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Manager, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Oncology Job Kirkland Canada,  

Posted on : 15 May 2017

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Manager, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Oncology-MAR006385DescriptionCancer is one of the most significant global healthchallenges today, representing one of the world s most urgent unmet medicalneeds.At Merck, our goal is to translate breakthroughscience into biomedical innovations to help people with cancer worldwide. Forour Oncology division, helping people fight cancer is our passion, supportingaccessibility to our cancer medicines is our commitment, and pursuing researchin immuno-oncology is our focus to potentially bring new hope to people withcancer.Merck is focused on advancing innovative moleculesthat harness the power of the immune system to fight cancer. Merck is makingconsiderable investments in the field of immuno-oncology and is committed toaccelerating every aspect of development and commercialization in order tobring our innovative investigational medicines to patients around the world.As a global healthcare company, Merck s role is firstand foremost to discover and develop breakthrough medicines and vaccines thataddress unmet medical needs. We also recognize that we have a role to play  inpartnership with other key stakeholders  in helping to ensure our products areaccessible and affordable to those in need. Through access to care,partnerships with the community and expansion of our capabilities, we want tohelp as many people with cancer as possible.The principal functions of the Manager,Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Oncology are:- To lead the planning, development,implementation, and communication of innovative and relevant health economic andreal world evidence strategies and tactics in support of the payer valueproposition for Merck oncology products- To quantify the clinical benefits ofMerck oncology products in economic terms that are meaningful to Health TechnologyAssessment Agencies (pCODR and INESSS), payers and pCPA- To make recommendations regardingand/or develop and implement real world evidence, epidemiological studies, observational studies and theinclusion of health economic and patient-reported outcome measures in global orlocal clinical trial programs- To prepare, submit and presenteconomic evidence and analyses to (federal, provincial, private) formularies andpCPA in order to gain, maintain, andexpand market access of new and existing Merck oncology products- To collaborate, support and align withother reimbursement functions (Pricing,Policy, Access Planning, Field Access) locallyand globally in the development and execution of the access and pricing strategy- To sit on commercial and medical teamsand identify opportunities to work collaboratively with cross-functionalcolleagues to deliver on brand objectives- To provide expertise regarding healtheconomics, outcomes research and the Canadian reimbursement environment togroups within Merck at the local, regional or global levelTasks- Work with global and/or externalagencies to develop innovative pharmaco-economic models and real world evidencestrategies to reflect the value of Merck oncology products- Provide extensive support during pCPAnegotiations related to pharmaco-economic considerations and reassessments- Develop pharmaco-economic reports forpCODR and INESSS submissions- Develop Budget Impact Analyses as perpayer requirements , working closely with field access team- Develop economic protocols / proposalsin collaboration with internal (e.g. Medical department) and external (e.g.academic, research organizations) experts- Prepare abstracts / manuscripts ofstudy results for publication / presentation- Customize technical data intocompelling messages in the format required and appropriate for localstakeholders- Maintain relationship with healtheconomic community and health economics opinion leadersQualificationsExperience:- A minimum of four years relevant workexperience in Health Economics and/orOutcomes Research required, preferably in oncologyKnowledge:- HTA (pCODR / INESSS / CDR) and pCPAsupport requirements and processes in Canada.- Payer needs and requirements (public andprivate) for reimbursement of pharmaceuticals.- Healthcare Policy and Drug Plandevelopments in Canada- Pharmaco-economic principles /guidelines and methodological developments- Specific experience with Markov andPartitioned-survival models- International health economics andoutcomes research trends and best practices- General understanding of statisticalmethods and testsEducation:- Master s degree in Epidemiology,Health Administration, Health Economics, or related fieldSkills:- Strong business acumen and projectmanagement skills- Strong communication and presentationskills- Flexible and adaptable to changingneeds and timelines- Mastery of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel- Experience with Visual Basic is anassetLanguage:Bilingual (French / English), written and oralOur employees are the key to our company's success. We demonstrate our commitment to ouremployees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Merck's benefits are designed to support thewide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of thepeople that matter the most in their lives. Merck is an equal opportunityemployer, proudly embracing diversity in all of its manifestations. Search Firm RepresentativesPlease Read Carefully:Merck is not accepting unsolicited assistance from searchfirms for this employment opportunity.Please, no phone calls or emails.All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Merckvia-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid writtensearch agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property ofMerck. No fee will be paid in the event thecandidate is hired by Merck as a result of the referral or through other means.Job: Market Access ONCJob Title:Sr. Spclst, Market AccessPrimary Location: NA-CA-QC-Montreal (Kirkland)Employee Status: RegularNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:Merck Job Segment: Oncology, Epidemiology, Medical, Public Health, Clinical Research, Healthcare


Montreal (Kirkland), QC, CA

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