Health Economics/Outcomes Research, Pharmacoeconomics/Health Economics, Pricing & Reimbursement
Start date: From June 2017 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada (the role is office-based, and candidates are expected to relocate to Las Vegas or the surrounding area)
Are you interested in finding a long-term home within an independent, dynamic, academically-oriented, global consultancy environment?
If so, BresMed is offering an exciting opportunity to join our talented team, as we expand our successful health economics business to the US.
We are looking for a technical, hands-on health economist to develop a small team of junior health economists to provide services for both global and local clients. You will have full client-facing responsibilities, which will include but not be limited to:
Line management, training and mentoring of junior health economists (2–6 people)
Taking the lead role on economic modelling projects, and a technical expert role within multi-disciplinary projects
Providing strategic and technical expertise, both to clients and internally
Designing and developing transparent and user-friendly economic models throughout the product life cycle, pre- and post-launch, for local and global use
Perform thorough technical (quality control) and strategic review of internally and externally developed economic models
Working in partnership with clients to assess, demonstrate and communicate product value
Developing the economic sections of health technology assessment (HTA) reimbursement dossiers and commissioning dossiers for a variety of global payers, including health care providers/insurers, NICE, CADTH, AMCP, etc.
Leading evidence gathering to inform value demonstration:
Inputting into the design of economic systematic literature reviews (SLRs) to be conducted by our dedicated SLR team located within our India office, and application of the learnings into model development
Specification of analyses of clinical trial data (e.g. survival analysis, quality of life analysis, indirect treatment comparison)
Performing expert elicitation exercises to inform model parameterization and to validate model inputs and outputs
Developing 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
Providing input into proposal writing and the development of new business opportunities and services
Developing abstracts and posters for clinical, academic and industry conferences, and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
Formal and informal training of clients and BresMed staff in HTA and modeling topics
Dependent upon your experience additional responsibilities may include:
Longer term development of increased capacity and skills within US-focused modeling
New methods development and application
Statistical analysis of clinical trial or observational data
Providing economic input to evidence generation activities (clinical trial development and analysis plans / registry searching)
Acting as an independent expert on advisory boards
Presenting at conferences
We are currently seeking experienced health economics professionals with the enthusiasm, vision and flexibility required to play a key role as part of our Health Economics Analysis team. You will need to have:
At least three years’ experience in the hands-on design and construction of economic models from within a consultancy, the pharmaceutical industry or a relevant academic-consulting environment
Experience providing training to more junior staff members either on a project-by-project basis or via formal line management
Designed and built at least five cost-effectiveness models designed for use in HTA submission from scratch
Experience of Excel® and VBA – this is our primary modelling platform
Experience of quality control, strategic and technical review / critique of economic models
Excellent English oral and written communication skills and comfort liaising with technical and non-technical clients, both internally and externally
Proven ability to explain complex calculations and ideas, both verbally and in writing
Proven ability to manage projects within timelines, budget and scope
You will have a distinct advantage if you have:
Line management experience
Experience developing global models
Experience developing HTA and reimbursement submissions (particularly for NICE and the SMC)
Experience of programming individual-patient simulations or discrete-event simulations (preferably in R or VBA)
Experience of analysis of clinical trial data for use within health economic models, e.g. survival analysis, quality of life analysis, and combinations of RCT and non-RCT data
Peer-reviewed publications and experience giving conference presentations
Compensation and benefits package:
BresMed believes in equality across our international companies and is, therefore, pleased to offer the following:
Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
33.5 days paid leave inclusive of public holidays
A health and wellbeing program
How to apply:
To apply for this role, please send a resume, cover letter and confirmation that you possess US work authorization to firstname.lastname@example.org (please include the job reference DLUS0517-1 in the subject line of your email). BresMed is attending the 22nd Annual International Meeting of ISPOR in Boston (20–24 May 2017); if you would like to meet with a member of the management team for an informal chat during the conference, please email email@example.com.
BresMed is committed to fostering a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.
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BresMed works with pharmaceutical and medical technology companies, helping them to demonstrate the clinical and economic value of their products to governments and healthcare providers. This is mainly achieved through the development of health economic models, which utilize cutting edge economic and statistical methodology.BresMed is one of the largest privately-owned health economic and outcomes... research (HEOR) consultancies in the world. The office dynamic is intellectually stimulating, fun and focused on results. With our head office in Sheffield (UK), we employ over 100 people in the UK, Denmark, India, Ireland, the Netherlands and the US. We identify ourselves as having a vibrant culture where everyone matters. Many of our employees join us as graduates, and we believe in developing our staff and exposing them to responsibility from an early stage in their careers, enabling rapid progression within a supportive environment.