Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Director Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research

Your tasks and responsibilities

 

The primary responsibilities of this role, Director Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research, are to: 

 

  • Lead the development and execution of a global, comprehensive and scientifically rigorous Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research (GHEOR) program that is aligned with the commercial and market access strategies for the brand(s) and with the must-win countries;
  • Be responsible for driving the collaborative generation of a payer evidence strategy, plan, the evidence deliverables (e.g.: payer-perspective in clinical trials, Real Life studies, patient reported outcomes, resource data collection, statistical analyses incl. network meta-analyses and economic models) and their communication through Global Value Dossiers (GVD), publications, etc. for a Bayer product / indication together with the main countries and the cross-functional GMACS team;
  • Ensure that the market access and payer perspective is integrated in the target product profile, the clinical development program(s), the Real Life Evidence development program(s), and in the commercial strategy of the brand(s);
  • Provide timely strategic recommendations to early clinical development programs by identifying appropriate comparators, target patient populations, and end-points (clinical, economic, patient reported outcomes) aimed at ensuring differentiation for the purpose of relative value demonstration, and by giving input to HPRs;
  • Coordinate a common global strategy and package for submissions to health technology assessment (HTA) agencies in securing reimbursement;
  • Develop together with the Access Core Team value propositions and proactively identify evidence requirements to support relative value demonstration and product differentiation;
  • Represent the GHEOR function in senior managerial meetings, managing effective communications with various internal global/regional team(s), as well as appropriate external forums and meetings.

     

Who you are

 

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Master’s degree (MSc, MPH) in health services research, public health, epidemiology or health economics or an M.B.A;
  • At least 10 years’ experience working in HEOR, Market Access and/or closely related areas in a pharmaceutical company, including a major fraction of experience in Global roles and in high-level HTA countries (e.g. US, UK, Canada);
  • High-levels of expertise in at least one of the core dimensions of Economic Modelling, Patient Reported Outcomes Development, Real Life Evidence Generation, with a broad range of hands-on experience across the dimensions of evaluation of health care interventions, health economics, health related quality of life, and/or health services research studies for a pharmaceutical company, in depth knowledge of global health care systems and understanding of needs for health technology assessment and market access;
  • Experience in preparation of reviewing materials for reimbursement, a fundamental knowledge in associated areas like Pharmacoepidemiology, Clinical Development and/ or Market Access strategies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to understand and respond to multiple internal and external customer demands and manage and handle conflict constructively with limited supervisory support required;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills;
  • Excellent judgment in conflict management, negotiation and influence,
  • Excellent process and project management skills and the ability to manage a significant volume of projects with exercise of good triage and judgment skills, ,
  • Project team leadership skills and skill in demonstrating leadership through action is important as well as skill in persuasion and negotiation;
  • Project management skills and cross-functional team leadership experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Doctoral degree (PhD, DRPH, ScD) in health services research, public health, epidemiology, or health economics or a doctoral degree in a clinical discipline (medicine, pharmacy, nursing);
  • Experience in management of GHEOR staff including objective setting, coaching and performance management;
  • Publication experience.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

 

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

 

Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany