We are seeking a Principal Health Economist to join our Value Access and Outcomes team, which serves our clients by identifying, substantiating, and conveying the value of groundbreaking medical advances.
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In your role as a Principal Health Economist, you will have responsibilities focused on leading client-facing project delivery and business development.
Take a strategic and technical leadership role on economic modelling and multi-disciplinary projects including global evidence generation and health technology assessment submissions
Be involved in HEAT leadership discussions and decision making and in business planning within HEAT
Lead the design and development of transparent and user-friendly economic models throughout the product life cycle, pre- and post-launch for local and global use
Lead the development of technical reports, user guides and summary slide decks; providing interpretation and methodological detail for economic models; and providing training to local affiliates on their use
Lead on proposal writing and make use of your client relationships to identify new business opportunities
Formal and informal training of clients and employees in modelling topics
Depending on your skills and interest, there may also be opportunities for line management, new methods development and application, presenting and publishing work
Y our skills:
You will be an experienced health economics professional and lead by example upholding and advocating the company values – in all aspects of your work and we are looking for an individual who will be motivated by working as part of an efficient, highly functioning team.
You will have:
Several years’ experience in the hands-on design and construction of economic models from within a consultancy, the pharmaceutical industry or a relevant academic environment, ideally having designed and built at least 10 cost-effectiveness and/or budget impact models from concept to conclusion
Experience is required in at least one of the following areas:
Experience developing cost-effectiveness and/or budget impact models for global use
Experience developing HTA reimbursement submissions (such as NICE in England)
Experience of Excel® and Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA; this is our primary modelling platform)
Excellent English oral and written communication skills and comfort liaising with technical and non-technical clients (both internally and externally)
Proven ability to manage projects within timelines, budget and scope
You will have a distinct advantage if you have:
Experience of programming individual patient simulations or discrete event simulations (preferably in R or VBA)
Experience programming economic models using R
Experience of analyzing real world data and US claims data (e.g. MarketScan, Optum)
Experience of analysis of clinical trial data for use within health economic models, e.g. survival analysis, quality-of-life analysis, and combinations of randomized controlled trial and non-randomized controlled trial data
Published work in peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences
Competitive salary (dependent on experience) plus bonus scheme
33.5 days paid leave including bank holidays and new year office closure
We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of merit, irrespective of protected characteristics and in accordance with legislative requirements.