Consultant, Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy

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About the Opportunity:

The Center is seeking candidates for the position of Consultant in our Washington D.C. office. This position involves working in small teams to provide healthcare related analytics to a multitude of clients including employers, healthcare systems, managed care organizations and government agencies. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, contributing to projects that make an impact and help shape the healthcare environment.

Familiarity and experience with Excel and statistical programming packages such as STATA, SAS, R, Matlab, or Mathematica are required. Candidates must be highly motivated problem solvers, analytical, detail oriented, able to work independently or in teams, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must display a strong work ethic. An interest and prior experience in health economics or public health is preferred. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of experience.

Primary Duties:

A Consultant is expected to undertake various analytic tasks, both quantitative and qualitative, to ensure the production of high quality analysis. A Consultant will make tangible contributions to the Center’s work product by:
  • Conducting extensive research into both industry-specific matters and empirical methods
  • Compiling and synthesizing information from various sources
  • Producing written summaries of both qualitative and quantitative data
  • Analyzing data quality and integrity using statistical packages such as Stata and SAS
  • Performing data analysis with programming languages such as STATA, Visual Basic, and SAS to meet client needs
  • Preparing memos detailing the operational components of projects including data sources, key data elements, and statistical programs/techniques used in preparing the dataset or conducting the analysis
  • Auditing their own as well as colleagues’ work to ensure quality

Basic Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s degree in the areas of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or other field relevant to data analysis with a minimum GPA of 3.4
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience is required. Internships will be taken into consideration.
  • Experience with Excel and statistical programming packages such as STATA, Visual Basic, SAS, R, Matlab or Mathematica

Preferred Skills:
  • An understanding and interest in manipulation and analysis of data
  • Skills and experience in data visualization.
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and thrive in a project-driven environment with time-sensitive deliverables
  • Prior experience in a data analytics role, preferably within a research organization
  • Proficiency in STATA
  • Experience programming in C++ Please submit transcripts at the time of application. We offer team members a stimulating environment with opportunities to learn and grow. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package


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