Senior Associate

Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
Apply by 4 April 2018
Mid-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 5 March 2018

Job Description

Avenir Health, a global health organization that works to enhance social and economic development, is seeking to hire a Senior Associate with strong quantitative skills to contribute to costing, modeling, and planning activities that support international donors and national programs.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the development and application of analytical frameworks and quantitative tools for prioritization of health interventions
  • Contributing to development and application of simulation models for new health technologies
  • Analyzing impact, cost, and cost-effectiveness of programs
  • Carrying out literature review and extraction of relevant impact and cost data
  • Supporting design of health costing guidelines
  • Contributing to writing of reports and peer-reviewed journal articles

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, etc.) in public health, economics or other social sciences, or a health-related field
  • Five years’ experience in international public health
  • Experience in and knowledge of developing country family planning programs
  • Detail-oriented with excellent quantitative skills
  • Expertise with Excel
  • Excellent communication (email, presentation, writing) skills
  • Knowledge of developing country population and health issues.
  • Ability to work successfully across a wide range of teams and projects and with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to travel to developing countries as needed (10 -40% of time), and ability to work well with developing country counterparts and support capacity building
  • Proficiency in a second language (French, Spanish, or Portuguese) a plus
  • Experience/knowledge/understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment interventions a plus
  • Experience/knowledge/understanding of social and behavior change interventions a plus

The position is based in Washington DC, USA

Avenir Health offers excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: