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Tanzania Job: Program manager Health Insurance Fund, PharmAccess Foundation

PharmAccess FoundationPharmAccess is a young, fast-growing, international, not-for-profit organization of Dutch origin, which aims to improve access to affordable quality basic health care in Africa. PharmAccess strives to fulfill this mission through public-private partnerships with local organizations and through an output based approach.
PharmAccess supports programs and offers services in several areas, such as providing health insurance for low-income groups, quality improvement of clinics and hospitals, financing of small and medium sized enterprises and support of corporate and national healthcare programs.
PharmAccess was founded in 2001, and is currently active in more than 10 African countries. Its main office resides in Amsterdam. Other offices are established in Nigeria, Kenya, Namibia and Tanzania. The activities of PharmAccess are made possible by funding of donors and clients, such as the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The World Bank, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), large multinationals and the Rockefeller Foundation.
As co-founder PharmAccess participated in the launching of the Health Insurance Fund, the Investment Fund for Health in Africa and the Medical Credit Fund. The latter was selected as a winner of the G-20 Finance Challenge at the G-20 summit in Seoul, Korea in November 2010. 
Because of the expansion of the Health Insurance Program in Tanzania PharmAccess is currently looking for a Program Manager Health Insurance Program for Tanzania.
Job descriptionThe Program Manager is responsible for the implementation and operation of the Health Insurance Program in Tanzania. The Program Manager will lead a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of approximately 3-5 people and works closely together with supporting teams of professionals within PharmAccess. PharmAccess partners with insurance companies, third party administrators and marketing agencies to deliver customized health insurance programs to selected target groups in Tanzania. The program manager is the primary point of contact and key decision maker for the Health Insurance Fund program in Tanzania.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities • Manage and build a fully dedicated multidisciplinary team in a complex and challenging environment;
• Design and implement the program, including marketing and sales, process administration and contracting with partners;
• Develop and maintain relationships with program partners and stakeholders;
• Manage budget, financial and administrative components of the program;
• Evaluate and monitor performance;
• Identify, manage and resolve program risks;
• Expand the size of the existing program;
• Identify new opportunities;
You report directly to the Director Community Health Insurance Programs.
Qualifications & Requirements• A proven track record of at least 3 to 5 years experience in program management including financial management;
• You know how to lead and stimulate a diverse group of ambitious people;
• You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and are able to effectively interact within an environment with multiple stakeholders and people originating from different cultures;
• Skills for data analyses and interpretation are well developed;
• Your understanding of written and spoken English is excellent and you are proficient at Microsoft tools, including PowerPoint and Excel;
• You are flexible and know how to adapt to a growing and developing organization;
• Suitable candidates will ideally have a relevant Master’s degree or MBA.
PharmAccess offersPharmAccess offers an excellent job opportunity in a dynamic international environment with good working conditions and a branch conform salary. PharmAccess has a fulltime workweek of 40 hours, a collective pension scheme and a collective health insurance. We offer 25 free days a year based on a fulltime employment agreement.
How to applySuitable candidates can send their CV and cover letter in English to recruitment@pharmaccess.org captioning “Program Manager Tanzania”.
For more information about this position please contact Jenny Dirven, HR manager at +31 (0)20 566 7158. For more information about our organization see our website www.pharmaccess.org and www.hifund.org.

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