Director, Health Economics & Value Access (HEVA) Asset Lead

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Cambridge Erie Street. - Job ID: 6366 


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Director, Health Economics & Value Access (HEVA) Asset Lead 



  • A solid understanding and experience of Clinical Outcomes Assessment (COA) strategy to support the value of pipeline R&D assets including:
    • Leading Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO)-related activities for assigned compounds and disease areas in collaboration with the compound development and clinical teams and commercial functions.
    • Developing strategies for PRO evaluation of pharmaceutical compounds for product approval, quantifying value, and supporting market access.
    • Leading the development of PRO sections of the protocol/statistical analysis plan in conjunction with the study statisticians before database lock and interpretation of PRO clinical trial results
    • Leading the development of relevant sections of documentation and communication for regulatory agencies and HTA agencies to provide the necessary evidence in support of submission activities.
    • Responsible for PRO publication plan including the development of abstracts and manuscripts on PRO results from clinical and other studies.
    • Be the subject matter expert for PRO/COA. Educate and promote the importance of timely and relevant COA measurements within the organization across the diverse clinical programs.
    • A solid understanding of Real-World Evidence (RWE) research designs, Cost Effectiveness Analysis/Budget Impact Analysis (CEA/BIA) models, Systematic Literature Reviews (SLR), Indirect treatment comparison (network meta-analysis (NMA), matching adjusted indirect comparisons, etc.) with ability to critically evaluate-improve study design and data sources used across various type of HEVA research.
    • Training field teams-US Market Access Account Management/ Medical Science Liaisons and HEVA Field based teams current and relevant HCEI developed by the organization
    • Deep knowledge of/exposure to US/Global Pharmaceutical launch experience, specifically
      • Pre-Approval Dossier and Pre-Approval Information Exchange with population health decision makers (FDA Guidance)
      • Launch models (CEA/BIA) and tools development
    • Good working knowledge of health care systems and health technology assessment guidelines and processes in relevant countries
    • Ability to understand assigned therapy areas and appropriately plan and deliver HEVA value evidence and payer/HTA tools for specific assets.
    • Serve as subject matter expert for cross-functional teams in the area of HEVA.



  • Education Required:
    • Doctoral degree (PhD or PharmD, or MD) preferred in related field and experience conducting HEVA research (Related fields include Public Health-Health Policy & Management/Health Services Research/Epidemiology/Outcomes Research/Health Economics, Economics/Econometrics, Psychometrics, Statistics/Biostatistics, Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmacy Administration)
    • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology/academic/governmental agency OR a Master’s degree in Health Economics, Epidemiology, or related field, and at least 10 years of such relevant experience
  • Experience
    • Strong working knowledge and application of the 2009 FDA "Guidance for Industry Patient-Reported Outcome Measures: Use in - Medical Product Development to Support Labeling Claims" and other relevant PRO and Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) guidance and best practices is required.
    • Experience with identifying, recommending, and implementing preference-based PROs (e.g., EQ-5D, SF-36, PROMIS) for clinical development programs.
    • Experience with eCOA implementation preferred, including but not limited to eCOA vendor identification, qualification, and technical supervision. Assist clin ops team members in securing licenses and commissioning translations/adaptations for COA instruments in a timely manner.
    • Strong knowledge of development, psychometric evaluation, and selection of PROs preferred.
    • Experience with developing meeting requests/briefing books to support FDA COA Type C meetings.
    • Experience with the development of sections (Clinical Study Reports), 2.5 (Clinical Overview), and Summary of Clinical Efficacy (2.7.3) for inclusion as Patient Experience Data for NDA Module 2 submission preferred to support Consistent with FDA label communications.
    • Regulatory understanding and experience in negotiating PRO label claims is strongly preferred.
    • A track record of peer-reviewed scientific publications demonstrating expertise in HEVA across Real World Evidence, Cost Effectiveness Analysis/Budget Impact Analysis models, PRO development and or SLR/NMA.
    • Successfully developed/has a deep knowledge of/exposure to US FDAMA 114 compliant HEVA tools for population health decision makers/Health Care Economic Information (HCEI)
    • Experience with developing strategic responses to support the value of asset(s) under ICER Unsupported Price Increase review
    • Excellent communication skills, with experience presenting HEVA research to payers and/or population health decision-makers



Benefits for you

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