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
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
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.