Technical Lead Policies and Systems
University Research Co., LLC (URC)
Metropolitan Manila, Philippines
10h ago
source : Devex

Project Overview :

USAID Recovery Within our Reach project : Community-Based Drug Treatment and Recovery (CBDTR) Services in the Philippines is a five (5) year project from May 2019 to May 2024.

The primary objective of the project is to help persons who use drugs (PWUDs), people in recovery, and their families obtain access to informal care, self-

help or community-based treatment and recovery support to reduce or prevent drug dependence. By the end of the project, more communities will be able to provide evidence-

based approaches to CBDTR services that Filipino PWUDs and their families can access without fear or prejudice.

Position Overview :

The Technical Lead Drug Demand Reduction Health Services will lead collaboration with the DOH, PHOs, municipal / city health offices to develop medium and long-

term legal, policy and program frameworks lead the overall policies and systems.

Job Description :

  • Under the management of the COP, work collaboratively with the DOH, PHOs, municipal / city health offices to develop medium and long-
  • term legal, policy and program frameworks

  • Work with PhilHealth and LGUs to look for health financing options for drug demand reduction services.
  • Support efforts to improve and institutionalize fiscal, financial and human resource management for CBDTR at all levels
  • Strengthen governance and leadership capacity for CBDTR programs.
  • Develop financing strategies in link with PhilHealth and other health financing modalities.
  • Required Experience & Qualifications :

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in health, law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related field.
  • Proven experience in engaging government (health and non-health sector) on drug and health policy
  • Capacity to spearhead a team of diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to gather strategic information and disseminate evidence and rights- based approaches while local culture and dynamics.
  • At least 7 years of experience working in public health programs.
  • Full-time commitment to the project, a must.
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