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  • Location: Tadworth, KT20 7NS
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Business Support, Clinical Operations
  • Contact: Aaron Stone
  • Contact Email: aaron.stone@nextphaserecruitment.com
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Duration: 6.0 MONTH
  • Start Date: 2021-02-01
  • Job Ref: V-46623

Are you looking for your nextcontract? If so, a fantastic opportunity has just become available to work for a globally established Pharmaceutical company.

An experienced HTA (Health Technology Assessment) Associate Director is required on an initial 6-month contract (likelihood of extension). Paying a competitive rate and offering the chance to work most of the role remotely, this will be a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to make the difference for a global Pharmaceutical company.

Responsibilities:
Strategic Partnership

  • Based on the changing reimbursement environment provide guidance on the implementation of health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) evidence generation strategies to support the value proposition of an asset

  • Work in collaboration with the market access and HTA operations teams to ensure the HEOR activities are aligned with the end-to-end market access strategy

  • Be an ambassador for H&V as an HTA expert internally (x-functionally at a local and global level)


Technical Expertise

  • Be responsible for managing an assets HTA submission strategy (NICE, SMC, AWMSG) from start to finish.

  • Provide strategic and/or technical input into outcome study designs, RWE collection, economic models; evidence synthesis projects as well as pricing and HTA readiness activities.

  • Partner with the HTA senior economist to develop an asset evaluation, robust value propositions and negotiation packages for payers and other external parties, to demonstrate the holistic value of their medicines & vaccines.


Quality assurance of HTA Projects

  • Provide clarity to the HTA team lead/senior economist where the biggest areas of uncertainty for an assets HTA submission is and how to address to achieve reimbursement.

  • Conduct regular review points during, and after, the HTA submission (or touch points with NICE/NHSE) to ensure any learnings are embed within the HTA team.


Required skillset
Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in all aspects of HTA submissions to NICE & SMC

  • Experience of designing, building and adapting health economics models.

  • Significant experience of conducting evidence generation (SLRs, NMAs, ITCs)

  • Thorough understanding of the UK healthcare system


Skills

  • Strong research skills, with ability to build, adapt and critique health economic models and source data inputs.

  • Existence of, or ability to develop, internal and external networks.

  • Demonstrated time management skills, including the ability to manage own time and others time to meet deadlines and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.


Qualification(s) required:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Health Economics or Outcomes Research