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Call for Health Consultants – Various, EU

Work type: Contract

Location: United Kingdom

Categories: Health


  • Coffey is seeking to strengthen our pool of public health experts to work with on designing and delivering new public health evaluations and research studies to meet the objectives of our EU clients.
  • Various projects and programmes
  • 28 EU countries

About us

Coffey has a 40-year history in successfully delivering projects in international development and a wide range of other policy areas on behalf of donors right around the world. Coffey provides support to the EU institutions, delivering a wide range of evaluation, impact assessment and monitoring services. Many of these contracts are led by our EU team in Warsaw.


The Programme

Coffey has extensive experience in delivering EU evaluation projects and research studies on behalf of multiple European Commission Directorate-Generals and EU institutions, including in the field of public health. We are regularly bidding for assignments and are looking to build a pool of senior independent consultants with expertise in EU public health policy to deliver evaluations and research studies.


The Position

The positions will vary. These are likely to include:

  • Short term positions to support on business opportunities. Tasks may include scoping evaluation and research design for public health opportunities, and support on drafting proposals;
  • Positions on existing evaluations, such as general technical and monitoring & evaluation advisors;
  • Short-term positions on specific pieces of work related to EU public health policy;
  • Long-term positions such as technical leads, output leads and embedded advisors to deliver evaluations, impact assessments, monitoring, implementation assessment and other related services in relation to public health.

The Person
Applicants need to be familiar in working with the EU institutions and agencies, preferably in the field of public health. The exact specifications will vary depending on what positions become available. Useful skills are likely to include:


  • A Master’s degree in public health, economics, statistics, social sciences or another relevant field
  • Extensive expertise in public health policy in the EU setting;
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation experience of public health policy and programmes in the EU setting;
  • Strong track record of engagement with European Commission DGs and agencies (e.g. Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency and the European Food and Safety Authority);
  • Strong background in various areas of public health including but not limited to: EU health policy, cross-border healthcare, eHealth: digital health and care, health technology assessment, health workforce, health systems performance assessment, tobacco, nutrition and physical activity, alcohol, pharmaceuticals, diseases and health threats etc.
  • Excellent skills in data analysis and report writing in English (level C1 or higher).

Please note applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis 

Applications close: 01 February 2020

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Advertised: 16 Aug 2019 GMT Daylight Time

Applications close: 01 Feb 2020 (11:55 PM) GMT Standard Time

(This link will take you through to the listing on Coffey.com, from where you can start the application process.)