Executive Director - HEOR Strategy & Evidence Generation (Westwood)


: $230,870.00 - $230,870.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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About the Department The Clinical, Medical and Regulatory (CMR) department at Novo Nordisk is one of the most diverse and collaborative groups within the organization. From health-care-provider interactions and developing and implementing regulatory strategies with the FDA to providing medical education and collecting data to support efficacy and new product development, CMR is involved. The one thing that keeps us all marching to the same beat is our patient-centered focus. At Novo Nordisk, you will help patients around the world. As their needs evolve, so does our challenge to find better and more innovative ways to improve their quality of life. We're changing lives for a living. Are you ready to make a difference? The PositionThe Executive Director (ED), Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Strategy & Evidence Generation (EG), is responsible for assuring the development of best-in-class research strategies, policies, and plans that integrate health economics and outcomes research into clinical, medical, and market access solutions to help build the economic and quality value proposition across all stages of the lifecycle for NN products and therapeutic areas in the United States (US). RelationshipsThis position reports directly to the Vice President, Clinical Development and Outcomes Research (CD&OR) in Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs (CMR) and has broad responsibility for managing multiple internal relationships within and across NNI and NN A/S. Internally, the incumbent works in close collaboration with leadership in CMR, Market Access, Marketing, Legal, Public Affairs, Global Market Access, HEOR partnerships, Real World Data (RWD) and Global Clinical Development. The ED works through HEOR strategy & evidence generation team to deliver an integrated, long-term and impactful evidence generation plan for all key products. The team executes on the evidence generation plan and ensures that the evidence is used to impact and inform health care decision making. Essential Functions As head of the HEOR strategy & evidence generation team is responsible for providing strategic vision, expertise, leadership, and direction to the team Leads the team responsible for developing the strategic, long-term and integrated Evidence Generation plans for key products. The team ensures that the evidence is generated based on relevant research questions that are aligned with NNI business priorities. These plans are the drivers for all evidence generation activities across NNI Leads the team responsible for ensuring that the studies are high quality, relevant and delivered on time. This includes working with vendors, RWD team, clinical team or with the partnership team to execute on the studies ie develop study protocol, manage study conduct, deliver study results and drive publications in top tier journals. As needed, the studies and analytics will also be translated into field tools for use by medical and commercial field personnel Leads the team responsible for engaging with the Field Medical Affairs and commercial field teams to ensure that HEOR material is user friendly, relevant, high quality and communicated during customer conversations To support these activities, the incumbent is responsible for owning the evidence generation planning process, interfacing with key high-level leaders to drive the process, ensure alignment of commercial and medical to deliver an integrated and impactful evidence generation plan for all key products Assures that US strategic insights and inputs are provided to shape Global project teams through the EG planning teams and process Assures that health economic models, including decision analytic, cost-effectiveness, budget impact and disease treatment models are designed and implemented based on the specific needs to support the market access and performance of Novo Nordisk products Responsible for HEOR evidence generation annual budget, assures HEOR evidence generation investments (research, tools, models, publications, field liaisons) are driving attainment of goals and priorities Ensures commercial alignment of HEOR research and initiatives with brands, public affairs, market access and medical strategies. Ensures strategic alignment of health economics function with pricing, contracting and marketing to ensure that pricing decisions and brand strategies reflect a good understanding of the need to demonstrate value to customers Oversees health economics activities to develop analysis and cost models that demonstrate the cost-effectiveness and overall value of the brands, and overall product portfolio to specific accounts and customer channels. Helps to ensure health economics perspectives are incorporated in local and global clinical study designs, and in the company's health policy initiatives Development of PeopleEnsure that reporting personnel have annual goals and measurements that are consistent with the priorities of the business, and that interim reviews are held so that their work is focused on those priorities, and they understand their level of accountability for results and the measurement process. Ensure that the individual development plan (IDP) forms include completed learning and aspiration plans and are in place for all reporting personnel to enable the achievement of goals and capability to assume increased levels of responsibility. Manage the application and communication of all Novo Nordisk policies, procedures, and Novo Nordisk Way. Qualifications A PhD and/or master's degree in a quantitative health-related field (ie Health Economics, Pharmacoeconomics, Clinical Epidemiology or similar) 15+ years of experience in healthcare, payor, and/or pharmaceutical industry 5+ years of prior leadership experience, with proven people management skills Proven record of outstanding written and verbal communication and negotiation skills, with experience interacting with and presenting to key customers Demonstrated strategic thinking skills, strong business acumen, and excellent process and management skills Superior strategic/tactical planning experience within a pharmaceutical environment is required The incumbent must possess expertise, knowledge, experience and credibility to be viewed as an expert internally and externally, especially with key external groups such as large US payors, healthcare provider groups, key opinion leaders (KOLs), and industry and government expert groups In-depth knowledge of health care systems in the US, including managed care organizations, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), health care delivery systems, Medicare, and Medicaid Record of peer-reviewed scientific publications, dossier development, and strategic, customer-focused HEOR tool development preferred Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-###-####. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.
Associated topics: affair, drug safety, health economic and outcomes research, hecor, heor, hospital consultant, liaison, medical affairs, protocol, usage * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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