Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. (Cardno) seeks a Director of Health Finance with expertise in one or more of the following areas: health economics, development finance, domestic resource mobilization, health finance reform, sustainable health financing strategies, health budgeting, universal healthcare, and blended finance. The Director of Health Finance will lead the design, development, and implementation of impactful health interventions, leveraging teams and resources to ensure all programs operate efficiently and consistently with Cardno's vision and values.. Job Description:. Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd. (Cardno) seeks a Director of Health Finance to join our International Development group in Arlington, Virginia. The Director of Health Finance will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: health economics, development finance, domestic resource mobilization, health finance reform, sustainable health financing strategies, health budgeting, universal healthcare, and blended finance. The Director of Health Finance will lead the design, development, and implementation of impactful health interventions, leveraging teams and resources to ensure all programs operate efficiently and consistently with Cardno's vision and values. The Director of Health Finance will serve as a thought leader to Cardno's clients, program beneficiaries, and staff, building Cardno's technical eminence and offering innovative and thoughtful solutions to achieve improved health outcomes. The Director of Health Finance will be accountable for driving organizational growth and learning, and will lead teams of experts responsible for the design and delivery of innovative programs. As a key representative of Cardno, the Director of Health Finance must communicate effectively and maintain a strong professional profile and broad, influential network. This will include building and managing trusted relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders and countries, including governments, multilateral organizations, partners, foundations, and other clients and funders.. Job Duties. Provides thought leadership to clients specifically USAID, senior management, and staff to deliver innovative and impactful health programs.. Designs, develops, and provides technical expertise for health finance interventions covering: health economics/development finance/domestic resource mobilization, leadership/management capacity building, health information systems, and health systems policy development/implementation.. Has a strong knowledge of economics with focus knowledge on one or all HIV and AIDs, SRPH, MNCH, and or emerging diseases.. Identifies and positions for short and long-term business opportunities, developing and implementing strategies to win critical projects while anticipating and managing risks in the global donor/programmatic landscape.. Generates high impact and innovative ideas and confidently considers and introduces new approaches to complex problems.. Is confident in ability to take on and apply new and different solutions.. Anticipates trends and impact of economic and political environment on donor, partners, host governments, client expectations and feasibility of options.. Implements strategic direction and management to projects from a technical perspective, from lessons learned, successes, tools, best practices and cross-pollination.. Demonstrates effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.. Evaluates options with client and produces technical assistance, training and deliverables that reflect donor and beneficiary client needs.. Ensures deliverables match with engagement scope and client expectations.. Builds plan for follow-up to ensure that changes implemented will be sustainable.. Publishes, presents and networks ideas.. Is available, interested, excited and able to share ideas and communicate with colleagues.. Leads technical proposals, writes technical component, conceptualizes and develops technical packets.. Contributes to business development by growing opportunities in new and current markets, through close collaboration with governments, private sector entities, multilateral institutions, non-governmental organizations, donors and coalitions.. Contributes to current and new technical services initiatives.. Identifies new market spaces and cultivates innovative ways of working by adopting multisector approaches, and by effective partnering.. Provides cutting edge, innovate approaches to program development.. Drives and inspires technical excellence by creating an environment of learning and innovation that attracts and develops the best talent reflective of the diversity of our clients.. Provides strong leadership by example, leveraging strong organizational, managerial, technical, process, and people management skills that can motivate a team.. Directs and manages external vendors and consultants effectively to ensure accountability and successful delivery for complex projects.. Identifies and nurtures talent in technical areas through motivation, mentoring and skills development.. Forges partnerships and maintain excellent relationships with government, non-governmental organizations, private sector, and donors to implement the technical agenda.. Exhibits a strong willingness to work outside of the office, specifically identifying and developing technical eminence in the field. Active participation in external events and conferences focused on technical areas.. Establishes a community of practice in technical service line.. Creates visibility and credibility to appropriately position Cardno as a strong leader in technical area.. Publishes work in journals, through development of white papers, in internal Cardno publications.. Required Education and Experience. Advanced degree in economics, public health, public policy, health administration, business administration, social sciences, or similar.. 10+ years working in international development in relevant, progressively responsible senior leadership roles. Five plus years of in-country experience, and deep experience executing US government-funded programs.. Preferred Additional Education and Experience. PhD in an above field.. 3 - 5 years working in Africa.. Knowledge and Skills. Demonstrated leadership on health systems development programs focused on issues such as universal healthcare, health financing, governance, health policy, using data for decision-making, capacity development of public sector, sustainability, planning, and equity. Five plus years of experience leading large-scale, complex health systems and health finance programs, including working in developing countries on relevant USAID-funded programming.. Deep technical expertise and experience providing technical assistance in health economics/development finance/domestic resource mobilization, health finance reform, sustainable health financing strategies, universal healthcare, blended finance, etc.. Sound knowledge of approaches to strengthening the health system, which may include establishing new financing mechanisms, developing financial and contractual tools, conducting economic and other analyses to inform decisions.. Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of low and middle-income country health systems strengthening environments, with a strong focus on health economics and financing.. Demonstrated leadership capacity, strategic vision, and ability to effectively build and sustain positive working relationships and partnerships with donors, governments, and partners.. Demonstrated expertise in strengthening health finance through social health insurance reforms, development and execution of economic analyses, domestic revenue generation, costing assessments, cost-effectiveness studies, expenditure surveys, and feasibility/analyses for community-based and social health insurance or financial protection mechanisms.. Experience working with public sector, private commercial sector, and NGOs in the health sector.. Demonstrated and successful experience leading and writing proposal development efforts for USAID-funded programs.. Demonstrated experience navigating varied cultural, political, and societal environments and possesses a high aptitude for working cross-culturally.. Well-established track record of solid, ethical business judgment, financial stewardship, and a proven ability to build trust, foster collaborative relationships, and cultivate impactful relationships with diverse groups.. Innovative thinking, practical problem solving and the ability to translate and apply knowledge to implementation sciences.. Published or spoken at events in the area of Health Finance.. Proven successful experience working with USAID and other donors.. Proven experience providing mentorship and leadership to teams.. Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.. Fluency in written and spoken English; ability to work in another language is a plus.. Competencies. Demonstrated ability to make timely and bold decisions that have broad impact across organizational boundaries and stakeholder groups.. Ability to balance speed and thoroughness even in the face of ambiguity.. Demonstrated integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for Cardno's mission.. Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena: translates technical knowledge into practical applications and contributions to area strategies.. Navigating the Environment: Perspective; Dealing with Ambiguity; Organizational Agility; Political Savvy and Strategic Agility.. Ensuring Delivery of Results: Functional Technical Skills; Managing through Systems; Managing and Measuring Work; Negotiating; Information Sharing; Process Management.. Leading with Credibility: Approachability and Developing Direct Reports and Others; Building Teams; Integrity and Trust; Managing Vision and Purpose; Conflict Management; Creating visibility and credibility to appropriately position Cardno as a strong leader in technical area.. Core Personal Competencies: Ethics and Values; Strong Listening, Presentation, Writing and Communication Skills.. Physical Demands. International travel required +/- 20%.. Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants. Cardno has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.. Cardno does not accept unsolicited resumes from any 3rd party agencies. No fee will be paid to 3rd parties who submit unsolicited resumes to any Cardno employee. Resumes from approved vendors must be specifically requested by Cardno and approved by the Cardno Talent Acquisition Team.
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