Health Economist
Genève, Canton de Genève, CH
vor 3 Tg.
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Entreprise : OMSDescription du poste : OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe Division of Data, Analytics and Delivery for Impact supports and strengthens the generation and collection, analysis, use and dissemination of data and evidence to promote better evidence-informed decision-making in Member States.

Its goal is to build capacity in member states to monitor the health of their populations and the impact of health interventions and to promote evidence informed policy decisions.

The monitoring of WHO's GlobalProgramme of Work 13 2019-2023 (GPW 13) Impact Framework is also a key function.The Department of Data and Analytics is responsible for monitoring progress on the GPW 13, strengthening country health information, data generation and evidence creation in collaboration with partners and addresses critical data gaps for priority health topics.

It also serves as Division focal point for collaboration with other departments with regard to primary data generation efforts and analysis.

It undertakes analysis, projections and forecasting of health trends and determinants.DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the overall guidance of the Team Lead, the incumbent will perform the following tasks : 1.

Develop the Department's approach to health economic and econometric analyses, especially related to the triple billion targets,forecasting and projecting alternate scenarios.

2. Liaise with statisticians / data analysts and contribute to modelling design.3. Coordinate with WHO's technical programmes a consistent approach to health economic data and related analytics.

4. Support technical programmes in ensuring that best practice is followed with regard to economic analysis.5. Develop approaches to use health economics to improve population health at global, national and subnational levels for health outcomes and determinants.

6. Liaise with external experts to ensure that WHO follows best practice in techniques for economic analysis.7. Upon delegation represent WHO at international events as required.

8. Perform other duties as required by the supervisorREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential : An advanced university degree in public health or related social / medical science or economics or data science.

  • Desirable : PhD or equivalent degree in a statistics / mathematics / data science / economics.ExperienceEssential : At least seven years of experience at a senior level in health economics;
  • knowledge and experience of using economic and econometric and multivariate analysis related to population health at the global level.

  • Expertise programming with statistical software, such as, R, SAS, Stata, SPS. Expertise and knowledge of developing country specific economic analysis andits use for identifying investments to improve population health;
  • experience in analyzing health economic data; experience in preparing technical reports;experiencing in building capacity in economic analysis with specific application to health;
  • experience in participating in workshop development and implementation at national / international level.Desirable : Experience within WHO or another UN international organization.

    SkillsDemonstrable understanding of the best practices in economic and econometric analysis and their application to population health.

    Demonstrable experience in using economic data, multivariate analyses, programming and analytics. Proven track record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships with multiple stake-holders.

    Ability to work in a collaborative manner. Ability to work in a flexible manner under pressure to meet deadlines.WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsSetting an exampleCreating an empowering and motivating environmentUse of Language SkillsEssential : Expert knowledge of English.

    Intermediate knowledge of French.Desirable : REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars.

    The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 74,913 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 5082 per month for the duty station indicated above.

    Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION* This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level* Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.* In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s) / diploma(s) / certificate(s) required for this position.
  • WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited / recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

    The list can be accessed through the link : http : / / / . Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.

  • Any appointment / extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.* Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
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  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.
  • e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct.

    To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.

  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.* WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link : http : / / www.
  • / employment / en / . Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.

  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
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