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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/08/2021.

Senior Scientific Adviser (Health Economics)

Job Reference: 907-088

Employer:
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Department:
Scientific Advice Team
Location:
Manchester
Salary:
£53,168 - £62,001 pa

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is the independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance and advice on promoting high quality health, public health and social care.

Our role is to improve outcomes for people using the NHS and other public health and social care services. We do this by:

  • Producing evidence-based guidance and advice for health, public health and social care practitioners.
  • Developing quality standards and performance metrics for those providing and commissioning health, public health and social care services;
  • Providing a range of information services for commissioners, practitioners and managers across the spectrum of health and social care.

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Role title: Senior Scientific Adviser (Health Economics)

Location: Manchester

 

2020 was the year that has changed the way we view the world we live in, and as a result, here at NICE we are going through an exciting period of change and rapid growth. There could not be a better time to join us.

 

As a result of the above we are looking for a skilled senior scientific adviser (health economics) to guide the organisation through this period of dynamic transformation.

 

Why choose NICE? As an organisation we all collaborate to achieve the same goal through empowering our workforce to do great things. Health and well-being are a top priority for us because we understand the importance of creating a respectful, supportive, and transparent environment for all our employees.

 

The Department:

NICE Scientific Advice provides fee-for-service advice to pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers of medical technologies (devices and diagnostics) who have products in development that may be evaluated by NICE. The advice offered draws on the Institute’s experience of using evidence to provide guidance for the NHS.

 

The Role:

Reporting to the Principal Scientific Adviser, the Senior Scientific Adviser (Health Economics) will lead on the development of advice to companies on their health economic models as part of the Preliminary Independent Model Advice (PRIMA) service.

 

What you will bring to the role:

  • Experience in health economics and cost effectiveness modelling.
  • Significant knowledge of the principles of evidence-based healthcare, critical appraisals and the interpretation and synthesis of health care research evidence.
  • Working knowledge of clinical trials, medical statistics, epidemiology, evidence synthesis and systematic reviews.
  • Thorough attention to detail with a systematic approach to tasks and high standards of accuracy.
  • A flexible attitude to the working environment and ability to work as part of a team

 

For an informal discussion please contact Jacoline Bouvy, Technical Director, jacoline.bouvy@nice.org.uk

Closing date: 11/08/2021
Interview date: 24/08/2021

We have modern offices in Manchester city centre and Stratford, London. However, we’re all working from home at the moment due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please take into consideration that you may be required to commute to one of our offices when we’re all allowed to do so again.

 

We are a flexible employer, and you will have the opportunity to discuss any potential for flexible working with your manager.

 

Important - Due to NICE’s use of anonymised recruitment practices we ask all candidates not to include any personal details within their CV. Please ensure you provide sufficient information in the profile section to allow our team to make an informed judgement about your suitability for this role at this stage.

 

NICE is committed to the equality, diversity and inclusion of all our candidates and staff, and we are committed to creating a workforce which represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone, and in particular we encourage applications from candidates with disabilities, and candidates from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds who are currently under-represented in our workforce.

 

Please contact Careers@nice.org.uk if you wish to discuss any additional needs or reasonable adjustments which may support your success at interview.

 




The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued.

We offer a range of benefits including:

  • NHS pension scheme and childcare voucher scheme
  • We provide a thorough induction programme
  • Personal development is supported through extensive training and development opportunities
  • We promote flexible working to help staff achieve a healthy work life balance
  • We value equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community
  • We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in line with the NHS Guaranteed Interview Scheme


Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification as your application will be shortlisted against these criteria.

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We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

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