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Health Economics Specialist

Health Economics Specialist

Job Summary:

Corona Management Systems is recruiting for a Health Economics Specialist to join our team, working out of Enugu State, Nigeria. The holder of this position will develop the organization’s capacity to support policy costing using the one-health tool, support costing of improved and new delivery strategies and interventions towards strong and resilient health systems, and contribute to cost-effectiveness analysis of interventions to strengthen the capacity to track Value for Money (VfM) across projects and the programs and systems that we support. The post-holder will also focus on supporting the design and leading the implementation of economic evaluations to inform policies, decision-making, and resource allocation. The post-holder will also provide technical assistance to Ministries of Health and other partners and contribute to the evaluation of the benefits of new or proposed health policies. The post-holder will be actively involved in organizational activities such as working groups, business areas, and communities of practice. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in health economics, excellent analytical and research skills, and the ability to communicate complex economic concepts effectively.


  • Conduct economic evaluations and analyses of public health interventions, treatments, and programmes.
  • Develop and/or adapt economic models to assess the value and impact of public health intervention.
  • Identify and collect relevant economic data from various sources, including literature reviews and databases.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including clinicians, researchers, and policymakers, to provide economic insights and recommendations.
  • Prepare reports, presentations, and publications summarising research findings from costing studies and economic evaluations.
  • Provide guidance and support for the design of health economics-related projects.

Essential Requirements:

  • A degree in economics, medical or health sciences, public health, mathematics, statistics, or other relevant area in development.
  • A postgraduate qualification in health economics.
  • Significant experience in undertaking costing exercises and economic evaluations.
  • Experience building health economic models from scratch e.g., cost-effectiveness, budget impact, and Markov models.
  • Experience in using decision analysis methods and software.
  • Proficiency in the use of the One-Health costing Tool.
  • Proficiency in statistical software packages (e.g., R, Stata, SAS) and economic modeling software (e.g., TreeAge, Excel-based modeling).
  • Experience in developing the technical capabilities of colleagues through coaching, mentoring, training, or line management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team; and
  • Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Extensive experience working in a global or international organization, at mid-level and with high performance.
  • Substantial experience working in a technical support capacity with Ministries of Health, international agencies, and non-governmental organizations.
  • Demonstratable experience in proposal or bid writing, with recent experience of successful submissions.
  • Demonstrable experience in influencing policy and practice at national, sub-national, or global levels; and
  • Experience conducting systematic literature reviews.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including Health Insurance, Pensions, and 21 leave days per annum.
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects.
  • Chance to make a real difference in the health of the population.

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