Director of Health Workforce Planning Studies and Forecasting

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted 2024/05/26 14:51:10 Expires 2024-07-25 Ref: JB1100048540

Job Description



The Saudi Commission For Health Specialists is an independent scientific professional body, established in 1992. Our goal is to foster a healthy society through qualified health practitioners, protecting and promoting health led by health practitioners who serve the community efficiently and humanely.

We are currently seeking a Director of Health Workforce Planning Studies and Forecasting to guide our strategic workforce planning efforts. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of public health and health administration, along with a passion for cultivating a more efficient, humanely-served healthcare landscape.



  • Lead the design and implementation of strategic workforce planning initiatives to meet the current and future healthcare needs of Saudi Arabia.
  • Oversee the design and execution of studies to assess the demand for healthcare professionals in different specialties and regions.
  • Use data analytics and forecasting models to project future healthcare workforce requirements based on demographic, epidemiological, and healthcare utilization trends.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify priority areas for workforce development and align planning efforts with the evolving healthcare landscape.
  • Provide evidence-based recommendations to optimize the distribution, education, and training of healthcare professionals.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of workforce planning strategies, adjusting them as necessary to address emerging needs and challenges.


Education and Qualification:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Health Care Administration, Human Resources, Public Policy, or a related field. A Master’s degree in Public Policy is preferred.
  • Relevant experience in workforce planning, studies and forecasting (7-9 years preferred).


  • Strategic Workforce Development: Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strategic workforce development initiatives to address the evolving needs of the healthcare sector.


  • Data Analysis: Strong analytical skills to evaluate performance, measure progress, and assess the effectiveness of implemented strategic plans using relevant workforce data and statistical information.

  • Leadership: Strong leadership capabilities to guide the development and execution of strategic plans in alignment with the center's objectives.

  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively convey the vision, objectives, and progress of workforce planning initiatives to internal and external stakeholders.



Public health, health economics, health administration, or a related field.

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Job Details

Job Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Job Role Administration
Employment Type Full Time Employee
Number of Vacancies 1

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Director/Head
Years of Experience Min: 7 Max: 12
Residence Location Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Nationality Saudi Arabia
Degree Bachelor's degree

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