Assistant Director: Economic Modeling Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research (Remote) – 000027HY

at Xcenda (view profile)
Location Anywhere, United States of America
Date Posted April 13, 2021
Category Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Associate Director
Sponsorship available? Yes
Other Locations United States


Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

What you will be doing

 Under general direction of Xcenda senior leadership within the Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research Service Line, the candidate will be responsible for developing high-quality economic models, from model concept stage to final report and training, to meet the needs of Xcenda’s clients. Depending on the candidate’s experience level, this role could be filled as an Assistant Director up to a Director level. Based on the experience level of the candidate, the responsibilities for this role will adjust accordingly.

This is a work-from-home opportunity; the candidate must reside in the United States or the United Kingdom.


Team Management/Mentorship

  • Contributes to the team mission/vision
  • Contributes to staff training, serves as a mentor to team members

Account Management 

  • Provides client leadership on multiple accounts
  • Grows existing client relationships and develops new business opportunities

Business Development

  • Contributes to the growth and development of the economic modeling service offerings
  • Responsible for proposal writing, project budgeting, contracting, and client capabilities presentations

Technical Skills and Expertise

  • Strong knowledge of health economic modeling methodology (Budget impact and cost-effectiveness models, decision models, Markov models, probabilistic sensitivity analysis, microsimulation)
  • Extensive experience with modeling software (Excel, R, etc.)
  • Experience developing a wide range of economic models, including both cost-effectiveness models for publication and user-friendly budget impact models for field deployment
  • Strong health economic research skills to support economic modeling projects (literature review, epidemiology, data analysis and synthesis, indirect treatment comparisons, parameter distributions, etc)
  • Ability to effectively present economic model results (report writing, slide deck presentations, abstracts, posters, manuscripts)
  • Knowledge of economic modeling guidelines (ISPOR, AMCP) and HTA regulatory submissions (NICE)
  • Ability to contribute to other Xcenda service lines and business units, as needed 

Financial Accountability

  • Effectively manage project budgets, including establishing project milestones and timelines
  • Allocate human and financial resources as appropriate to ensure objectives are accomplished
  • Search and pursue revenue generation opportunities and effectively manage projects to ensure that new revenue is realized

Quality and Compliance

  • Overall responsibility for timeliness, accuracy, and completeness of all services
  • Identifies areas for risk
  • Fosters proactive, continued quality improvement
  • Ensures and maintains the highest integrity and honesty in all business activities
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Responsible for corporate culture to include embracing and fostering company values
  • Supports company programs and initiatives
  • Represents the company to associates and the public
  • Adheres to company policies and procedures
  • Be a part of or manage a high performance team
  • Recognize changes in project scope and determine appropriate manner of feedback to client
  • Provide feedback to team members to strengthen performance
  • Maintain individual chargeability requirement
  • Demonstrate commitment to the firm and inspire employees


What your background should look like (minimum qualifications)
The candidate must be able to demonstrate evidence of concrete experience in economic modeling/health economics within the pharmaceutical industry. Master's degree (in Health Economics, Pharmacy Administration, Biostatistics, Health Services Research, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health Policy, or Business Administration) required, advanced postgraduate degree (MBA, PhD, PharmD, etc) in a relevant discipline preferred


  • Structured and well organized with excellent work ethic
  • Demonstrated success within a consulting environment or within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Demonstrated success in producing high quality deliverables
  • Strong analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Broad technical knowledge of economic modeling methodology
  • Strong technical capabilities with economic modeling software (Excel, R)
  • Excellent writing skills as well as the ability to communicate complex material in presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to develop sound, long-term client relationships and an ability to influence clients without being overbearing
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, successful consulting firm, which maintains high quality standards and demands excellence
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and maintain high quality work output in a fast- paced dynamic environment while working on multiple projects


  • Willingness to travel to conferences, internal meetings and client sites, as needed
What AmerisourceBergen offersWe offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, diverse and designed to meet the various needs across our associate population.

  • Healthcare for associates and eligible dependents, same-sex and domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Retirement benefits and more…

Throughout our global footprint and various business units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we offer. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contributions. Specific benefit offerings may vary by location, position and/or business unit.

About AmerisourceBergenAmerisourceBergen is a publicly traded Fortune 10 global healthcare solutions company and is one of the world's largest pharmaceutical services companies. Powered by our associates around the world, we provide pharmaceutical products and business solutions that improve access to care.  We operate the backbone of the healthcare supply chain. We drive the future of local care delivery.  We guide medical innovations to market.  We create healthier futures.

Primary Location

United States-Florida-Remote 

 This is a remote opportunity. The candidate must reside in the United States or the United Kingdom.




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