Senior Research Analyst (HEOR)

IBM Watson Health
Published
November 13, 2017
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Job Type
Job Level
Analyst or Senior Analyst
Sponsorship available?
No

Description

Job Reference: 111550BR

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The Senior Analyst has a primary role to provide analytic support to one or more business areas within Life Sciences: Outcomes Research, Economic Modeling, Literature Review, Value Dossier, and Market Analytics. The Sr. Research Analyst not only has significant responsibility for analytic support of the research project, but also supplements project management activities, provides input into the development of new business proposals, mentors junior staff, and assists with other on-going project work as needed.

This position can be located in multiple cities/offices:  Raleigh, NC. - Cambridge, MA. - Ann Arbor, MI. - Bethesda, MD. - Greenwood Village, CO.

Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities 

Outcomes Research, Market Analytics

  • Support Research Leaders in all aspects of projects
  • Develop study protocol and file specifications for review by Research Leader/Lead Analyst and other members of project team.
  • Work closely with Programmer on most effective way to implement complex methodologies and build study analytic file.
  • Perform data investigation on diagnostic, descriptive, and statistical output throughout the course of each research project. Suggest and implement changes in methodology based on output review.
  • Prepare deliverables for client presentation (final written reports, slide decks, technical memoranda, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts).
  • Attend and present at client meetings when requested.

Economic Modeling

  • Provide key support with reviewing published literature and conducting data/information abstraction research to identify, collect, and summarize data for building health economic models.
  • Support Research Leader in developing model specifications and conceptual model design.
  • Assume primary role in developing economic models using Microsoft Excel (with Visual Basic macros) and other modeling software, such as TreeAge Pro.
  • Apply principles of pharmacoeconomics to conduct economic modeling analyses, including cost-effectiveness/cost-utility analyses and budget impact analyses.
  • Prepare deliverables for client presentation (summary memos, written reports, slide decks, abstracts, posters, podium presentations, and manuscripts).
  • Attend and present at client meetings when requested.
  • Support Research Leader with general project organization, day-to-day project management, and client communications.

Other Responsibilities

  • Fill in for Research Leader in their absence.
  • Direct/supervise junior Analyst staff to perform project tasks for client deliverables.
  • Lead training and orientation sessions for new hires or others within Truven Health Analytics.
  • Support the development of new proposals or sales opportunities as requested by Research Leaders, including working with clients to help them appropriately formulate research questions.
  • Participate in project process efficiency improvement initiatives.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with individuals at various levels within the organization and external clients in a leadership capacity.
  • Outstanding critical thinking, questioning, and listening skills; superior attention to detail.
  • Proven project management and consensus building experience
  • Time management skills for managing multiple individual and team tasks simultaneously, while completing work within allocated time frames.
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