Senior Health Economist


Watford, UK

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The lifesaving work of medical professionals inspires us. Through partnerships with medical communities around the globe, we create advances in medical devices, supplies products to improve lives. From reducing surgery time to accelerating healing, our breakthrough solutions are a vital part of daily healthcare delivery. Through progressive thinking and cutting-edge technologies, Medtronic is well positioned to lead the way in today's rapidly changing healthcare industry.

We offer you a position where you will lead the development and execution of reimbursement, funding and health policy strategies, to secure optimal access and development for designated Medtronic therapies in the UK and Ireland. As a key member of our UK&I HEPR (Health Economic, Policy & Reimbursement) team, you will be responsible for health economics, policy and reimbursement projects for selected therapies in the UK and Ireland. You will work closely with all relevant internal and external stakeholders and be the contact point for related matters, especially with UK and Ireland operating unit country leaders.

A Day in the Life

  • Creates and executes comprehensive market access strategies through the integration of pricing and reimbursement, health technology assessment, real world evidence-based review, and health economic modelling activities.
  • Designs, develops, and implements an integrated approach to all aspects of the payer value proposition from early development through its lifecycle.
  • Communicates the unique attributes of the therapeutic area, in relation to respective healthtech devices, to external multi-stakeholders to ensure the health technology’s value proposition will be recognised and optimise market uptake.
  • Works collectively with payers, including HTA (Health Technology Assessment), reimbursement influencers and other decision makers to ensure the continuous changing reimbursement systems remain fair to all involved parties.
  • Guides the development of economic evidence generation with the end-customer in mind to ensure that the results will favourably impact pricing, reimbursement, and market access as well as market uptake.

Must Haves

  • Master’s degree in Health Economics and/or Health Policy, Public Health
  • Senior level commercial/consultancy experience within HEPR area
  • Broad knowledge and experience in project management

Nice Haves

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision, both individually and within a team
  • Great communication skills, positive attitude
  • Fluent English, both verbally and written

We Offer

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

  • Flexible working environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results
  • Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurance
  • Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Skills Lab
  • Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

Our Commitment

Our unwavering commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) means zero barriers to opportunity within Medtronic and a culture where all employees belong, are respected, and feel valued for who they are and the life experiences they contribute. We know equity starts beyond our workplace, and we must play a role in addressing systemic inequities in our communities if we hope to have long-term sustainable impact. Anchored in our Mission, we continue to drive ID&E forward both to enhance the well-being of Medtronic employees and to accelerate innovation that brings our lifesaving technologies to more people in more places around the world.

About Medtronic

Bold thinking. Bolder actions. We are Medtronic.

We lead global healthcare technology and boldly attack the most challenging health problems facing humanity by searching out and finding solutions. Our Mission — to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life — unites a global team of 90,000+ passionate people. Powered by our diverse knowledge, insatiable curiosity, and desire to help all those who need it, we deliver innovative technologies that transform the lives of two people every second, every hour, every day. Expect more from us as we empower insight-driven care, experiences that put people first, and better outcomes for our world.

In everything we do, we are engineering the extraordinary.

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