Economic Modelling Scientist

Basic qualifications:

  • Master's degree or higher in: Health economics, economic evaluation, economics, economic modelling
  • Experience of independently led hands-on development of economic models within a consultancy environment, academia or pharmaceutical company.
  • Experience drafting technical reports for complex economic models with clear written English and attention to detail, including complete referencing using suitable referecing software or tools.
  • Experience contributing to the economic section of an HTA submission including an economic model in more than two markets
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple completing priorities
  • Significant experience working within all MS office applications with a particular emphasis on Excel
  • Experience working on a publication detailing cost-effectiveness modelling research.
  • Experience working in multiple markets, with an understanding of differing requirements by country for HTA and modelling needs.

Preferred qualifications:

As above


Apply specialized technical expertise in economic modelling to support a medicine and/or disease area regarding the development of HTA reimbursement strategy, core economic models (cost-effectiveness and budget-impact) and robust methods for generating appropriate model data inputs meeting the requirements of HTA agencies globally in clinical trials or real-word studies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the technical aspects of developing core economic models for medicines preparing for launch/HTA reimbursement applications, in cooperation with the VEL and vendors.
  • Develop early economic models for pipeline products to be shared with product development teams to inform clinical development plans including Phase III trial design and real-world studies.
  • Quality-assure economic modelling deliverables of external vendors, ensuring transparency and adherence to best-practice by recognized industry standards.
  • Serve as a member of the Economic Modelling Protocol Review Committee to peer review modelling protocols submitted by global teams as well as LOCs seeking to undertake their own analyses.
  • Serve as an in-house resource for product teams for economic modelling and HTA issues.
  • Develop standardized tools and templates to streamline the economic modelling development process and ensure minimum quality standards are met consistently.
  • Prepare relevant sections of documentation and communication for scientific advice meetings; participate and represent organization at such meetings in collaboration with VEL.
  • Prepare abstracts and manuscripts as part of a defined Data Dissemination Plan for assets and to showcase any research developed over the course of supporting an asset or as independent methods research.
  • Participate in external engagement to stay abreast of best practices in economic modelling and create network of experts with whom to share innovations in methods.

If requiring an adjustment for a disability, once selected for Interview you may contact [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 24th May 2017

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above.

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