London

Are you looking to develop your career in one of the world’s largest Research Organisations?
Ipsos MORI’s Health Evaluation and Advisory team works with public institutions to provide robust evidence on the effectiveness of public policies and programmes, and offer recommendations to help set policy priorities and strengthen delivery. We are a multi-disciplinary team of evaluation specialists and work across all areas of health and social care. We draw on staff from the Policy & Evaluation Unit and the Health & Social Care Research team to deepen our technical expertise and policy domain knowledge. 
The team has grown rapidly over the last 2-3 years, working on topics including cancer diagnostics, the role of technology in delivery of care, and the NHS response to the pandemic. We are now looking for a senior consultant, with first class technical capabilities, to support the delivery, growth and diversification of our business.

The role…
You will have the opportunity to work across our projects and business development activities, delivering our existing programme of work, and developing new areas. The successful applicant will help to grow this business through:
  • Managing evaluation projects through the full project cycle, from evaluation design, to data collection and analysis, through to developing conclusions and recommendations;
  • Developing day-to-day client relationships while ensuring projects are delivered to budget and timescale;
  • Contributing to, or managing, impact and economic evaluations or these strands within wider studies;
  • Contributing intellectual and methodological leadership to projects – setting the direction of studies (in partnership with project directors);
  • Close working with research teams to execute evaluation studies and provide consultancy inputs;
  • Drafting accessible and concise reporting outputs of evaluation findings;
  • Presentation of results to clients and stakeholders;
  • Developing research tools and analytical plans;
  • Contributing to evaluation proposals as part of a wider team;
  • Developing specialist expertise in a policy or methodological area;
  • Line management of junior staff within the team
What do I need to bring with me?
  • Proven experience in the health and social care sector gained through commercial, consultancy, research or regulatory roles;
  • A strong academic background in economics, social sciences, or a related area;
  • Expertise in both quantitative and qualitative approaches to evaluation problems;
  • Experience of working with NHS data, and conducting quantitative and economic evaluations in the healthcare market.
  • Time management skills and ability to work across multiple projects, prioritising tasks efficiently;
  • Proven ability to manage evaluation projects to timescale and budgets with little supervision;
  • Well-developed analytical skills, including a strong understanding of Excel and other solution platforms;
  • Fluency in English;

About us

We are one of the world’s largest research companies and currently the only one primarily managed by researchers. With offices in 90 markets, Ipsos brings together research, implementation, methodological, and subject-matter experts from around the world, combining thematic and technical experts globally with local knowledge to deliver top-quality research.

Our culture is unique - we have the entrepreneurial spirit and quirkiness of a small boutique, but we also have the resources, scale and diversity of a large global agency. We have more bright, friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic people, from more backgrounds, with more interests, skills and experiences to learn from. Our values are based on our diverse cultural backgrounds, helping us to be responsive, client-focused and flexible.

We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of commitments you may have outside of work and we consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.

If this is what you are looking for from your next role, we look forward to hearing from you!