Reference Number: JO-2102-462592
Senior Health Economics Outcomes Research Manager
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Central London / West End

CPL Life Sciences is collaborating with an international pharmaceutical company who are looking for a Senior Health Economics and Outcomes Research Manager. 

Role: Senior Health Economics and Outcomes Research Manager
6 Month Contract
Location: London
Day Rate: Up to £700

Manage the development of health technology assessment (HTA) strategies and plans which are aligned to brand plans for new and existing products. Manage cross-functional teams in the development and submission of evidence dossiers to NICE, SMC and AWMSG. Manage HTA processes, including consultation phases, to achieve the desired outcomes to time, message and budget. Provide HE&OR leadership, within and outside the business, in support of the Head of HE&OR.

Major Responsibilities:
As for HE&OR Manager

  • Develop and communicate health economic value arguments for new and existing products
  • Develop HTA strategies and plans for new and existing products which are consistent with the brand plans and facilitate national market access at a price that reflects the value of the product
  • Manage internal and external suppliers to develop, adapt and validate HTA deliverables (e.g. systematic literature reviews, indirect & mixed treatment comparisons, health economic models, submission documents)
  • Mange cross-functional teams in the development of high quality HTA submission dossiers and high quality responses to consultations, questions and requests from HTA bodies. This will include appropriate presentation of clinical and health economic data to support the desired product positioning
  • Drive positive interactions with HTA bodies and effectively represent the company at public committee meetings and other HTA-associated meetings as required (e.g. with NHSE)
  • Collaborate with Global and Region teams to ensure that clinical development plans, HTA strategies/deliverables and pricing strategies take account of UK HTA needs. This will include working as part of a core team to develop (Global) health economic models that are fit for purpose in the UK
  • Engage in HTAs of competitor products to ensure that evidence for company products is appropriately considered and reflected in appraisal documentation
  • Conceive and/or implement HE&OR evidence generation projects to address data gaps for HTA submissions and manage/support their delivery in accordance with company processes
  • Publish HE&OR research at congresses and in peer reviewed journals
  • Be the UK internal source of HE&OR/HTA expertise, and keep abreast of trends and developments
  • Contribute as a constructive member of the Brand, HE&OR and Market Access teams  


  • Proven experience of personally leading at least two successful NICE/SMC/AWMSG submissions or international equivalent, including development of HTA strategy, which resulted in optimal outcomes
  • Experience of developing at least two health economic models resulting in optimal outcomes in an HTA submission process or international equivalent
  • Experience of managing at least two HTA-related evidence generation/outcomes research projects to successful completion
  • In depth understanding of UK HTA processes (NICE, SMC and AWMSG) and HTA-associated processes (e.g. NHSE)
  • Contribution to HTA strategy at a Region/Global level, including input into clinical development/evidence generation plans
  • Strong commercial awareness and solid understanding of the broader market access arena
  • Experience of coaching/mentoring and/or training

If you meet the above criteria and would like to discuss the opportunity in more detail, please forward your CV to Luke Sandilands at luke.sandilands@cpl.com and we will be in touch.

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