Health Technology Analyst

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)


£33,222 - £43,041

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Are you a proactive and enthusiastic Health Economist, Researcher or Scientist with experience in assessing the clinical or cost-effectiveness of medical diagnostic technologies?

Here at NICE we are passionate and proud of the work we do and the impact we make. We can offer you a great place to work with good benefits, flexible working and a supportive, friendly and inclusive environment. We have an academic culture committed to producing high quality work and we take collective responsibility.

The Centre for Health Technology Evaluation develops guidance on the use of new and existing medicines, medical devices, diagnostics, treatments and procedures within the NHS.

As part of the Centre’s work on evaluating medical technologies, the Diagnostics Assessment Programme provides specialist capacity to evaluate innovative medical diagnostic technologies in order to ensure that the NHS is able to adopt clinically and cost effective technologies rapidly and consistently.

Reporting to the Technical Adviser, the Health Technology Analyst is the technical lead on various projects involving assessments of medical diagnostic technologies. The role includes being responsible for scoping topics, liaising with industry, academic bodies and stakeholder groups. The post holder is responsible for identifying key technical issues and presenting the evidence base to our independent advisory committee, as well as drafting the guidance to the NHS.

What you will bring to NICE:

  • A postgraduate qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant area
  • Skills in health economics, medical statistics, clinical trials, epidemiology or related areas
  • A good understanding of the principles of evidence-based healthcare, critical appraisal and the interpretation of health care research evidence
  • Good communication skills, demonstrating oral, written and presentation skills with a high degree of personal credibility and sensitivity
  • Ability to gather data, analyse, critique and synthesise complex information and prepare reports, briefing documents and guidance documents

Interview date 26 October and 30 October.

No agencies please

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