Sr. Manager, Global Health Economics

Location: Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
Posted On: 10/10/2017
Job Code: 2623
Job Description
Possible Contract to Hire: Remote at least 1 day a week. Must be onsite.
The Senior Manager is an intermediate-level, experienced professional who has worked at least 5 years in in the global HEOR department at a pharmaceutical company or companies as a contractor or full-time employee.

This individual must be able to independently review drug product information (protocols, CSRs, landscape information) and develop an HEOR evidence generation plan and market access plan. This individual must also have experience in independently managing a variety of key HEOR project types such as SLRs, ITCs, GVDs, CEAs, BIMs, payer landscape assessments.

This individual must also demonstrate strength in being able to conduct and critically evaluate at least 2-3 of these HEOR project types mentioned above. This individual must demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate technical information and market access strategy to members of the commercial, clinical development, medical affairs, biostatistics, and regulatory teams.

This individual must be able to independently incorporate HEOR endpoints into RCT protocols, SAPs, CRFs, and write-up the HEOR data in the CSR.
This GV&A Senior Manager serves as a GV&A product lead on the relevant cross-functional teams, ensuring the following for each product:
• Management of collaborations with other departments
• Plan evidence generation needs and strategic imperatives
• Co-development of market access plans with the Global Market Access team (GMAT)
• Deliver timely, strategic, high-quality deliverables
The Senior Manager will fulfill the following objectives:
• Evidence generation plan development
• Perform targeted literature reviews to support strategy development
• Evidence gap assessment
• Clinical trial protocol & SAP review
• HEOR endpoint selection for clinical studies
• PRO development advice and execution
• Management of project vendors
• Delivering training and tool roll out
• Contract & budget tracking
The Senior Manager will work within the Neurology GV&A therapeutic team reporting to the Senior GV&A Director for the Neurology Business Group.

The Senior Manager will be the product lead for their area and manage the timely completion of high-quality projects, and ensure alignment with product clinical and commercial plans under the oversight of the Senior Director.
The Senior Manager will be expected to be the product expert and be deeply familiar with all payer evidence requirements.

This person will be expected to support local country pricing and reimbursement submissions and negotiations.

As a corollary, the candidate should have a good working knowledge of the range of healthcare reimbursement systems and reimbursement guidelines.

This position is ideal for a candidate with a strong evidence generation and strategy development background.

Candidates should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and work well in multidisciplinary, dynamic team environments.
70% Evidence generation and strategy development:
• Evidence gap assessment
• Evidence generation plan
• Project quality and strategic management
• Market access plans
• Targeted literature searches to develop strategy
• Clinical trial protocol & SAP review
• HEOR endpoint selection
• Local country submission support
• Tool roll out and adaptations
• Publications

30% Strategic business functions:
• Meeting attendance
• Management of collaborations with other departments
• Management of collaborations with partner companies
• Reporting and tracking of projects
• Compliance reporting
• Contract & budget tracking

• A postgraduate degree such as a PhD, MPH, or MS in a Health Services Research or similar field is required.
• 5 years of experience in an HEOR department at a pharmaceutical company is required.
• Ability to effectively communicate HEOR strategy and rationale to cross-functional teams
• Ability to generate and defend evidence generation plans
• Ability to execute quality research projects and deliver their results succinctly to internal audiences
• Knowledge of health policy initiatives in any country is desirable
• Experience with supporting a payer submission in any country is desirable
• Experience in the design claims analysis and observational studies is desirable
• Knowledge of the PRO guidance is necessary and experience is a plus
• Knowledge of ISPOR guidelines is a desirable
• Strong Excel modeling skills is a plus
• Peer-reviewed publications of original work in HEOR is desirable
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
MS Access, Training, Compliance, Direct3D, Research, MS Excel, Management, SAP

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