Monday, 9 September 2013

Public Health Specialist at Embassy of United States of America

Job Title: Public Health Specialist-Health Economist

Employer: Embassy of United States of America

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 19th Sept 2013

The US Embassy is seeking an individual for the position of Public Health Specialist- Health Economist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Basic Function of Position

The primary function of this position is to guide the development, implementation and dissemination of CDC/PEPFAR supported costing studies and subsequent economic evaluation by providing scientific economic technical assistance to produce high quality, high impact date with which to perform economic evaluations. As part of this work, the incumbent will build scientific and programmatic capacity skills in the rapidly emerging field of health economics within PEP FAR/CDC Tanzania, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW),other relevant Government of Tanzania (GOT) Ministries and local partners, using a variety of techniques including formal and informal training, one to one mentorship and other training methods to ensure stronger economic science skills are developed in-country. Furthermore the role involves enhancement of utilization of economic data for program planning and policy development through working collaboratively with program and policy makers to understand what economic information is needed and then to deliver that information in a timely, readily usable format. The incumbent will assist with budget forecasting and use mathematical models to assist program staff with program planning.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required is available at the Website Link below or

Hard copies of the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is also available at gate 3 at the American Embassy.

The US Mission in Tanzania provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


How to Apply:

All interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:
1) Universal Application for Employment (UAE) DS-174 form is available at above link:
2) A combination of both: i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant's work experience attached as a separate sheet:
3) A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE
4) Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

Failure to do so will result In an incomplete application.      .
Submit Application To
American Embassy Human Resources Office P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam