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International Cooperation Officer

HITAP International Unit (HIU) is established in 2014 with the aim of empowering and providing practical lessons on the potential use of the use of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and priority-setting for Universal Health Coverage (UHC), especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). From then on, HIU has collaborated with international partners, e.g. the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Global Health and Development Group, Imperial College London, World Health Organization, and PATH, acting as a regional hub, helps countries build up their capacity on HTA. In order to expand its capacity to meet growing demands in providing support to country partners, HIU is currently looking for International Cooperation Officer who will contribute to and provide support and coordination to the cooperation between HIU and its international partners.

Key responsibilities:

  1. To monitor and make the progress report of HIU’s activities and deliverables under International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI)
  2. To lead knowledge transfer and exchange of information within HIU and iDSI network
  3. To cooperate with other international partners and funders on monitoring and evaluation of iDSI and other international grants
  4. To initiate and develops approaches and activities to facilitate international cooperation under HIU and its international partners
  5. To cooperate with International Communication Officer and iDSI partners on the production and public relations activities of HIU products and materials
  6. To assist the Head of HIU in administrative functions related to oral and written translation (in-house translator/interpreter), Thai-English

Description of duties:

  1. Monitoring and evaluation of HIU’s activities and deliverables under International Decision Support Initiative (iDSI)
    1. To work closely with iDSI partners and external evaluator (iTAID) to monitor the progress and evaluate the achievement of iDSI grant in order to improve HIU/iDSI performance and report back to iDSI funders i.e. BMGF and DFID.
    2. To lead monitoring and evaluation of HIU’s activities and deliverables under other international grants such as WHO, the World Bank, PATH etc.
  2. Knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE)
    1. To make a plan on KTE for HIU’s works within HITAP and its international networks
    2. To implement and evaluate the plan
    3. To advice head of HIU and leader of HITAP in KTE investment
  3. Facilitating international cooperation under HIU and its international partners
  4. To assist in building up, strengthening and maintaining an effective network of contacts within iDSI and international network
  5. To make plans and prepare logistics for organising workshops, training, study visits, trips, and others as assigned by Head of HIU
  6. To support HITAP and/or HIU Internship programs
  7. Supporting the production and public relations activities of HIU products and materials
    1. To work closely with HITAP communication team and iDSI partners to produce and promote HIU products and materials through different communication channels.
  8. Assisting the Head of HIU in administrative functions related to oral and written translation
    1. To perform written a translation of documents and texts including, but not limited to, HITAP/HIU rules and regulation, work manuals, letters, contracts, announcement, email communication etc.
    2. To perform oral translation (interpretation) during meetings, conferences, and HIU activities
  9. Other duties as assigned by the Head of HIU

Job-specific requirements and competencies:

  1. Postgraduate education
  2. Experience with project management, knowledge management, or information management
  3. Excellent writing and organization skills, with ability to produce high-quality work while meeting deadlines
  4. High proficient in spoken and written English
  5. Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally
  6. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Ability to work overtime required on occasion

 

Type of employment:  full-time, office-based employment with occasional international travel

Salary:    Negotiable

This position is open to applicants of all nationalities

How to apply

Interested candidates should download the application form and submit the form along with a detailed resume/curriculum vitae to Mr. Buntoon Chankheaw (hr@hitap.net) referencing job title. Please feel free to specify if you are interested in. The resume (and/or a cover letter) should clearly indicate how the candidate meets the qualifications outlined above.

For further information, please contact hr@hitap.net or hiu@hitap.net

Tel: +662-590-4549 or +662-590-4374-5

 

 

Technical Advisor

Key responsibility:
• Assist with research projects which fall under the remit of HIU, including, but not limited to, proposal development, data collection and analysis, report writing
• Under the supervision of an experienced team, carry out capacity building activities in the following areas: training, providing technical supervision of research project; arranging academic workshops and conferences; assisting in surveys and monitoring
• Produce or support the production of a wide variety of knowledge products, including, but not limited to, mission reports, policy briefs of research findings, articles, blogs, newsletters, and other publications
• Work with Project Associates and related authorities in planning and delivering work, including, but not limited to, participating in meetings, preparing meeting minutes and study visits

