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Research Associate: Strategic Value Communications DETAILS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION >

BluePath is currently recruiting for a Research Associate (RA) for its strategic value communications function. This position will support project leads in preparing and submitting value communication tools (e.g. slide decks, brochures) and training materials for the internal review process at biopharmaceutical and medical device companies. The RA’s essential responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Aid project lead in developing value communication tools and training materials communicating health care economic information (HCEI)
  • Aid project lead in overseeing and managing the time-sensitive internal review and approval process of these materials
  • Lead preparation of internal review materials (e.g. annotated files, reference binders)
  • Quality check documents to ensure alignment with internal medical, legal and regulatory standards and FDA requirements
  • Provide additional research support such as medical writing support, conduct literature searches, and develop evidence tables

Must Have Requirements

  • Bachelor’s level or above education in life sciences or related fields
  • High level of focus and attention to detail
  • Basic understanding of scientific data and research methods
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility with working hours to accommodate needs
  • Proven ability to simultaneously work on multiple assignments and effectively work with multiple team members and management
  • Communicate flawlessly in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g. Adobe Acrobat Pro)

Desired Skills

  • Copy-editing and/or medical writing experience
  • Previous experience working in a consultant role and/or at a pharmaceutical company

Applicants with more extensive knowledge or experience in conducting HEOR projects may be considered for a Sr. RA position.

Economic Modeler & Manager DETAILS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION >

The Manager of health economics and outcomes research will be responsible for conceptualizing and designing economic models at an academic level suitable for publication. The models are primarily developed in Excel, with an emphasis on robust methods, accuracy, clean and appealing visualization, and interactivity. The models or the results of the models are often used to inform important coverage decisions for major pharmaceutical therapies or medical devices.

Modelers at BPS must have a strong understanding of modeling in Excel including building a model from the ground up, VBA coding, and user interfacing. While much of modeling is done with a specific aim in mind, the modeler must be a self-starting, energetic, and creative individual who can question assumptions and clearly explain their methods.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to be an excellent team player that can work under tight deadlines coupled with the ability to tackle problems with imaginative solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of health economics and outcomes research experience in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry, in either a consulting or pharmaceutical environment
  • Hands-on experience designing and executing Excel-based economic models for different needs, including budget impact models, medical cost offset models and/or cost-effectiveness models
  • Demonstrated understanding of a variety of modeling techniques such as decision analytic models, state-transition models, discrete event simulations etc.
  • Education in health services research, statistic/econometrics/biostatistics, mathematics, pharmacy, or medicine

Desired Skills

  • Mastery of Microsoft Excel and VBA coding
  • Biostatistical or econometric background is preferred
  • Applied econometrics or statistics knowledge
  • Experience with additional software such as R/Shiny, Python, Tableau, SAS, STATA, SPSS, TreeAge and other analytical software programs
  • Able to distill clinical information into compelling value statements
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility with working hours to accommodate project needs
  • High level of focus and attention to detail
  • Able to balance work on multiple assignments
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple team members and management
  • Effective English communication, verbally and in writing

BluePath is recruiting for a Data Scientist to reverse engineer health economic models and optimize them for use on a web platform. You will also serve as an advisor on modeling techniques and data structures. As a Data Scientist, knowledge of common modeling techniques (regression, simulations, clustering) is expected, along with direct work experience with some of these methods. A critical component of this role will involve turning existing models and results into intuitive and informative user interfaces. To this aim, the Data Scientist will work closely with our front-end developers and value communication team.

The ideal candidate will have several years of programming experience along with a strong knowledge of Excel. You should feel confident in deconstructing a completed model or data pipeline and understanding the underlying calculations and logical flow; bonus points if you can construct one of these models from scratch. Programming languages that the ideal candidate may have used include (but are not limited to): Python, SQL, R, Java, C++, VBScript, or JavaScript. Aside from the technical skills, the candidate must be able to perform adequately under tight deadlines and work well within a team.

