|Job Description & How to Apply Below|
|Director - Health Economics & Outcome Research - Sweden or Germany|
INNOVUS is now OptumInsight part of Optum™ part of the UnitedHealth Group
Give you career the global experience it deserves.
From many distinct and powerful brands emerges one company that spans the evidence lifecycle.
Innovus, the market access, economic modeling and late phase research leader, has joined forces with fellow industry leaders Quality Metric, creators of the industry-standard SF health surveys, HTAnalysts, specialists in evidence-based medicine and reimbursement for health care technologies, ChinaGate, a leading Shanghai-based advisory firm with Chinese-market regulatory expertise, and CanReg, the leading global regulatory strategy consultancy, to offer you expanded life sciences capabilities as OptumInsight. This new organization will help our clients leverage the depth of our services throughout the health ecosystem by providing analytics, technology and consulting services that better enable decisions and results.
This business is part of the UnitedHealth Group of companies.
We are currently seeking a Director of Health Economics to join our European Health Economics & Outcomes Research team based in Stockholm in Sweden or in Munich Germany.
As The Director you will be involved in all aspects of research activities contracted OptumInsight (Innovus), as appropriate. This includes planning and oversight of economic/outcomes evaluations in health care research, training, mentoring and managing staff, and business development.
This position will also be responsible for building a new team in Germany while also maintaining an up-to-date awareness of methodological trends in pharmaceutical research and development, reimbursement requirements, and health policy research.
In addition to the information above the key responsibilities are as follows:
Adopting a leading role in business development activities. Preparing project proposals, formulating study budgets and project timelines, attending preliminary and follow up meetings with customers.
Accountable for recruitment/selection of new hires, performance management, training, and mentoring.
Establish and maintain strong relationships/profiles with customers, academic advisor/consultants and other relevant industry organizations.
Responsible for managing revenue, expenses and forecasts of department. Responsible for developing and adhering to policies and procedures. Includes collaboration and communication with other departments, and other global offices, on matters relating to project staffing/hires, business development and strategic initiatives.
Acquire information about new techniques/methods and trends in health research through published literature, networking, professional meetings and participation on professional committees. Develop and ensure training to Optum Insight Health Economics & Outcome Research staff on new trends and leading techniques/methods and highlight same to customers through newsletters, capabilities presentations and publications.
In return we will offer you a competitive remuneration package with excellent benefits. We will demonstrate a commitment to your development and training, with the opportunity to progress your career within a market leading and innovative organization and the benefit of working within a successful and rewarding environment.
At UnitedHealth Group, we are committed to diversity and inclusion. It's one of our five core values along with integrity, quality, innovation and social responsibility. These core values are embedded into our greater mission of helping people live healthier lives.
UnitedHealth Group strives to maintain a workplace that accepts and appreciates the differences among our employees. The company will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status with respect to public assistance or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
Health Economics & Outcomes Research / Economics / Statistics / Biostatistics / microeconomics / econometrics / Clinical / Pharmaceutical /
|Skills / Industry Qualifications Required:||· Post graduate degree in related field and a minimum proven track record of relevant work experience, or PhD and relevant work experience.|
· Previous exposure to managing an HEOR team.
Excellent verbal/written communication skills and an established ability to work both independently and in a team environment - comfortable in communicating complex statistical issues to both experts and laymen.
Advanced organizational, project management, interpretive and innovative thinking skills.
Proficiency in planning and motivating others.
Prior exposure in business development and project completion of health economics studies beneficial.
|Required Language Skills:|
|Education Level Required:||Doctorate|
|Experience Required to qualify for consideration:||7 to 8 Years|
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