1+ months

Associate Health Economist

Roche
South San Francisco, CA

Position Summary:

  • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop real world evidence strategies and tactics to support medical teams and access to appropriate therapeutic options.
  • You will work closely with internal stakeholders from across the company, including others in Medical Affairs, Government Affairs, Managed Care & Customer Operations, Commercial and Product Development, as well as key external stakeholders, including but not limited to, academics, healthcare providers, payers, and professional societies.
  • All Roche employees are expected to effectively contribute to cross-functional collaboration and coordination and comply with all laws, regulations, policies & procedures that govern our business. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing and maintaining an in-depth understanding of therapeutic area strategies, disease areas, relevant clinical, patient, payer, and reimbursement landscapes.
  • Develop, maintain and apply in-depth knowledge of role, disease state and clinical topics, market/ customer landscape, and emerging policy issues.
  • Developing comprehensive evidence generation strategies including health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) as well as health systemsâ research to support the value demonstration of assets pre-launch and/or marketed products in relevant disease/ therapeutic areas.
  • Expertly demonstrating to payers, clinicians, patients and other external constituents the health economic, humanistic, and health systemsâ value and benefit of Genentech's products.
  • Develop robust real-world evidence generation strategies and flawlessly execute studies (e.g., burden of illness studies, treatment patterns, quality of care etc.). 
  • Expertly designing, developing, conducting, overseeing and/or managing primary and secondary non-interventional studies and HEOR models and appropriate field communication and tools to support access decisions
  • Assist in development of robust, targeted and efficient HEOR modeling and other key processes, standards, techniques and tools
  • Identify opportunities to partner with external customers to conduct E4A projects in support of asset and therapeutic area strategies.
  • Develop strategic partnerships and research collaborations with key external experts, healthcare policy makers, payers and various academic and community settings to support asset strategies.
  • Work independently with minimal guidance, with direction and mentoring from manager and others to clarify directions and expand knowledge and skills. Proactively collaborate with various functions within and outside of Evidence for Access and US Medical Affairs to ensure alignment of activities with key partners and stakeholders.
  • Lead and/or participate in E4A and cross-functional projects.
  • Manage budgets, timelines and deliverables as planned.
  • Attend customer and other external meetings to advance learning, build relationships and demonstrate Genentechâs value.
  • Participate in all required Genentech and E4A training and development programs. Comply with all internal policies and external regulations.
  • When assigned, playing a lead role, representing E4A, in cross-functional long-range strategies and/or other programs that influence or otherwise impact quality of life, appropriate access and/or other HEOR/Health Systems dynamics
  • When assigned, playing a lead role, representing E4A as a standing or ad hoc member/participant in Genentech and/or global Roche core and sub teams Developing and cultivating relationships with therapy area leaders (TALs) and other thought leaders
  • Assisting with recruitment, ongoing coaching/mentoring, and training of new or less experienced health economists/health services researchers
  • Ensuring assigned goals and objectives are met and that assigned projects and other work are completed on time, to high standards and within budget
  • Working collaboratively and efficiently with all internal and external customers, partners and stakeholders 

Abilities:

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills: can effectively communicate through a variety of means and contribute to the development of vision and strategy in Medical Affairs teams.
  • Demonstrated abilities to manage complex projects and multiple priorities.
  • Strong orientation to teamwork: works collaboratively, effectively and efficiently with others in a matrixed team environment
  • Lead the development of the HEOR strategies to support the value of assets pre-launch and/or marketed products in the relevant disease areas.
  • Lead the execution of HEOR studies and projects (including pharmacoeconomic models, Non-Interventional Studies etc.) to demonstrate the value proposition for assets in relevant disease areas.
  • Develop real-world evidence generation strategies and flawlessly execute studies (e.g., burden of illness studies, epidemiology studies etc.).
  • Identify opportunities to partner with external customers to conduct HEOR projects in support of asset and therapeutic area strategies.
  • Develop strategic partnerships and research collaborations with key external experts, healthcare policy makers, payers and various academic and community settings to support asset strategies.
  • Design, develop, conduct and manage HEOR studies for assigned product(s) and indications(s).
  • Develop, maintain and apply in-depth knowledge of role, disease state and clinical topics, market/customer landscape and emerging issues.
  • Work independently with minimal guidance, with direction and mentoring from manager and others to clarify directions and expand knowledge and skills. Proactively collaborate with various functions within and outside of US Medical Affairs to ensure alignment of activities with key partners and stakeholders.
  • Lead and/or participate in HEOR and cross-functional projects. 
  • Manage budgets, timelines and deliverables as planned.
  • Lead and/or participate in HEOR and cross-functional projects.
  • Attend customer and other external meetings to advance learning, build relationships and demonstrate Genentechâs value.
  • Participate in all required Genentech and HEOR training and development programs.
  • Comply with all internal policies and external regulations. 

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree (health economics, epidemiology, life sciences, public health, health services research); Doctoral Degree in above or other related disciplines is preferred.
  • Two yearsâ of experience in relevant health economics and outcomes research fields, one of which are part of a health economics and/or outcomes research team in a pharmaceutical company.
  • In-depth knowledge of biometrics, biostatistics, clinical research and development methods, epidemiology, decision analytical modeling, marketing, payers and formulary processes/practices. In âdepth understanding of the U.S., healthcare landscape.
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant health economics strategy development, HEOR methodologies and modeling (quantitative and qualitative).
  • Strong working knowledge of the technical and methodological aspects of observational study design and implementation. Capable of independently managing non-interventional study projects.
  • Strong methodological skills (pharmacoeconomic modeling, study design, data analysis and interpretation) in epidemiology or health services research is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required: ability to understand and respond to multiple internal and external customers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
  • Strong project management abilities (contracting, budgeting, vendor management) essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects (multitask) involving complex processes, competing deadlines and rapidly shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working with teams and leading teams.
  • Knowledge of the overall drug development, medical affairs, and post-marketing planning relevant to pharmaceutical/biotechnology organizations.
  • Ability to influence key members of medical and commercial teams constructively and without conflict.
  • Skilled in functioning within a matrix organization where managing through influence is required.
  • Business travel, by air or car, is required for regular internal and external business meetings.
Posted: 2018-10-09 Expires: 2018-12-27

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