Join us

COLLABORATION

By respecting other people's views and seeking solutions, together we can surpass ‘okay’ and achieve ‘outstanding’

EMPOWERMENT

We relish new challenges and opportunities to learn, by nurturing and challenging our team and ourselves we continue to develop and deliver outstanding results to our clients and their patients

INTEGRITY

We hold ourselves and others accountable to the highest standards of our industry, recognising and addressing areas that can be improved no matter how large or small

PRAGMATISM

Our strength lies in our ability to both think strategically and act tactically to develop practical solutions that enable the best possible outcome

COLLABORATION

By respecting other people's views and seeking solutions, together we can surpass ‘okay’ and achieve ‘outstanding’

EMPOWERMENT

We relish new challenges and opportunities to learn, by nurturing and challenging our team and ourselves we continue to develop and deliver outstanding results to our clients and their patients

INTEGRITY

We hold ourselves and others accountable to the highest standards of our industry, recognising and addressing areas that can be improved no matter how large or small

PRAGMATISM

Our strength lies in our ability to both think strategically and act tactically to develop practical solutions that enable the best possible outcome

Join our team

Our team is at the very heart of Initiate, so wellness is an important factor in our benefits package which includes a generous holiday allowance, flexible working, Vitality Health Insurance, pension, on-site gym and daily refreshments

If you share our values and purpose and would like to join our talented team, delivering meaningful work with real opportunities for development and career advancement, we would love to hear from you. We have the following positions open or you can email your CV to hello@initiateconsultancy.com

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Health Economist

Start: Flexible

Location: Remote, UK based

Initiate
Initiate is a global market access strategy consultancy working with novel products designed to help people living with rare or life limiting disorders. We are part of Synaptiq Health, a collection of individual, best-in-class agencies and consultancies with offices throughout Europe and the US who provide life science clients with integrated or stand-alone support services across the three key components critical to product success: INSIGHT, ENGAGEMENT and ACCESS. Our core values are collaboration, empowerment, integrity and pragmatism. We seek to recruit extraordinary talent in those who not only hold these same values but have a passion to succeed, deliver and grow.

Job Purpose:
To be a key member of our health economics team, which involves working as a highly skilled health economist supporting clients and Initiate’s market access team. Following the appropriate training, the post holder must be able to perform economic analysis such as creating cost effectiveness and budget impact models. Activities will also include work related to epidemiological studies, disease management, unmet medical needs, burden of disease, cost of illness, relative efficacy and safety, as well as supporting strategic pricing and marketing, value proposition and communication.


Responsibilities

Collaborating with colleagues, health economists must be able to successfully deliver a range of projects including:

  • Developing cost effectiveness and budget impact models
  • Carrying out a range of data simulation methods
  • Understanding international health systems
  • Contributing to clinical summaries, dossiers and value messages to support reimbursement submissions
  • Supporting primary and secondary research

About you

  • Ideally a post graduate MSc or PhD in Health Economics, or any related domain with advanced modelling or statistical skills
  • Experience in health economics
  • Prior Market Access experience is desired, but not essential
  • Degree (or equivalent) in economics, statistics, maths, or sciences
  • Highly organised and customer service focus
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential
  • Fluency in English (written & spoken) is required
  • Strong level of proficiency in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint is essential
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Proficiency in Excel VBA and R is desirable, but appropriate training will be given


Additional benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Birthday off
  • 25 days holiday (excludes bank holidays)
  • 3 days leave ‘Privilege Days’ at Christmas time
  • Healthcare insurance scheme
  • Personalised development programme
  • Bike2work scheme
  • Use of onsite gym and/or subsidised gym

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter.

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Market Access Analyst

Start: Flexible

Location: Remote, UK based

Initiate
Initiate is a global market access strategy consultancy working with novel products designed to help people living with rare or life limiting disorders. We are part of Synaptiq Health, a collection of individual, best-in-class agencies and consultancies with offices throughout Europe and the US who provide life science clients with integrated or stand-alone support services across the three key components critical to product success; INSIGHT, ENGAGEMENT and ACCESS.
Our core values are collaboration, empowerment, integrity and pragmatism. We seek to recruit extraordinary talent in those who not only hold these same values but have a passion to succeed, deliver and grow.

Job Purpose
To support our clients and the market access team. This includes assessing the epidemiology, disease management, unmet medical needs, burden of disease, cost of illness, relative efficacy and safety, cost-effectiveness and budget impact of health technologies, as well as supporting strategic pricing and marketing, value proposition development, refinement and communication.

Responsibilities

Collaborating with colleagues Analysts, Consultants and team members to successfully deliver a range of projects including:

  • Developing clinical summaries, product dossiers and value messages to support reimbursement submissions
  • Analysing and interpreting reimbursement and pricing information to support health economic and strategic market access projects for global pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients
  • Primary and secondary research
  • Development and management of project plans
  • Development of proposals, pitches and business development

About you

  • Ideally relevant healthcare/science degree with experience in a market access role. Prior Market Access experience is desired, but not essential
  • Degree (or equivalent) in economics, statistics, maths, or sciences
  • Ideally a post graduate MSc or Phd in Health Economics, or any related domain
  • Highly organised
  • Customer service focus
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential
  • Fluency in English (written & spoken) is required
  • Strong level of proficiency in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint is essential
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team

Additional benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Birthday off
  • 25 days holiday (excludes bank holidays)
  • 3 days leave ‘Privilege Days’ at Christmas time
  • Healthcare insurance scheme
  • Personalised development programme
  • Bike2work scheme
  • Use of onsite gym and/or subsidised gym.