Principal Consultant Health Economics Modelling (multiple locations)

09 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

We are looking to fill this role in the UK; however, we will consider other European locations based on the candidates' experience and qualifications.

Role context:

The Parexel HEOR modelling team is a dedicated Parexel Regulatory & Access Consulting unit with ~25 staff based in the UK, US, Sweden and India, whose purpose is to provide health economics consultancy services to international pharmaceutical and medical devices companies.
The unit focuses on the development of Health Technology Assessment compliant cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses of drugs and devices. Wider forms of modelling such as early economic models, payer value tools, and country adaptations also form part of the team's work. The unit also specializes in advanced statistical techniques including survival analysis. Projects may variously employ mathematical, statistical, economic and operational research techniques applied to the evaluation of drugs and devices in a wide range of health conditions. The unit works closely with the other parts of Parexel Regulatory & Access Consulting including Advanced Analytics, Evidence Review, and Pricing & Market Access which focus on systematic literature reviews, value communications, and HTA dossier development. Principal Consultant Modelling has a leadership role in the organization.

Key accountabilities:

As a senior leader a Principal Consultant has responsibility for building and maintaining relationships with clients, for providing technical leadership and training to junior staff, generating and advocating thought leadership pieces, and for leading the delivery of projects on time and to a high quality. In addition, the Principal Consultant has an important role in writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients.

Duties will include:
  • Business development: Generating new business through active client engagement, relationship management and through writing and presenting proposals to clients. Driving client meetings along with business development team to present the skills and experience of the HEOR modelling team
  • Project leadership: Managing a team of analysts to ensure timely delivery of projects to a high standard, managing client communications, and ensuring projects are delivered on budget
  • Technical leadership: Providing technical leadership and training to more junior staff within the modelling team, and ensuring own skills are up to date. Driving innovation and thought leadership form important aspects of the Principal role
  • Management support: Provide support to the HEOR sr. leadership in managing aspects of Modelling business performance, as required
  • Qualifications

    A successful candidate should possess:
  • Master's degree or equivalent in a quantitative discipline such as economics, mathematics, statistics, programming or related subject
  • Evidence of a high level of proficiency in cost-effectiveness and budget impact modelling for pharmaceuticals or medical devices
  • Evidence of a high level of proficiency in project management and business development
  • Substantial hands-on experience in health economics and outcomes research activities gained in consultancy or pharma/biotech. Must be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the design and implementation of cost-effectiveness and budget impact models
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Appetite and skills for leading and developing people
  • Good communication skills both orally and in writing
  • High degree of enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Good level of competency in Excel and related software (e.g. VBA, R)
  • Why Work at Parexel

    There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

    That's Parexel. We're a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

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