Director, Therapeutic Area Head, Neuromuscular Disease, Medical Health Outcomes Research

Job Description

About this role:

The Director/Therapeutic Area Head leads overall strategy, planning and execution for all health outcomes research and RWE strategy for assigned Therapeutic Area (TA).

What You’ll Do:

You will participate in global commercial and development platforms, translate research and business needs into protocols, execute, and translate results into solutions for internal stakeholders.

You will apply your in-depth knowledge of real-world evidence (RWE) and health outcomes research to drive a large portfolio of complex, business-critical retrospective and prospective health outcomes research and RWE projects, survey projects, literature reviews (systematic/pragmatic) and evidence synthesis (meta-analyses, NMA, MAIC etc.) etc. to demonstrate the value of Biogen’s products (marketed and pipeline), through direction of direct and cross-functional teams.

Working closely with TA Heads in Value and Access, Medical and R&D you will budget, plan and execute health outcomes research and RWE projects for assigned therapeutic area; and translate outcomes into meaningful messages for internal and external stakeholders.

In addition you will partner with MHOR Value Communications to ensure ongoing training for teams in assigned TA, and develop the tools and evidence needed to demonstrate value to external stakeholders (clinicians, payers, patients).

Who You Are:

You are a world class leader in evidence generation strategy with a passion for medicine, science, and clinical development and are comfortable using and experimenting with technology. You are knowledgeable about the healthcare and access landscape with a clear understanding of how it impacts the customer’s behaviors and clinical practices.


Required Skills and Education:

· Advanced degree (PhD or Masters) in pharmacy administration, HEOR, public health, epidemiology or related field.

· Minimum of 7-10 years of relevant experience in outcomes research/RWE preferably in pharma/biotech; consulting or CRO experience will be considered.

· Recognized in the industry for a deep understanding of outcomes research and RWE issues, and how they relate to demonstrating and disseminating drug value

· Strong record of leading teams and demonstrated ability to influence at the Leadership Team level.

· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and present complex and/or new ideas with clarity and simplicity.

· Demonstrated success in managing and motivating cross functional teams to achieve common objectives.

· Exceptional oral and written communication skills to all employment levels and to executive leadership teams.

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.