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Associate Director Health Economics - HEOR - Parsippany NJ

Date: Feb 25, 2019

Location: Parsippany, New Jersey, US, 07054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world’s largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide.  Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world’s largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we’ve built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation.  This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives.  Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

The Associate Director, GHEOR position functions within the Global HEOR group and will serve as the supporting technical and strategic lead for one or more assets in the neuropsychology and respiratory therapy areas. The position will report to a Director, the Late Stage Global HEOR.

  • In accordance with Teva’s regulatory and governance requirements, contribute to and implement peri and post launch comprehensive evidence generation plans, including clinical, economic, and humanistic evidence that inform and contribute to the overall program strategies for one or more assets in peri or post launch.
  • Working closely with the Development HEOR group, update the recommended GHEOR strategies, including the update of the global value proposition and the adaptation, and training of relevant colleagues on indirect comparisons, cost-effectiveness and budget impact models, and value dossiers.
  • Incorporate, where possible, regional post-launch evidence needs by acting as a liaison between individual market colleagues and GHEOR, and other global functions, e.g. brand teams, medical and EU/US market access.
  • Support  HTA submissions (e.g. value framework reports to appropriately support asset launch(es).
  • Provide guidance and input on Phase 3b/4 studies and post-hoc analyses, and post-launch (RWE) study design from a GHEOR perspective and ensure inclusion of appropriate PRO and health economic endpoints into these, as necessary, to maximize asset value proposition in collaboration with medical affairs and commercial colleagues.
  • Contribute to the payer value and brand team(s) on specific ways in which the evidence generation plan may be improved and optimized to facilitate informed decision making including comparative effectiveness, pricing, reimbursement and market access negotiations, in compliance with regional regulations for use in promotional material.  
  • Represent Teva before relevant scientific, medical, regulatory, payer, patient and other meetings,  with oversight
  • Keep abreast of the trends in the assigned therapeutic area, HEOR, Pricing, Reimbursement, and Market Access across key regions (US, EU, and international markets), and proactively address GHEOR strategy changes in collaboration with global and regional teams in anticipation of these trends.
  • Build a network of clinical, HEOR and payer experts, including academics, policy makers, HTA representatives, reimbursement influencers and other decision-makers globally to increase the robustness of post-marketing scientific studies in support of market access strategies.
  • Manage project budgets and timelines in adherence with Teva compliance requirements. To this end, regularly prepare and update summaries reflecting ongoing or completed deliverables.
  • Collaborate with scientific communications to provide HEOR input on scientific platform and develop HEOR-related scientific publications to be presented at conferences, publications, dossiers, and other channels as appropriate.
  • Collaborate closely and align in a cross-functional matrix team environment and effectively design, execute, and effectively communicate relevant GHEOR study results to internal and external audiences.  



  • PhD in Health Economics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research or a related field with at least 4 years of relevant pharmaceutical/biotechnology/academic/governmental agency experience OR a Master's degree in Health Economics, Epidemiology, or related field, and at least 7 years of such relevant experience. A pharmacy/clinical/scientific background is preferred.
  • A track record of peer-reviewed scientific publications demonstrating expertise in GHEOR
  • Comprehensive knowledge of own core discipline and good working knowledge of health care systems and health technology assessment guidelines and processes in relevant countries.
  • Ability to understand disease space and appropriately plan and deliver GHEOR strategy and studies for specific assets.  Serve as source of expertise/advice in epidemiology, outcomes research, health economics, health policy for cross-functional team members.
  • Demonstrate commercial/market access acumen.
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity and change.
  • Ability to anticipate issues/needs and works proactively to address them.
  • Demonstrate distinctive problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Have a solution driven approach in resolving complex problems.
  • Takes initiative, works proactively, with good project management skills and an ability to multi-task and meet tight timelines.
  • Self -starter, with an ability to work independently or as part of a global team.
  • Show business maturity, have strong presence and possess advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exhibits strong collaboration skills and ability to engage across multiple functions and regions. 
  • Ability to manage consensus at various levels and cultivate strategic internal relationships across the organization.
  • Strategic thinker with strong execution capabilities.
  • Ability to influence and negotiate without formal direct authority, consultative in approach, and diplomatic
  • Some national/international travel may be required.


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Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws.

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