Impact Assessment Officer at WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: 31 August 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Impact Assessment Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 2 years.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Impact Assessment Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Participate in defining and modeling the potential impact of future investment opportunities (e.g. using methods such as Theory of Change development, cost-benefitor cost-effectiveness analysis); where relevant leading specific activities with internal and external partners (e.g. academic and subject matter experts).
  • Analysis of impact estimates, triangulation with other sources, adhoc analyses and benchmarks for the review of funding proposals vis avis their impact and value for money.
  • Support the finalization of grant packages,e.g. supporting proponents on impact evaluation methodology, aligning with Monitoring and Evaluation on the best measures of impact to measure in grant log frames, and quality assuring the final packages in advance of Senior Management and Executive Board review.
  • Participate in providing technical input to the annual, mid-term, and final review of grant performance; including engagement with external evaluators.
  • Assist in developing and proposing the use of standard approaches to impact and Value for Money assessment, which can be used by colleagues from other Secretariat teams.
  • Assisting with the preparation of a number of reports: Annual report, Key Performance Indicator Report, and Unitaid Board and Board committee reports.
  • Working with portfolio teams to regularly monitor and assess progress of grants.
  • Produce routine analyses on impact and Value for Money for senior management.
  • Perform any other duties relevant to the functioning of the Results team.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • First level university degree in business, statistics, public health or related field.
  • Advanced degree in social sciences or numerate discipline.
  • At least 2 years of experience at national and/or international level in economic analysis, health economics., or public health analysis.
  • Experience of developing fit-for-purpose impact assessments and modeling.
  • Experience in development of technical and analytical documents for different audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience at the international level.
  • Experience in global health or health care.
  • Experience in application of economics principles (in particular health economics).

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.