Do you believe that everyone deserves access to affordable, quality healthcare? Are you interested in leading a research practice that produces incisive, challenging, game-changing evidence? Do you wish the rigor and creativity of academia could be blended with the policy-relevance of implementation? Are you fed up with bureaucracy, love flexibility, and enjoy drawing on the collective passion of others? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth, fast-paced environment? Then consider a job with ThinkWell.
We are an emerging health systems development and health financing organization focused on catalyzing transformation in the health sector. Our organization is currently in a major growth phase and we are looking for a globally recognized health systems and policy researcher to lead our research portfolio, especially with private sector clients. The successful candidate will have the expertise to conceptualize, design, and supervise a broad range of quantitative and qualitative research, as well as evaluations to understand complex health systems and health financing mechanisms across public and private sector; example of analysis include political economy analysis; trend analysis to identify opportunities and challenges across range of market actors and agencies; position papers to inform innovative approaches for increased participation of the private sector in the public health system and in improving health outcomes.
Examples of research projects include:
The successful candidate will have experience engaging in policy dialogue with senior health and finance officials and engaging country governments and country teams in health financing policy design and implementation. The ideal candidate will bring knowledge of health financing policy and strategy, country planning and budgeting, and strategic purchasing. The ideal candidate will ideally have experience working on primary and preventative health services, including immunization.
Job Location: To be based either in our Washington, DC office; location may be flexible depending on the candidate’s needs/preferences.
Reports to: Private Sector Lead
Skills and Competencies