Associate Principal, Health Economic Modeling

IQVIA Holdings Inc.

Various Locations

IQVIA is a leading independent provider of outcomes research, economic modeling, Real-World Evidence (RWE), and market access and value communications solutions leveraging IQVIA and other non-IQVIA proprietary data assets.

  • Largest multi-disciplinary team of experts, based in 20 countries worldwide
  • Credible scientific voice and deep therapy area knowledge, captured in over 3000 publications
  • Market leadership in developing and adapting robust economic models
  • Most advanced capabilities in real-world evidence management and analysis
  • Proven expertise in generating and communicating real-world evidence to advance stakeholder engagement at all levels

Position Description

The HEOR practice is looking for a talented Associate Principal to help manage, develop, design, and deliver health economic modeling projects.  Associate Principals work with delivery staff (Analysts, Consultants, Senior Consultants) and Principals on each project.  Occasional travel may be required.  Responsibilities include:   

  • Oversee the design of modeling studies to quantify clinical and/or economic impacts of healthcare technologies or interventions
  • Develop compelling proposals for new projects in collaboration with Principals
  • Manage, review and contribute to the development of project deliverables, including models, reports, abstracts, manuscripts, and slide decks, as appropriate
  • Serve as the primary client point of contact to facilitate meetings, agendas, presentations and administrative items
  • Provide coaching and direction to junior HEOR professionals assigned to engagement(s), especially regarding decision modeling and excel modeling technical expertise

Associate Principals work across clients, therapy areas and projects, ensuring a cohesive professional environment and a deep and thorough understanding at all levels of the broad discipline of HEOR.  In addition, Associate Principals will experience the following:

  • Flexible and diverse work environment with a multidisciplinary team of researchers/consultants with backgrounds in medicine, pharmacy, health economics, health policy, health services research, outcomes research, pricing and market access
  • Opportunity to engage in Center of Excellence to promote global best practices, collaboration and thought leadership in core offerings
  • Formal and informal training opportunities in leading client engagements, statistical analyses, economic modeling, and scientific communications
  • A dedicated development coach and mentor to advise on career goals and personal objectives


The ideal candidate MUST have:

  • Knowledge of health economic modeling techniques, including decision analysis
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in team environment
  • Academic or work experience in a related area such as economics, health economics, statistics, engineering, or science
  • Strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage personal responsibilities on multiple priorities and/or projects at once
  • Significant experience in project management with leadership responsibilities
    • Ability to develop project plans with timelines and deliverables and lead project to successful completion, on-time and on-budget, from start to finish with limited guidance.

Ability to manage multiple projects of varying complexity, including juggling priorities

The successful candidate should also have:

  • Graduate degree in relevant scientific or technical field (e.g., Medical Doctor, Pharmacy, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Health Policy)
  • At least 6 years of experience in applied research or consulting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to write and publish for medical or scientific audiences
  • Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including Visual Basic)
  • Command of Microsoft Office, TreeAge, statistical software (e.g. SAS or STATA)



At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at [email protected] to arrange for such an accommodation.

2020-10-17 00:00:00

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