Dec 20, 2021

Job Description

799 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

The HEOR Associate Director is responsible for the development and execution of robust health economics and outcomes research in the Immunology, Hepatology and Dermatology medical unit. This position is responsible for developing and executing product value propositions & HEOR evidence plans that support product differentiation and optimize commercialization and market access for products in different stages of their lifecycle. This position is a strategic partner for medical, commercial and access colleagues. It requires proactive participation in cross-functional teams, demonstration of strong leadership and strategic thinking in the areas of HEOR, clinical, commercial and access and ability to manage multiple projects.

Major Accountabilities

• Represent the HEOR team in Medical Tactical Teams in the development of medical and HEOR strategies to demonstrate the value of products to payers, clinical decision-makers and patients.
• Proactively generate and communicate evidence necessary to optimize patient access and value of Novartis products in the US market.
• Exhibit medical leadership in strategic alignment with other areas and proactively propose new impactful ideas in cross-functional teams.
• Manage multiple HEOR projects, associated budgets and external & internal partners, while ensuring a high level of scientific rigor and alignment with stakeholders.
• Build robust external institutional and individual level partnerships as needed.
• Effectively communicate impactful research to diverse audiences.
• Publish and present impactful research at scientific conferences and forums.

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

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Graduate degree in a relevant discipline focused on health economics, outcomes research, health services research, epidemiology, etc. (e.g. PhD, MHA, MPH, etc.), or a relevant undergraduate degree and completion of a pharmacoeconomics fellowship. Preferred
• Minimum of 3+ years in the pharmaceutical industry or a managed care setting in the direct conduct of health economics and outcomes research studies. preferred
• Strong knowledge of outcomes research methods, including study design and analysis.
• Strong commercial and clinical strategic mindset.
• Demonstrated experience conducting research directly with managed care organizations, physician groups, and/or employers is desired.
• Demonstrated research accomplishments as evidenced by a history of peer-reviewed publications.
Why consider Novartis?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
East Hanover, NJ
Market Access
Full Time
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