Director, HEOR and Real World Evidence
Eisai Employees Volunteer for Magnolia Meals on Wheels
Responsible for developing HEOR strategies for assigned product(s) and execution of HEOR and RWE research for the development and communication of product value data to support Eisai business. Primary focus on late stage pipeline and marketed products. Interfaces with cross-functional teams including marketing, managed markets, and medical affairs to align strategies. Partners with HEOR field team in customer research activities and development of external communication materials. Facilitates coverage, reimbursement and appropriate utilization based on generation and communication of quality data.
1.Formulate HEOR and RWE strategies aligned with the business and patient needs to develop compelling value proposition that drives optimal access and utilization of Eisai marketed products in the United States
2.Align health economics and outcomes research strategies, timelines and budgets with medical affairs, marketing, managed markets and global value and access teams. Projects will be prioritized to achieve effective utilization of resources; strategy will be aligned to the global business needs.
3.Align and direct the communication strategies, content and tools of product-specific health economic and outcomes value propositions. Support Eisai’s recognition as a credible and forthright contributor to the assessment and optimal use of healthcare resources, and an advocate for patient access to appropriate therapeutic alternatives.
4.Monitor current methodological, clinical practice and professional guidelines, as they relate to health economics and outcomes, for the appropriate and optimal conduct of research and evaluations. Research project results have to be effective in ensuring that decision making will meet the needs of patients, providers and payers as well as optimize access to Eisai’s products and appropriate medical care.
5.Travel to national and international meetings and conferences to support the business needs
Must Know: Expertise in the design and execution of HEOR studies, including the writing of protocols and analytic plans for prospective and retrospective studies. Application of health economic models for product value assessment and comparison. Knowledge of survey design and use of psychometric tools to collect data and conduct clinical outcome assessments. Development of professional relationships with customers, key opinion leaders and peers. Outstanding communications skills with a broad variety of audiences. Demonstrated strategic and conceptual skills to develop innovative approaches for demonstrating product value and differentiation. Ability to safely and successfully operate a motor vehicle is required.
Experience: Doctoral or Master's degree (PhD, PharmD, MD, MS) in health services research, public health, epidemiology, statistics, health economics or a clinical discipline. A minimum of 7-year experience in Outcomes Research/Epidemiological Research/Health Economics either within biopharmaceutical industry and/or provider/payer organizations. Demonstrated applied research experience in conducting health economic, health related quality of life, and/or health services research studies. Experience in analyzing and collecting patient-reported outcomes, claims and EMR databases. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in and lead cross-functional teams. Leadership and people management experience is desirable.
Good to Know:
•CNS and oncology therapeutic areas
•Knowledge of pharmaceutical development and lifecycle management
•Knowledge of regulatory and industry guidelines in the delivery of health care information in promotional and non-promotional settings and dissemination of health outcome studies and economic evaluations.
•Background in statistics, epidemiology, and public health
•Pharmaceutical and reimbursement environment, especially as related to Neuroscience and Oncology products
• Experience with utilization of outcomes studies in managed care or large healthcare organization environment