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.
The unit focuses on the development of Health Technology Assessment compliant cost-effectiveness and budget impact analyses of drugs and devices. It will also include wider forms of modelling such as early economic models, payer value tools, and country adaptations. Projects may variously employ mathematical, statistical, economic and operational research modelling 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 Access Consulting including Evidence Review, and Pricing & Market Access which focus on systematic literature reviews, value communications, and HTA dossier development.
As an Associate, a successful candidate will possess:
• Initial experience of designing and building health economics models from model concept (cost-effectiveness or budget impact models)
• Experience in the adaptation of cost-effectiveness or budget impact models
• Research skills with specific focus on the sourcing of data inputs for economic models
• Strong time management skills and can effectively work on 2-3 projects at a time
• BSc degree in life sciences
• Fluent English, another European language will be an asset
• Postgraduate qualification (PhD/PharmD/MSc) in health economics, medical statistics, epidemiology, mathematical modelling or related subjects
• Therapeutic experience in oncology, cardiovascular, and autoimmune disease
• A high degree of written accuracy and attention to detail
• Communication skills, especially in relaying technical information
• Self-motivation, ambition and flexibility
• Strong computing skills: MS Office and software related to health economic modelling (e.g. Stata, R, WinBUGS, VBA, SAS)
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