York Health Economics Consortium – Senior Consultant: Digital Healthcare

Senior Consultant: Digital Healthcare

Salary: £38,000 to £50,000 plus bonus

Company: York Health Economics Consortium

Closing Date: September 16, 2022


Personal Specification
We are looking for an individual with a proven track record of designing and developing economic models as well as project management in health economics and related areas.


Essential qualifications, knowledge, skills and attributes are:

  • A post-graduate degree in health economics, mathematics, operational research, economics, statistics or a related quantitative discipline.
  • Experience of working in applied health economics or health related research gained either within a consultancy, industry, HTA agency or academic setting.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of preparing economic models for digital health technologies.
  • Detailed knowledge of the clinical and economic requirements of digital health technologies launching within the NHS.
  • Project management skills and experience.
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy and a commitment to high quality.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work on multiple projects in order to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate new and complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Experience of writing publications for peer reviewed journals.
  • Supervision of junior staff.


Main Purpose of the Job

The key role of this post is to contribute to the further development of YHEC by leading the day to day development of cost-effectiveness and budget impact models for digital health technologies and by managing clients and project work. The post will report to a Project Director of YHEC.


Main Duties
The Senior Consultant will contribute to the performance and profitability of YHEC in the following areas:


Project Work / Management

  • Manage projects to deliver work which meets the project objectives within the planned timeframe and budget
  • Contributing to the effective project management through regular liaison with project teams and senior staff.
  • Manage project teams and contribute to the training of junior staff.
  • Contributing to the HEM and NHS teams’ continual improvement process.


Client Management 

  • Ensure client expectations are managed from proposal to completion
  • Attend client meetings and maintain good working relationships with all clients.



  • Ensure all opportunities for publishing work are pursued at conferences and with journals


Business Development 

  • Leading the development of proposals/tenders for YHEC to carry out projects in health economics and related areas.
  • Marketing of YHEC; including attending and presenting at national and international conferences and preparing marketing material.
  • Tender/proposal presentations to potential clients.


Terms of employment 

  • Posts at YHEC are permanent and subject to regular reviews of performance. Staff are appointed for a trial period of six months, following which employment will be confirmed, subject to successful performance.


To apply please send: 

  1. A letter of application (1 page max) The letter should include how you meet the requirements of the role.
  2. If you are not a British or Irish citizen, you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you were an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please confirm in your letter of application that you would be able to meet this require if offered the role.
  3. A Full CV .
  4. Details of two referees (names/position/email address). We assume that we are free to approach referees at any stage unless you state otherwise. If you wish a referee or referees to be approached only with specific permission and / or if they were you are invited to interview. Please clearly specify this for each referee(s). Your referees should not be related to you and should include your present of most recent employer (or, if you are a student, your education establishment).
  5. Please direct all applications to yhec-recruitment@york.ac.uk quoting reference number 2213 Confidential in the subject line.


Please note: If you application does not include all that is requested above it will not be eligible for consideration.


Closing Date: Friday 16th September 2022

Interview Date: Tuesday 27th September 2022