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Current Vacancies

+Senior Health Economist

 

Start date: From November 2019
Location: Preferred location is office based (in Las Vegas, Nevada); home-based arrangement will also be positively considered
Job type: Full-time, permanent

 Are you an experienced technical, hands-on health economist looking to develop a team of health economists and provide services for both US-based and global clients? If so, BresMed is offering an exciting opportunity to join our US health economics and analysis team, as we further expand and establish our successful health economics business in the US!

 About BresMed:

BresMed is one of the largest privately owned health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consultancies in the world. The office dynamic provides an environment geared towards learning and strong mentorship, one that is intellectually stimulating, fun and focused on high-quality deliverables. With our head office in Sheffield, UK we employ over 165 people across the UK, India, the US, Ireland and the Netherlands. Our international locations mean we can provide opportunities for international placements.

The client services that we provide include evidence review, evidence development and communications, with a common thread of strategy and insight. With an extensive wealth of experience and a proven track record in health economics analysis, we pride ourselves on the delivery and recognition of excellence. Our company principles are summarized as us achieving; Thriving Business, Delighted Clients, Fulfilled Staff.

Due to increasing requests for our services from a variety of clients and the progression of current health economists within our ranks, we are looking to recruit a stellar senior health economist who is looking for a new opportunity to develop, mentor and manage a growing team.

About the Health Economics Analysis team:

The Health Economics Analysis team (HEAT) currently consists of approximately 45 people across our locations, including five full-time health economists in the Las Vegas office. Members of HEAT work closely with other economists, statisticians and clinical writers, and pride themselves on their ability to find creative and technically robust solutions to challenging problems. The team’s focus is on demonstrating the economic value of a product. This is achieved either through the production and communication of original health economic models or through the review, critique and adaptation of models that are developed in-house by pharmaceutical companies, within academia or by other consulting firms.

Your responsibilities:

The role is client facing and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Line management, training and mentoring of health economists
  • Taking the lead role on economic modelling projects, with the opportunity to fulfil a technical expert role within multi-disciplinary projects
  • Providing strategic and technical expertise both to clients and internally
  • Designing and developing transparent and user-friendly economic models throughout the product life cycle, pre- and post-launch for local and global use
  • Performing thorough technical (quality control) and strategic review of internally and externally developed economic models
  • Working in partnership with clients to assess, demonstrate and communicate product value
  • Developing the economic sections for the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) dossiers and health technology assessment (HTA) reimbursement dossiers, and commissioning dossiers for a variety of global payers such as the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
  • Critically reviewing economic and value assessments performed by the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) in the US and helping clients engage and respond to ICER assessments
  • Leading evidence gathering to inform value demonstration by:
    • Inputting into the design of economic systematic literature reviews (SLRs), to be conducted by our dedicated SLR team, and application of the learnings into model development
    • Specification of analyses of clinical trial data (e.g. survival analysis, quality-of-life analysis, indirect treatment comparison)
    • Performing expert elicitation exercises to inform model parameterization and to validate model inputs and outputs
  • Developing technical reports, user guides and summary slide decks; providing interpretation and methodological detail for economic models; and providing training to local affiliates on their use
  • Providing input into proposal writing and the development of new business opportunities and services
  • Developing abstracts and posters for clinical, academic and industry conferences, and manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
  • Formal and informal training of clients and BresMed employees in modelling topics
  • Upholding and advocating the BresMed values – Everybody Matters, Trusted Relationships, Team Spirit and Excellence – in all aspects of your work
  • Dependent upon your experience and interests, additional responsibilities may include:
    • New methods development and application
    • Statistical analysis of clinical trial or observational data
    • Providing economic input to evidence generation activities (clinical trial development and analysis plans / registry searching)
    • Acting as an independent expert on advisory boards / in front of reimbursement bodies
    • Presenting at international conferences

 

Key requirements:

You will be an experienced health economics professional with enthusiasm, vision and flexibility. You will have:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in the hands-on design and construction of economic models from within a consultancy, the pharmaceutical industry or a relevant academic environment
  • Designed and built at least 5 cost-effectiveness and/or budget impact models from concept to conclusion
  • Experience of Excel® and Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA; this is our primary modelling platform)
  • Experience of quality control, strategic and technical review / critique of economic models
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills and comfort liaising with technical and non-technical clients (both internally and externally)
  • Proven ability to explain complex calculations and ideas both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to manage projects within timelines, budget and scope
  • Proven ability to resolve issues and challenges

