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Correlation Ventures

Evidence Synthesis - ITC - NMA Lead



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

Our Team

Sanofi specialty care HEVA is a department that enables value creation and enhance Sanofi competitiveness by supporting the global business units and other internal customers in Business Decision Making and Operational Excellence in Execution. The mission of the department is to facilitate internal strategic decision making along the life cycle of medicines and vaccines, to bring the proof of value that healthcare stakeholders need to make the best choices, and to help patients to receive the treatment they need promptly, and for as long as they need.

Main responsibilities

  • Serve as project lead for designated therapeutic areas within Global Sanofi specialty care Health Economics, Value Assessment (HEVA) to conduct network meta-analysis/indirect treatment comparison (NMA/ITC) in support of market access, reimbursement evidence or medical affairs needs

  • Identify, select vendors, and manage deliveries in collaboration with internal stakeholders, especially HEVA Business Partners (BPs)

  • Consult with HEVA team members, Market Access, and Medical Affairs to develop the evidence generation plan with rigorous methodology and ensure timely execution to meet evidence needs

  • Provide oversight of the project team during systematic literature review design, data extraction, and quality assessment

  • Lead the feasibility assessment of conducting network meta-analysis or indirect treatment comparisons

  • Develop or review study protocols/statistical analysis plans

  • Design analysis across global markets

  • Ensure the highest standards of excellence are applied to these studies from scientific perspective and in full compliance with Sanofi standards of process and requirements from health authorities

  • Conduct analysis through programming expertise for comparative efficacy/effectiveness studies and create or review study reports

  • Provide statistical expertise to effectively communicate the findings within cross-functional teams including HEVA, Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, and local affiliates

  • Serve as the engagement lead on evidence synthesis projects, including the coordination and integration of scientific and medical input from internal team members and external vendors or KOLs to meet project deadlines

  • Interpret, communicate the findings to internal audience and assist with the development of and submission of peer-reviewed manuscripts, conference abstracts, and posters



  • Minimum 5 years working experience as a statistician supporting HEOR studies

  • Demonstrated records of publication activities

Soft skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate to a wide range of audience

  • Ability to function autonomously

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Excellent project management skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Flexibility to adapt to diverse clients and project needs

Technical skills

  • Proficient with mathematical/statistical programming packages, such as R

  • Strong experience with HTA submissions (NICE, HAS) and good knowledge of technical support documents (e.g. NICE DSU)

  • In-depth understanding of methodological issues in clinical trials and network meta-analysis

  • Expertise with standard programming packages, full proficiency with MS Office


  • MSc or PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or related quantitative sciences with demonstrated record of complex modeling


  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.