Our client, The Federal Ministry of Health, responsible for the implementation of policies and programs to deliver effective, efficient, quality and affordable health services is seeking to recruit an outstanding professional to take up the leadership role of Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) REF: EXEC 02
JOB TITLE: Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
REF: EXEC 02
Provide overall leadership, strategic direction and manage performance of the National Health Insurance Scheme
Managing the Schemes budgeting process, make recommendations regarding proposed capital expenditure to the board and ensure that a framework of effective controls exist which enable risks to be assessed and managed
Managing the day to day administration of the Scheme including policy execution and the general direction and supervision of the staff of the Scheme
Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) and Health Care Facilities (HCFs) operating under the scheme
Establishing a culture of collaboration and integration that enhances the provision of excellent patient care in the NHIS and improved patient satisfaction
Financial Management of the NHIS pool of funds
Linkages and collaborations with all arms of government (Federal and States), NGO’s,
Development partners and other stake holders
Carrying out such other functions as necessary and expedient for the purpose of achieving the objectives of the Scheme in accordance with NHIOS Act 1999
Developing and Implementing Social Health Insurance Programmes to facilitate universal coverage for all Nigerians and legal residents
Promoting and regulating all private health insurance plans in the country
Maintaining effective regulation over Health
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
The candidate must possess a basic degree from a recognized university either in actuarial sciences or medical/health sciences plus one or more of the following :
Post graduate qualification in a specialty or branch of insurance, particularly, health insurance
Post graduate Fellowship or qualification in any field of medicine, Dentistry, Heath Sciences, Public Health and Management
Post graduate qualification in Health Economics/Health Financing
Applicants should be in the age range of 40 – 55 years
Ability to lead and inspire others towards high levels of performance in achieving organisational goals and a passion for achieving the Scheme’s vision
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders and commercial enterprises to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals
Ability to analyse and solve problems by understanding issues and making systematic and rational judgments based on the relevant information.
A minimum of (15) years experience, at least 10 of which should be in the insurance industry, the National Health Insurance Scheme or in a
Health Maintenance Organisation at a Senior
Management level or a Consultant to the industry
Relevant experience and skills in the health sector and vast experience in strategic planning and execution
Proven experience in formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
Ability to develop financial plans, manage resources, analyse and interpret financial data
Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government and to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Mode of Application
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All Applicants are required to describe how they meet all of the above criteria in a cover letter to be submitted along with an updated resume.
Applications for the role of Executive Secretary (EXEC 02), National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) should be supported with a write-up (Microsoft Word Format of no more than 1,000 words, on the applicant’s Action Plan and Roadmap for the attainment of the vision and mission of the NHIS.
Any applicant that is found to have criminal records, has been previously indicted or has submitted information that is found to be false, fraudulently obtained or a misrepresentation of facts, will be automatically disqualified at any stage in the process.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 22nd October, 2012