Senior Consultant - Health (Brazil)

Job Locations BR-Sao Paulo


EIU Healthcare


The Economist Group's Client Solutions division specialises in delivering bespoke research, thought leadership and consulting that leverage both The Economist and The Economist Intelligence Unit's expertise and reach. We deliver research and engagement programmes that use evidence and data to drive change on the critical economic and public policy issues facing our world. Our clients include government bodies, international organisations and corporations, and we provide evidence, insights and advice to shape their policies and programmes.


The Client Solutions division is looking for a highly motivated consultant to augment our dynamic, influential global team and to deliver an expanding range of products and services. The consultant will principally manage and deliver projects around evidence-based clinical research and health policy analyses that drive high-quality effective organisational decisions, impactful external engagement to improve health and healthcare. The position will entail working with clients in both the public and the private sector.


This is a 12-month contract position based in our Sao Paulo office.  Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and capabilities as they relate to this role.


How will you contribute:

  • Manage, review and appraise healthcare research
  • Extract and synthesise quantitative and qualitative data from research or healthcare information
  • Interpret and communicate conclusions from research or healthcare information 
  • Understand client requirements and interact with clients
  • Represent EIU Healthcare to clients and stakeholders
  • Participate in a project team executing either single or multi-country project engagement in the healthcare industry 
  • Project manage and support other project managers during the course of the project engagement, including communicating project updates, presenting key milestones, pre-empting project issues, and managing different client stakeholders

Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for the role are:

  • Postgraduate qualification or post-degree experience e.g. PhD or equivalent experience in a health and/or policy related field with an interest in health
  • Experience managing systematic reviews, economic modelling, health research or research design, evaluation and interpretation
  • Experience in communicating complex concepts and information clearly to a range of audiences
  • Excellent organisational, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Relevant experience in healthcare consulting or public health consulting an advantage
  • Proven track record in project execution in the healthcare sector
  • Exceptional command of written and spoken English, fluency in Portuguese and Spanish strongly preferred

You will also be able to demonstrate:

  • Confidence, diplomacy and ability to utilize evidence-based approach and knowledge to handle unfamiliar topics with ambiguous input, and demanding clients
  • Capacity to interpret client needs, create compelling proposals and manage stakeholders through transparent and effective communications
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, and work well with people at all levels in an organization
  • Willingness to travel to present at client events or to support sales and business development activities
  • Versatility, ability to think both inside and outside of the box and solution-driven
  • Passion about all things related to the topic of health


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