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Associate Director, Outcomes Research Job - United States  

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Posted on : 09 May 2017

Project Description

Associate Director, Outcomes Research-OUT000417

Description

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.


We are looking for an Associate Director, Outcomes Research for our Lebanon, NJ location to be responsible for planning and managing real world evidence activities for in-line and developmental drugs and/or vaccines on a worldwide basis, and planning and implementing outcomes research and real world evidence programs to meet the value evidence needs of payers, health systems, and clinicians. This includes conducting all phases of Outcomes Research studies to characterize disease burden and health care utilization, and generating comparative real world evidence, including design and implementation of retrospective database studies, assessment of patient reported outcomes (PROs), epidemiological studies, and economic modeling.

The job duties include the following:

- Work closely with Customer Business Line teams, Regional Product Directors, MSD affiliates, Public Affairs, Medical Education and Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) colleagues to ensure programs are consistent with marketing strategies in key countries.
- Contribute to product development and marketing strategies to ensure that product value is defined and demonstrated.
- Represents CORE on one or more Value and Evidence Sub-teams (VEST).
- Assesses drivers and barriers to reimbursement and market access and identifies value evidence needs to provide strategic input into clinical and market development programs.
- Assist in development the integrated evidence strategy including HTA/OR strategy and generates evidence for HTA/reimbursement purposes.
- Assist in development and evaluation of health programs leveraging different parts of health care systems that can enhance value and use of Merck products.
- Assist in implementation of programs to document the burden and cost of diseases, unmet medical need, patient reported outcomes (PRO) and the value of drug therapy as outlined in the OR planning process and generates data on a worldwide basis to support pricing and reimbursement.
- Develop value evidence deliverables (e.g., global value dossier, health economic evaluations) and their adaptation to generate country-specific data supporting pricing and reimbursement.
- Maintain awareness of scientific developments within his/her areas of expertise.
- Present outcomes research data at international/national congresses and publishes articles in scientific journals.

Qualifications

Education:

- PhD in Public Health Management, Health Outcomes Research, or closely related field.

Required:

- 3 years of experience in the design and implementation of clinical, epidemiological or health economic studies, including at least one year of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry.
- We will also accept a MS and 5 years of experience in stated areas.
- Must have research expertise as demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications in the field of epidemiology and/or health economic research.

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at staffingaadar@merck.com.

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Outcomes Research -Health Econ

Job Title:Associate Director, Outcomes Research

Primary Location: NA-US-NJ-Lebanon

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): N/A

Company Trade Name:Merck


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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