HEOR Senior Health Economist

Quorum is looking for a Senior Health Economist to join our Health Economics and Outcomes Research team.

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Duties & Responsibilities

This position entails working on a variety of research projects within Quorum’s Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) division.

  • Responsible for conducting systematic literature reviews, developing data analysis plans, developing analytical datasets, performing descriptive and multivariate statistical analysis (especially using multiple types of databases), constructing Excel-based (budgetary impact and other economic) models, and preparing client deliverables (slide presentations, study reports, and manuscripts for peer review).
  • Participates or leads teams in the design, development and delivery of HEOR projects or components of larger, complex projects.
  • Reviews and analyzes client requirements or problems and assists in the development of proposals that ensure profitability and high client satisfaction.
  • Provides direction and guidance to junior and other senior staff (within or across divisions) assigned to engagement.
  • Develops detailed documentation and specifications.
  • Performs qualitative and/or quantitative analyses to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client-specific solutions.
  • Designs, structures and delivers client reports and presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience.
  • Recommends improvements and alternative solutions to resolve problems.
  • Identifies new business opportunities of follow-on work and new leads at current or potential future clients.
  • Provides follow-up with clients after project deliverables have been completed to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Proactively develops broader and deeper knowledge of related HEOR methodologies andpharmaceutical markets through on-the-job experience and participation in training opportunities.
  • Begins to develop practice-specific subject matter expertise.
  • Job Components:
    • Conducting comprehensive review and analysis of the published scientific literature
    • Building Excel- and/or TreeAge based financial/economic models to support client objectives preferred
    • Designing outcomes and econometric studies
    • Developing data analysis plans, preparing analytic datasets and performing data analyses, using advanced techniques
    • Performing descriptive and multivariate statistical analyses preferred
    • Preparing client deliverables (PowerPoint slide presentations, memos, study reports, and manuscripts for peer review)
    • Relocation to San Francisco desirable, but not mandatory, depending on fit of candidate with company culture and job description

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Prior experience working in a management consulting firm, with an understanding of fee-for-service reimbursement, health economics, and managed care markets.
  • Candidates with industry, consulting, finance, economics, and healthcare policy backgrounds are strongly preferred.
  • A Masters or Doctoral Degree in a related field with a focus on quantitative research such as health technology assessment, health economics, health services research, health sciences, or public health is required
  • 5+ years’ experience in HEOR
  • Familiarity with quantitative research studies is required
  • Expertise with health economic and outcomes research methods, is necessary
  • Experience with modeling, e.g., cost-effectiveness analysis, budgetary impact, preferred
  • Experience with statistical software (SAS) and developing analytical plans and managing large data sets is required
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook (advanced Excel skills, including proficiency in Visual Basic) is a plus
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities
  • Effective time management is required

Additional Requirements

  • Works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals and is effective working in a matrix environment.
  • Experienced with developing consultative relationships with senior level managers and executives at clients in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, juggle priorities and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Deep knowledge of HEOR methodologies, tools and techniques, especially retrospective database evaluation.
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industries, as well as experience with one or several databases (preferably government and at least one commercial database) is preferred.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and client management skills.

If you enjoy working with knowledgeable, success-oriented people, for a company that both challenges and respects its professionals, please submit your resume as a Word or PDF attachment below. Please include a cover letter with details of your career objectives.

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