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Analyst at Edge Health (London · Full-Time)

At Edge Health, we believe that data and analytics have the potential to transform policy-making and operational efficiency within the NHS. We are a start-up based in London, delivering consultancy and developing data products to help unlock this potential for our clients. We are looking for a motivated individual to join our quickly-growing team. Key skills and competencies we are looking for include:

  • Passion for working in healthcare, and preferably some experience of having done so;

  • Technical skills and experience, such as modelling, econometrics and/or machine learning;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a range of clients.

About us:

Edge Health is a start-up of economists with backgrounds in statistics, data science, management consulting and healthcare. We have worked for many years with NHS hospitals and policymakers, and are familiar with their intimate workings and their challenges. We are now using new technologies centred around use of data, econometrics, data science and machine learning to solve these issues at scale.

Since our formation in April 2017 we have grown rapidly and worked with more than 20 NHS organisations, including trusts, commissioners and regulators.

We are a client-facing organisation that sees the value in being close to the challenges we are helping to solve. We spend time working directly alongside our clients and enjoy seeing the direct impact of our work on patients and people who work in the NHS.

Job description & responsibilities:

We are looking for an analyst to join our team full-time in London. Our consulting business focusses on both the delivery of one-off projects to meet clients’ needs, and the development of repeatable propositions to take to market. We are searching for an analyst to join this team and support the delivery of consulting projects as well as potentially work on the product side depending on ability and preference. Key responsibilities within this role include:

  • Applying technical & industry expertise: Applying modelling and/or healthcare experience to deliver high-quality outputs for our clients;

  • Project delivery: Taking responsibility for the day-to-day delivery of consulting projects, overseen by Consultant or Senior Consultant and led by a Director.

  • Innovation: Proactively learning from past projects and experiences to build and develop new propositions for use within the health sector;

  • Business development: Supporting the wider growth of Edge, through development of marketing material and team training and development.


Desired skills & experience:

We greatly value diversity and would welcome applicants from a range of academic and professional backgrounds. Our preferred candidate would have some or all of the following skills and experiences:

  • One year of professional experience, working in a healthcare, consulting, research, modelling or related setting;

  • Technical skills in the field of economic modelling, econometrics, statistics or machine learning, developed either through academia or professional experience;

  • Be highly motivated, self-driven and versatile, and excited to work within a small and growing start-up;

  • Have the ability to engage effectively and enjoyably with a range of people, and to communicate impactfully the findings and implications of their work;

  • Have a knowledge of coding in R or similar statistical languages, or a willingness and ability to learn how to do so;

  • Have experience of delivering projects and outputs to tight timescales and to a high quality;

  • Take proactive responsibility for personal development, and the development of individuals and teams around them


Details and how to apply:

  • Location: We are based in London, and work from our office here the majority of the time but the nature of our work does require travel around England. We are open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

  • Compensation: Paid at competitive market rates

  • How to apply: Please send a CV and cover letter to no later than 29th December 2020.

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