Experience is required in at least one out of the two areas below:

  • Experience developing global cost-effectiveness and/or budget impact models
  • Experience developing AMCP dossiers, critically reviewing economic and value assessments by ICER in the US, or HTA reimbursement submissions (such as NICE in England)

You will have a distinct advantage if you have:

  • Experience of programming individual patient simulations or discrete event simulations (preferably in R or VBA)
  • Experience of analysis of clinical trial data for use within health economic models, e.g. survival analysis, quality-of-life analysis, and combinations of randomized controlled trial and non-randomized controlled trial data
  • Published work in peer-reviewed journals and presented at conferences
  • Experience line managing and/or providing training to team members

 

Compensation and benefits package:

BresMed believes in equality across our international companies and is, therefore, pleased to offer the following:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus scheme
  • 33.5 days paid leave inclusive of public holidays
  • Pension (upon completion of your probationary period)
  • Healthcare plan
  • Other health and wellbeing benefits

 

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please send a CV and cover letter to jobs@bresmed.com (please confirm that you possess permanent US work authorization), including the job reference YMUS1119-1 in the subject line, detailing your eligibility for the role. Should you require further details regarding this post, please contact us on the email address above. The post will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

BresMed is committed to fostering a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

To all recruitment agencies: BresMed will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs email address (jobs@bresmed.com), BresMed employees or any other company location. BresMed is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

+Resource & process coordinator

 

Start date: From December 2019
Location: Sheffield

Are you interested in bringing your process management skills to a successful and growing company? If so, BresMed is offering an exciting opportunity to join our Operational Support team, in our head office in Sheffield.

 

About BresMed:

BresMed works with pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, helping them to demonstrate the clinical and economic value of their products to governments and other healthcare payers and providers. BresMed’s core services include the development of health economic models, which utilise cutting edge economic and statistical methodology and the development of market access materials, including reimbursement and value dossiers.

BresMed is one of the largest privately owned health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consultancies in the world. The office dynamic is intellectually stimulating, fun and focused on results. With our head office in Sheffield we employ over 160 people in the UK, India, Ireland, the Netherlands and the US.

We identify ourselves as having a vibrant culture where everybody matters. Many of our employees join us as graduates, and we believe in developing our staff and offering them responsibility from an early stage in their careers, enabling rapid progression within a supportive environment.

 

Your responsibilities:

You will report to the Head of Operational Support and your main focus will be the companywide project management tool. You will be responsible for

  • monitoring its use to ensure compliance with BresMed processes
  • being the main source of knowledge of the platform
  • implementing and communicating changes to help encourage best practice
  • work closely with both the project and support teams to provide recommendations for improvements and enhancements
  • overseeing resource scheduling for our technical project teams, this will require you to develop close working relationships with the project Vice Presidents to help plan, schedule and prioritise their team resource on projects

You will also be required to identify functional requirements for other companywide systems to improve operational efficiencies.

 

Your skills:

Due to the fast-moving nature of the business, the successful candidate will need to have an enthusiasm for variety along with a flexible attitude. We are looking for an approachable, well-organized individual, who can interact with employees across all levels and has a strong willingness to learn.

 

Required

  • A minimum 2:1 BSc/BA Information Systems, IT Business Processes, or equivalent
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Responsive and helpful with a positive ‘action focused’ attitude
  • Working knowledge of CRM and project management systems
  • Understanding of process management
  • Understanding of resource management
  • Ability to work as part of a cross functional team
  • Microsoft office experience
  • SharePoint knowledge
  • The ability to challenge ways of working in a calm manner
  • Able to present findings in a professional manner

 

Compensation and benefits package:

  • £18,000-£20,000 per annum (dependent on experience) plus bonus scheme
  • 33.5 days paid leave inclusive of UK bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Healthcare and wellbeing benefits

 

How to apply:

Applicants must be able to demonstrate legal eligibility to work. To apply please include the job reference (SLUK1119-1) in the subject line of your email and send a CV and cover letter detailing your eligibility for the role to jobs@bresmed.com. Should you require further details regarding this post, please contact us on the email address above or on +44 (0)114 309 4372. The post will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

BresMed is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of merit, irrespective of protected characteristics and in accordance with legislative requirements.

