Options – Actuary for the Health Financing Programme in Kenya .

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Location: Kenya, predominantly Nairobi, with some remote support
Contract type: Part time, consultancy contract (approx. 60 days over 18 months)
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing date: Sunday, 20 August, 2017

The actuary’s role will comprise two aspects:
Support the development of a detailed design and implementation concept to cover low income informal sector households in the identified counties with a health protection scheme.
Provide costing information and strengthen NHIF internal actuarial analysis function for effective strategic purchasing of essential packages of health.

The scope of work will comprise the following tasks:
Support the cost analysis of Kenya Essential Package of Health (KEPH)
Support actuarial analysis of current NHIF benefit package & premiums and reimbursement procedures
Develop a Financial Model for NHIF Benefit Packages

Person specification:
The experts must have the following competences:
Degree in Actuarial Science, Finance or Statistics related fields with actuarial certifications
At least 5 years in a major health related project
Ability to develop and implement insurance projects
Experience in health insurance actuarial assessments and determinations
Strong actuarial and financial expertise
Good understanding of health insurance planning process and costing
Good understanding of innovative public sector finance concepts

Application process:
To apply, please send your CV with a summary note of your skills and experience to Bérangère de Villenaut opportunities@options.co.uk Candidates should state the role (Actuary for the Health Financing Programme in Kenya) in the subject header.
Closing date for applications is: 20/08/2017
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed before the close date
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 21/08/2017
The TOR is available on request

Other information:
Options is an equal opportunities employer
Kenyan citizens are particularly encouraged to apply

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