International Associate in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
dedicated to improving the delivery of health services in the country
by Lotti Timari | 03 September 2021
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About Acasus

We are a consultancy that drives major reforms in health and education around the world.

In health, we are contributing towards improving global immunization rates. To date, we have supported governments across Asia, Africa and South America to radically increase immunization coverage and improve access to basic healthcare facilities, prenatal and maternity clinics in remote areas. Our education projects in South America and the Middle East have successfully provided access to basic education for millions of children.

Currently, our Team is working on supporting countries for providing available vaccines for COVID-19 and increasing immunisation coverage in the regions. 

We work in teams to support senior government officials (typically at ministerial or prime-ministerial level) in driving rapid reforms. This includes:

  • Planning and developing strategies,

  • Monitoring and reporting on the financial progress,

  • Leveraging on data and other information to facilitate decision making,

  • Building capacity and skills throughout the public system,

  • Improving coordination and cooperation between stakeholders, funders and governments,

  • Solving problems and challenges on the ground,

  • Consolidating international evidence and lessons about what works.

Role‚Äč in Brief

Based in Kinshasa, you will support officials at federal and regional levels to implement reforms.

These reforms leverage on the use of technologies and data to facilitate quick and effective action by managers and leaders. By supporting the delivery of better public services, we contribute to improving health outcomes. To date, our DRC team has achieved a number of highly impactful quick wins, demonstrating the opportunity for larger impact in this region. Our project teams consist of experienced international consultants and highly talented locally-hired staff. 

As a Senior Associate, you will support provincial officials in customizing and implementing our reform model in this region. You will build on existing insights, excitement, and engagement to strengthen the health system at a national level. This involves strengthening data, leadership and management to help managers and leaders take rapid action to improve health outcomes and save lives. 

The Challenge

  • Work with senior government health officials, and international partners, to dramatically improve health outcomes,

  • Develop a roadmap for mobile money implementation

  • Support the implementation of the migration plan

  • Design and implement new systems for improving vaccination,

  • Develop excellent relationships and a trusted advisor status within the government,

  • Energize existing systems to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Much of our day-to-day work involves helping officials to

  • The main focus on the financial support of the projects - work on proving expenses, financial reviews,

  • Plan and develop strategies,

  • Do a significant number of data analysis,

  • Monitor progress,

  • Use data and other information,

  • Build capacity and skills throughout the system,

  • Improve coordination and cooperation,

  • Help in reporting on logistics of the vaccination projects,

  • Solve problems and challenges as they arise,

  • Consulting with stakeholders.

We Look For

  • Familiarity with governmental processes,

  • Payment (mobile) experience

  • Strong analytical and leadership skills,

  • Excellent French and English,

  • Good communication skills,

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills,

  • Strong drive and motivation,

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills,

  • Interest in social issues and healthcare,

  • Motivation to join our organization.

The Reward

  • A competitive compensation package

  • High degrees of responsibility and autonomy

  • The opportunity to drive a truly impactful set of reforms.

Want to know more about our impactful work? - Listen to the Acasus Podcast series here.

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Next Steps

Join us in advancing technology for global impact. Apply now!

Acasus is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and thrive on inclusive employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs.

Joining the team

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