Senior Director, US Value Evidence and Outcomes - COVID-19 Therapeutics

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Collegeville, Pennsylvania
December 17 2020
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Are you interested in a highly visible health outcomes leadership role that allows you to shape and execute the Value Evidence and outcome strategy, while engaging with a broad range of highly specialized experts? If so, this Senior Director role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

The reimbursement landscape in the US is becoming increasingly more challenging due to budget constraint, loss of patent protection and generic competition. In order for our drugs to be successful, they must come to market with a robust and reimbursable value proposition supported by health outcomes research data that is maintained throughout the product lifecycle as standard of care changes, new competitors are introduced and patents expire on existing competitors.

The landscape is evolving quickly as trials demonstrating efficacy in an area of unmet need may receive expedited review, or orphan product status designation which affects both GSK and competitors launch timelines and approval requirements. More and more of our customers are developing sophisticated internal health outcomes capabilities. In order to keep pace with this level of sophistication and to ensure that our research is high quality and provides credible scientific evidence that consistently rises above industry standards, there is a need to establish a Senior US Health Outcomes Research Advisor position.

This role will provide YOU with the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…
  • P rovide strategic direction to the USHO leadership team to facilitate a forward-thinking approach to ensure the ability of the department to meet the needs of the evolving US stakeholder landscape
  • Identify new cutting edge research methods to further the evidence generation for GSK products
  • Collaborate and advise US HO researchers and cross-matrix teams to identify relevant customer questions and novel solutions
  • Influence the design and interpretation of US HO research by enhancing the scientific rigor
  • Define new methods to optimize data from Phase IIIB/IV studies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external HO thought leaders and our payer customers
  • Maintain an awareness of the significant developments in US health care reform and how these developments impact health outcomes methodologies and their appropriate application to the matrix nature of drug development.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Masters degree or equivalent education and experience in related HO discipline (i.e. economics, sociology, epidemiology, psychometrics, or other
  • Experience within the pharmaceutical industry including field facing role, or related field with in the US
  • Research studies execution and publication experience
  • Experience applying reimbursement and market access solutions to product development and post-launch plans
  • Health Outcomes methods and research experience at the product and therapy area level
  • Experience with observational studies including prospective, cross-sectional and post-launch registries.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • PharmD or PHD
  • Demonstrated ability to maximize data from Phase IIIB/IV studies.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with HO external experts and build partnerships.

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk, governance and control, managing ambiguity and paradox.
  • Managing individual performance.
  • Creating a performance culture and driving results, prioritisation, execution, delivering performance.
  • Setting strategic direction and leading on-going organisational transformation.
  • Building a resilient organisation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration in service of common goals, engaging the organisation and building trusted external networks for mutual benefit.
  • Managing P&L and capital allocation.


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