Economists - Research and Consultancy

  • Fecha de publicación: 04/06/2019
  • Nombre de la empresa: Office of Health Economics
  • Descripción de funciones:

    Economists - Research and Consultancy

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    Office of Health Economics
    London - United Kingdom
    S: Dependent on experience

    The Office of Health Economics ( wishes to recruit well-qualified, highly motivated and energetic junior economists, with particular strengths in health economics, including the economics of health technology assessment, health care systems and/or the life sciences industry.

    The Office of Health Economics is particularly interested in strengthening the areas of:
    • Health econometrics and real-world evidence
    • Industrial Organisation (examples on themes)
    • Patient Reported Outcomes
    • Stated Preference techniques such as Discrete Choice Experiments
    • Impact evaluation of health care and health policy interventions in High, Low, and Middle In-come countries

    The economists will contribute to all three of the OHE's core activities:
    • peer-reviewed research
    • consultancy
    • advising the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

    The OHE is a London-based, not for profit, economic research and consultancy organisation, founded in 1962. Our scope is international and our client portfolio spans all three sectors: pub-lic, private and charitable.

    OHE's work covers a broad range of analyses into the economics and policy of four related are-as:
    • measuring and valuing outcomes – for example, valuing health using stated preference techniques such as discrete choice experiments
    • judging value for money and improving decision making – for example, assessing the value of health care through the use of cost-effectiveness thresholds
    • incentivising quality – for example, assessing how incentives, payments and reimbursement mechanisms can influence quality, behaviours and performance
    • economics of innovation – for example, understanding how new models of innovation can help streamline development, reduce costs and speed patient benefit

    The main purpose of the economist role is to undertake and present analyses on topics in one or more of our areas of specialism in all three core OHE activities, i.e. research, consultancy, and advice to the ABPI. This involves working with OHE colleagues, academic collaborators, the ABPI and other clients, and with external stakeholders.

    Candidates must have:
    • a good first degree, majoring in economics, statistics or operations research, or
    • a postgraduate qualification in economics or health economics;
    • ability to do research, write and present clearly argued analyses in fluent English within tight deadlines.

    The UK government currently enforces restrictions on granting non-European Economic Area citizens the right to work in the UK. If you are not an EEA citizen, please specify in your application if you currently have the right to work in the UK. Please note the start date of the vacancies is not fixed, therefore if any successful applicants do not finish their studies until later in the year we are happy to delay the start date.

    Please provide to me before the closing date the following documentation:
    1. a letter describing your current or most recent employment, including current salary
    and benefits package, and highlighting areas of your experience and qualifications that
    you consider most relevant to the OHE post;
    2. your curriculum vitae;
    3. the names, contact addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three referees (we do not contact referees unless a position has been offered to you);
    4 a recent example of your written work in English (of at least 1,000 words)

    Please send completed applications by e-mail to

    Applications must be received by close of business on Wednesday 5th June 2019. Inter-views for shortlisted candidates will be held at the OHE's offices in central London on Wednesday 19th and 26th of June.
  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - London