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Health Economics Manager (FTC)


Peterborough, GB

Job Family:  Commercial Support
Country/Region:  United Kingdom
Health Economics Manager (FTC) 

This is a home-based role with travel approx. 3-4 days per month, typically to our Head Office in Peterborough (the successful candidate should be prepared to be at our Head office for up to 4 days a week for their first month in the business as part of their induction).  This role is to cover a period of maternity leave, commencing Oct 2021 for a period of approx. 14 months.


Reporting to the Head of Market Access, the Health Economics Manager UKIre will be a critical member of a highly skilled and motivated team working to obtain reimbursement and access for our innovative Chronic Care products in the UK and Ireland. Using health economic arguments, you will be working to ensure optimal pricing and reimbursement for our product portfolio for UK reimbursement agencies and local health care payers and will lead on health economic value arguments and tools to support the Strategic Sales team create optimal access for Coloplast product and services. You will also represent the UK on Global development of pipeline products and appropriate data generation and argumentation through health economics.


This role will work in close collaboration with various internal and external stakeholders in the UK and Ireland and with our Coloplast Global Market Access team.


About us

Coloplast is a Market Leading company with a strong record for product and service innovation.  We work in close Partnership with the NHS and individual healthcare professionals to support and drive the best clinical solutions and services to patients.   We offer great career opportunities plus a strong benefits package for our staff.


The role

The Health Economics Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Lead health economic deliverables aligned to pipeline product development and launch for the UK in close collaboration with global colleagues, ensuring they take account of UK reimbursement needs.
  • Lead the development of UK value dossiers, and submissions to relevant UK Heath Technology Appraisal (HTA) bodies such as NICE, and effectively represent Coloplast at public committee meetings and other HTA-associated meetings as required
  • UK lead for health economic evidence aligned to UKIre and Global strategic plan including evidence protocol development, preparation of submission to UKIre authorities, data analysis and systematic literature reviews (including agency management)
  • Lead on Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) publications (i.e. abstracts, congress presentations, manuscript development) to address data gaps in line with strategic priorities
  • Working with the Market Access Managers to use both internal and external data sources and knowledge banks to develop clear, evidenced health economic value arguments and tools to support the full value offering of Coloplast’s products and services
  • Deliver quality and impactful Health Economic publications, economic models, budget impact models
  • Provide input to pricing strategy and study designs for evidence generation for existing product portfolio and new products. 
  • Provide expert insights & support on UK tariffs, HES data, NHS reference and community costs etc.
  • Provide support with pathway insights, development, and appropriate instruments to measure and report outcomes.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders and external health economic experts.
  • Be the UKIre internal source of HE&OR/HTA expertise, and keep abreast of trends and developments and advise the business where appropriate


Experience required:

  • MSc or PhD in Health Economics.
  • Deep understanding of economic concepts relevant to UK HTA.
  • Experience conducting research studies that apply health economics, patient-reported outcomes, retrospective and prospective data analyses, registry, epidemiology or health services research
  • Expert insight and knowledge in Health economics and model development
  • Skilled in translating complex economic concepts into simple language.
  • Good understanding of current UK health care system and market access issues
  • Demonstrated experience of project management
  • Strong numeric skills
  • Scientific/medical knowledge 
  • A commercial mindset 


Need more information

For more information please visit our website at www.coloplast.co.uk/curious or contact Nicki Makin (Senior HR Business Partner) on gbnmk@coloplast.com.  


Please note we only accept applications via our company website.  No agencies please.



If you are interested in this position, please apply on-line as soon as possible.  Initial Interviews are being held between 16th August – 1st September 2021.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 12.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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