Senior Manager, Medical Health Outcomes Research

Job Description

About This Role

The primary responsibility of the Senior Manager, Medical Health Outcomes Researchis to plan, design and execute Real World Evidence (RWE) studies to develop and demonstrate the value of Biogen’s marketed and pipeline products to scientific, clinical and payer stakeholders.

What You’ll Do
  • Lead a team of scientific experts across multiple therapeutic areas to coordinate evidence generation activities, partnering cross-functionally with Global Medical, Value & Access (Commercial), and affiliate Medical and Market Access & Reimbursement teams
  • Design, implement and interpret innovative, scientifically robust retrospective database studies (claims, EMRs, registry data etc.), chart review studies, surveys, prospective observational research and other types of RWE studies to support drug value proposition
  • Conduct systematic and pragmatic literature reviews to guide internal planning, scientific publications and economic models
  • Manage internal teams of statisticians/programmers and other experts, external vendors as needed, and/or research collaborations with Providers or Payers to deliver on research needs
  • Use feedback from internal customers to continually develop internal resources and tools
  • Plan, develop and present study results through conference presentations and peer-reviewed manuscripts
  • Proactively monitor and maintain knowledge of global evidence requirements, state-of-the-art RWE research design and the ever-changing landscape of available RWE sources to guide strategic and tactical oversight within Biogen by using innovative, scientifically robust approaches
  • Partner with Medical and Value & Access colleagues on innovation and customer-centric service through identification and delivery of innovative opportunities for building the value of in-market (new indication/indication expansion) and pipeline products

Who You Are

You enjoy working in a highly matrixed / cross functional global research environment. You have both hands-on experience (e.g., writing protocols, conducting literature searches, writing draft analysis plans) and project/vendor management skills. You have an interest in, and experience using, real-world evidence (RWE) data sources (e.g., claims, EHR, registries) to support launch readiness and demonstrating product value over the product'slifecycle. You are looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime!


Required Skills and Education:
  • Advanced degree (PhD or Masters) in epidemiology, public health, HEOR, biostatistics or related field
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with a variety of real-world data sources and observational research study design/execution in biotech/pharmaceuticals, consulting or academia
  • Thorough understanding of research methods, health outcomes research and health economic evaluations and related disciplines
  • Independent and able to solve complex and challenging problems using innovative strategies


Cambridge, MA or Weston, MA

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.