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Correlation Ventures

HEVA Business Partner - Rare Diseases



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Purpose of Role

To support rare disease portfolio to plan and generate robust evidence to maximize the value propositions from both a global and US perspectives working within the market access team.

Major Activities / Key Responsibilities

Health Economics strategy, evidence generation and reimbursement support

Oversee and guide development of 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 overseeing direct report at director level on product launches and post launch evidence generation activities. The incumbent will also lead 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.

  • 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

  • Manage team budgets and execution of ongoing studies according to budget and timeline expectations

  • Identify new HEVA evidence generation opportunities to maximize lifecycle management

  • Assist countries in developing or adapting health economic models and other materials for reimbursement, payer objection handling and other purposes

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key internal stakeholders including North American Medical Affairs, European Medical Affairs, Sanofi Emerging Market regional teams, and Established Products.

  • Sets strategic evidence generation priorities and direction for assigned responsibilities and is able to incorporate this into appropriate planning documents

  • Takes a leadership role in the development of relationships and continued advocacy with external advisors in appropriate therapeutic areas

  • Develops collaborative research relationships that provide data of value to decision makers. Leverages interactions to identify strategies that will improve the impact of research and build advocates for data

  • Interacts with senior level management providing high level strategies and long term vision of assigned work

  • Implementation of evidence generation tactics consistent with HEVA strategic goals including designing, budgeting, contracting, tracking, reporting, and publication plans

  • Provides input to clinical and medical teams regarding opportunities to execute HEVA strategies within their planned research activities by identifying the appropriate evidence to collect and report

  • Serves as a resource to commercial organization in terms of pricing, positioning and reimbursement of products based on economic evaluations

About You

  • All incumbents are expected to demonstrate effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

  • The incumbent is expected to work independently, but in concert with the direction provided by their management, in accordance with defined functional policies and precedents, budgetary guidelines, company values, ethics and applicable law.

  • MSc or PhD or equivalent in health economics, epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics or related discipline

  • Prior relevant experience working, at least 8 years, as a pharmaco-economist, HEOR and/or Market Access in consultancy, CRO or pharmaceutical/biotech

  • Strong time-management and organizational skills

  • Attitude to work well as a member of team and to build and manage relationships in a multi-cultural environment

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.


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