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Director - HTA Economic Modeling

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

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What you will be doing

Cencora has an ongoing need for an experienced Health Economic Modeler to join its Market Access and Healthcare Consulting team based in Europe.

This is a remote opportunity based in the United Kingdom.

Please apply if you are interested in being considered for full-time opportunities to join our team and support in the listed areas below:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general direction of Cencora senior leadership within Market Access and Healthcare Consulting, the candidate will direct and contribute to research and strategic initiatives including developing and/or overseeing high quality economic models, from model concept stage to final report and training, which support our clients’ diverse global HEOR needs for their pipeline and marketed assets. This position requires that the candidate have extensive experience with models developed for health technology assessment (HTA) submissions.

Engagements may include the development of HTA / global market access and reimbursement strategies, value proposition development, HTA landscape assessments and monitoring, and inputs into development programs from an HTA perspective. Further, the candidate will collaborate closely with HEOR colleagues and provide oversight and active input into literature reviews, value dossiers, publications, field-based tools, real-world evidence (RWE) generated by means of prospective or retrospective observational studies on epidemiology, burden of illness, or healthcare resource utilisation, and drug utilisation reviews. The candidate may also oversee and lead a team of researchers. This position will work with senior management to implement strategic and tactical goals that are designed to grow the overall business.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides leadership on projects for multiple clients and/or therapeutic areas
  • Responsible for strategic management of client relationships
  • Actively contributes to the design and implementation of health economic models including cost-effectiveness models, decision models, and Markov models
  • Researches, monitors, and reviews the global HTA landscape to support specific questions of interest
  • Leads the development of proposals, including contracting and budget development, as well as client presentations that clearly convey the excellence of Cencora’s services
  • Ensures timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of all services
  • Actively contributes to HTA-related communication initiatives (value dossiers, HTA consultations and submissions, literature reviews, economic models)
  • Actively contributes to the design and implementation of global HEOR studies - from study concept stage to final report, including economic modelling, epidemiologic assessments, drug utilisation reviews, prospective or retrospective observational studies, burden of illness or healthcare resource utilisation studies, using varied designs and data sources
  • Develops and / or reviews study reports and scientific publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts)
  • Supports goals for business unit / service line growth with inputs into innovative business expansion and / or new services
  • Contributes to the recruitment, training, and mentoring of junior staff
  • Demonstrates commitment to the organisation and inspires / mentors fellow employees
  • Maintains chargeability requirements

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What your background should look like

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

A postgraduate degree (eg, MSc, PhD, DrPH, PharmD) in a relevant scientific discipline preferred, such as in Health Economics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Health Services Research and/or a healthcare-related discipline.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate evidence of concrete experience in global HEOR and market access in an HTA environment.

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • In depth knowledge of HEOR and reimbursement (global and/or country specific HTA), with a demonstrated, higher level of specialisation in outcomes research, health economics and/or health sciences
  • Strong knowledge of health economic modeling methodology (budget impact and cost-effectiveness models, decision models, Markov models, probabilistic sensitivity analysis, microsimulation), higher level of specialisation developing economic models for publication, HTA submission, and field deployment
  • Broad technical capabilities with variety of economic modeling software including Excel
  • Strong HEOR research skills to support economic modeling projects (literature review, epidemiology, data analysis and synthesis, indirect treatment comparisons, parameter distributions, etc)
  • Knowledge of economic modeling guidelines (ISPOR, AMCP) and HTA submissions (eg, NICE, ZIN, AIFA)
  • Ability to contribute to other Cencora service lines and business units, as needed
  • Demonstrated success as a team player within a consulting environment or within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Autonomous, structured, and well organized with excellent work ethic in a remote and virtual environment
  • Strong analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate complex material in slide deck presentations, technical reports, publications, and discussions in a concise and efficient manner in English (additional language(s) are valued)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to develop sound, long-term client relationships and provide compelling communications to internal and external stakeholders, including pharmaceutical companies and healthcare industry, medical, market access and HEOR thought leaders, and academic institutions
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and produce high quality deliverables in a fast- paced dynamic environment while working on multiple projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

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What Cencora offers

All team members globally are provided with basic life insurance, personal accident insurance, business travel accident insurance, and EAP resources at no cost. Additional country-specific benefits such as healthcare, sick leave, death and disability, retirement, as well as perks and allowances may be provided. Details of programs vary by location.

Schedule

Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: Xcenda, LLC

Equal Employment Opportunity

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The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

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