The team that houses the Data Scientist works on a wide range of models from traditional health economics (cost-effectiveness analyses) to more creative types of models (value-based pricing and price optimization). Our goal is to provide bespoke, dynamic, meaningful, and robust analyses that meet the client’s needs. To meet this goal, we develop highly branded and customized tools for our clients’ internal and external use. The models are often disseminated via peer-review publications, conferences, or field tools. Regardless of the method of dissemination, the models eventually make a difference in getting patients access to new therapies.

The essential responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Transform existing models into polished client-facing products, typically for web use
  • Advise on data structures and common modeling techniques
  • Aid in running analyses and preparing results for dissemination


Must Have Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or relevant work experience) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, or another quantitative field.
  • 2-3+ years of programming experience, preference given to software/data engineering or analytics.
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Excel.
  • Intermediate knowledge of JavaScript.


Desired Skills

  • Experience with any of the following:
    • Web Development
    • Healthcare research
    • Data visualization (R, Python, Excel, Tableau, D3, etc.)
  • Master’s Degree in a quantitative field
Senior Manager Value Marketing and Communications DETAILS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION >

Your Role:

As a Senior Manager at BluePath, you will be exposed to a range of biotechnology and pharmaceutical clients, projects, and responsibilities across a variety of therapeutic areas. Your main responsibility will be to lead the development of value marketing tools communicating health outcomes, pharmacoeconomic and other scientific information. Crucial to this role is concise storytelling of results providing actionable insights and their ability to influence payer awareness, attitudes, and behavior.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Value Communications, the Senior Manager’s essential responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop high-quality health economic and scientific content in multiple formats for assigned projects, including translating complex health economic concepts into impactful customer-facing tools, and developing value propositions for products
  • Initiate and lead projects with supportive staff, from conceptualization through final approval, with ownership of timelines
  • Engage with clients on strategy and content, supporting project through internal Medical, Legal, Regulatory reviews when necessary
  • Maintain strong client relationships, identify potential opportunities by working collaboratively with clients, and establish relationship as a strategic scientific partner
  • Some travel may be required — approximately 10%

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Doctorate degree & 3 or more years of industry or consulting experience OR Master’s degree & 4 or more years of industry or consulting experience
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project planning skills with strong ability for self-direction
  • Ability to work in teams and interface with corporate functions in a dynamic environment
  • Intellectual curiosity with ability to identify avenues of investigation
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and legal guidelines affecting promotion of products
  • Ability to advance numerous projects simultaneously
  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products
Senior Manager Strategic Health Economics & Outcomes Research DETAILS APPLY FOR THIS POSITION >

BluePath is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager position for its strategic health economics and outcomes research function. The position will be responsible for managing health economic and outcomes research studies, managing 1-2 direct reports, and client management. Reporting to the Director of Strategic HEOR, the Senior Manager’s essential responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Executing on a variety of HEOR methodologies for prospective and retrospective studies or analyses (e.g, claims or large datasets, patient reported outcomes, medical record reviews, costing, and systematic literature reviews)
  • Conducting analysis on structured and unstructured data sets
  • Effectively interpreting and communicating study findings with our clients

Must Have Requirements

  • Graduate education in health services research, pharmacy, medicine, or economics
  • Conversant in principles of evidence-based medicine
  • Possesses demonstrable core research skills such as identifying, assessing, and communicating key information from scientific literature
  • Able to comprehend and assimilate large amounts of clinical information quickly
  • Comfortable working in fast paced environment
  • Flexibility with working hours to accommodate research needs
  • High level of focus and attention to detail
  • Able to simultaneously work on and manage multiple projects
  • Able to work effectively with and manage multiple team members on projects
  • Able to articulate flawlessly in English, both verbally and in writing
  • 2-3 years working in pharmaceutical industry or consulting practice
  • Statistical, programming, or data analytic understanding and skills (e.g., Excel, SAS, R, and/or other data analytic software)

Desired Skills

  • Experience in designing, conducting, or managing health economics and outcomes research studies
  • Experience working with large claims databases