HEOR Associate Director/Director - CREON

Lake County, Illinois, USA
May 08, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
*Level commensurate with experience.
The Associate Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) leads the development and execution of scientific projects for CREON, acting as project decision maker responsible for coordinating the successful development and execution of the HEOR studies.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • The Associate Director designs, conducts, oversees and analyzes study results within a product area as well as communicates the findings to internal (Executive Leadership, Area VPs, GMs etc.) and external (e.g., HTAs/Payers, patient (advocacy groups) and KOLs etc.) audiences.
  • Directs the execution of specific studies within HEOR plans. Provides product leadership to HEOR strategic direction for consistent with business goals established in conjunction with the appropriate TA.
  • In the post-marketing setting, this position is responsible for developing and executing product life-cycle and labeling strategies in collaboration with scientific and commercial team members. He/she is responsible for the scientific and communication excellence of all data elements agreed to by the matrix team.
  • Ensures project plan integrates and aligns with the product strategic plans from matrix teams as well as commercial interests. Provides updates on execution of plans to product as well as functional management, owns, then shares project execution decisions. In the development of product strategic plans he/she liaises with other members of the product team to generate innovative ideas and create buy-in to strategies.
  • MD or PharmD, both with an MS in Economics, Econometrics, or (pharmaco)epidemiology or any other related, with at least 5 years of relevant experience); Preferred: PhD in Economics, Econometrics, or (pharmaco)epidemiology or any other related field with 3 years of relevant experience. Clinical research experience strongly recommended; within pharmaceutical industry preferred. Experience leading complex products and/or clinical development in support of pipeline development and on-market product.
  • Typically 3+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, CRO, academia or other health-related consulting company plus having expert knowledge in a relevant therapeutic specialty.
  • Proven leadership skills in a cross-functional global team environment. Ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategy.
  • The Associate Director must perform at times in previously uncharted territory with few, if any, established guidelines or procedures. At other times, exceedingly complex governmental rules and regulations must be followed. For problems surrounded by complex rules and regulations, the Associate Director must be able to direct compliance knowledgeably and expeditiously.
  • Must be able to develop creative and effective solutions to inter- and intra-project priority conflicts, resource constraints and other problems which may impact project or group goals and deliverables across multiple programs.
  • High goal-orientation with the ability to see solutions rather than problems as projects encounter the inevitable ups and downs associated with new drug development or on-market product support
  • Extensive knowledge of the global regulatory, HTA and PR&A landscape, as well as understanding of other development-related functions as they relate to all phases of drug development.
  • Skills to perform the dual roles of leading a cross functional team. Must be able to interact successfully with Senior Management (Executive staff, Area VPs, GMs etc.) and act as the HEOR project/group champion and spokesperson. Additionally must be a self- starter and have a strong desire to see projects achieve commercial success.

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