Senior Economist

The Health Foundation

London / hybrid (minimum 1 day per week in the London office)

Application Deadline

£60,236 per annum plus excellent benefits

Permanent contract

Full time role and hybrid working with minimum 1 day per week in our London office

We are an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.

This is an exciting oppoirtunity to lead our Healthy Lives analysis team and develop a programme of analysis and research relating to health trends, inequalities and factors which influence health e.g. employment, housin and incomes.

The postholder will lead our flagship Evidence Hub, bringing together key analysis of trends in health and wider determinants of health. They will also monitor the latest evidence and deliver briefings, blogs and reports. They will manage a team of two analysts.

The Healthy Lives analysis team produces innovative and novel analysis supporting the directorate to improve the public's health and reduce health inequalities through action on the wider determinants of health.

To find out more about the role and what we are looking for, please read the job description.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a supporting statement which addresses the four screening questions below:

  1. What experience do you have of using statistical packages and analysis of household surveys? (max. 250 words)
  2. How do you approach project management and ensure that outputs are delivered in time when working on concurrent pieces of work with multiple contributors? (max. 250 words)
  3. What knowledge and expertise do you have in relation to the wider determinants of health, such as, but not limited to, employment, housing, education and income? (max. 250 words)
  4. Thinking of a project or programme you have previously worked on what impact has it had and how did you seek to have influence? (max. 250 words)

Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered. Please send any queries about this role to

Application deadline: 14th December 2022, 23:59

Interview date: Thursday 15th and Friday 16th December 2022

We value equality, diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from different backgrounds. We are also committed to making reasonable adjustments for candidates who have accessibility requirements.

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