Posted to MedZilla on 1/20/2018

Novo Nordisk

US-NJ, Director- Value Evidence & Outcomes Job 443944500A1-MZ


Requisition ID 52109BR
Title Director- Value Evidence & Outcomes
Job Category Clinical Development
Job Description Purpose:
The Director- Value Evidence & Outcomes acts as an Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) & Value Evidence (VE) champion and is accountable for the development of short-term and long-term strategy, plan, budget and evidence to support the value proposition of Novo Nordisk brands, channels and/or public affairs initiatives with the specific organizations and accounts. The incumbent must possess expertise, knowledge, experience and credibility to be viewed as an HEOR expert and/or expert on key US health accounts (e.g., payers, integrated delivery networks). The Director- Value Evidence & Outcomes works in a matrix organization coordinating and supporting different functions/groups within the Account Team, Regional Teams, Medical Affairs and Market Access. The key deliverable for this role is the development and implementation of the plans for interaction with the data systems within the account to support research projects and collaborations, quality improvement initiatives and innovative contracts.

This position reports to the Executive Director- National Managed Markets Value Evidence & Outcomes. The Director- Value Evidence & Outcomes leads the development of productive account-focused networks both within and outside Novo Nordisk (NN), serving as a champion for HEOR & VE and works very closely with key internal stakeholders. She/he works closely with Head Office Novo Nordisk Inc. (NNI) functions including Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Marketing, Regional Teams, Public Affairs, Legal, and other key internal stakeholders.

Essential Functions:
Provide leadership, strategic insights, and input for account related activities in the areas of Real-World Evidence (RWE) and HEOR. The incumbent must understand the US market landscape and serve as a leader and expert to ensure the right input is provided from the HEOR perspective to Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, Market Access, Regional Teams, Public Affairs, Legal, and other key internal stakeholders. In addition, she/he must be able anticipate key customers’ needs and develop account focused HEOR/data plan and programs/studies accordingly with the 2-3 years planning cycle. Responsible for all aspects of effective project management, including request for proposal (RFP) development, selection of research partners, contract execution, budget planning, protocol design, analytic plan development, oversight of data collection/acquisition, data analysis, and development of research findings into publications in alignment with Medical Affairs and commercial strategies. Accountable for HEOR programs for in-line products: Plan, design, execute, disseminate and provide guidance for HEOR/real world evidence strategy and programs within a specific account. Fully leverage HEOR programs and/or studies to support research collaborations, quality improvement programs and innovative contracts. HEOR Liaison should be anticipating new market place for real world evidence needs, coordinating with key NNI stakeholders to develop strategy, plan and budget, and developing/communicating evidence within the account based on local real world data. HEOR strategic research collaborations with payers, integrated health systems and/or others: Work with key internal stakeholders, especially Market Access, Medical Affairs and Marketing to develop HEOR research collaboration strategy, plan, budget and programs to support key account management (KAM). Fully leverage HEOR programs and/or studies to support research collaborations with key customers. Work with key research partners to co-chair specific joint committees, develop research agenda and specific research protocols, scientific presentations and publications. Design tools and materials based on the research for Novo Nordisk internal communication and also for external communications by Field Medical Affairs (FMA) and other functions when applicable. Responsible for HEOR strategy, plan and annual budget: Work closely with key internal stakeholders, e.g., Marketing, Market Access, Medical Affairs, Public Affairs, to develop long term HEOR strategy and plan and also secure budget to support HEOR activities within the account. Develop plans and specific programs to support public affairs – related initiatives, such as quality measures/metrics, population health management, quality improvement, etc. Support outcomes-based concepts, e.g., innovative contracting- Develop framework, strategy, plan and/or waterfalls to support innovative contracting. Carefully evaluating customer data infrastructure and analytics capability to support innovative contracting. Responsible for the collaboration with academic institutions and scientific/policy leaders within account/region on HEOR-related matters, and dissemination of OR data through scientific presentations and publications. Serve as an HEOR lead for regional/state policy related activities such as Public Affairs initiatives.

Works within NNI’s established policies and procedures and ensures alignment of their work to Novo Nordisk Essentials. 10-20% overnight travel required.

* A PhD (preferred) or Masters/PharmD degree in appropriate field (heath economics, epidemiology, outcomes research, public health, business/health services research, biostatistics).
* Advanced knowledge and experience in conducting health economics, health services research studies, real world research and the evaluation of health care interventions.
* At least 5 years of experience in health economics, outcomes research, pricing, reimbursement, and/or portfolio analysis, with at least 2 years in the pharmaceutical industry, payor or healthcare.
* Comprehensive knowledge of health care systems in the U.S., including managed care organizations, integrated health systems, pharmacy benefit management (PBMs), Medicare, and Medicaid.
* Demonstrated track record of peer-reviewed scientific publications, dossier development, and strategic, customer-focused HEOR tool development.
* Experience in preparing or reviewing materials for drug formularies.
* Proven record of outstanding written and verbal communication and negotiation skills, with experience interacting with and presenting to key customers.

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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Position Location US - Plainsboro, NJ
City Plainsboro
State/Provinces US - NJ
Job/Position Country US

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