Health Economist – Evaluation and Research specialist

Organization: Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
Closing date: 08 Jun 2018

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) is a public institution with the mandate to contribute to the improvement of the health of populations internationally and nationally through excellence in research, services, and teaching and training. The Swiss Centre for International Health (SCIH) of the Swiss TPH conducts consultancy, project management, training and applied research work in international health.

To perform our services, we are looking for consultants to be integrated in our pool of experts with the following profile:

Health Economist – Evaluation and Research specialist

To best fit into our active, interdisciplinary team we are looking for experts with:

· Minimum 10 years international experience in health economics and/or outcomes research

· Minimum Master degree or higher (e.g., MS, MPH, MBA, PhD, DrPH). Formal training in health economics, public health, health services research, policy analysis, epidemiology, biostatistics, health care administration or related discipline preferred.

· Experience of leading/conducting large-scale evaluations, and applying evaluation methodologies in relation to Value for Money and experience of their application in the context of global health/international development

· Strong knowledge and use of statistical tools for quantitative and qualitative data analysis (e.g. software packages such as SPSS, STATA, R, etc.)

· Track record in conceptualizing and agreeing methodologies for economic evaluations (e.g. Cost Effectiveness and Benefit Analysis) with donors as well as partner institutions

· Ability to work under pressure and develop, lead and deliver research and evaluations on time

· Strong analytical, writing and reporting skills and ability and experience in preparation and presentation of complex data in simple, user-friendly forms

· Experience working with not-for-profit sector is an asset

· Excellent command of English (speaking & writing) required, another language (French, Spanish or Portuguese) is an asset

In case of interest, please send your CV (maximum 3 pages) and covering letter including your daily rate in English to spmu.recruitment@swisstph.ch. In your email’s subject matter, please specify “Application for Health Economist – Evaluation and Research specialist”..

For further information please consult our new website: https://www.swisstph.ch/en/about/scih/

How to apply:

In case of interest, please send your CV (maximum 3 pages) and covering letter including your daily rate in English to spmu.recruitment@swisstph.ch. In your email’s subject matter, please specify “Application for Health Economist – Evaluation and Research specialist”..

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