ECON R24 - Health Economist | (UUY911)

ECON R24 - Health Economist | (UUY911)

21 Aug
BC Public Service Agency

21 Aug

BC Public Service Agency


Health Economist

Economist R24

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and / or temporary vacancies

Bring your financial expertise and leadership skills to this unique opportunity

In the Ministry of Health, Economists play a key role in synthesizing, analysing and interpreting information.  Economists are involved in a wide range of analyses, from simple to complex, on topics that span the entire health care system. Working in a team, typically with cross-Ministry involvement, this position undertakes analyses to support the Ministry’s business and strategic planning, and decision-making

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: (phone hidden).

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

- Master’s Degree in Economics or closely related field, such as statistics, operations research or mathematics, and 1 year of *relevant recent experience OR

- Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or closely related field, such as statistics, operations research or mathematics, and 3 years of *relevant recent experience OR

- Diploma in Economics or closely related field, such as statistics, operations research or mathematics, and 5 years of *relevant recent experience OR

- An equivalent combination of education/training and relevant recent experience may be considered.

*Relevant recent experience must include:

- Experience conducting economic and/or statistical analysis.

- Experience with data analysis and statistical applications: such as SAS , SQL

- Experience in preparing and presenting the results of complex statistical and/or economic analysis to both technical and non-technical audiences; preparing briefs and communications materials.


- Preference may be given to those with expertise and demonstrated experience (at least one recent year) in health economics or health statistical analysis.

- Preference may be given to those with experience in programming SAS, SQL

- Preference may be given to those with a Master’s degree or higher.

- Preference may be given to those with experience in visual analytics (such as PowerBI or Tableau).

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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