2 Feb 2023

Economist/Health Economist at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH)

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Job Description

Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) is a tertiary Specialised and Super Specialist Hospital in Tanzania with bed capacity of 2,178 out of which 1,570 beds are at the Main Upanga Hospital and 608 beds are at the Mloganzila facility which is 30 km away from the main Hospital. The Hospital serves between 2,000-3,000 Outpatients and 1,500 – 2,000 Inpatients per day.

The Hospital is looking for a competent and experienced person to fill the position below for 3 years contract (renewable on mutual agreement)

Economist/Health Economist (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Economist/Health Economist shall be stationed in the Strategy and Business Development Section and shall perform the following duties and responsibilities;-

Planning, budgeting and Investment
Collect economic statistics and information for development of Hospital economic policy
Writing of Economic/lnvestment and Grant Proposals
Design and execute research studies on economic matters to identify and explore available economic opportunities
Utilize research programs on implementation of Hospital economic policies that guide effective use of economic information and resources.
Evaluate and establish priorities on Hospital investment in areas of production, infrastructure and business development
Pro-actively identify market access opportunities for the Hospital through effective planning and development of financially sound business proposals
Effectively allocate and deploy resources including people, activities, projects and investment
Consulting experts’ in economics on the efficacy of policies, products and services provided by the hospital
Develop and present reports on economics activities of the Hospital and Communicating data in the form of presentations, technical reports, and non-technical reports.
Studying the economic impact of laws and regulations and advising Management on businesses and economic decisions.
To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor.
Qualifications and Experience

Holder of Bachelor Degree in Economics/Health Economics with Minimum of at least 3 years of working experience

Holder of a master’s degree in Economics/Health Economics will be an added advantage 1:3 Experience and Skills

He/she should come with at least three years of working experience in economic activities.
Working experience in Health economics will be an added advantage
Good understanding of the subject of economics and international relations
Good understanding of Planning and Budgeting
Right balance of mathematical and analytical aptitude to comprehend the economic aspects thoroughly
Abreast with the national economic policies and its impact on the organization sector
Fluent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines
Strong orientation to team work
Ability to handle pressure, complex situations and problem-solving capacity
Ability to think analytically and strategically

Attractive package in accordance with Hospital salary structure.

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Method of Application

Assigned application letter with certified copies of academic certificates and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) with three referees with reliable contacts, postal address, e-mail, and mobile numbers should be addressed to:

Executive Director,

Muhimbili National Hospital,

P.O.Box 65000,

Dares Salaam.

Via the following email address:

Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 15th February, 2023.

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