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Apply to become a Health Policy Analyst at the OECD

Are you passionate about shaping policies that impact global health outcomes? Are you skilled in economic analysis and eager to contribute to building healthier societies worldwide? If so, consider joining the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as a Health Policy Analyst.

About OECD:

The OECD is an international organization comprising 38 member countries dedicated to fostering better policies for better lives. Our mission is to enhance the economic and social well-being of people globally. Collaborating with governments, policymakers, and citizens, we strive to establish evidence-based international standards and find solutions to various social, economic, and environmental challenges.

At the heart of our efforts lies the Directorate for Employment, Labour, and Social Affairs (ELS), which focuses on creating cohesive and healthier societies. Through policy advice, ELS aims to improve job quality, invest in human capital, reduce poverty and exclusion, enhance healthcare systems, manage migration effectively, and integrate immigrants and their families.

Position Overview:

ELS is seeking Health Policy Analysts to join the Health Division, contributing to projects aimed at enhancing the performance of health systems. Successful candidates will work alongside a dynamic team of health economists, policy experts, and statisticians, addressing diverse challenges in health policy.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Research and Analysis: Conduct economic and policy analysis in areas such as health systems performance, cancer care, public health, human resources for health, and healthcare financing. Draft reports, policy briefs, and other deliverables based on research findings.
  2. Co-ordination and Liaison: Participate in multidisciplinary projects and engage with stakeholders including government officials, private sector representatives, civil society organizations, and academia. Contribute to meetings, workshops, and conferences to share insights and collaborate on health policy initiatives.
  3. Project Management: Manage projects ensuring timely delivery of high-quality outputs. Support fundraising efforts by assisting in drafting project proposals and fostering relationships with potential donors.
  4. Supervision and Mentorship: Provide guidance to interns, consultants, and junior staff members. Foster a collaborative and supportive work environment within the team.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in economics, health policy, medicine, pharmacy, or related field.
  • Minimum three to five years of experience in applied research and analysis in health policy.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Experience in project management and supervising junior staff.
  • Proficiency in MS Office; familiarity with statistical and data analysis software is advantageous.
  • Fluency in English or French; knowledge of both languages is preferred.

Application Details:

Interested candidates should submit their applications by midnight on April 19, 2024 (CET). The position offers a 13-month fixed-term contract with the possibility of renewal.

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Benefits:

  • Competitive salary starting at 6,666 EUR per month, plus allowances.
  • Opportunity to work in a multicultural environment and contribute to meaningful global initiatives.
  • Professional development and growth opportunities within the OECD.

Selection Process:

Candidates will undergo written tests or video-recorded interviews in May, followed by panel interviews in June 2024.

 

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Join Us:

If you are committed to making a difference in global health policy and are eager to collaborate with diverse stakeholders on pressing challenges, we invite you to apply for the Health Policy Analyst position at the OECD.

The OECD is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.