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Senior Manager/Associate Director, Real World Evidence Scientist - United States  

Biogen (company)


Posted on : 15 April 2017

Project Description

External Posting TitleSenior Manager/Associate Director, Real World Evidence Scientist
Job DescriptionThe main responsibility of this person would be to provide execution, expertise, direction and input in strategy for Real World Evidence (RWE) generation in the US to further enhance the medical value of Biogen products and therapeutic areas for the MVLs and MSLs to be used with Payers and Providers, respectively. This person will proactively monitor and analyze the state of the art in RWE generation and health outcomes research/CER on a continued basis to guide strategic and tactical oversight within US Medical by using innovative, scientifically robust approaches to phase IV and Life Cycle Management products as well as utilize RWE generation to inform Biogen’ s clinical trial programs. This role will serve as the US Medical and US Market Access & Reimbursement (MA&R) primary contact and lead for scientific research collaborations with US External Stakeholders (Payers, Providers, Advocacy and Policy) and will have the responsibility of understanding the changing healthcare landscape and how the RI2 will need to implement innovative approaches in generating value based medical outcomes.
Role and Responsibilities
Designs and implements innovative, scientifically robust health economics and outcome studies through use of internal databases and analytics team, managing external vendors, and/or research collaborations with Providers or Payers, primarily to support the value proposition for phase IV products in an evolving US healthcare system
Deliver on innovation and customer centric service through identification and delivery of innovative opportunities for building the medical value of in-market (new indication/indication expansion) and pipeline products
Collaborate cross-functionally with US and Global Biogen stakeholders (e.g., Medical, Commercial, and Market Access teams) to identify onging evidence requirements in the context of the evolving healthcare landscape
Become an integral member of the Real World Data LCMF team focused on health outcome, pharmacoeconomic and CER study proposals to critically evaluate the design, endpoints and scientific merit of proposed research.
Collaborate with the Global Market Access team to provide medical input into the development of BIM, CE models and retrospective claims analysis
Collaborate with MA&R, Medical Directors, Worldwide Medical, and Marketing teams to provide medical input into the development of key initiatives, resources, tools, and training.
LocationWeston, MA, US
Job CategoryGlobal Medical/Medical Affairs
Requisition Number30641BR
QualificationsExtensive knowledge and experience with Managed Markets (5+ years) and/or in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix reporting structure (3+ years).
Knowledge of clinical trials, epidemiology, registries, drug development and outcomes research (HEOR and CER). Thorough understanding of research methods, health outcomes research and pharmacoeconomic evaluations and related disciplines.
Strong project management skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate within a large organization
Excellent interpersonal, communication and management capabilities
Independent and able to solve complex and challenging problems using innovative strategies
EducationAdvanced scientific/medical training equivalent to PhD (in health services research, health economics or relevant life sciences discipline), MD, or Pharm.D required..
About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.

Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.

With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world-class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.

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