National healthcare trade association representing the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) industry seeks a Research Analyst in its Washington, DC office. We welcome candidates of all races, religions, sexual orientations, age, economic and cultural backgrounds, and we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.
The position will assist with the design and analysis of various economic and quantitative research projects, assess the impact of government policies, and partner with nationally recognized experts to produce studies, reports, and analysis affecting the industry. It will provide quantitative research and technical support to the Association’s state and federal policy, advocacy, and communications teams through reports, white papers, presentations, graphics design, and talking points. The position is also a resource to Association staff and members on data and research support for industry positioning.
Design and undertake research projects, will generally require analysis of quantitative data and basic modeling.
Identify existing databases and sources for industry data.
Assist in the production of white papers, reports, presentations, and graphics.
Perform literature reviews and other research activities on topics involving the pharmaceutical supply chain and pharmacy benefit management, as well as on drug costs, use of prescription drugs, and pharmacy trends.
Respond to inquiries or information requests from colleagues and member companies.
Conduct rapid response analyses for publication and presentation by senior staff.
Produce scientifically sound technical materials by reviewing, editing, and proofreading documents through an established clearance protocol.
Assist in the growth of the Association’s research portfolio to position the Association as the industry’s primary source for content information and thought leadership.
Bachelor’s degree or higher, preference for advanced degree.
3+ years of experience analyzing health care data preferably within health policy and healthcare, including qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Experience with or knowledge of PBM industry and/or prescription drug policy preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to analyze data, and experience with statistical software.
Demonstrated ability to translate technical information into plain English.
Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of a team, and comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a generous salary and benefits package
The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association is the association representing Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) working to lower prescription drug costs for patients and payers across the country. PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 270 million Americans who have health insurance from a variety of sponsors including: commercial health plans, self-insured employer plans, union plans, Medicare Part D plans, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), state government employee plans, managed Medicaid plans, and others.
Today, health care plans hire PBMs to secure lower costs for prescription drugs, passing the savings directly to patients. PBMs are your first line of defense against rising prescription drug costs. They work to ensure lower costs and better health outcomes through affordable access to medicines you need.