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Project Assistant - Health Economics and Statistics - Bristol

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 £30K

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  • The ideal candidate for the Project Assistant - Health Economics and Statistics role in Bristol must have a proactive and innovative mindset, excellent attention-to-detail and organisational skills, exceptional written and verbal communication abilities, and a commitment to delivering excellent customer service. They should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and have a desire to learn about new areas of science. Additionally, they should possess good knowledge of Microsoft Office and embody Costello Medical's values.
  • The Project Assistant will provide support to the project team, including formatting and quality control of documents, assisting with write-ups of clinical and statistical analyses, coordinating project timelines and team communication, organizing meetings and events, reviewing budgets and proposals, and staying updated on industry information and guidelines.

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  • Our Health Economics and Statistics division has grown significantly in the last few years, both in terms of the team’s size and their client work. As a result, we have an exciting new role available for a Project Assistant to join the team.
  • In this role, you will be an integral part of project delivery and divisional coordination across the division. You will work closely with Health Economists and Statisticians to support with a wide range of administrative, project coordination and technical tasks. The majority of your time will be spent overseeing the delivery of technical work to our clients in the healthcare sector, with responsibility for the smooth running of projects. This will include identifying and suggesting improvements to processes, as well as implementation of these changes, with the aim of enhancing quality and efficiency within the team and, where appropriate, across the wider company. You may also work on internal projects that contribute to the successful operation of your team.


  • The ideal candidate will be proactive, innovative and eager to take on new challenges and responsibilities with an ambition to develop in the role. You will receive close training and mentorship from experienced colleagues, so no prior industry experience is required.
  • This role will suit those who have excellent attention-to-detail and organisational skills, a talent for communication and a passion for improving healthcare outcomes.
  • A degree level or equivalent qualification in a scientific or quantitative discipline (minimum 2.1 or equivalent). Postgraduate qualifications (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) would be an advantage, but they are not a requirement for the role. We welcome applications from candidates with a diverse range of specialisms, including but not limited to; mathematics, economics, physics, computer science, biology, chemistry, pharmacy or medicine
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to understand and interpret the output of complex health economic and statistical analyses
  • Excellent organisational skills and a passion for maintaining high levels of organisation across tasks and processes
  • Exceptional written English, which you will use in client work, email communication and internal messaging
  • Effective verbal communication skills, which you will use when working with colleagues and clients
  • The ability to tailor your communication style to a variety of audiences, including healthcare professionals, patient groups, suppliers, clients, non-scientific colleagues and governmental bodies
  • Being self-motivated and enthusiastic, with a genuine interest in healthcare and an eagerness to learn about new areas of science
  • The ability to respond to conflicting deadlines, work independently and self-manage your time
  • The self-awareness to reflect on your own performance, alongside a willingness to take ownership of your work and the development of your career
  • A commitment to delivering excellent customer service
  • A desire and aptitude for collaborative working across project teams, where you share knowledge with others in your team to promote the attainment of a common objective, and work together to overcome obstacles to success
  • A “can do” approach, and the initiative, positivity and creativity required to continually improve the service we offer
  • Embodying Costello Medical’s values, which includes being committed to delivering quality work, championing innovation in healthcare, acting with integrity and supporting your colleagues as they would support you
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Formatting, consistency and general quality control review of technical documents, including reports, manuscripts, statistical analysis plans, economic model specification documents, abstracts and posters
  • Supporting with the write up of methods and results of clinical, economic and statistical analyses into engaging reports
  • Searching online databases for model inputs and extracting relevant data into Excel
  • Reformatting of scientific documents to ensure adherence to client requirements and/or relevant submission guidelines
  • Assisting Project Managers with client communications on multi-component projects, and the production of progress reports and summaries that enhance the level of customer service delivered
  • Day-to-day co-ordination of the project team and monitoring of project timelines, in collaboration with the project manager
  • Scheduling meetings, recording minutes and coordinating their distribution
  • Coordinating logistics and providing project support for both in-person and virtual events and meetings, for example advisory boards and clinical validation meetings
  • Reviewing project budgets and proofreading client proposals
  • Assisting the team with the development of planning resources to optimise the productivity of the team and cross-collaboration between the team and other divisions
  • Supporting the accurate referencing of technical materials, including preparing reference packs
  • Ownership of tasks in our project management system to support the correct budgeting and invoicing of projects
  • Helping project teams to keep abreast of the latest potentially relevant sources of information and industry guidelines to inform their project work, and keeping all divisional resources up to date
  • Organising divisional monthly meetings and other internal activities


Work type

Full time

Work mode





30000 GBP


  • A discretionary profit share bonus paid twice per year
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank and public holidays
  • The chance to work from home for up to half of your working time
  • Flexible benefits scheme offering additional holiday, cash payments and pension contributions
  • 4% employer pension contributions
  • Private Medical Insurance which offers comprehensive cover on a “medical history disregard” basis
  • Paid study leave and funding for external qualifications
  • Cycle to Work scheme and an interest-free travel loan scheme
  • Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection and Life Assurance
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular company-funded social activities