Research Consultant - Health Economics

Date: Feb 11, 2024

Location: NL

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Health Economics Research Consultant (remote position in Netherlands or at Rotterdam office)

The Health Economics and Comparative Effectiveness group at Cytel is a boutique research and consulting firm specializing in healthcare statistics and economic evaluation of new medical technologies. Our clients include many of the leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device manufacturers from around the world. Our dedicated staff of full-time employees includes health economists, pharmacologists/pharmacy scientists and market access professionals. A job with Cytel offers an opportunity to experience the Health Economics and market access environment on a global level working with multinational pharmaceutical industry players, payers, clinical guidance experts and other consultants from a hands-on perspective. Our small company is growing, and we would like to hire the best of the best. Our employees can expect to be challenged, learn new skills and grow to discover new opportunities for the future.

We are currently accepting applications for a Statistician for our Health Economics department. This is a key position with opportunities for growth and advancement. The incumbent will work closely with project leaders and clients on various projects.


The Research Consultant, Health Economics is a key position with opportunities for growth and advancement. The incumbent will work closely with project leaders and clients on various projects to generate basic models, as well as, more complex models with support.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing economic models: Budget impact models, Cost-effectiveness model, Cost-consequence models, etc.
  • Statistical Modelling in health economics: Survival analysis, epidemiology, etc.
  • Modelling in comparative effectiveness: Indirect treatment comparison, NMA, comparative effectiveness frameworks, etc.
  • Advance comparative effectiveness: STC, MAIC, complex matchings or cross-over analysis


Specific day to day activities may include:

  • Consultant in HE/HTA statistics (+/-100% of the work): As a statistician with PSE you will work directly with the HE team to produce high quality statistical and economic statistical analysis and reporting. The intention is for the statistician to work closely with health economist and become a health economic statistician (or simply health economist). Report writing for health economics analysis or other technical deliverables (including potential quality control of analysis) could also be involved depending on the analyst skills and interests.
  • This is a technical position i.e. requiring statistics, mathematics and regression skills. This is not a writing or qualitative position, but writing skills will be considered an asset.
  • Other tasks as needed.



  • MSc in economics, math, epidemiology or a graduate degree in a related field with 0-2 years of experience in health care setting (consulting / pharma / government). Experience in quantitative analysis and HEOR preferred
  • Advanced level English proficiency is required- reading and writing, and communicating
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information, including clinical and scientific information
  • Experience with resourceful utilization of primary and secondary market research to solve challenging business or public health issues
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical product development and pricing preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills to present information in an engaging, clean, and concise manner
  • Experience in statistical package (R, Stata, etc.) and a strong foundation in Excel and VBA is preferred
  • Methodical, disciplined, diligent, well-organized, and professional
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Extremely detail-oriented and efficient
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize assignments


Note:  You must live in Europe.  We do not support visa transfers or other requirements.