York Health Economics Consortium – Senior Consultant: Health Economic Modelling

Senior Consultant: Health Economic Modelling

Salary: £38,000 to £50,000 plus bonus

Company: York Health Economics Consortium

Closing Date: September 30, 2022


Main Purpose of the Job
The primary purpose of the role is to develop and critique economic models on a wide range of projects.

The candidate will be expected to work in project teams alongside other research staff and project directors and to act as project managers on multiple projects.

The successful candidate will report to a YHEC Project Director.


Main Duties

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


Project Work / Management

  • Lead the design and development of economic models. 
  • Line management of research staff. 
  • Manage projects to deliver work which meets the project objectives within the planned timeframe and budget. 
  • Supervision of junior staff.
  • Contributing to effective project management through regular liaison with project teams and senior staff. 
  • Manage project teams and contribute to the training of junior staff.


Client Management

  • Ensure client expectations are managed from proposal to completion.
  • Attend client meetings and maintain good working relationships with all clients. Presenting / Publishing
  • Ensure all opportunities for publishing work are pursued at conferences and within 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.
  • Presentations to potential clients.


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 a numerical based discipline such as health economics, epidemiology, mathematics, operational research, economics, or statistics
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of preparing health economic models.
  • Experience of working in applied health economics or health related research gained either within a consultancy, industry, HTA agency or academic setting.
  • Ability to write clear and concise proposals / tenders to generate income.
  • Project management skills and experience;
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy and a commitment to high quality.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise 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.


To apply please send:

  • A letter of application (1 page max). The letter should include how you meet the requirements of the role. 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 requirement if offered the role.
  • A full CV.
  • 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 or most recent employer (or, if you are a student, your education establishment).
  • Please direct all applications to yhec-recruitment@york.ac.uk quoting reference number 2214 Confidential in the subject line.


If your application does not include all that is requested above, it will not be eligible for consideration.


Closing Date: Friday 30th September 2022 at 5pm

Interview Date: Thursday 13th October 2022