Regional Health Financing Advisor

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Recruitment N°023/RH/BK/2023 

Date of Publication:  26/07/2023

We would like to point out that Action against Hunger organizes its recruitments transparently, fairly and free of charge, and has never demanded or accepted fees, bribes or payments at any stage of the recruitment process.

Action against Hunger calls on all jobseekers never to accept payments and invites them to report anyone who asks them for payments in connection with recruitment to the organization.

Poste: Regional Health Financing Manager / 4 positions based in Central and Southern Mali (National positions)

Location:  Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, Ségou, and Mopti

Start date: September

Duration: 12 months renewable.

Language: Fluency in French and English (both written and spoken) 

Why join Action Against Hunger? 

In addition to market-competitive remuneration in Mali linked to each employee’s contribution, Action Against Hunger offers training and capacity-building opportunities to ensure the implementation of the Career and Mobility Plan (national and international), and to promote the professional development of all its staff in an equitable manner.

We also offer health insurance covering staff, spouse (if any) and 5 dependents at 80% for outpatient care and 100% for emergency care or hospitalization. Death and disability insurance is also offered by Action against Hunger.

We also offer a healthy environment where staff well-being and quality of working life are at the heart of our human resources strategy.

Recruitment process:

– Selection of applications

– Written test

– Technical and human resources interview

– Taking up references

– Validation and job proposal

– Assumption of position


The Health Financing Advisor(s) will provide hands-on technical assistance for the   implementation and monitoring of activities to support the achievement of project objectives as it relates to streamlining of strategic purchasing mechanisms to promote financial risk protection and facilitate wider access to PHC services in an assigned region in Mali.

The Health Financing Advisor will work closely and report to the project’s Health Financing Technical Lead on all technical, health financing matters while reporting on operational and administrative matters to the Head of Base in the assigned region. To achieve required results, the Health Financing Advisor(s) will, alongside project regional Mobilization Officers, implement activities and strategies in line with technical and programmatic guidance at the community and regional level. Positions will be based in one of the following five focus regions: Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso, Ségou, and Mopti. 


Objective 1 : Provides health financing expertise/technical assistance to implement the strategic purchasing activities of the project roadmap at the regional level, working with other technical staff and regional healthcare depts, mutuals and community structures 

Objective 2 : Synthesis learning from analyses conducted and/or activities implemented at the regional level and feed them back up to the central level to inform adaptive strategic management of the project’s health financing objectives.

Objective 3 : Provide support to or supervise analytical work and economic analysis in areas potentially including but are not limited to benefit package design, benefit package costing, ability to pay studies, cost-effectiveness analysis, etc at the regional level

Objective 4 : Adapt and apply analytical and evaluative techniques to identify, consider, and resolve issues or problems experienced with supply and demand for health insurance products within the assigned region.

Objective 5 : Build and maintain effective collaboration, coordination, and trust across key stakeholders within the region, including but not limited to regional healthcare institutions/departments, mutuals, interprofessional organizations and other community-based structures, ensuring the inclusion of their input and perspectives in the design or modification of the strategic purchasing schemes.

Objective 6 : Support the optimization and implementation of mutuals’ efficiency improvement plans for all health insurance operations, considering and advising on the best use of digitalization initiatives.

Objective 7 : Documents health financing success stories/lessons learned and produce publishable health financing materials including policy briefs and peer-reviewed articles.

Objective 8 :  Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Health Financing Technical Lead.


·       A Masters degree in health economics, economics, public health, health systems, health financing or other related technical discipline preferred.  A bachelor’s degree in a related field acceptable with seven (7) years of experience
·       A minimum of five (5) years of related experience implementing and evaluating health financing (preferably in the field of health insurance) reform.
·       Bachelor’s degree in public health, Health Financing, Health Economics, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

·       Knowledge of health economics and health financing with experience in one or more of the following areas: community-based health insurance (CBHI); developing, monitoring, and refining provider payment models; health resource mobilization, risk pooling, strategic purchasing, and/or private sector engagement in health.

·       Demonstrated ability in organizational, technical, and managerial skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues across a wide range of settings.

·       Exceptional diplomatic and interpersonal skills, and ability to build strong professional relationships with a range of stakeholders in a challenging, multi-cultural environment and influence decision-making in a professional and collaborative manner

·       Ability to work independently and effectively in high-pressure, fast-paced environment

·       Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to prepare and present compelling presentations and program planning and memo documents in English

·       Ability to travel domestically as needed.

·       Fluency in French and English (both written and spoken) 

·       Only Malian nationals are eligible for this position

Please click on the link below to view details of the offer including salary and benefits and apply directly online.

If you have problems applying online, you can submit your application in person (in a sealed envelope) at one of our ACF offices in

  • Bamako Quartier Korofina Nord, rue 124 porte 247 | opposite the Oxfam office
  • Gao Château sector III
  • Timbuktu Sans-fil , south side of BNDA
  • Kayes legal Ségou, next to hotel kamankolé
  • Ségou Quartier Sebougou on route de l’an 2000, in the square of Station Soleil

indicating the job title on the back of the envelope.

Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged. 

Applications must include :

– Up-to-date CV with contact details (Email, Tel) + professional references.

– Letter of motivation.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31/08/2023. 


– No applications will be accepted after the closing date. 

– Only applications that meet the required profiles will be contacted for the remainder of the recruitment process. 

– Action contre la Faim reserves the right to close the process early if the applications received meet the prerequisites. 

– Action contre la Faim is committed to protecting all people with whom we come into contact in the course of our work, including children and adults at risk. 

– Action contre la Faim applies ZERO TOLERANCE to all forms of abuse through the following policies: 

  •  Protection policy against sexual exploitation and abuse;
  •  Specific child protection policy;
  •  Policy against fraud, corruption and conflicts of interest;
  •  Policy against violence and harassment in the workplace.

 – For all applications to join us, please refer to the official websites of the members of the Action contre la Faim network.

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