Indigo Kulani Group: Health Economist

Introduction

The Health economist responsibility will include to facilitate the running of medical facilities and programs effectively and economically and will be responsible for obtaining maximum value in health and health care and will also ensure maximum cost-effectiveness of the health care provision.

The Health economist must have a good sense and knowledge of economic aspects and will help in the decision-making process of the business.  He/she will help to develop health program goals and objectives which involve the optimum utilization of resources, thereby keeping high profitability ratio

Duties & Responsibilities

Develop program objectives, strategies and study methods on health care

Design and execute research studies to guide effective use of information and resources

Lead and direct plans to calculate various costs related to health care

Utilize research programs on health economic topics

Suggest new health outcomes for treatment and prevention of health issues

Evaluate current and proposed strategies and interpret findings

Pro-actively identify market access opportunities for the organization through effective planning and development of financially sound business proposals

Effectively allocate and deploy resources including people, activities, projects and investment

Contribute to strategic discussions/market access planning processes to enhance the effectiveness of implementation of corporate strategies

Communicate economic assessment results to appropriate internal audiences

Develop and execute health economic issues and methods to reduce cost

Perform economic analysis and model plans for health-care programs

Ensure that medical care is provided to all patients in an efficient and effective way

Provide lectures or educational sessions to educate about health economics

Provide written analysis of health economics and financing policies, plans and budgets

Manage business relationships with all stakeholders

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • Master’s degree in Health Economics / Development Finance or similar, with experience in health economics
  • Two to five years of relevant experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills with experience in building formula-driven spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have knowledge of the health-care industry
  • Good understanding of the subject of economics
  • Excellent research skills and ability to analyse findings to make appropriate use
  • Abreast with the national economic policies and its impact on the health-care sector
  • Experience in successful implementation of plans and achievement of objectives

Package & Remuneration

Market Related

Person Spec and Key Competencies

Good health and fitness

Excellent teamwork and people skills

Fluent verbal and written communication skills

Possess strong leadership and management skills

Ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines

Strong orientation to teamwork

Ability to handle pressure, complex situations and problem-solving capacity

Ability to think analytically and strategically

 

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