Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Munich


The Director Health Economics plays an important role in particular to health policy decision-makers in terms of marketing and positioning of our products. He is leading the local Health Economics Team and ensures competent and prudent composition of our product-specific value dossiers in cooperation with our Value, Access & Policy and Medical Teams. With the following responsibilities the position holder supports the reimbursement of our products and their market access:


Leading and coaching the local Health Economics Team with well-defined development plans for the team members
Responsibility for creating AMNOG-Dossiers/Health Technology Assessment (HTA​​) and their integration into the local business strategies in line with global strategy and in collaboration and alignment with global teams
Development and local adaptation of product-specific “value propositions”
Design and implementation of observational studies and database analyses in the context of profound health services research projects, also in collaboration with payers
Development and roll out of Social Impact Studies supporting Amgen’s indication and product strategies
Development and implementation of local Health Economics / HTA communications and publication strategies in alignment with our Global plans
Active participation in local HEOR/HTA workshops and symposia with experts and industry bodies and committees in the public health sector (in cooperation with IQWiG)
Representation of the economic and clinical benefits of our products to decision-makers
Expansion of the opinion leader network in health policy environment
Local adaptation of health economic models
Active collaboration with global health economics colleagues and working groups
Is providing direction to and collaborates with external consulting firms in the field of HEOR
Contact for product teams to all questions regarding Health Economics, “value propositions” and reimbursement issues
Creation and implementation of internal training programs in the field of health economics

University degree, ideally in health economics or medicine / natural sciences with demonstrated profound additional qualification in health economics
At least 5 years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry, within the national health insurance or health economic consulting firms, ideally in a matrixed environment
A minimum of 4 years of experience in leading a team
Experience in the execution of AMNOG Processes is strongly preferred
Ideally in possession of a strong customer network within the HEOR area
Competent knowledge of health economic modeling methodology, design and implementation of cost-effectiveness studies and cost studies of disease
Skills and ideally experience in the methods of preparation of systematic literature reviews
Competent knowledge of the methods of Outcomes Research and local health care reimbursement law/policies
Analytical thinking, secure property assessment of economic and health policy environment and a sense of the resulting developments and market opportunities
Very good and confident manner, standing, communication and presentation skills as well as negotiation skills and decision-making skills, influencing skills and results orientation
Very good command of spoken and written German and English
Competent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel, knowledge of modeling software (for example TreeAge) is an advantage
Willingness to travel
Contact: Phyllis Kiefer (Human Resources) Tel: +49 (0)89 14 90 96 -1164

About the company

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

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