To all recruitment agencies: BresMed will not accept agency resumes for this role. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs email address, BresMed employees or any other company location. BresMed is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

+ PhD Studentship in causal inference for the analysis of cancer registry data

 

Start date: 1st September 2020 (latest)
Location: University of Sheffield

We are offering a fully-funded, full-time, 3.5 year PhD studentship in Epidemiology, Biostatistics or Health Economics. The position is jointly funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research (YCR) and BresMed Health Solutions Ltd. It is based in the section of Health Economics and Decision Science (HEDS), part of the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield. We welcome applications to undertake methods research into the use of causal inference methods to analyse cancer registry datasets, with a particular focus on the use of real world evidence to estimate the comparative effectiveness of cancer treatments.

Large United Kingdom cancer registry datasets (e.g. the Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) dataset) can be linked to hospital and primary care data. The student would access either English or Scottish data and would investigate the use of cutting-edge causal inference methods to estimate the comparative effectiveness of cancer treatments in practice. This research is of particular relevance given the planned use of SACT data to inform reimbursement decisions for treatments placed in the English Cancer Drugs Fund. You will be supervised by Dr Nicholas Latimer and Emeritus Professor Ron Akehurst. The supervisory team will be supplemented by experts from around the world, offering the opportunity to develop international collaborations.

ScHARR has over 300 multidisciplinary staff, and 450 postgraduate students from more than 50 countries around the world. It provides an internationally recognised programme of health services and public health research, knowledge transfer and teaching.

For more information about ScHARR visit: www.shef.ac.uk/scharr

YCR works in partnership with researchers, scientists and clinicians, the NHS, Public Health England and other health organisations and charities to make life-changing improvements in cancer care. This PhD should act as a catalyst for change to facilitate the delivery of better cancer services in Yorkshire and further afield. Dr Nicholas Latimer is a Senior YCR Fellow and is using YCR funding to support this PhD studentship.

For more information about YCR visit: www.yorkshirecancerresearch.org.uk

BresMed is a health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) consultancy with over 150 people in the UK, India, Ireland, the Netherlands and the US. Its team of industry experts support pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers to identify, evaluate and demonstrate the clinical and economic value of their products to governments and other healthcare payers and providers.

For more information about BresMed check out the rest of our website

Entry Requirements:

  • Honours Bachelor degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant subject
  • Merit (or equivalent) in MSc in epidemiology, biostatistics, health economics, medical statistics, applied statistics or related subject OR equivalent experience
  • Strong computer skills including use of statistical software packages, e.g. Stata, R or SAS
  • Strong interest in applying statistical thinking and methods to problems in health-related fields
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and in a multidisciplinary team


How to apply:

Please complete a University Postgraduate Research Application form available here: http://www.shef.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/apply

Please clearly state the title of the studentship, the prospective main supervisor (Dr Nicholas Latimer) and select ScHARR as the department.

Please also include:

  • an outline of your proposed PhD study (approximately 3 pages of A4)
  • a covering letter explaining why you wish to apply for this studentship
  • a copy of your CV


Funding notes:

The studentship will include tuition fees at the home/EU/international student rate plus an annual maintenance grant (at the Research Council Doctoral Stipend rate which is currently £14,999 for the year 2019/20). In addition, there is an annual Research Training Support Grant of £1,000 to cover other expenses such as conference attendance, training courses, equipment and books.

 

 

 

Graduate opportunities

Graduate timeline
Applications for permanent graduate positions are accepted from October each year.
Telephone interviews take place typically from November to December.
Assessment days take place typically in January or February and offers are made to successful candidates.
Our permanent graduate positions typically commence between July and September.

How to apply for a graduate position
Details of how to apply for each position will be available once the application process opens.

Internship opportunities

We currently offer industry placements in our Health Economics team. Due to the specialist nature of our work and the training required, we only offer summer internships in our business support teams.

Timeline
Our industry placements are for 9-12 months and commence from July to September each year.

Intern roles will be advertised on our website as they become available.

As a successful business in a growing industry, we are always on the lookout for self-motivated, knowledgeable people to join our team. So whether you are taking your first step out of university or the next step in your health economic and outcomes research career, we would love to hear from you.

You can submit your CV to jobs@bresmed.com