Friday, August 20, 2010

Job at The Population Council: Health Economist

The Population Council is an international, NGO that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and help achieve a humane, equitable and sustainable balance between people and resources.
Due to expansion of its activities, the Council is seeking qualified individuals to fill the following positions in its Abuja office:

The successful candidate will manage the design of operations research activities in the area of health economics and programme efficacy, through the development of research questions and designs, construction of questionnaire instruments and databases for data archiving, oversee field work, and conduct data cleaning and analysis. He/she will develop programmatic and advocacy strategies using evidence-base generated by the project activity and research; provide clear summaries of findings for specialist and non-specialist audiences.

The ideal candidate must have:
• Level of Education: Relevant degree(s) in Health Economics, an MPH gives added advantage
• Language Requirements – English Exemplary
• Level of IT Expertise Required – excellent quantitative and computational skills
• Firm written expression (scientific and commercial)
• Willingness to travel within the country and across the region on a regular basis.
• Required previous experience – 5 Years working in health related development programs
• High degree of independence, creativity and commitment

Mode of Application
• Qualified candidates should follow the instructions below:
• Send an application letter (stating your current salary and salary expectations) and resume to:
• Clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names – starting with the surname first, then other names (e.g M&E Coordinator – BEN, Joshua Ekong) – in the subject area of the email.
• All attachments must be in pdf files.
Candidates who do not follow the above instructions will be automatically disqualified.
Population Council reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process at any time.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls, please.
The Population Council is an equal opportunity employer

Deadline: 31st August, 2010

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