The Health Economist will be appointed for an initial period of 12 months with renewal based upon availability of funding.
Applicant must be a Nigerian and will be located in Abuja, Nigeria
Assist project team in the day-to-day implementation and coordination of activities supporting the RMD and provide the necessary technical support to ensure completion of project deliverables
Conduct an assessment of the technical capacity of NACA’s Resource Mobilization Department and work with project staff to further strenghten the department’s technical capacity.
Involve in national data collection and analysis in areas of costing, resource mapping and finacing.
Organize and facilitate stakeholders consultation workshop.
Coordinate with key stakeholders at NACA, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Finance.
Serve as project liasion to the RMD
Prepare weekly progress report to update project team on implementation of activities and institutional capacity building
10 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.
An Advanced degree (minimum MA/MSc with a PhD desirable) in health economics, public health, public policy or equivalent, with atleast 10 years of relevant work experience.
Prior working experience in health financing in Nigeria.
Work experience and familiarity in HIV and AIDS financing
Familiarity with the government planning and budgeting process.
Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
Proven ability to develop and implement policies and strategies for institutional strenghtening and technical capacity building.
Strong conceptual and research skills, with ability to think strategically and rapidly analyse and integrate diverse information from varied sources into conclusions and recommendations.
Proven planning, networking, team-building and organisational skills.
Excellent oral and written communiaction skills in English