Consultant, Center for Healthcare Economics and Policy

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FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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About Economic Consulting:

FTI Consulting provides law firms, corporations and government agencies with sophisticated and comprehensible analyses of complex economic issues to assist them in understanding the issues and opportunities they face. Our Economic Consulting practice is involved in a wide range of engagements related to economics, finance and accounting. We provide critical insight and expert testimony in legal and regulatory proceedings, strategic decision making and public policy debates. We also have deep expertise in antitrust issues, mergers and acquisitions, securities litigation and risk management, valuation and international arbitration. We have extensive industry experience in energy, electric power, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, telecommunications, media and entertainment, transportation, financial services, transfer pricing, and intellectual property.
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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