration with key project staff, MCC/LMDA, Government of Lesotho, and other relevant national and regional stakeholders.
- Supervises multi-disciplinary team for the implementation of technical assistance and capacity building interventions for financial autonomy and management, particularly to DHMTs
- Work closely with project staff and implementing partners to identify, document, and disseminate best practices.
- Assist the Project Director with all aspects of project operations including technical oversight, human resources, recruiting and training staff, and developing an experienced team with distinct roles and responsibilities.
- Serve as acting Project Director when necessary; represent the project before MCC/LMDA and project stakeholders as necessary.