GRADE: Consultant
TEAM: Global Health Economics, Policy & Evaluation
LOCATION: London, United Kingdom

Global healthOVERVIEW

Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA) is an international economics and public policy consulting business based in the heart of London (UK). We work across a range of sectors including global health, agriculture, energy, transport, water and infrastructure. The CEPA team comprises economics, finance and public policy specialists, who provide consultancy and advisory services to international organisations, governments and the private sector.

Our Global Health Economics, Policy and Evaluation team works with various UN organisations, global health partnerships, bilateral and multilateral donors, foundations and governments on a wide range of public health issues.

Our recent clients include:

• The World Health Organisation (WHO)
• Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance
• The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
• The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health
• The Stop TB Partnership
• Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.

We provide consulting services in the areas of evaluations and strategic reviews, policy and technical advice, health commodity dynamics and market access, health systems strengthening and health financing. Specifically, we seek to assist clients in delivering better developmental outcomes by providing services including:

• Evaluations and reviews of programmes and interventions at global, regional and national levels, including assessment of impact, added value, value for money and cost benefit analysis.
• Policy and technical advisory services related to international health and donor-specific strategy and priorities.
• Analysis of market dynamics issues for health commodities and development of sustainable market-based approaches.
• Health systems strengthening and development.
• Health financing including development of innovative financing mechanisms for health issues and support for resource mobilisation strategies for global health initiatives.


The role and key responsibilities
  • Actively contribute to the delivery of our Global Health projects, across our range of clients.
  • Support new business development, including through identifying new opportunities and preparing tender responses.
  • Support engagement and consultations with clients and key actors in the international health architecture (in-person and remote).
  • Participate in country visits and assessments in low/ middle income countries (particularly Sub Saharan Africa and Asia).
  • Contribute to practice management in general.
The position would entail, at times, working at client sites as well as international travel.

Qualifications and experience

We are looking for someone with 3+ years of experience and a post graduate degree in the subject areas of public health, economics and/ or public policy. We may be flexible on the years of experience based on the candidate’s profile.

Candidates should have the following background:

  • Experience in advising and working with donor organisations, global health partnerships, international consultancies and/ or governments in strategy and programme development, evaluations, research and analysis on topical health issues.
  • Experience working in one or more health sub-sectors e.g. RMNCH, communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, immunisation, etc., with country-level experience in health programmes.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, excellent written and spoken communication skills and experience of using Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • An interest in public policy and international development.
An ideal candidate would be someone who has worked with international health and development organisations and is familiar with the donor landscape. Experience in other CEPA international development focus sectors of agriculture and infrastructure would also be an advantage.

Candidates must have the on-going legal right to work in the UK

To apply

Applicants should submit a full CV and covering letter either by using the "Apply" link on this page, or by email to:

Equal opportunities

CEPA welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We recognise and actively promote the benefits of a diverse workforce and are committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.