Director of Health Economics

Recruiter
Zest Scientific
Location
Hertfordshire
Posted
31 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Candidate: * At least 8 years professional experience within health economics, market access or consulting positions, within the pharmaceutical industry demonstrating a track record of high performance * Experience across a broad range of treatment and disease areas, including management of large projects for clients * Working closely with clients at all levels, building and maintaining lasting relationships with clients and non-health economics stakeholders * Experience developing and implementing standards and processes for companies * Outstanding knowledge and hands on experience/specific training in 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 * 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 * ResponsibilitiesDemonstrate advanced modelling skills, as well as knowledge and practical applications of all relevant methods within health economics to drive strategic advice and business development discussions * Provide input into project content, including high-quality technical advice * Create, maintain and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) for deliverables * Provide strategic and technical expertise both to clients and project teams * Review and sign-off methodologies for proposed projects * Provide sign-off of final high quality health economics solutions including (but not limited to): financial models, burden of disease models, cost-effectiveness models, cost-minimisation models, cost-benefit models, pricing models, systematic reviews, direct / network meta-analysis, survival/statistical analyses, budget impact models, value dossiers, HTA submissions / national P&R dossiers, scientific publications, policy and opinion papers, health service capacity models and iPad models * Client facing responsibilities include leading technical discussions with clients around model assumptions, methods, results, and ability to develop strategic recommendations for clients and provide commercial strategy input * Be a point of contact for the Health Economics Team to solve technical problems * Review internal development of peer-reviewed publications/presentations, and attend and present at external meetings including conferences, and HTA committee meetings * Generate repeat and new business, lead proposals and pitches to convert business leads, and oversee the development of new offerings * Generate ideas and lead the development of innovative products and services RemunerationCompetitive salary + benefits packageThis is a very exciting opportunity to join a growing consultancy with considerable scope to develop your career. We are working on a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this great opportunity please apply now and your profile will be reviewed immediately.

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