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Medical Device Health Economics & Reimbursement Manager

Req ID:  1040


Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

Olympus is moving to Westborough, MA! Our brand new Westborough campus is scheduled for completion on March 15, 2021 and will house roles that were formerly based out of our Southborough, MA and Littleton, MA locations. The design of Olympus Westborough prioritizes an exceptional employee experience, with opportunities for wellbeing and seamless global collaboration. More information is available by asking your recruiting team!


Health Economic and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Manager is a critical element of our market access strategies to ensure success in an increasingly challenging market environment. New regulations, a decision-making process where the clinician is no longer the only player, and a concept of value which is more and more based on evidence coming from clinical studies and derived economic value from our technologies and solutions, makes it a must that we equip ourselves with the required capabilities and convey a meaningful value-based message to our customers.

Job Duties

* Lead and manage health economics project development from concept to final tool development that includes RFP vendor selection, project management, protocol development  and generation of primary findings. 


* Manage budget related to all health economics efforts according task and deliverable schedules and report to finance on spend and accruals. Educate marketing and other internal stakeholders regarding health economics message development and need for evidence. 


* Train internal customers  on use of health economics tools so that they can more effectively communicate with customers. 


* Perform ad-hoc research and analysis requests on a variety of projects for Olympus business priorities including different evidence generation programs.


* Oversee publication plan for health economics findings and present health economics finding at professional society meetingsLead in responding to health economics inquiries of US technology assessment committees about the value of the product. 


* Liaise with Clinical Affairs & Regulatory Affairs to ensure appropriate clinical support and guidance when scoping health economics projects and to align in the development of Value Propositions.  


* Liaise with global health economics, bringing feedback about health economics needs for the US. Adapt global or other country health economic tools and program for application to US.


* Perform all other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Management.

Job Requirements



* Advanced/Master Degree in Health Economics, Public Health or Health Care Services Research or Health Care Administration is required. 

* Minimum of 5 years previous in pharmaceutical medical device industries or health care services research is required. 

* Previous experience in overseeing Health Economics studies for medical device companies.  

* Minimum of 2-3 professional years work experience in health economics is required.

* Must have an understanding of medical device purchase decision-making in the US.    


* Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time.        



* Must have customer service approach that is solution driven and pragmatic. 

* Strong business management mind-set and the ability to implement solutions that support achievement of business goals.  

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate and influence others. 

* Strong verbal and written communication skills.  

* Must be able to conduct requirements of the job with minimal oversight.  

* Project management experience with ability to manage multiple projects at a time is preferred.  

* Successful experience in leading cross-functional projects is desired.  


* Critical thinking: Ability to provide detailed insight into potential health economics opportunities and challenges. 

* Convincing and influencing skills: Ability to present information in a logical manner that address the need and concerns of the audience.

* Project management skills: Manage project goals timeline and milestones to assure on task deliverable schedules.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 



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