Health Specialist - Brazil

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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 at least 6 years of 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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Opportunity Summary:


Type of contract: Fixed-term
Length of contract: 3 years
Starting date: February 1st, 2019
Location: Country Office of the Inter-American Development Bank in Brazil.
Requirements: Candidates must be citizens of one of the IDB’s 48-member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.

As international specialist, the selected candidate will be expected to rotate between country assignments every 3 to 5 years.
Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of development fields, including transportation, health, gender and diversity, communications and much more.
About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we’re devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
The IDB is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity based on gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, and religion. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

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