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8 New Job Vacancies at IntraHealth International, Inc – Senior Advisor, Applied Health Labor Economist

IntraHealth International, Inc
in Tanzania 2020:
New Job Opportunities at IntraHealth International, Inc 2020
Senior Advisor – Applied Health Labor Economist
Job Category: Programs
Requisition Number: SENIO02235
  • Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • Dar es Salaam, DAR, TZA
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Hamdallaye Bamako, BAMAKO, MLI
  • Nairobi, NAI, KEN
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Kigali, KIG, RWA
  • Kampala, KAMPAL, UGA


IntraHealth is seeking a Senior Advisor – Applied Health Labor
Economist that will support the conceptualization and implementation of
IntraHealth’s data driven approaches. The focus of the selected
candidate is to support the health labor market analysis and improving
health workforce performance, productivity and sustainability in low-
and middle-income countries. As an international-level expert, the
position is responsible for mentoring, ensuring technical quality,
developing and executing technical strategies for programmatic
opportunities, demonstrating global leadership, and engagement. The
position provides high level technical assistance to countries in the
area of health workforce with an emphasis on economic and policy
analysis leading to improved human resources policy development and
health workforce development.
The preferred base of this position is in the U.S., but is open to applicants in countries where there is an IntraHealth office.
Representation & Stakeholder Relationships (10%)
  • Represents the organization in a variety of venues (technical
    working groups, campaigns, etc.) as a thought leader in health workforce
  • Establish and maintain external stakeholder relationships (including
    but not limited to WHO’s Global Health Workforce Network WISN hub,
  • Represents IntraHealth at a variety of venues as a thought leader in
    data driven approaches used to manage and assess health workforce in
Technical Assistance (50%)
  • Provide technical assistance to IntraHealth programs that need
    support with data analysis, use and HRH activities such as: Labor market
    analysis, health workforce strategies, establishing National Health
    Workforce Accounts (NHWA), WISN and use of workforce data to improve
    productivity, performance, service quality and workforce planning
  • Contributes to ensuring IntraHealth technical quality of projects,
    reports, and communications, and supporting the elevation of
    project-based learning to organization-wide learning and knowledge
    management in collaboration with other IntraHealth departments.
  • Supports technical reviews of program design, research protocols,
    and publications to ensure IntraHealth meets and exceeds global
  • Analyze health workforce data using quantitative and qualitative
    methods analysis to inform policy change and systems improvement in the
    context of the whole of labor market
  • Provides high-quality technical guidance, managerial, and leadership support to ongoing programs
Capacity Building (10%)
  • Supports capacity development of IntraHealth staff in the area of
    health workforce data analysis and use in LMICs to solve
    country-specific, regional, and global health systems challenges,
    facilitating learning across countries and regions
  • Contributes to a virtual community of practice to build up a
    critical mass of staff who are knowledgeable of and able to apply data
    driven, systematic health workforce technical approaches to improve
    health systems and increase quality service delivery
  • Contributes to the dissemination and utilization of project results
    to inform project-decision making and share lessons learned with a
    global audience
  • Provides ongoing capacity-building opportunities for staff
    throughout the organization on accessing, analyzing and visualizing
    health workforce economic and other data
  • Advise on the development and integration of economic and financial
    data science methodologies into planning, delivering, and assessing
    development programs and data use practices in areas of health workforce
    in LMICs
Proposals/Business Development (15%)
  • Contributes to the design and writing of proposals and concept
    papers, providing context-specific, technically sound and innovative
    approaches on health workforce development, as part of the proposal
    development process
  • Maintains and cultivates network of representatives of current and potential new funding agencies for the organization
  • Writes proposals, abstracts, position papers, and peer-reviewed journal articles and commentaries
Research and publications (15%)
  • Publish and present in external publications and in high visibility
    fora, and mentor other staff to submit peer-reviewed manuscripts.
  • With monitoring, evaluation and research colleagues, support the
    organizational research agenda and work across countries and projects to
    implement the research agenda to generate knowledge and evidence about
    the value of investing in health workforce development, liaising with
    academic, private sector and research institutions as appropriate
  • Prepares and delivers presentations at a variety of conferences and global health gatherings
  • Generates and publishes research on health workforce development in LMICs
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Education/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Labor Economics or Health Economics,
    Nursing, Pharmacy or related degree plus twelve (12) years of relevant
    experience, or;
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Labor Economics or Health Economics,
    Nursing, Pharmacy or related degree plus ten (10) years of relevant
    experience or a;
  • Doctorate degree in Economics, Labor Economics, Health Economics,
    Nursing, Pharmacy or related degree plus six (6) years of relevant
    experience is preferred.
  • Experience implementing health Labor economic analysis and data
    driven health workforce interventions in a variety of low- and
    middle-income countries (LMICs) is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience practicing as a health or public health professional in LMICs
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the application of health Labor econometric approaches in LMICs, including:
  1. Health workforce related data analysis for policy change and systems
    improvement in the context of the whole of labor market (e.g. National
    Health Workforce Accounts [NHWA])
  2. Demographic concepts. Exploring interrelationship between population structure, disease burden and health worker requirements
  3. Health workforce assessments, analysis and recommendations in the area of health worker employment, performance and productivity
  4. Systematic health workforce workload assessments e.g. Application of Workload Indicators for Staffing Need (WISN).
  • Three (3) years of demonstrated experience translating complex
    technical material related to health economics, digital health, health
    systems, and health data into digestible communications for lay
    audiences, including data visualization approaches.
  • Demonstrated vision for reimagining sustainable health workforce development in LMICS
  • Accomplished experience and expertise in the area of health Labor
    market analysis including on human resource for health (HRH) data and
    other relevant quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Ability to analyse and recommend policy options based on Labor
    market and HRH data analysis, shaping health development policy and
  • Ability to design and implement data driven high-impact health
    workforce development interventions with reference to the economic and
    health impact of those interventions
  • Deep understanding of global health and development industry and
    large network within country governments, the World Health Organization
    and other multilateral organizations, private sector corporations, other
    global health and development organizations, and civil society groups
  • Experience in applying data driven, evidence-based, innovative,
    cost-effective solutions to health systems challenges, linking them to
    improved productivity and performance of health services and improved
    health outcomes
  • Ability to generate data driven evidence on health systems and
    services by applying research skills to IntraHealth’s ongoing programs
    and projects
  • Ability to offer high-quality technical assistance to IntraHealth’s country-level and regional programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including technical writing and editing

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
  • Minimum noise levels in an office environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically/ internationally up to 30%
  • Position is based in an office, requiring sitting at a desk most of the day
  • Requires lifting of 0-10 lbs. occasionally or as needed

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Why Join IntraHealth?
International is a global health nonprofit that has worked for 40 years
in over 100 countries. We improve the performance of health workers and
strengthen the systems in which they work so that everyone everywhere
has the health care they need to thrive.

IntraHealth’s programs
generate long-term social and economic impact to keep communities around
the world healthy, strong, and prosperous. And our dynamic staff are
passionate about global health and committed to excellence.
Join us. The future of global health starts here.

Summary of Benefits
IntraHealth International, Inc. is a great place to work and prides
itself on its comprehensive benefits package.  We offer competitive
salaries and a dynamic inclusive work environment which supports health
workers so they can improve the lives of people throughout the world.
IntraHealth International is proud to be an equal opportunity employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,
or any other characteristic protected by law, and requires affirmative
action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. 
This is also to include inquiry about, disclosing, or discussing their
compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.
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