Health Economist


Welwyn, UK

Application Deadline

Roche fosters diversity, equity and inclusion, representing the communities we serve. When dealing with healthcare on a global scale, diversity is an essential ingredient to success. We believe that inclusion is key to understanding people’s varied healthcare needs. Together, we embrace individuality and share a passion for exceptional care. Join Roche, where every voice matters.

The Position

Our achievements have helped to transform the lives of millions of people through our century-long support for UK patients, earning us a proud reputation. We set high standards and adapt to a rapidly changing industry. As Roche UK, we're committed to embracing change while prioritising our customers and patients. We aim to become a more open, dynamic, transparent, inclusive, collaborative, and agile business.

As a Health Economist at our organisation, your primary objective is to contribute to achieving superior patient outcomes with swiftness, while embracing innovation, customer-centricity, and personal development. You will operate within a flexible, collaborative environment that emphasises individual empowerment, fostering a culture characterised by authenticity, accountability, and continuous personal and organisational growth.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Construct and deliver HTA submissions aligned with brand and organisational strategy
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure robust and best-in-class submissions
  • Develop sound access strategies, involving appropriate cross-functional partners
  • Utilise skills to work flexibly within empowered, self-managed teams
  • Coach colleagues on HEOR in the NHS, leveraging detailed understanding
  • Collaborate and share expertise across the organisation to remove silos and duplication
  • Act as a guardian for compliance, ethics, and safety, prioritising patient-centred actions
  • Demonstrate VACC (Visionary, Architect, Catalyst, Coach) roles to support colleagues
  • Focus on personal development, supported through 360 feedback

Your Profile

  • You are a highly experienced Health Economist with extensive HTA submission background
  • Deep understanding of HEOR within the NHS and pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent knowledge and application of economic evaluation concepts in HTA submissions
  • You holds a first degree in economics, statistics, life sciences, or related field with a postgraduate qualification in health economics or related field
  • Technically sound, and capable of delivering multiple elements of an HTA submission
  • You’re able to mentor and coach others regularly
  • A self-starter, initiating strategies and projects that add value whilst demonstrating high-quality technical writing and communication skills
  • Crafts sound national reimbursement strategies with cross-functional input

Our Commitments

  • Ensure brilliance across the organisation
  • Encourage bravery, innovation, and calculated risks within ethical boundaries
  • Embrace authenticity and personal accountability
  • Foster career development based on passion, experience, and behaviour
  • Work with less hierarchy and more coaching
  • Empower everyone to be a leader, regardless of role
  • Allocate 20% of time to personal development
  • Prioritise diversity and inclusion in mindset and behaviour
  • Celebrate individual differences to create a more inclusive workforce
  • Encourage courageous authenticity in thinking and actions for an exciting future

Mindset and behaviour is as important to us as experience and capabilities. We won’t tell you how to behave with detailed competency frameworks; we ask you to bring your differences so we can celebrate a more diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a starting point for you to consider and to reflect on what this might mean for you. We need individuals who are courageously authentic in their thinking and in their actions. This is what excites us about our future.

Your application

Please upload only your current compelling CV & cover letter. This role is based in the United Kingdom at our Welwyn site.

We look forward to seeing your application!

Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we’ve become one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.

Our UK Pharmaceutical head office is situated in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, with beautiful countryside surrounding the area. Supported by major motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. Our award-winning office, known as Hexagon Place, was opened in 2005 and provides a modern, flexible working environment with facilities that are second-to-none. Around 2,000 people work at our Welwyn office in Global Early Development (pRED), Global Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and our Corporate functions.

Roche offer a competitive salary plus the excellent benefits you would expect from a blue-chip organisation. There is a fully equipped gym on-site, a library and information centre, and an active sports and social club. We also have a subsidised staff restaurant providing foods to cater for every taste throughout the day. At the heart of the building is an informal meeting area known as The Street which features a coffee shop, snack machine and cashpoint. A second building on-site, called The Hub, contains modern meeting room and conference facilities. Roche promotes personal well-being and work-life balance. Therefore, flexible working options will be considered for all roles at Roche UK. Roche is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Roche.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of Roche Products Ltd. At Roche Products we believe diversity drives innovation and we are committed to building a diverse and flexible working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, disability or age. We recognise the importance of flexible working and will review all applicants’ requests with care. At Roche difference is valued and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work.

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