Economics Data Collector: Centre for Sexual Health and HIV/AIDS Research Zimbabwe (CeSHHAR)

Deadline: 16 January 2017


Purpose of the job
The Economics Data Collector will be responsible for collecting data for one of the major study components – exploring the cost and cost-effectiveness of different VMMC demand creation/service delivery approaches. Their roles will include collecting, processing and assisting with analysis of cost and cost-effectiveness data.


Key duties and responsibilities
Reporting to the Health Economist, the following will be Economics Data Collector core duties: Assisting with designing data collection instruments; Collecting and processing costing data; Measuring costs of the demand-side intervention; Costing all resources used in the provision of VMMC services and demand creation; Collating cost data from project accounts as well as time and motion studies; Assisting with cost data synthesis and articulating implications for program implementation; Any other duties as designated by the Health Economist


Qualifications, skills and abilities
Masters Degree in Health Economics or related field, an advanced degree is an added advantage; At least 2 years experience of conducting health economics research; Demonstrated experience of conducting costing studies (health-related); Demonstrated experience of analysing costing data to inform program implementation; Commitment to working as part of a multidisciplinary research team; Ability to work with people from various socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds; Excellent verbal and written communication skills


To apply
Applicants wishing to be considered for this position should submit full curriculum vitae with a cover letter stating clearly which position they would like to be considered for, copies of certificates and the names/contact information for three referees to:


The Project Director (VMMC Studies)
9 Monmouth Road
Avondale West

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Application deadline is Monday 16th January 2016. Positions to start as soon as possible. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.