Job requirements
Essential requirements and qualifications:
• Doctorate or Master degree in health economics, economic evaluations, disease modelling or HTA-related fields
• Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including competency in relevant software or programming tools.
• Strong interest on health systems and public health, especially health economics in LMICs
• High proficiency in spoken and written English
• Organized and systematic approach to plan and deliver work
• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Preferred qualifications:
• Proven experience in conducting economic evaluations, systematic reviews and/or meta-analyses

Type of employment: full-time, office-based employment with occasional international travel
Salary: Negotiable

This position is open to applicants of all nationalities

How to apply

Interested candidates should download the application form and submit the form along with a detailed resume/curriculum vitae to Mr. Buntoon Chankheaw (hr@hitap.net) referencing job title. Please feel free to specify if you are interested in. The resume (and/or a cover letter) should clearly indicate how the candidate meets the qualifications outlined above.

For further information, please contact hr@hitap.net or hiu@hitap.net

Tel: +662-590-4549 or +662-590-4374-5

 

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Project Associates

In order to expand its capacity to meet with growing demands in providing technical support to country partners, HITAP International Unit (HIU) is currently looking for a Project Associate to join our team to help coordinate projects under HIU in various countries including our new project in India. As a Project Associate, who plays the important role in coordinating and facilitating international projects under HIU, you will be working with international partners and exposed to HTA capacity building activities and institutionalizing evidence-inform policy decision-making in various low- and middle-income countries that HIU is working with. These will exercise and enhance your knowledge on HTA and health system in different contexts, skill in management and organization, and many more.

This position is ideal for those who are well-organized, love meeting and communicating with people and perform well individually and as a team. Background in HTA, health economics or health is a plus but not compulsory since demonstrated interest and open-mind to learn about these fields are what we are searching for. The ideal candidate should be able to communicate fluently in English, both spoken and written.

Key responsibility:

With supervision from related authorities, plan and implement the plan for international projects under HIU, including but not limited to developing project proposals, planning for country visits, technical trainings, consultation meetings and other related activities;
Support the preparation of workshops, conferences, study visits, and other related activities, including but not limited to liaising between organizations, coordination, organization, oversight;Participate in and/or support the organization of HIU HTA capacity building and other activities, including but not limited to providing technical support, experience sharing and training workshops, stakeholder engagement tools, study visits, internships, in collaboration with international partners and HITAP research staff; Prepare venue and logistic arrangements, including travel and finances; coordinate documents and equipment for meetings, and teleconferences for international collaborations and programs;
Participate in research activities, including but not limited to, research proposal development, data collection and analysis, report and manuscript preparation, as assigned.
Support communications of projects under HIU to funders, international partners and broader audiences, including but not limited to preparing trip reports and supporting the preparation of policy briefs, web blogs, and other communication materials.

Job requirement

Essential requirements and qualifications:

  • Strong interest to work on Global Health, Public Health, Health Economics, Economics or related field in low- and middle-income countries
  • High proficiency in communication in written and spoken English
  • Demonstrated time management and the ability to prioritize tasks, including organized and systematic approach to plan and deliver work
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office packages, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Global Health, Public Health, Health Economics, Economics or related field
  • High proficiency in communication in written and spoken Hindi
  • 1-2 years of experience in planning, project management, coordination, administration, or related field of work
  • Available for international business travel to support international works (minimum 10% of work time)

Type of employment:  full-time, office-based employment with occasional to frequent international travel

Salary:    Negotiable

This position is open to applicants of all nationalities

How to apply

Interested candidates should download the application form and submit the form along with a detailed resume/curriculum vitae to Mr. Buntoon Chankheaw (hr@hitap.net) referencing job title. Please feel free to specify if you are interested in. The resume (and/or a cover letter) should clearly indicate how the candidate meets the qualifications outlined above.

For further information, please contact hr@hitap.net or hiu@hitap.net

Tel: +662-590-4549 or +662-590-4374-5

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