Deadline: 7 July 2021
World Health Organisations (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health Economist 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 Job Responsibilities
The Health Economist will perform the following functions:
- Contribute to the development of access and allocation methodologies related to COVID-19, as requested.
- Support development of the reference tables for new data models/ analysis (COVID-19) in order to make recommendations on ways forward in combating COVID-19.
- Provide technical input and guidance into the design, development, and maintenance of WHO databases and visualization platforms related to access to medicines and health products, as requested.
- Analyze and report on data related to access to medicines and health products, as requested, including for the interactions with the SDG Indicator.
- Support data validation and data loading of historical and current data related to access to and allocation of medicines and health products.
- Support development of guidance documents and protocol related to access and allocation monitoring methodologies.
- Support activities related to optimization of WHO MedMon and related data visualization platform.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree related to health economics, statistics, health financing, or epidemiology.
- Advanced university Degree in one of the fields above.
- Minimum 5 year’s work experience in the application of health economics with demonstrated experience in the application of econometric or statistical methods to solve public health problems.
- Experience working in another international organization, and/or UN agency, and/or academic institution.
- Demonstrate exposure at the international level.
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge in the application of econometric or statistical methods to public health problems.
- Knowledge of health economic principles related to access to medicines.
- Advanced quantitative analysis skills using at least one of the three software STATA, SPSS, R, or SAS.
- Good skills in developing methodologies related to the measurement of access to health products.
- Excellent communication and language skills, as reflected in a track record of presentations at national and international workshops and seminars.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Beginners knowledge of French and WHO official language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.