Consultant 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 an experienced and motivated individual to join our growing team. Key skills and competencies we are looking for include:

  • Passion for working in healthcare, and 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 and data scientists with backgrounds in statistics, management consulting and healthcare. We have worked for many years with the NHS, including hospitals and policy makers, so we are familiar with their intimate workings and challenges. We are now using new technologies centred around use of data, econometrics, data science and machine learning to solve these issues.

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




Job description & responsibilities:

We are looking for a consultant 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 a consultant to join this team and support the growth of the business. Key responsibilities within this role include:

  • Applying technical and industry expertise: bringing modelling and 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 a Director or Senior Consultant

  • Relationship-building: Building a strong network of clients and contacts within the health industry

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

  • People management: Managing a team of up to two other colleagues within larger projects

  • Helping to win new work: Contributing to writing bids and responses to tender requests

  • 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 backgrounds. Our required skills and experience include the following:

  • At least three years of professional experience

  • Minimum of MSc in a relevant area, such as Economics or Data Science

  • Must be proficient in R

  • It is advantageous to also have experience in VBA, MySQL and other statistical packages

  • Experience of undertaking statistical analysis on large datasets and reporting the results

  • Experience of leading the delivery of work, ideally demonstrating work with others

  • Desire to work with the health care sector and a passion to make a difference

  • Experience of applying technical skills in practical real-world situations

  • Be motivated, self-driven versatile, and excited to work in a growing start-up

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

  • Take responsibility for personal development, and that of others in the team

Details and how to apply:

  • Location: Based in London, but with travel around England

  • Compensation: competitive

  • Closing date: 29th December 2020

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