Position title
Research Executive

Leading healthcare and social care business intelligence provider, LaingBuisson is looking for a talented Research Executive with a background in economics or a similar discipline. The successful candidate will understand statistical and market data and how to use integrated spreadsheets to create economic models from the ground up. The role would suit a recent graduate or someone with some experience working in a consultancy or think tank focused on the healthcare and social care markets.

The role offers the opportunity to apply your academic experience to real-life business problems in a sector which touches everyone’s lives. LaingBuisson’s research team works on our 30 respected, industry-standard reports, supports our expert authors and works with our data team to ensure that they remain the go-to publications for businesses - providers, suppliers, advisors, investors and consultants who need to understand healthcare and social care markets. The team also supports ad hoc consultancy projects in our fields of expertise.

  • To work with integrated Excel spreadsheets to create models that estimate and forecast market sizes and structures and offer insight into market drivers.
  • To research, validate and prepare data for the updating of our market reports and in support of our consultancy projects.
  • To prepare market reports for annual update by identifying which parts will be updated directly based on LaingBuisson data and surveys and which require analysis and opinion from the lead author.
  • To work collaboratively with other team members to systematise the data research that underpins our reports.
  • To contribute to the editing of the text of reports.
  • To undertake other duties as necessary commensurate to a role of this level and nature.
  • You will be educated to at least bachelor’s degree (minimum 2:1) level in economics, or a similar discipline.
  • Quantitative skills – you will be confident with numbers and statistical data. You will have an advanced knowledge of Excel (we use it daily) and will be able to use integrated spreadsheets to develop models that underpin our forecasting and estimates of market sizes and structures.
  • Knowledge – you will be familiar with UK official economic statistics. Familiarity with the healthcare system in the UK will be an advantage but not essential.
  • Literacy – you will have a high standard of English, be able to write well in your own right and contribute to proof-reading and editing reports. English will be your first language, or you must have attained the same standard as a native speaker.
Job Benefits
  • Pension
  • Life cover (4x salary)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Tech purchase scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

Click here to download the Candidate Information Pack, including full job description, the benefits of working at LaingBuisson and information on how to apply.

Employment Type
Business intelligence, Research, Data
Job Location
First Floor, 24 Angel Gate, London, Greater London, EC1V 2PT
Working Hours
35 hours per week
Base Salary
£27,000 Per year
Date posted
5th January 2022
Valid through
2nd February 2022
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