Sr. Manager Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc Boston , MA 02298

Posted 5 months ago

Job Description:

Vertex is seeking a talented individual to join its Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) group in Boston, MA. The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager is to execute strategic plans to optimize the supporting evidence and value proposition of Vertex non-CF pipeline products through each stage of their development. This position reports to the Director of HEOR.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the design, development, and execution of health economic and outcomes research tactics to support pipeline product strategies and demonstrate value to key stakeholders

  • Help to manage the integration of economic, health-related quality of life/patient reported outcome, and resource use parameters into Phase II-III development programs

  • Execute prospective and retrospective studies including claims-based analyses, early economic modeling, comparative effectiveness, meta-analyses/systematic reviews, and patient-reported outcomes (PROs) to support the value propositions of Vertex medicines

  • Follow best practices for HEOR data collection, analysis, modeling, dissemination and publication; ensure the high quality of data collection and analysis

  • Interface with clinical, medical, market research and marketing colleagues to align HEOR research programs with business needs

  • Effectively communicate health economic and outcomes research findings internally and externally


Minimum Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 - 5 years of current experience with health economics and outcomes research in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industries

  • Working knowledge of epidemiology, PROs (preferred), reimbursement and pricing environment, economic modeling, clinical development and commercial activities desired

  • A track record of success functioning in dynamic, matrix environments with the ability to multitask seamlessly; strong attention to detail and quality focused

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to interact constructively across all levels of an organization

  • The ability to effectively present technical data and complex concepts to diverse audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong preference for an advanced degree (MD, PharmD, MPH, MS, MHA or MBA) and an educational focus in the areas of health economics or outcomes research
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