Executive Director HEOR

Jun 23, 2021

Job Description

Posting Title:
Executive Director HE&OR
Job Description:
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.
1. HEOR Strategy and Evidence Generation – Providing leadership with customers (payers, policymakers, providers and patients), and recognition as a preferred HEOR partner with external stakeholders. Creation of the HEOR and Medical Access strategy for the designated therapeutic area(s) to deliver a Value Demonstration Plan (VDP) that is fully aligned with medical and business leaders, and passionate about achieving business and access goals. Co-lead development of the HEOR & Population Health Account Management (PHAM) Team Strategies
2. HEOR Research Quality & Innovation – Responsible for developing and/or executing robust observational research processes (including Outcomes Research Forum, a protocol approval and advisory body for observational studies) to ensure rigor, quality, credibility and transparency. Encourage and enable creative and innovative research methods and data sources for scientific rigor, efficiency and impact.
3. Payer-Centric Evidence Strategy & Execution – Closely partner with Medical Access team to shape, enable and drive payer-centricity in all HEOR research and activities supporting pipeline and inline products across Medical Units (MUs).
4. External Partnerships – Develop and lead research partnerships with academia, forward-thinking leaders, managed care and other customers, and contract research organizations to enhance the impact of outcomes research projects
5. HEOR Talent Development – Partner with the functional Vice President (VP) to attract and develop top HEOR talent, and to coordinate HEOR talent assessment and deployment across six MUs. Build culture and lead in line with company cultural aspiration – “Unbossed,” “Curious,” and “Inspired.” Provide training, coaching and feedback to HEOR associates to help them reach their potential and achieve top performance.
6. Business Partnering – Effectively partner with internal stakeholders (MU Head, Medical Directors, Medical Access, Medical Account Management, Market Access, Global teams, etc.) at strategic and tactical levels to generate and disseminate robust HEOR findings in support of a broad set of partners including payers.
7. HEOR Functional Leadership – Serve as a key member and organizer of US HEOR & PHAM Leadership Team. Contribute to continuous improvement and development of HEOR function through leadership of functional initiatives and organizational change. Role model leadership behaviors to promote desired culture.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements:
• An advanced degree (masters or doctorate) in health economics, statistics, health policy or related field is required.
• PhD or PharmD with strong focus in Health Economics, Public Health, Epidemiology or related field preferred
• > 10 years’ experience in the pharma or healthcare sector, preferably in health economics, market access or related functions/fields is required.
• >3 years people management experience preferred. Proven track record of leading teams.
• Experience in Health Technology Assessment (HTA) markets is strongly preferred.
• Substantial experience in shaping HEOR and RWE strategy supporting pipeline products is strongly preferred.
• Substantial experience engaging or partnering with external organizations (e.g., universities, value assessors, regulatory agencies, etc.) is strongly preferred.
Why Novartis?
We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
East Hanover, NJ
Market Access
Full Time
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