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Health Research Analyst

Health Research Analyst

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United Kingdom-London

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The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU )has an unrivalled reputation for providing governments, public sector organisations and companies with authoritative analysis on key issues for their businesses.  Bazian, a business within the EIU healthcare practice, offers independent, specialised healthcare research analysis, evidence synthesis and services to disseminate research findings. Its advice helps clients understand the effectiveness and value of healthcare interventions and their context or place in healthcare markets. 


Headquartered in London, EIU Helathcare/Bazian is seeking a healthcare researcher to join its healthcare research and consulting team.


The successful applicant will primarily deliver healthcare research analysis and projects, communicating results to clients in reports and presentations. Contributing to writing proposals and designing projects will occasionally be required in the position. The analyst will work with a dynamic team of healthcare analysts in multi-country project engagements alongside other parts of the EIU. They will deliver projects relating to evidence reviews, health systems research and healthcare consulting engagements.


In the role you would be expected to:

  • Review and appraise healthcare research
  • Extract and synthesise quantitative and qualitative data from research or healthcare information
  • Interpret and communicate conclusions from research or healthcare information
  • Understand client requirements and interact with clients
  • Represent Bazian and EIU Healthcare to clients and stakeholders
  • Be member of a project team executing either single or multi-country project engagement in the healthcare industry 
  • Project manage and support other project managers during the course of the project engagement, including communicating project updates, presenting key milestones, pre-empting project issues, managing different client stakeholders.

Experience, skills and professional attributes

To succeed in the role you must have:

  • A science or health related degree (e.g. biomedical science, public health, healrth economics)
  • Postgraduate qualification or post-degree experience e.g. PhD or equivalent experience in a health related field
  • Experience in systematic reviews, economic modelling,health research or research design, evaluation and interpretation
  • Experience in communicating complex concepts and information clearly to a range of audiences
  • Excellent organisational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Word, powerpoint and excel skills
  • Relevant experience in healthcare consulting or public health consulting an advantage
  • Proven track record in project execution in the healthcare sector
  • Exceptional command of written and spoken English, good command of a second European language would be an advantage
  • An enjoyment of solving intellectual challenges.

To succeed in the role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Well-developed conceptual thinking and an ability to problem solve
  • Highly analytical, organised work with a meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical, verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team structure with self-management to tight deadlines
  • Willingness to travel.