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Head of HEOR / RWE Strategy

Location: 

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Job Function:  Market Access & Pricing
Job ID:  65212

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

 

 

To strengthen our Immunology team, based in our Atlanta HQ, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Head of HEOR / RWE Strategy.  The Head of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Strategy will be responsible for planning, implementing, and delivering health economics and outcomes research strategy including implementing innovative health outcomes research activities which produce scientific evidence and supporting product value propositions within the US Immunology Patient Value Unit (iPVU). 

 

You like to work in an environment where you can: 

  • Lead the development and execution of HEOR strategic plans and studies to support patient access for the Immunology Patient Value Unit (PVU) in within a highly matrixed, team environment.
  • Lead and enhance the HEOR function to drive product differentiation through real-world observational and claims data research and analytics.
  • Direct execution of collaborative evidence generation projects in support of health economics, patient-reported outcomes, epidemiology, patient access and health policy.
  • Develop disease and product specific economic models influential to US payor and provider organizations.
  • Develop and executes HEOR projects including writing RFP, vendor selection, and management including budget.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to conduct initial interpretation of studies; Responsible for methodological interpretations, collaborating with Therapeutic Area (TA) Medical Directors as needed.
  • Manage Immunology HEOR partners and oversee studies to generate intermediate dataset and output, reviewing and refining studies as needed.

 

You will contribute by: 

  • Collaborating with and works in alignment with the therapeutic area/product teams, as a core team member responsible for insuring that US-relevant economic and patient-reported outcome end-points are appropriately integrated into studies and that the results are appropriately compiled, analyzed, interpreted, and communicated.
  • Developing high quality HEOR team of capable, technically skilled, motivated and properly directed people, in order to achieve the best patient access. 
  • Working within a multidisciplinary, matrixed organization to support the development and creation of evidence-generation strategies.
  • Communicating EOR/RWE study findings to internal (Executive Leadership, Area VPs, GMs etc.) and external (e.g., Payers, patient (advocacy groups) and KOLs etc.) audiences.
  • Partnering with development team to determine HEOR strategies including inclusion, analysis and validation of quality of life or patient reported outcomes in development plan.

 

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: 
 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree (MPH, MS) in health services research, public health policy, epidemiology, economics, social psychology, medicine, pharmacy or statistics
  • 5+ years of experience in health services research, public health, epidemiology, or health economics. Pharmaceutical, Biotech, or medical device industry experience 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree (Ph.D, PharmD, MD) preferred.
  • Previous experience within the immunology therapeutic area
  • Experience with large data-base analyses and use of patient-reported outcomes instruments is desired.
  • Demonstrated success in contributing to multi-disciplinary teams including outcomes research, clinical research and marketing staff to support product marketing, reimbursement and formulary acceptance.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a significant volume of projects with exercise of good triage and judgment skills.
  • Experience with negotiations with pricing authorities, institutional customers (employers, hospitals, managed care organizations, government) and fund holding authorities preferable. 
  • Knowledge of the U.S. healthcare system, healthcare regulatory, reimbursement and policy environment/customers.
  • Working knowledge of the methods of health economic analysis and their interpretation.
  • Understanding of healthcare modelling principles and application of health economic models within healthcare systems.


Why you should apply 
At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve. If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.

 

 

About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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