Lead Health Economist

Basic qualifications:

Tertiary qualification in health sciences and/or economics

Preferred qualifications:

Tertiary qualification in health sciences and/or economics


We are looking for a Lead Health Economist to develop and project manage the preparation of strategically sound submissions as well as providing critical mentoring and training support to the broader health economics team. In this newly created role you will make an active contribution in developing our health economics strategy as well as providing vital input on innovation and continuous improvement opportunities.

This role is a senior role within the Reimbursement and Pricing team that will see you providing critical leadership, coaching and training support for the team to build capability and enable the team to deliver quality reimbursement outcomes for the ANZ business.

Reporting and supporting the Head of Reimbursement and Pricing your responsibilities will be broad and will include:

  • Taking a lead role in the development and implementation of innovative and robust reimbursement and pricing strategies
  • Responsibility for analysing and assessing quality processes including the control of materials to ensure that they meet GSK local and global quality and governance requirements.
  • Providing quality health outcomes input into clinical trial development programs and global health outcomes projects.
  • Assisting with the development of internal processes and procedures and identifying continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Supporting the Head of Reimbursement and Pricing by providing coaching and training support for the Health Outcomes Specialist team to impart your knowledge of best practice methodology and processes and to build technical and functional capability.
  • Supporting the team with the preparation of quality and timely PBAC submissions.
  • Managing external contractors and Consultants when required.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Significant experience and expertise in a health economics role with extensive knowledge of PBAC listing/submission processes and health economics methodology.
  • Strong influencing, coaching and leadership abilities ideally with experience delivering training and providing mentoring support.
  • Demonstrated medical writing, data modelling, project management and analytical skills.
  • A degree and ideally a post graduate qualification in health sciences and/or economics.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Australian reimbursement and pricing system and experience with statistical/modelling software.

Applications close: Wednesday 21st June 2017

Contact information:

You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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