Director, HEOR Clinical Outcomes Assessments (COA's)

Location
Tarrytown, New York, US
Posted
Nov 07, 2018
Ref
14242BR
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:
The Director, HEOR, COA develops, implements and communicates COA (e.g. Patient Reported Outcomes, PROs) measurement strategies and plans in support of the Regeneron product portfolio. The Director provides COA expertise to Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) product leads, Clinical, Regulatory Affairs and Commercial colleagues across Regeneron drug development programs. The Director reports to the Senior Director, HEOR, COA.

Job Duties:

• Collaborates with Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Commercial organizations to develop and implement COA measurement plans across clinical programs and studies to support product approval, labeling, patient access, and medical differentiation.

• Assesses literature and existing COAs, conducts gap analyses and expert interviews to inform COA measurement strategy.

• Identifies and selects/recommends appropriate COA measures.

• Leads development of COAs/modifies existing COAs, including patient concept elicitation, cognitive debriefing, psychometric validation.

• Ensures COAs are appropriately implemented in clinical trials, including reviewing relevant clinical protocol sections and conducting COA training at Investigator Meetings.

• Provides technical expertise in the analysis, reporting and dissemination of COA data.

• Produces COA/PRO evidence dossiers for regulatory submissions (e.g. FDA, EMA); Advises on and contributes to COA/PRO sections of regulatory documents, including briefing documents and submissions.

• Interacts with regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA, EMA) regarding COA endpoints on behalf of Regeneron.

• Prepares and submits publications presenting COA data.

• Maintains awareness of scientific and regulatory developments within COA area and communicates information internally.

• Attends relevant governmental, professional and industry meetings/conferences.

• Provides training on COA-related topics across functional areas.

• Identifies and maintains successful research relationships with HEOR key opinion leaders and thought leaders.

• Collaborates with Alliance partners on HEOR plans, studies and deliverables; builds and maintains constructive and productive relationships across Alliance.

Requirements:

• Strong technical expertise in design and implementation of COA/PRO measurements in clinical trials, including analysis and reporting of COA/PRO data

• Publication track record in COA/PRO area

• Experience corresponding with regulatory agencies (e.g. FDA, EMA) regarding COA/PRO issues, including attending and presenting at regulatory meetings

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

• Ability to interact with and present to Senior Management

• Experience in early clinical development

• Advanced graduate degree (Ph.D., MS, or MD, PharmD., B.Pharm. with Master's degree) in HEOR-related field (e.g. social sciences, psychology, healthcare/data analytics, health services research, public health, epidemiology)

• 5+ years pharma or consulting experience

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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