Manager – Health Policy Jobs in Dubai – UAE at The Economist

Title: Manager – Health Policy

Company: The Economist

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Healthcare

Manager – Global Health Policy

Job Locations AE-Dubai ID 2020-6763


As the research and consulting arm of The Economist Group, we specialise in evidence-based insights and analysis that create impact for leading companies, governments and organisations. Whether informing internal strategic decision making or raising awareness and understanding of an emerging global issue, our interdisciplinary team brings rigor and creativity to analysing the intersection of policy, markets, technology and society. Leveraging the strengths of the Economist Group, we then craft compelling and accessible narratives to communicate these insights to a global audience.

Our Global Health practice offers independent, specialised evidence synthesis, policy assessment and strategic analysis for organisations across the healthcare ecosystem. With an extensive history of analysing the intersection of healthcare and local markets, our practice seeks to drive effective decisions (at a system, population and individual level) and impactful external engagement by interpreting and communicating the implications of underlying health trends.

We are seeking a motivated manager who will support the growth of our consulting business in the Middle East. The successful candidate will manage a number of projects around health policy analyses that drive effective organizational decisions and impactful external engagement, with a focus on the Middle East region. The position will also entail supporting our commercial team and regional leadership in the development of clientele in both the public and private sector by demonstrating our capabilities, interpreting customer needs and presenting compelling insights.

The role requires an individual who has a solid academic background in health, and is passionate about improving health outcomes, with strong analytical capabilities, excellent project and client management skills, high energy and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment.


How you will contribute:

Manage the delivery of high-quality evidence-driven research projects, including liaising with clients and internal stakeholders, executing appropriate research methodologies, writing and editing compelling deliverables

Design and implement project methodologies, including primary research, literature searches, data analysis, all supporting compelling deliverables and relevant conclusions

Interpret client needs and develop winning proposals that present the full breadth of the global health practice and Economist Group capabilities

Develop health specific expertise around key therapeutic areas, policy developments and evidence based analyses

Ensure that all the work you deliver meets the quality standards, branding rules and editorial guidelines set by The Economist Group

Support the regional lead and global health practice in developing a commercial strategy in the region

Work actively with the local business development team and regional leaders, helping to execute on opportunities, and coordinating with other Economist Group businesses

Act as a primary face of the global health practice in the Middle East, working with practice leaders and the marketing team to build its profile among key audiences

Closely manage the profitability of your projects, identifying and correcting inefficiencies

Experience, skills and professional attributes

The ideal skills for this role include:

A post-graduate deg…


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