Senior Technical Advisor, Nairobi

The Role

Instiglio is seeking a Senior Technical Advisor that will assume responsibility for program commissioning and implementation and a monthly presence in two of the following countries (to be finalized upon contract award): Philippines, Pakistan, South Sudan, Nigeria, Niger, DRC, Malawi, Ghana, Uganda, Botswana, eSwatini, Lesotho, and Namibia.

As the Senior Technical Advisor, you will work closely with the country entity, the Global Fund PSE team and in-country partners (e.g., government, service providers) to design, mobilize and performance manage programs and build capacities. You will oversee the work of two in-country Performance Analysts (one per country) while being supported by a central support team made up of dedicated Instiglio team members. To facilitate country ownership, the applicant is expected to travel frequently to facilitate a monthly in-country presence in each of the two countries

In this work, you will gain expertise in developing and supporting the implementation of results-based contracts, building a thorough understanding of different design choices and resolving implementation issues. You will guide stakeholders and clients through difficult yet important adaptations of their practices, translating complex concepts into easy-to-understand insights. You will build rapport with partners by understanding their needs and adding value to their mission.

In this role, you will be responsible for;

Finalising the design and stakeholder commitment to activity and result-based contracts to engage private service providers to serve vulnerable populations and deliver health outcomes (building on a previous phase)
Mobilizing and supporting delivery (including performance management) of the results-based contracts
Drawing up and managing operating budgets and models, linking expenditure with performance;
Supporting the procurement of service providers, including undertaking market engagements, developing selection criteria and terms of reference
Using data to drive performance, including supporting service providers to set-up and operate their own data systems
Developing and delivering capacity building programs and change management strategies on the contracting and delivery side, supporting both the service providers to deliver the desired health results and the government with any related needs, including planning for further adoption or scale-up
Project planning and management and stakeholder engagement and relationship management.
This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and is contingent upon contract award to Instiglio.


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About Instiglio

We are a group of passionate individuals working together under one shared goal: to ensure that every cent spent to alleviate poverty has the greatest possible impact on the lives of the 2.4 billion men, women, and children afflicted by it. Our mission is to empower leaders in the social, public, and private sectors to improve the impact of social programs in developing countries by tying funding to results. You can read more about what each of us contributes to our mission here.