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Director, Outcomes Research

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Demarest
Posted on: November 12, 2021

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Job Description
About the role:

The Director, Outcomes Research (OR) is a research position with the primary purpose of developing health economics and outcomes research for the Rare Disease Business Unit (RDBU), and is part of the US Medical Office. As a member of the U.S. OR team, the Director will implement best practices, execute outcomes research to create real world evidence aligned with strategic objectives and needs to support the RDBU and contribute to the development of a best-in-class OR group, focused on U.S., evidence and health economic needs. You will report to the Senior Director, Health Outcomes.

How you will contribute:
Lead and contribute to the U.S. OR strategy work streams for RDBU's marketed and pipeline products as it relates to real-world evidence generation, health economic modeling, value communication, observational research, real-world evidence trials, and field tool development to a high standard and business impact.

Work with the Rare Disease Business Medical Product Unit teams to understand overall medical strategies and build research/evidence plans that fit within internal cross-functional brand and external stakeholder needs

Lead and conduct methodologically practical studies for priority U.S. HEOR evidence needs.

You will take the HEOR/real-world research from concept to publication. You will manage study quality, resources, project plan, budgets, vendors and editing scientific content.

Represent the payer perspective/voice, and provide collected payer insights to applicable cross-functional teams thereby optimizing the lifecycle of RDBU products.

Work with our three strategic partners within U.S. OR:

-Value Access Insights and Solutions Team to provide advanced scientific support to medical/OR related field tool and appropriate distribution of outcomes research studies
-Data Science/OR team to conduct exploratory analyses and design potential concepts/tools/plans for collaboration with key regionally and nationally based managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit management, government payers and other customer groups
-Field-based Payer Account Medical Leads (AMLs) team to help guide overall collaborations and payer medical interactions.
As possible explore collaborative research or similar partnership projects with national, regional or corporate payer account regarding the demonstration of products overall value, evidence needs or other mutually defined areas of medical/HEOR interest

Work closely with the Senior Director OR for the RDBU, and cross-functionally with US Medical Unit team members, Market Access and Channel function, and franchise marketing/brand teams to facilitate in-depth scientific HEOR knowledge, product value, and strategy development.

Develop, building, and publishing outcomes research following Takeda policies and in cooperation with the US Medical Affairs Team.

Manage and conduct relevant research activities which may include, but not be limited to:

-Longitudinal retrospective studies of existing databases to assess patient characteristics, treatment patterns, and associated clinical, economic and patient-reported outcomes
-Longitudinal prospective observational, clinical trials, and patient registries evaluating clinical, patient-centered, and economic endpoints;
-Retrospective or prospective evaluations of disease natural history and treatment patterns, including drug utilization and adherence;
-Cross-sectional surveys of patients, caregivers, health care providers/practitioners, and payers;
-Assessments exploring the burden of illness, patient preference studies and comparative effectiveness;
-Model of cost-effectiveness and budget impact; indirect treatment comparison models and methodologies
Maintain a high level of knowledge with regards to the scientific, clinical and commercial developments in the HRDBU therapeutic areas and an understanding of pharmacy management/medical policy trends/techniques used by payers to make informed decisions about payer strategy and plans

Participate in relevant outcomes-related sessions at scientific and professional meetings. Create and communicate outcomes-related sessions at scientific and professional meetings that are of strategic interest to Takeda.

Participate in relevant HEOR, outcomes research, pricing, comparative effectiveness, policy and value meetings or symposia that are of strategic interest to Takeda (e.g., ISPOR, ICER, AMCP etc.) and create reports and communicate reports from these meetings.

Report on changes in the healthcare environment that are of relevance to Takeda

Complete all required training, activity documentation, knowledge management systems, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities by SOPs and guidelines.

What you bring to Takeda:

Required:
You have a doctoral degree in a health sciences related field such as a PharmD, MS, MD or PhD, with a grasp of the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare environment, and outcomes research.

You are an experienced health economics, health services, or outcomes research scientist, with experience generating evidence to support market access for pharmaceuticals.

8 plus years post-doctoral healthcare experience in the pharmaceutical, managed care, or consulting industries with a primary focus on health economics and outcomes research, and an emphasis on Market Access (public or private payers).

Experience with teamwork and project management in meeting goals.

Excels at applying professional relationships with regionally and nationally based managed care partners in the areas of pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research and other areas of mutual interest by aligning expertise with Takeda needs.

An in-depth understanding of pharmaceutical business practices that impact commercialized and development of compounds.

Shows expert awareness and the ability to understand and make recommendations concerning the evolving US health care marketplace.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office application including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Desired :
MBA, MPH, MHA or other business training will be considered if degree is specific to health economics or outcomes research, with appropriate clinical background and years of experience.

Health Economic or similar training (e.g., MS, PhD), fellowship, or background in outcomes research.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Willingness to travel approximately 20% to meetings or client sites, including overnight trips and some weekend commitments. Some international travel may be required.

Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.

What Takeda can offer you:
Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

Family Planning Support

Flexible Work Paths

Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.
Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Empowering our people to shine:

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

This job excludes CO applicants

EEO Statement
Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations
Lexington, MA

Boston, MA
Worker Type
Employee
Worker Sub-Type
Regular
Time Type
Full time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Tenafly , Director, Outcomes Research, Executive , Demarest, New Jersey

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