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VillageReach transforms health care delivery to reach everyone. Our vision is a world where every person has the health care needed to thrive. Our programs focus building people-centered health systems that make sure health products and services are available when and where they are needed, with a focus on developing scalable, high-impact solutions. We are driven by a passion for collaboration and partnership, as we believe strongly that collective action is the only way to achieve sustainable change. Our work improves the lives of more than 40 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. VillageReach in incorporated in Washington State and has offices in Seattle (USA), Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and Mozambique.
We believe that sustainable solutions need to be co-designed with government from the onset with a good understanding of costs. VillageReach is seeking a Solution Cost Analyst to lead our work on costing in support of our solutions which touch on areas including health call centers, data analytics, drones, outsourced transportation, and health information systems. This role will be responsible for cost estimating and costing tools development and will support cost management and cost improvement, with a focus on VillageReach solutions that will be transitioned to government ownership and management. This position is cross-cutting and will work with programs leads, solutions owners, Finance and Accounting and private sector firms that are part of our solutions. This role will be part of the Private Sector Engagement team and be there
based in one of VillageReach’s core country offices (DRC, Mozambique, or Malawi) or in a South Africa.
A successful candidate will have relevant experience in cost analysis with the ability to work with stakeholders in developing their capacity to understand and use cost data in developing and managing solutions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities are included in the list below. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time. The approximate breakdown of time on yearly basis is provided for each major activity.
The following competencies reflect what is expected of all VillageReach employees; including examples of how one might demonstrate each of these competencies in one’s role.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities and is an advisory position to solutions owners and program leads.
VillageReach employees work in a shared, open environment with task and conference rooms accessible to employees for privacy and meetings. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Due to the time zone differences between our Seattle office and our Country Offices and location of other global staff, US based staff are expected to be available for early morning meetings starting at 6am. In addition, our global HQ and Country office staff are expected to be available for late afternoon/evening meetings up to 6pm.
A practical case with Excel and a PowerPoint presentation will be required as part of the hiring process.