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Health Economics Principal Salary: Negotiable

Ref: SB-HEECO-270120

Location: London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Stockholm

Type: Permanent

MSc / PhD in Health Economics or other closely related scientific field required.

One of the largest, most established, highly successful and industry leading global healthcare organisations are currently seeking a Health Economics Principal. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this highly diverse group made up of very accomplished professionals at the top of their respective fields supported by a highly enthusiastic and rapidly developing team who promote a culture of creativity, independent thinking and teamwork who strive for scientific excellence in Health Economics & Market Access.


The successful professional will be a driven, dynamic and ambitious professional who is passionate harnessing he power of healthcare data and generating high quality evidence through robust scientific research to define, demonstrate and communicate value to bring imperative new technologies into clinical practice.


This opportunity will see you work with a truly global presence as part of one of the largest teams within this sector based across 18 countries world-wide across HEOR, Market Access, Epidemiology & Real World Evidence along with multiple other departments and teams.


As the Health Economics Principal, you will work alongside two other highly established senior leaders within this group, leading teams and high-profile projects across the EMEA regions. The primary functions of this role will be to take an active role in Business development & securing new projects for your delivery team & to lead the delivery team ensuring all projects are completed to agreed time frames to the highest standard & quality on behalf of some of the most high-profile clients in the industry.


You will be rewarded with endless opportunities for professional growth and development reflected in our clients commitment to individual responsibility and professional development. They have a fantastic open working environment that encourages peer-learning and knowledge sharing to further enhance the skills and expertise of team members whilst working on some of the most high profile projects across the Health Economics sector working in partnership with some of the top global companies.


To top it off, a highly competitive salary and package is on offer with this fantastic client who also place importance on providing a working environment with a good work life balance, flexibility in working hours and location (for home based working where required and within reason).


Overview of responsibilities:

  • Assessing RFPs and business opportunities and contributing to the development of proposals to secure global projects.
  • Manage, lead and deliver complex HEOR / HTA focused projects such as Health Economic modelling, literature reviews / Meta-Analysis, HTA reviews & predictive HTA analyses, HTA dossiers, briefing books for HTA early scientific advice, indirect treatment comparisons and more.
  • Ensure that projects are always completed to agreed deadlines and to the highest standards. This will also include financial management of projects, resource allocation & management but also financial responsibility for part of the overall global H.E team.
  • Act as primary point of contact on projects and provide consultation regarding client issues and make recommendations for appropriate solutions.
  • Serve as liaison between client and HTA bodies where required.
  • Line management of teams of 8-15 Health Economists and provide continuous mentoring, training and development opportunities for the wider Health Economics group within areas of expertise.
  • Take an active role in bringing new talent into the Health Economics group through taking part in interview proceedings and providing feedback back on candidate potential / suitability to other senior members of the group and supporting in final decisions.
  • Take a pro-active lead on thought leadership, introducing new methods and protocols into the business where required and lead a number of H.E & Real world business initiatives.
  • Publicly represent the client by active participation in conferences & seminars and through active report & publication development.


Essential qualifications and requirements:

  • MSc / PhD in Health Economics or other closely related scientific field.
  • This role requires demonstrable in-depth knowledge of Health Technology Assessment / Health Economic modelling and evidence generation strategy along with excellent personal technical expertise / knowledge within a Health Economics function, I.E, Modelling, Evidence synthesis & review, systematic literature reviews, meta-analysis, value communication, HTA dossier development.
  • 5+ years’ experience within HEOR / HTA in a commercial / sponsor / consulting environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to effectively lead, manage, motivate and develop teams of technical Health Economics experts, providing line management, mentoring, training and development whilst working at management level with responsibilities for driving the overall business unit & function.
  • A good track record of securing new business through pro-active business development, responding to RFP’s whilst leveraging and developing what should be an already established but expanding network within the Pharmaceutical industry, HTA bodies and Academia.


Salary: Negotiable

Stefan Beck

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