Health Economics Manager

Job description

Site Name: Belgium-Wavre
Posted Date: Aug 20 2019

As an important member of the Herpes Zoster HE team, you will be expected to handle Zoster Health Economics models from development, adaptation point of view to ensure successful market access, closely working with the Zoster team members, LOCs, regions, and also across functions. You will lead the Zoster HE workstream from model development and model adaptation point of view, take initiative autonomously in evidence generation activities and contribute to the strategy of the asset with Health Economics value proposition and messages. We will help you achieve your career aspirations with professional development opportunities on your career path.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the core HE (Health Economic) evidences for Zoster vaccine program:
    • Lead data collection and literature reviews (including critical assessment)
    • Develop, use and populate new and existing HE models.
    • Lead health economic studies (cost-of-illness studies, utility assessment, database analysis, patients chart review, Delphi panel, …)
    • Write and coordinate internal review the HE evidences deliverables (Exploratory & preclinical economic value assessment, HE plan, value pack, HE part of access dossier)

  • Present the health economic evaluations to various internal and external stakeholders including:
    • Medical affairs and/or pricing, epidemiology, commercial, governmental affairs, LOCs, regions
    • HTA agencies, experts in vaccination, congresses audiences, scientific journals audience

  • Review and execute country-specific adaptations of HE evaluations to meet the country specific needs which will demonstrate the value of the vaccine, obtain recommendations, reimbursement…
  • Build regional Health Outcomes team’s capabilities on Zoster to coordinate the best HE Evidence solutions to LOCs, from need assessment to input data collection and above country studies on strategically relevant fields
  • Drive HE rationale behind the Value Proposition
  • Contribute to lifecycle management as part of the brand’s Scientific Evidence and Access Stream.
  • Identification of annual budget needs and effective budget management for disease area.
  • Support the development of HE scientific publications (congress abstracts and papers)

Why you?

  • Masters or PhD) in relevant discipline (more than one of the following: health economics, epidemiology, health services research, biostatistics, engineering, public health or medicine).
  • At least 3 year experience in a health economist function (consulting, pharmaceutical industry, academics)
  • Excellent writing skills as well as the ability to communicate complex material in presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner

  • Excellent writing skills as well as the ability to communicate complex material in presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner
  • Experience in model adaptations and communication with vendors and/or LOCs
  • Flexible thinking and team player.
  • Apply critical analysis skills to data interpretation and communication
  • Good to excellent in computer skills: excel, word, powerpoint; experience in at least one of the modelling softwares and agility to further learn as necessary (for exampleTreeAge, matlab, R, @Risk, Visual Basic)
  • Authored publication
  • Experience in infectious diseases and/or vaccine HE is considered as an asset
  • Languages beyond English are an asset

Why GSK?

GSK – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer .

The Value Evidence group contributes to the identification of the value evidence requirements of vaccine programs and assets from discovery to LCM. Members have a deep understanding of patient, payer, policymaker and provider needs to translate into evidence generation plans. Within the value evidence group, the HE team supports the right positioning of the product when introduced into the market seen from a HE perspective.

At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.

If you have a disability and require assistance during the course of the selection process, you will have the opportunity to let us know what specific assistance you require in order to make suitable arrangements.

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If you have a disability and require assistance during the course of the selection process, you will have the opportunity to let us know what specific assistance you require in order to make suitable arrangements.

Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

    

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