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Health Economics Consultant - Europe

Have you considered becoming a Health Economic consultant at the world's number one pharmaceutical services company?An American biotech company has recently received European marketing authorization for an innovative medicine for the treatment of patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis. Before initiating the launch of their product in the European countries they need advise how to optimally price their drug and a strategy how to seek funding from health insurers for this treatment.The positionIt could be your job to advise this client. You will need to develop a core health economic model, and present this model to our client and discuss how the results of this model could assist them in the acceptance of their product by healthcare decision makers in the different countries. You oversee its adaptation to reflect each local health care setting, and liaise with national key opinion leaders and health economists to get their support to seek funding from health insurers for this treatment.As health economic consultant you will be working in a dynamic international team that is expanding due to unprecedented growth of the business. This position will keep you challenged and allow you to develop your skills and grow your expertise in the field of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.Your profile:Postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) in Health Economics or equivalent.Experience with cost-effectiveness modeling methods, including programming such modelsFamiliar with literature research and systematic reviews.Strong computer skills, including spreadsheet programming (e.g. Visual Basic), decision-analytical modeling, database mining and Microsoft Office applicationsGood English verbal and written communication skillsWhat will Quintiles offer?We spend much attention on the development of our employees, including specific trainings and external courses and we continuously work on optimizing our modern and competitive labour package.Quintiles TransnationalQuintiles Consulting is a division of Quintiles Transnational Corporation, the global pioneer in pharmaceutical services, helping customers to deliver new drugs and cures for the world’s most challenging diseases. You can be among the more than 24,000 employees around the world in 60 countries who helped develop or commercialize all of 2010’s top 50 best-selling products or compounds.QualificationsSound knowledge of survey methodology, statistical analysis and reporting, decision analysis techniques, database analysis methods and technical writing.Good influencing and negotiation skillsGood interpersonal and organizational skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong computer skills, including Statistical programs (e.g. SAS), spreadsheet programming (e.g. Visual Basic), decision, analytical modeling, database mining and Microsoft Office applicationsAbility to lead, guide and motivate staff to achieve desired resultsAbility to work within a matrix team environmentAbility to handle multiple internal clients competing for attention, services and resourcesAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients