Economist/Modeler, Health Economics Unit – Ethiopia

Economist/Modeler, Health Economics Unit – Ethiopia

Employment Type: Full-Time National

Location: The Position might be based mostly in Ethiopia or Kenya

Deadline for submission: July 25, 2022

About us

At Nutrition International, we make a distinction, as a result of diet is the distinction.

Woven into the very cloth of our method is the eagerness and drive of our world crew of over 600 folks, working in 13 places of work throughout 11 nations with one frequent objective: remodeling the lives of people that want it most via improved diet.

If you’re a motivated and passionate particular person who shares our conviction that a greater world is feasible via improved diet, needs to go away the world somewhat higher than they discovered it, and is seeking to be a part of a worldwide crew with a transparent imaginative and prescient, we need to hear from you. Please contemplate making use of for the place under.

Know our crew

Nutrition International’s Program Operations Unit is chargeable for making certain the environment friendly and efficient supply of Nutrition International’s core program interventions together with program improvement, design, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting, and grant administration, together with setting annual operational planning, budgeting, and overview processes. The unit contains a worldwide crew of execs positioned in our 10 core nations throughout Asia, Africa, and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Nutrition International is looking for purposes for Economist/Modeler, Health Economics Unit, and Global Technical Services to be based mostly in Ethiopia or Kenya.

About you

At a minimal, a Master’s or Ph.D. diploma from a acknowledged college in Health Economics, Development Economics, Health Policy Research, Epidemiology, Nutrition, and Public Health, or associated fields. Training in Epidemiology, biostatistics, modeling, econometrics, financing, and well being coverage is an asset. At least 5 years of expertise working in analysis and analysis, financial evaluations of well being and diet interventions, and coverage advocacy. At least 3 years expertise in in meals fortification and/or diet. At least 5 years of expertise in Project administration

About the function

In this function you’ll be:

In line with NI’s strategic aims in Africa, contribute to improved diet throughout Africa and in Ethiopia particularly by offering financial evaluation for 2 new tasks:

  • In Ethiopia, NI is endeavor the implementation of the ‘Product Development and Market Introduction of Double Fortified Salt with iodine and folic acid (DFS-IoFA)’ venture. Specifically, the candidate will assist the NI crew within the era of proof on the effectiveness and/or cost-benefit evaluation of DFS-IoFA utilizing rigorous modeling approaches. The candidate may even lead the general public well being evaluation associated to DFS-IoFA to find out the feasibility and potential contribution of DFS IoFA as a part of an optimum mixture of interventions in Ethiopia that goal to enhance micronutrient consumption within the nation among the many inhabitants at massive.
  • In Africa, NI is offering technical and advocacy assist to the African Union (AU) and African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) within the areas of information and proof era, and particularly for financial and financing evaluation. The candidate might assist the creating of funding instances for diet in Africa (costing, cost-benefit analyses) on the regional, nation, or district degree and supply analytical assist within the improvement of a financing goal for diet for Africa or different priorities collectively agreed to by the AU, ALN, and NI inform and affect decision-maker coverage improvement, advocacy and funding in diet.
  • Develop work plans and budgets to conduct a set of “groundwork” analyses to grasp the feasibility, affect, viability, and return on funding of introducing and scaling DFS-IoFA from a public well being and financial perspective. Develop work plans to conduct Public well being evaluation, financial analysis, and modeling, and put together Investment case for DFS-IoFA. Oversee the design and knowledge assortment of the price of DFS-IoFA in coordination with NI technical crew. Undertake coaching essential to develop the talents to make use of complicated modeling instruments essential to conduct this public well being and financial evaluation in addition to present coaching/mentorship to others on the usage of modeling instruments. Carry out modeling and rigorous financial evaluation and compile findings to generate proof on the effectiveness or CBA of DFS-IoFA in Ethiopia. Develop high quality month-to-month and quarterly progress monitoring reviews and guarantee challenges are recognized and really useful corrective actions are well timed applied. Carry out website monitoring and session visits to make sure key stakeholders are consulted well timed, to construct the capability of information collectors and high quality guarantee knowledge assortment actions. Ensure that analysis protocol and analysis designs are reviewed and permitted internally and by native and worldwide Scientific Research Review Board. Build and keep good collaborative relations with key stakeholders akin to EPHI, FBPIDI, FMHACA, ESA, FMoTI, FMoH, Salt Producers, IF-SBH, FTT, BMGF, MINIMOD crew, MAPS, CHAMPS, GAIN, UNICEF, WFP, AU and ALN different businesses with curiosity in these tasks. Represent NI at regional and worldwide fora related to those tasks in meals fortification and diet financing/funding.

What we provide

A aggressive market pay, well being and dental advantages and pension plan, versatile work hours, do business from home, 4 weeks of trip (plus public holidays), and assist for studying and improvement alternatives. We supply a collaborative and interesting work atmosphere.

Selected candidates should have a present authorized entitlement to work in Ethiopia or Kenya. We thanks in your curiosity, nonetheless solely these chosen for an interview will likely be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal alternative employer. We rejoice range and are dedicated to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible work atmosphere. Upon request, lodging attributable to a incapacity can be found all through the choice course of.

Please word that each one our provides are conditional topic to acceptable screening checks and passable reference checks.

For extra detailed details about the function, please click on on the hooked up Job Description. Please click on on the Apply button under to submit your software.

How to use

To apply for this place and for a whole job description, log into Qualified candidates ought to submit their cowl letter and CV by July 25, 2022. We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity, nonetheless, solely these chosen to take part within the interview course of will likely be contacted.

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