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Health Economist (Associate / Senior)

  • Mar 5, 2021


Senior Health Economist (other opportunities associate to senior health economist level available)

DRG Abacus a Part of Clarivate are actively recruiting experienced Health Economists from Associate to Senior level, to join a growing Health Economics centre of excellence. This is an opportunity to play a key role in producing, developing and delivering a range of economic models which communicates the costs and benefits of healthcare interventions in the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and medical device areas. DRG Abacus offers a diverse workload working on variable projects with colleagues around the globe and the opportunity to work within a fast paced, collaborative and supportive team.

If you are interested in working for a leading consultancy where you can apply your technical expertise, develop and maintain client relationships alongside influencing the business and continuing the development of your career, DRG Abacus are interested to hear from you.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide strategic Health Economics expertise and input into projects
  • To provide thought leadership within the Health Economics space
  • Support and manage internal initiatives and help drive growth of the Health Economics team
  • To devise and develop robust and compelling economic models in Excel
  • Provide QC support to the Health Economics and wider team
  • To provide health economic input and support development of payer communication tools
  • To support development of health technology and assessment (HTA) dossiers, abstracts, posters and publications
  • To liaise with clients providing expertise and explaining methods and approaches
  • To conduct statistical analyses where required
  • To mentor, develop and coach less senior members of staff within our Health Economics department


Qualifications and attributes required

  • 2:1 or above Bachelor’s degree in life sciences, mathematics or related/relevant discipline
  • Relevant post-graduate qualification e.g. MSc / PhD Health Economics preferred but could be replaced by significant level of consultancy experience
  • Experience in a modelling role within a consulting agency or academic institution
  • Knowledge and practical application of all relevant methods of economic evaluation
  • Experience of developing models to support economic strategies
  • High level of competency in Excel and modelling skills are essential
  • Competency in conducting statistical analyses in R, Stata or other relevant software/platforms would be an advantage
  • First class communication skills with the ability to engage with clients in issues relating to projects in area of responsibility
  • Time management skills, including the ability to manage own time to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, ambitious, and flexible with an ability to cope under pressure / with competing demands
  • A good understanding of the pharmaceutical industry would be an advantage


Competitive remuneration and benefits available. This role can be remote working within the UK.

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