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Project Manager III Project Manager III
Ref No.: 18-04813
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Deliver quality research projects, economic models, trial design recommendations and other activities in support of programs/products. The incumbent interfaces with Clinical, Medical Affairs and business partners including Marketing, External Affairs and Market Access. He/she is accountable for the planning, design, implementation and completion of innovative evidence based research programs that are consistent with program/product strategies. The research programs developed will provide appropriate evidence and/or tools to be used for internal decision making and for external audiences at product launch and over product life cycle.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Develops strategies and provides new ideas and concepts on how to move the program, product or therapeutic franchise forward
Manage the HEVA evidence generation strategy
Execute approved HEVA studies and manage ongoing studies according to budget and timeline expectations
Identify new HEVA evidence generation opportunities to maximize lifecycle management
Lead the development, management, design, implementation and delivery of US health outcome strategy & tactical plans for specific product(s) or disease area(s) to support the strategic objectives of immunology products in dermatology, rheumatology and respiratory areas during development, launch and/or life cycle management as appropriate.
Lead effective generation, implementation, and communication of health outcome strategy, tactical plans and deliverables, both to internal and external audiences
Supervise/coordinate and/or lead the design of Health Outcome studies and instruments and contribute to the development of economic models to demonstrate the economic and humanistic benefits in a rigorous and timely manner
Develop presentations, manuscripts, registry summaries to communicate/disseminate health economics data
Collaborate with internal stakeholders on clinical phase development plans, dossiers and, if applicable, health technology assessments
Seek approval of health economics data with review committees through appropriate/approved mechanisms
Assess need and train field staff on HO data and promotional materials as appropriate
Develop and maintain excellent working relations with external experts to ensure appropriate methods in health economics and quality of life research are applied
Manage projects of external consultants/CROs/third parties to achieve project objectives within timelines and within budget/ Help maintain, update project folders, Market Access Value Portal and maintain budget and invoice tracking for all product related health economic activities
Assure compliance of evidence-based medicine and principles for economic assessment.

Minimum 5-6 years' experience required in pharmaceutical industry supporting HEOR projects
Experience in analyzing claims databases (Truven, Optum etc) and EMRs to assess the burden and cost of disease
Knowledge of clinical and outcomes research applied to retrospective and prospective HEOR research
Superior written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in communicating clinical technical information to varied internal and customer audiences
High level of proficiency using MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)
Microsoft SharePoint and Veeva experience is preferred
Ability to initiate and manage day-to-day tasks effectively, with a high degree of self-motivation
Ability to manage vendors conducting HEOR research and all associated budgets to that research.