Human Data Science Consulting Company (HDS) is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. We are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.
HDS partners with clients to design and deliver solutions to help them tackle a broad range of business challenges. Our teams work on multiple projects simultaneously, leveraging advanced data analytics and problem-solving techniques. Our recommendations and solutions are based on rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership.
Health economist/ epidemiologist
We are seeking a health economist/ epidemiologist with experience in HTA to join our Health Economics and Outcomes Research area. The consultant will employ problem-solving frameworks to client issues, support clients in change initiatives and will employ standard analytic techniques to help guide client decisions.
Develop client relationships and serve as key point of contact on aspects of projects; Leverage problem solving skills and frameworks to develop solutions to client business problems;
Synthesize and communicate results to clients and HDS team through oral and written presentations;
Create project deliverables and implement solutions;
Advance problem-solving skills and improve HDS’s capabilities;
PhD in health economics/ Epidemiology/ Biostatistics or related degree. Master with minimum 5 yrs of experience in HTA, health economics and use of RWE
Strong preference for candidates with a degree specializing health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) and HTA
Track record in working with the pharmaceutical Sector EU countries (preferably also in Romania)
Experience in HTA/ HEOR/ RWE in any of the following content areas:
Health Economics & HTA (PREFERABLE)
Competent analyst of health economic data, especially for informing payer decisions. Includes aiding in the development of analysis plans, basic data management, ability to aid in coding and execute analyses in an appropriate software package
Experience working with cost-effectiveness/cost-utility models, budget impact models, or other commonly used health economic models, especially on the pursuit of data to support model parameters.
Experience in creating disbursement protocols using RWE
Experience in the identification of appropriate health economic endpoints for clinical / medical affairs research, including literature search and fit-for-purpose reviews.
Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs)
Experienced in any aspect of the PRO development and/or validation process; preference for experience working on the development of PROs ultimately used for label claims;Experience in the identification of appropriate PRO endpoints for clinical / medical affairs research, including literature search and fit-for-purpose reviews. Competent at conducting literature searches for PRO development or gap analyses compared to EMA criteria, including providing client-ready reports and slides; Experience with patient portals and/or managing vendors during a research project
Experience in the set-up and/or execution of burden of illness studies, especially with a focus on the selection and analysis of outcomes. Experience in the set-up or execution of time and motion studies, especially with a focus on the development of the protocol, working with sites, and management of summary reports
Experience in the set-up or execution of patient experience / comprehension studies, especially with a focus on the development of the protocol, conducting the patient interviews, and management of summary reports
HDS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required. Fluency in Romanian is desirable but not compulsory. For those interested please express your CV and motivation at firstname.lastname@example.org. The involvement will be part-time. The job can be done remotely. HDS offers a competitive compensation package and bonus incentives.