CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.
CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research.
CAMRIS seeks a Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness for an upcoming task order under the International Technical, Operation, and Professional Support Services (ITOPSS) IDIQ. The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness will demonstrate knowledge of mathematical and statistical techniques, economic analysis and data management, to manage raw input-based and result-based data and to draw subtle and meaningful inferences to aid in the programming and funding of CDC/PEPFAR HIV/AIDS/TB portfolio. This includes understanding of and ability to apply accepted tools, techniques and frameworks for economic evaluation and cost analysis of HIV/AIDS interventions, specific technical expertise in conducting economic evaluation and analyzing costing data. With knowledge of and ability to use electronic data processing systems, he/she will gather, store, retrieve and analyze data in working on one or more additional areas preferred: HIV/AIDS, health systems strengthening, health policy, and statistics. S/He shall present information, analyses, and recommendations in clear written and oral formats and ability to work effectively in team and interagency environments. The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness will be primarily responsible for completion of the processes and deliverables in‐country that are outlined below. The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness will also serve as a liaison between MHSP, CDC Côte d’Ivoire and other stakeholders to ensure good synchronization between this activity and all other in-country initiatives related to this topic.
Note: The position is contingent on contract award.
Conduct cost-effectiveness studies on HIV interventions implemented by CDC partners
The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness shall evaluate CDC/PEPFAR interventions: Conduct cost-effectiveness studies on HIV interventions implemented by CDC partners (e.g., cost-effectiveness of different approaches to implementing new models of care, cost effectiveness of different HIS interventions aimed at improving linkage/adherence)
Capacity building for CDC staff, partners and other stakeholders
The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness shall develop and conduct routine training for host country counterparts/homologues, including cost and cost-effectiveness analyses in evaluations. The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness shall assist the CDC Côte d’Ivoire program to build capacity of staff, partners and other stakeholders, develop tools and train CDC Project Managers on the collection and use of expenditure analysis data for partner performance management.
Investigate and propose innovative interventions based on economic methods
The Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness shall investigate and propose innovative interventions based on economic methods to improve efficiency of CDC/PEPFAR HIV prevention, treatment & care interventions. For example, insight from behavioral economics about how PLHIV make decisions can be used to design cost-effective programs associated with improved adherence to medications.
Measuring the economic impact of the work/investments
Beyond just PEPFAR and in the broader context of CDC’s work in Côte d’Ivoire, the Data Analyst for Cost Effectiveness shall measure the economic impact of the work/ investments in public health preparedness.