Junior Health Economist

CISM - Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça

CISM is recruiting a Junior Health Economist, to be based in Manhiça.

  • Help with preparation of tools for data collection
  • Provide support in data management, cleaning and analysis
  • Support the economic team on the elaboration of a rigorous impact evaluation identification
    strategy, this includes working with researchers and implementers to identify the key questions
    to be addressed, the outcome indicators to be used, data sources and sample sizes
  • Support finalizing data collection instruments, including questionnaires and field procedures
  • Build capacity for data collection, data management and data analysis within field workers
  • Contribute to the elaboration of manuscripts for peer review publications
  • Contribute to elaborating new projects
  • Provide on site standardized and costing data collection
  • Support the elaboration of a cost-benefit analysis of malaria elimination
  • Perform priority research and analysis
  • Support in the dissemination of research results, and its translation into the elimination
  • Support in the elaboration of a document to make a case for the investment of funds on malaria
    elimination efforts in Southern Mozambique
  • Trained and experienced in quantitative methods. Specifically, knowledge of econometrics using
    the software package STATA and/or of cost-effectiveness analysis using either Microsoft EXCEL
    or TreeAge
  • Experience in the design and building of a questionnaire
  • At least 1 year of experience in research focused on health and economic development
  • Knowledge of English and Portuguese. Excellent writing skills in both languages are essential for
    this position
  • High level of conceptual, quantitative and strategic thinking
  • Solid understanding of quantitative methods and impact evaluation methodologies
  • Computer skills especially statistical analysis using SPSS, Ms Access, STATA, Excel, among others
  • Able to effectively work both as a team member and independently
  • Interested in starting a PhD in the near future
  • Compromise: support organization goals
  • Goal Oriented: self-capacity to improve
  • Initiative: knowledge of identifying and taking advantage of the opportunities
  • Cooperation: capacity to effectively work in a team
  • Communication: ability to communicate and share information with the team
  • Organization: excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Leadership: hands-on leader with a good sense of responsibility
  • Problem-solving: ability to efficiently find a solution to a problem
  • Analytical: expert in or using analysis, especially on quantitative data
  • Critical thinking: capacity of actively and skilfully conceptualizing, applying, analysing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from observation or experience
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Publicado 07.07.2015
  • Expira 17.07.2015
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