US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Project Management Specialist (Public Financial Management and Health Financing)

US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Job Description


USAID/Uganda is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Personal Services Contractor (PSC) - Project Management Specialist (Public Financial Management and Health Financing) (PFM & HF PMS) - Readvertized

ELIGIBLE OFFERORS: “Cooperating Country National” shall mean the individual engaged to serve in the Cooperating Country under this contract.

Opening date: June 8, 2020

Closing date: July 7, 2020

USAID/Uganda is seeking for a qualified individual to fill the Project Management Specialist (Public Financial Management and Health Financing) (PFM & HF PMS) position located within the Office of Health and HIV (OHH)’s Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Unit but based within the Ministry of Health (MOH) - Quality Assurance and Inspection Department to facilitate the advisory role of this position.

The PMS is responsible for supporting the U.S. Government (USG) in its efforts to strengthen Government of Uganda (GoU) Ministry of Health (MoH) Public Financial Management for health financing processes internally.

The PMS provides critical, high level policy advice and Technical Support to the Government of Uganda (GoU), specifically the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFPED). The PMS also supports the MoH to improve budget and procurement processes, increase execution rates of allocated funds, resolve key budget preparation and execution/procurement bottlenecks, and use data to justify, oversee, and manage their health budget. These efforts will enable the MoH to expand services, enhance quality and improve health outcomes for the people of Uganda, helping the country advance its journey to self-reliance.


Masters’ Degree, or the local equivalent, in Public Health, Health Economics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Finance, or in a field related to public financial management and health financing.


--At least ten (10) years of progressively responsible professional experience working in Uganda in the public financial management field.

--This work experience should include at least seven (7) years of project management in relation to health financing.

--Health financing experience working with the GoU at National, district and/or project level is required.

--Experience collaborating with and/or working for key donors, development partners, or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) is required.

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