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Specialist/Senior Specialist, Evidence to Practice Office (E2PO)

  • Job Category
    Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Job level
  • Contract type
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$7000 - S$10000

Job Description

The Agency for Care Effectiveness (ACE) is a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) entity within MOH. The role of ACE is to a) support national policy decision making through evidence-based assessments and appraisals; b) produce national Guidance on appropriate, clinically and cost-effective patient care; and c) design and deliver interventions to ensure maximum value for the system and patients.

Specialist/Senior Specialist, Evidence to Practice Office (E2PO)

E2PO’s focus is to design, develop and deliver educational and behavioural change interventions to health professionals.

As a Specialist/Senior Specialist you will be responsible for a) developing appropriate care products, e.g. Appropriate Care Guides (ACGs); c) working with stakeholders to facilitate successful implementation of ACGs and e) evaluating the impact of implementation:

  • Identify and synthesise information from a range of sources
  • Critically appraise relevant clinical research studies, epidemiological data, and other information such as guidelines
  • Evaluate the validity and relevance of data or international guidelines which may be complex and/or conflicting from a variety of sources
  • Review published literature on practice gaps
  • Review drug utilisation and clinical audit data
  • Survey and interview key opinion leaders, primary care clinicians and other key informants to understand health professional knowledge, attitudes and behaviours
  • Identify clinical concerns/issues about guideline recommendations, intervention(s) and potential barriers preventing their optimal use
  • Using qualitative results to assist with the design of appropriate care products targeting behaviour change


  • Degree in healthcare field (medicine, medical science, pharmacy, psychology, biomedical engineering) or economics
  • Post graduate qualifications in health economics, public health, biostatistics or epidemiology
  • Critical appraisal skills that can be applied to rigorous interpretation of guidelines and scientific studies
  • Experienced in project management
  • Experienced in mentoring junior staff A commitment to excellence in quality of research and outputs
  • Excellent time management and discipline in meeting deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others and build networks
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in HTA or evidence-based methodologies for the Senior Specialist role

Closing on 24 Mar 2021