Director of Global Evidence & Value Development, Strategy Lead, Oncology (HEOR)
Company: EMD Serono
Posted on: August 17, 2019
A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our
52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays
through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science
and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the
world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and
vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a
business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
On your assigned indications, to develop a well-founded
understanding of the target patient segment and Relative
Effectiveness Analysis (REA)/Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
evidentiary requirements. As core GPT member define and oversee
execution of cross-functional, cross-national Value Demonstration
Strategies for HTA/REA in alignment with Franchise Strategies
(Marketing / Pricing).
Lead/chair project/product-related cross-functional, international
Value Strategy Teams (VaSTs). Ensure the integration of REA/HTA
considerations into Target Product Value Profiles, Integrated
Development Plans and other R&D Strategy documents, Clinical
Trial Protocols, CRFs, SAPs and Clinical Study Reports. Guide and
educate the Global Project (sub)-teams to prepare and meet the EMD
Serono REA/HTA decision criteria per DP (inclusive of risk
analyses, strategic development options and contingency plans).
Generate additional evidence alongside product development to
translate clinical surrogates into quantified differential patient
value and relevant market access endpoints. Lead and drive any
related studies and analyses (resource utilization-, cost of care-
and cross-sectional studies; real world patient chart-, registry-
and database analyses; QoL analyses; meta-, mixed treatment- and
network-analyses; indirect comparisons; parametric modeling,
epidemiological analyses, etc.).
Who you are:
* Bachelor s degree in medical or science with 10 plus years of
experience, or master s degree in Health Economics, Public Health,
Health Services Research, Epidemiology, or relevant degree with 5
plus years or PhD with 3 plus years of experience
* Five plus years of practical experience with Value Based Health
Care Decision Making / Access, ideally in pharmaceutical industry
* A strong background combined with hands-on experience in
consulting, managed markets, health insurance, payer authority or
payer research institute will be considered
* Powerful conceptual, methodological and analytical skills.
Comprehensive mastery of methodologies, as well as the ability to
apply such knowledge in a concrete business context to support
patient therapy access.
* Project management skills as well as certain management
competencies are of importance in this role. These include
organized and structured work habits, as well as the ability to use
internal and outsourcing resources effectively and efficiently
* Ability to define problems and seek alternate solutions based on
solid business and scientific judgement. Aptitude in setting
priorities, making decisions and identifying and mitigating risk is
of necessity, along with a high standard of ethical and
* Fluency in both written and spoken English is essential.
* Experience in collaborative efforts with external institutions
and service providers
* Oncology experience preferred
What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new
ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse
businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We
trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your
own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and
priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!
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