Director, Healthcare Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Immunology

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 07, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Immunology will lead launch prepar ation strategies and tactics for a new asset/indication in Dermatology . Ensures project plans integrate and align with the product strategic plans from matrix teams to maintain AbbVie's leadership in immunology. The Director provides updates on execution of plans to products as well as functional management and represents HEOR at appropriate immunology leadership meetings. In the development of product strategic plans, liaises with other members of the immunology team to generate innovative ideas and create alignment on strategies.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Leads the development of the strategic plans and studies to support patient access all within a highly matrixed, team environment
  • Communicate study findings to internal (Executive Leadership, Area VPs, GMs etc.) and external (e.g., HTAs/Payers, patient (advocacy groups) and KOLs etc.) audiences.
  • Develops and executes HEOR projects including writing RFP, vendor selection, and management including budget
  • Executes HEOR research using internal data sets including writing protocols and statistical analysis plans, defending in protocol review committee, and executing research with analyst to writing final reports or publications
  • Proficient at economic modeling and generation of strategies and evidence to support launches
  • Partners with development team to determine HEOR strategies including inclusion, analysis and validation of quality of life or patient reported outcomes in development plan
  • Sets the strategic direction of the brand in partnership with the integrated brand teams focusing on the impact of evidence generation to solve complex issues
  • Maintains awareness of regulatory legislation and assesses its impact on business and AbbVie product development programs

  • PhD in Health economics, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, public health or related field with at least 5 years of experience. Will consider MD or PharmD, both with an MS in Economics, Econometrics, or (pharmaco) epidemiology or any other related field with at least 7 years of relevant experience. Level commensurate with experience - will consider manager level and Director level candidates based on experience
  • P revious experience within the immunology therapeutic area, at least 1 year strongly preferred
  • Experience leading HEOR strategies and tactics in support of pipeline development and on-market product support
  • Possess both strategic and tactical skills in executing HEO R
  • Seeking a proven leader within HEOR and the pharmaceutical industry to complete a top performing team in immunology