Principal Consultant, Health Economics Modelling (EU/UK locations)
Parexel International Corporation
United Kingdom - Any Region - Home Based
Tremendous opportunity to bring your expertise to Parexel's HEOR Modeling Team as a Principal Consultant!
The role can be filled in multiple European locations based on the candidates’ experience and qualifications.
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.
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 QualificationsIdeal candidate will possess: Master’s degree or equivalent in either life science or a quantitative discipline, such as health economics, economics, mathematics, or statistics. Training and extensive experience in health economics including the conceptualization and development of cost-effectiveness and budget impact models (7+ years, ideally with experience working a consultancy environment) Experience of managing modelling projects and leading/coaching a project team Experience of business development (proposal writing, bid defense meetings) Experience of working on HTA submissions is an advantage Experience of programming and software such as VBA, SAS, R is an advantage In-depth understanding of the pharmaceutical market A strong track-record of timely and high-quality project delivery, with demonstrable experience in producing client-ready deliverables that clearly show an understanding of client requirements A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing High degree of enthusiasm and self-motivation