Data Scientist -Telus Health

June 25 2024
Industries Telecommunications
Categories Pharmacist,
Montreal, QC | Toronto, ON • Full time


Join our team

As a key member of our Pharmacy Consulting team under the Payor & Provider Solutions team, you will support the advancement of the pharma engagement strategy.

We are seeking a highly skilled Health economist to join our team, who is a highly motivated self-starter with an engaging and driven personality. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Product Listing Agreements (PLA) strategy execution, execution of health technology assessments of new drugs and indications from a private payor lens and support the market access consulting program. This individual will support the Pharma engagement lead to work closely with our clients, internal teams, and stakeholders to develop and implement strategies that align with our client's business objectives and our growth targets.

You will work closely with the Pharma engagement lead and the pharmacy consulting team to support program delivery for PLA, drug review and market access consulting programs. If you like working on a close team where your knowledge and experience are used and expanded, then read on as this is the job for you!


  • Support on the execution of a project plan to drive pharmaceutical partnership growth and achieve program targets
  • Negotiate and finalize product list agreements with pharmaceutical manufacturers, ensuring mutually beneficial terms and conditions
  • Navigate complex negotiations for product list agreements to drive value for private payor clients, while understanding the private payer market and the Pharmacy benefit management ecosystem
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders within pharmaceutical companies and carrier clients
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop compelling value propositions and customized solutions for pharmaceutical partners
  • Work with the team to conduct market research and analysis to identify target areas for negotiations, market trends, competitor activities, and potential growth opportunities
  • Perform economic and/or clinical analysis for health technology assessments of new drugs and indications to support the enhanced drug review program
  • Support team with subject matter expertise in health technology assessment from private payor lens for execution of market access consulting program
  • Stay up-to-date with industry developments, regulatory changes, and emerging pharmaceutical products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, legal, and operations, to ensure seamless execution of partnership agreements
  • Consistently delivers high quality work, meeting internal quality expectation and receiving high satisfaction rates


You're the missing piece of the puzzle, if you

  • Love meeting new people and making connections and introductions
  • Are a recognized influencer with the ability to bring forward ideas and captivate your audience to convey an opportunity
  • Possess strong business acumen, strategic and critical thinking capabilities and are able to understand and leverage research findings to develop and enhance strategies and deliver a high-quality action plan
  • Are noted for your ability to pivot, you are adaptable, resilient and comfortable dealing with ambiguity and last minute changes
  • Have strong time-management and organizational skills to work independently in a fast-paced, rapidly growing environment
  • Are highly motivated, creative, and self-sufficient with the ability to work successfully under pressure
  • Have solid understanding of pharmacy benefit and pharmaceutical landscapes and program offerings within the pharmacy benefit management industry and experience in Price List Agreements
  • have experience performing health technology assessments from a private payor perspective
  • Have the ability to use your experience to take initiative in troubleshooting, allowing you to effectively and efficiently identify problems and apply appropriate solutions


  • Advanced degree in Health economics and/or Pharmacy degree
  • 5+ years of experience in a related Pharmaceutical, Pharmacy benefit management or insurer role
  • Strong understanding of the pharmaceutical landscape, including knowledge and experience with private payor health technology assessments, product list agreements, industry regulations, and pharmacy benefit management business.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build rapport and influence key stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detailSelf-motivated and results-oriented, with a strong drive to achieve program targets
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite, including Excel, PowerPoint, Google drive, Google sheets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

By applying to this role, you understand and agree that your information will be shared with the TELUS Group of Companies' Talent Acquisition team(s) and/or any leader(s) who will be part of the selection process.

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