Health Economist/Health Specialist at WBG, Washington, D.C., United States

Deadline: 2 October 2017

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health Economist/Health Specialist in Washington, D.C.,  United States.

WBG has set two ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Health Economist/Health Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support regional tasks teams in the preparation, design and implementation of Reimbursable Advisory Services (RAS), analytical and advisory services and lending operations.
  • Support and ensure the technical rigor of complex sectoral (or multi-sectoral) analytical and advisory services with emphasis on financing and service delivery.
  • Provide technical support to country teams on data management and analysis activities.
  • Collaborate with other sectors to support multi-sectoral approaches for improving health and nutrition outcomes, and strengthen country systems.
  • Earn credibility with clients on the basis of intellectual rigor, a capacity to apply principles to specific challenges with tact, and willingness to learn and adapt in each context.
  • Contribute to analytical and operational services in other parts of the HNP Family.
  • Support other HNP teams in the European and Central Asia region, and elsewhere as required.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advance graduate degree in a relevant discipline but with health focus (e.g., healthcare, public health and management, health systems and policy, health economics).
  • Master’s degree or equivalent is acceptable, Ph.D preferred, with minimum 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
  • Strong writing, communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Russian language skills would be an additional advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.

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