• Associate: EIU Healthcare Policy

    Job Locations United Kingdom-London
  • Introduction

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    EIU Healthcare, a consultancy of the Economist Intelligence Unit, offers healthcare-focused research services complimented by strategic advisory to help public health, medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare services organisations navigate their environment, and implement pragmatic and innovative strategies to succeed in their mission.


    The Healthcare Policy and Clinical Evidence practice seeks to further augment its dynamic team by seeking a high calibre and talented associate consultant. The position is full-time and based in London for one year to cover a maternity leave vacancy.


    In the role you would be expected to:

    Lead and execute on projects

    • Lead a team of healthcare analysts in multi-country project engagements in the healthcare industry in the areas of literature reviews, economic assessments and policy analysis
    • Take a hands on role in delivering reports, editing deliverables and facilitating panel meetings

    Engage and manage clients

    • Be the key lead and contact person for the client in a senior engagement role
    • Focus on client needs in engagements with client, troubleshooting, tracking project deliverables and timings

    Design projects and write proposals

    • Proactively develop new solutions for clients to solve their problems, including agreeing scope and top-level purpose, research mtthods, analysis and framework development as required
    • Be responsible for writing proposals, costing resource use, confirming budget, planning deliverables and liaising with other parts of the EIU

    Experience, skills and professional attributes

    To succeed in the role you must have:

    • Extensive experience in a healthcare research or consulting
    • Proven track record of account management and client handling
    • Science of heatlhcare master’s degree or PhD from a top tier university
    • Exceptional command of written and spoken English
    • Experience in the health services research or public health highly desirable


    You will be able to demonstrate:

    • Excellent people skills, with the ability to motivate teams and work well with people at all levels in the organization
    • Attention to detail and high levels of organisation
    • Curiosity, versatility and ability to think inside and outside of the box
    • Ability to work in a fast paced team structure
    • Passion for healthcare


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