Health Economics Manager

Recruiter
RBW Consulting Solutions Ltd
Location
St Albans
Salary
Salary On Application
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This exciting opportunity has arisen for a health economics manager, based in the UK, working for a well-established consultancy.

A boutique consultancy specialised in health economics supporting both large and SME Biotech, pharmaceutical and medical technology companies is searching for an experienced Health Economist or Health Economics Manager to bolster the Health Economics team. The company has a reputation for being a much sought-after employer, with their HQ based in St Albans.

My client is searching for candidates with a Masters level degree in health economics/health sciences with a sound knowledge of healthcare economics, epidemiology, quality of life and clinical research. The successful applicant will have a demonstrable track-record of success in a similar role or in a related industry. It is essential that candidates have knowledge of the UK NHS/Health environment with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Responsibilities:

- Act as project leader from start to end for projects such as: development of cost-effectiveness models, budget impact models, country adaptation, systematic literature reviews and network meta-analyses.
- Setting priorities in the completion of a project in an accurate, timely and cost-efficient manner
- Responsible for the development and choice of methodology used in projects
- Effectively managing client interactions to ensure client satisfaction
- Writing proposals and project reports
- Mentoring and guiding junior and mid-level staff

Qualifications and experience:

- At least 4 years' professional experience within health economics, market access or consulting positions, within the pharmaceutical industry
- Working closely with clients to maintain and build working relationships
- In depth experience of project management and process development
- Strong knowledge and hands on experience/specific training in developing financial models, burden of disease models, cost-effectiveness models, pricing models, systematic reviews, direct/network meta-analysis, survival/statistical analyses, budget impact models, value dossiers, HTA submissions, scientific publications, policy and opinion papers, health service capacity models and iPad models, across a broad range of treatment and disease areas
- Extensive knowledge of HTA assessment methods and processes, and understanding of pricing and reimbursement systems in the world
- Experience of managing and developing a team
- Excellent business development experience including lead generation, proposal and pitch development
- Minimum 2.1 in a numerical based degree such as Mathematics, MORSE, Statistics, Mathematical Modelling, Operational Science or Economics
- MSc in Health Economics, Medical Statistics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Mathematics or Econometrics, or equivalent
- Excellent IT and numerical skills including proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
- Excellent statistical coding skills using VBA, R, STATA, SAS, SPSS or other software

An extremely competitive starting salary is offered together with outstanding benefits including Holiday, Healthcare, Pension and Bonus