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Principal Health Economist

Cardiff, UK.

We are seeking an experienced Principal Health Economist to join our health economics modelling team, a team of over 20 and growing. The principal will report to the Director of Health Economics and will be a strategic lead and technical subject matter expert in disease transmission modelling, this is a key leadership role in the delivery and management of a diverse portfolio of technical projects, identifying challenges and crafting solutions in partnership with our clients. The role of a principal will provide expert technical advice, lead a team of senior health economists, and support the mentorship and development of health economists and associates.

At HEOR, you’ll get to work with talented and curious people who solve the most complex decision problems for our clients. You’ll join an environment that is set up to enable you and your team to be your best every day, supporting our clients in their goal to help patients to get timely access to new medicines and treatments that help them to live longer and healthier lives.

Continuous improvement and learning is a core part of our organisational culture and we are interested in speaking with experienced technical modellers who will thrive within this environment. This could be an opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step in their health economics career, or for someone with a highly quantitative background who has a keen interest in applying their knowledge and skills to the healthcare setting.

Our experience spans pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, devices, and healthcare service delivery across a wide variety of disease areas. To find out more about our health economic modelling visit:


The successful candidate will be seen as a subject matter expert in economic modelling and will be expected to lead on quantitative projects, strategically advising on conceptualisation of models, implementation and reporting. They will also play a pivotal role in developing and mentoring our HE team.

Required skills and experience include:

  • Demonstrated expertise in conceptualising, developing, and delivering a range of mathematical and/or health economic models in Excel, VBA and other software packages
  • Experience in R and/or C++ is particularly desirable, but not essential
  • Strong statistical / quantitative analysis skills
  • Relevant working experience in healthcare, biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in leading multi-functional teams on complex projects, including serving as key contact for clients
  • Excellent organizational skills including strong oral and written English communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience in disease transmission modelling


Competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A ‘learning’ culture focused on personal development and supported by study bursaries
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Private health insurance with AXA Health
  • Range of high street, supermarket, restaurant, gym membership, holiday and entertainment discounts via Sodexho
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employees are given an additional day of leave for: their wedding and moving house
  • Annual leave purchase scheme of up to 10 additional days’ leave per year

We offer remote working and hybrid working with offices located in Bicester, Oxfordshire and Cardiff, Wales.

If you would like to request any reasonable adjustment, for any part of the recruitment process (including application), please let us know by emailing us.

This job is posted by HEOR Ltd.


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