Economist/Modeler, Health Economics Unit – Ethiopia

Work Variety: Total-Time Nationwide

Site: The Situation can be centered in Ethiopia or Kenya

Deadline for submission: July 25, 2022

About us

At Diet Intercontinental, we make a variance, because diet is the variation.

Woven into the quite fabric of our technique is the passion and generate of our world wide crew of over 600 individuals, performing in 13 offices across 11 international locations with a single typical aim: transforming the life of men and women who want it most as a result of improved diet.

If you are a enthusiastic and passionate personal who shares our conviction that a better entire world is probable through enhanced diet, would like to depart the earth a small better than they identified it, and is wanting to be section of a international team with a obvious vision, we want to listen to from you. You should look at making use of for the place below.

Know our team

Nourishment International’s Application Functions Device is responsible for ensuring the effective and effective delivery of Nourishment International’s core plan interventions together with plan growth, style, arranging, implementation, checking and reporting, and grant administration, which includes environment annual operational scheduling, budgeting, and evaluate procedures. The device contains a world wide workforce of experts positioned in our 10 main nations around the world throughout Asia, Africa, and our headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Diet International is trying to get applications for Economist/Modeler, Health and fitness Economics Unit, and World Technical Solutions to be primarily based in Ethiopia or Kenya.

About you

At a least, a Master’s or Ph.D. diploma from a regarded college in Health and fitness Economics, Improvement Economics, Overall health Policy Research, Epidemiology, Diet, and Public Well being, or related fields. Training in Epidemiology, biostatistics, modeling, econometrics, financing, and well being policy is an asset. At the very least 5 many years of practical experience operating in investigate and analysis, economic evaluations of health and diet interventions, and policy advocacy. At minimum 3 decades practical experience in in meals fortification and/or nourishment. At least 5 several years of experience in Undertaking management

About the purpose

In this role you will be:

In line with NI’s strategic targets in Africa, lead to improved diet throughout Africa and in Ethiopia specially by giving financial examination for two new jobs:

  • In Ethiopia, NI is endeavor the implementation of the ‘Product Growth and Marketplace Introduction of Double Fortified Salt with iodine and folic acid (DFS-IoFA)’ undertaking. Specially, the candidate will support the NI crew in the generation of proof on the effectiveness and/or charge-gain investigation of DFS-IoFA utilizing demanding modeling ways. The candidate will also lead the general public wellness examination similar to DFS-IoFA to identify the feasibility and possible contribution of DFS IoFA as component of an ideal mix of interventions in Ethiopia that intention to strengthen micronutrient intake in the region among the inhabitants at massive.
  • In Africa, NI is giving technical and advocacy assist to the African Union (AU) and African Leaders for Diet (ALN) in the locations of facts and proof era, and precisely for economic and financing analysis. The candidate may well assistance the building of investment decision conditions for nutrition in Africa (costing, value-benefit analyses) at the regional, state, or district amount and provide analytical help in the growth of a financing focus on for diet for Africa or other priorities jointly agreed to by the AU, ALN, and NI inform and impact final decision-maker policy development, advocacy and investment decision in nourishment.
  • Establish function programs and budgets to perform a established of “groundwork” analyses to recognize the feasibility, effect, viability, and return on financial commitment of introducing and scaling DFS-IoFA from a public wellbeing and economic perspective. Establish get the job done plans to carry out Community health examination, economic analysis, and modeling, and prepare Investment circumstance for DFS-IoFA. Oversee the design and style and knowledge assortment of the expense of DFS-IoFA in coordination with NI technological workforce. Undertake schooling necessary to create the abilities to use intricate modeling instruments required to carry out this general public overall health and financial analysis as well as offer coaching/mentorship to many others on the use of modeling equipment. Carry out modeling and rigorous financial evaluation and compile results to produce evidence on the efficiency or CBA of DFS-IoFA in Ethiopia. Build top quality month-to-month and quarterly progress checking reports and be certain issues are determined and recommended corrective steps are timely executed. Carry out web site monitoring and session visits to make certain crucial stakeholders are consulted well timed, to make the potential of data collectors and high quality guarantee info collection routines. Assure that investigation protocol and evaluation patterns are reviewed and accepted internally and by nearby and international Scientific Study Review Board. Create and manage good collaborative relations with important stakeholders these as EPHI, FBPIDI, FMHACA, ESA, FMoTI, FMoH, Salt Producers, IF-SBH, FTT, BMGF, MINIMOD crew, MAPS, CHAMPS, Attain, UNICEF, WFP, AU and ALN other businesses with fascination in these initiatives. Stand for NI at regional and international fora pertinent to these jobs in food items fortification and nourishment financing/expense.

What we offer

A aggressive market place fork out, overall health and dental benefits and pension system, flexible perform hours, function from residence, four months of holiday vacation (additionally community holiday seasons), and support for mastering and growth possibilities. We offer you a collaborative and engaging function atmosphere.

Picked candidates will have to have a present authorized entitlement to operate in Ethiopia or Kenya. We thank you for your curiosity, even so only all those chosen for an job interview will be contacted.

Nutrition Global is an equal possibility employer. We rejoice diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable, and accessible perform natural environment. On request, accommodations because of to a incapacity are out there through the collection procedure.

Be sure to be aware that all our delivers are conditional issue to correct screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

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How to apply

To utilize for this place and for a finish task description, log into Competent candidates really should post their protect letter and CV by July 25, 2022. We thank all candidates for their fascination, nonetheless, only those people preferred to take part in the job interview course of action will be contacted.