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Health Specialist - Brazil

Recruiter: IDB
Salary: Competitive
Location: Brazil
Job sector: Health & Social Care
Job type: Fixed term contract
Hours: Full-time
Date posted: 29/11/2018
Degree Level: Master


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Deadline for applications:
21/12/2018



Are you passionate about improving people’s lives? How about joining us in Brazil?

Background: We are currently looking for a Health Specialist who will handle the operational and economic and sector work program in Brazil particularly focusing on the areas of health system strengthening, health financing, health policy and strategy formulation and implementation.

Our Social Sector (SCL) is a multidisciplinary team convinced that investing in people is the way to improve lives and overcome the development challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jointly with the countries in the region, the Social Sector formulates public policy solutions to reduce poverty and improve the delivery of education, work, social protection, and health services. Our objective is to advance a more productive region, with equal opportunities for men and women, and greater inclusion of the most vulnerable groups.


The team: Our Social Protection and Health (SPH) Division prepares and supervises operations in borrowing member countries in the areas of social protection (safety nets and transfers, early childhood development, youth at risk, etc.), health (health capital investment strategies, health networks strengthening, health system financing, organization and performance, etc.) and nutrition.

What you’ll do:

Lead or participate in the origination, conceptualization and preparation of operations with other team members and respective authorities.

Lead or assist, in coordination with all relevant parties (executing agencies, fiduciary specialists, among others), the supervision of the execution and the monitoring and evaluation of operations for which the Bank has approved financing.

Identify and resolve complex execution issues in the execution of IDB financed operations.

Develop and apply innovative economic and/or sector analytic work to support the preparation of country, sector and regional strategies, loan operations and technical assistance programs in the health area.

Share and disseminate economic/sector knowledge and learning experience to enhance the relevance of the IDB to borrowing countries and the region.

Engage in policy dialogue with Government authorities and development partners based on your validated knowledge of the sector, development challenges of client countries, and IDB policies, strategies and guidelines.

Develop health sector modernization and transformation in borrowing countries.

Collaborate with and support the activities of the IDB Invest, within the IDB Group.

Lead project teams and resources effectively.

Provide input to prepare business plans and budgets for the accomplishment of our work program, and to report on progress to internal and external partners.

Build networks and actively engage with health specialists in other multilateral and bilateral institutions as well as private sector partners to promote coordination and collaboration initiatives.


Skills you’ll need:

Education: You hold a Master’s degree in health economics, public health, health care administration/management or other related discipline.

Experience: You have relevant and substantive development policy and operational experience.

Languages: You are proficient in Portuguese and English or Spanish. Your French knowledge would be a plus.

We would look for you to have:


(i) a validated expertise in health care network improvement programs, health system management;
(ii) extensive field experience in working with national government and other partners at national and sub-national level in health sector policy strategy formulation as well as experience in supporting implementation of programs in complex environments;
(iii) a validated expertise in conceptualization and implementation of economic and sector analytical work in the areas of health; and
(iv) knowledge of digital health strategies and tools.




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Are you passionate about improving people’s lives? How about joining us in Brazil?

Background: We are currently looking for a Health Specialist who will handle the operational and economic and sector work program in Brazil particularly focusing on the areas of health system strengthening, health financing, health policy and strategy formulation and implementation.

Our Social Sector (SCL) is a multidisciplinary team convinced that investing in people is the way to improve lives and overcome the development challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jointly with the countries in the region, the Social Sector formulates public policy solutions to reduce poverty and improve the delivery of education, work, social protection, and health services. Our objective is to advance a more productive region, with equal opportunities for men and women, and greater inclusion of the most vulnerable groups.


The team: Our Social Protection and Health (SPH) Division prepares and supervises operations in borrowing member countries in the areas of social protection (safety nets and transfers, early childhood development, youth at risk, etc.), health (health capital investment strategies, health networks strengthening, health system financing, organization and performance, etc.) and nutrition.

What you’ll do:

Lead or participate in the origination, conceptualization and preparation of operations with other team members and respective authorities.

Lead or assist, in coordination with all relevant parties (executing agencies, fiduciary specialists, among others), the supervision of the execution and the monitoring and evaluation of operations for which the Bank has approved financing.

Identify and resolve complex execution issues in the execution of IDB financed operations.

Develop and apply innovative economic and/or sector analytic work to support the preparation of country, sector and regional strategies, loan operations and technical assistance programs in the health area.

Share and disseminate economic/sector knowledge and learning experience to enhance the relevance of the IDB to borrowing countries and the region.

Engage in policy dialogue with Government authorities and development partners based on your validated knowledge of the sector, development challenges of client countries, and IDB policies, strategies and guidelines.

Develop health sector modernization and transformation in borrowing countries.

Collaborate with and support the activities of the IDB Invest, within the IDB Group.

Lead project teams and resources effectively.

Provide input to prepare business plans and budgets for the accomplishment of our work program, and to report on progress to internal and external partners.

Build networks and actively engage with health specialists in other multilateral and bilateral institutions as well as private sector partners to promote coordination and collaboration initiatives.


Skills you’ll need:

Education: You hold a Master’s degree in health economics, public health, health care administration/management or other related discipline.

Experience: You have relevant and substantive development policy and operational experience.

Languages: You are proficient in Portuguese and English or Spanish. Your French knowledge would be a plus.

We would look for you to have:


(i) a validated expertise in health care network improvement programs, health system management;
(ii) extensive field experience in working with national government and other partners at national and sub-national level in health sector policy strategy formulation as well as experience in supporting implementation of programs in complex environments;
(iii) a validated expertise in conceptualization and implementation of economic and sector analytical work in the areas of health; and
(iv) knowledge of digital health strategies and tools.


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Fixed term contract

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Location

Brazil

Salary

Competitive


Deadline for applications

21/12/2018

Posted on

29/11/2018

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