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Vice President Technical, Health Economic Modelling

Company: PAREXEL
Location: London, England,United Kingdom
Reference: 38987BR
Closing Date: 20 Apr 18
Type: Not Specified
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Job Context:The PAREXEL Access Consulting health economic modelling team has a long history in developing fit for purpose economic models to specifications of HTA bodies in UK and elsewhere in Europe and the world, adapting the model output and structure as necessary outside of pure HTA submissions. ...


Job Context:

The PAREXEL Access Consulting health economic modelling team has a long history in developing fit for purpose economic models to specifications of HTA bodies in UK and elsewhere in Europe and the world, adapting the model output and structure as necessary outside of pure HTA submissions. PAREXEL needs to continually demonstrate that they are on the cutting edge of HTA assessments and requirements and to that end we need internal experts who have and will continue to grow their external technical knowledge in this field in order to advise our delivery teams as we develop new business as well as deliver on our commitments to our clients.
The Health Economics Modelling Unit (HEMU) is a Business Unit within PAREXEL Access Consulting. HEMU is a dedicated unit with 30 staff based in the UK, US and Sweden, whose purpose is to provide health economics consultancy services to international pharmaceutical and medical devices companies. HEMU aims to be the go-to agency for imaginative and HTA-compliant modelling that is tightly aligned with scientific evidence and value positioning, efficiently produced, and presented in a clear and compelling manner relevant to its audience.
The modeling that the unit will conduct will include cost-effectiveness and budget impact analysis of drugs and devices. It will also include wider forms of modelling, potentially in conjunction with the Evidence Review and Pricing & Market Access business units within PAREXEL Access Consulting. Projects may variously employ mathematical, statistical, economic, and operational research modeling techniques applied to the evaluation of drugs and devices in a wide range of health conditions.

Job Description:

  • The Technical Vice President for Health Economics must be an internationally recognized professional in the field of health economic modelling both technically and professionally, with fully proven rainmaking skills and relationships at the most senior levels within client and preferably at least one academic organization(s).
  • The Technical VP is expected to participate in external thought leadership initiatives (for example on ISPOR panels, publications/whitepapers with academic institutions or regulatory bodies, especially in areas that evaluate or advance the science in health economic modelling)
  • The Technical VP - Health Economics must have a thorough understanding of the organization’s consulting models as it pertains to the development of economic models, as well as, extensive knowledge of what services PAREXEL Market Access Consulting as a whole provides.
  • The Technical VP will need to understand the modelling teams capabilities and capacity and be able to discuss easily as opportunities present both internally and externally.
  • The Technical VP provides a full range of consulting services and works within their personal area of expertise particularly advise internal teams as well as external clients.
  • The Technical VP will be an internal technical resource advising on types of model structures, data analytics to be used, outputs of interest to the client and external authorities including the pros and cons of going in recommended directions; they will also be available to our clients to help answer questions and guide decision making (if needed) to ensure that the client will be able to obtain the desired outcome from the modelling project or understand what risks may be at play in utilizing agreed strategies.
  • The Technical VP provides mentoring and guidance to other PAREXEL Market Access Consulting employees particularly the modeling and biostatistics team and leads knowledge-centered activities within PAREXEL Market Access Consulting regarding economic modelling including best ways to extrapolate endpoints/survival, model structures and methods.
  • The Technical VP participates in the development of new service offerings, consulting models and methodologies.

  • Minimum of an advanced degree in a scientific or technical discipline PhD preferred, or equivalent experience.
Language Skills:
  • Fluent vocal and written English.

Minimum Work Experience:
  • 10 or more years’ experience with expert level industry and health economic and market access knowledge; experience with a market access agency or academic institution that provides services to industry is required.

Your reward:

The role offers a competitive salary, scorecard bonus and generous benefits package, as well as excellent opportunities for training and career progression.

Job location:

The role can be office based in Central London or Stockholm or home based in the UK or Sweden.

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Contact Information:

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101-105 Oxford Road
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
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