GSK

Sr. Director and Therapy Area Head, Oncology, US Value Evidence and Outcomes (US VEO)

Employer
GSK
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02 2021
Ref
288443
Discipline
Life Sciences, Oncology
Organization Type
Pharma
The external environmental demands for robust evidence of the value of our assets continues to increase, with external stakeholders and decision makers increasingly demanding demonstration of the comparative clinical, economic, and humanistic benefits of our medicine at the time of launch, and thereafter. At the same time, the GSK organization is launching or soon to launch many new medicines, all of which will require significant leadership and evidence delivery from health outcomes to ensure successful translation of these reimbursement/payer requirements into our clinical development programs and delivery of the additional evidence that demonstrates value.

To meet these needs, the Sr. Director and Therapy Area Head, Oncology, US Value Evidence and Outcomes (US VEO), is responsible for the design and implementation of evidence generation activities in support of a GSK Therapy Area (TA) for the United States (US) business. It includes health outcomes leadership and execution for launch, post launch and life cycle management programs. The TA Head leads a team of VEO scientists and may also serve as an Asset Lead in their own right. The TA Head is responsible for the generation of compelling value evidence for decision-makers and to support reimbursement dossiers and market access in the US.Their remit includes both pipelines and marketed assets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Evidence Generation
  • Lead and/or provide oversight for the development, management, design, implementation and delivery of US health outcome strategy and tactical plans for pipeline and marketed assets in a specific TA.
  • To maintain an awareness of the significant developments in US health care environment and how these developments impact US evidence generation
  • For pipeline assets, provide input to global VEO and integrated asset plans, through appropriate forums, to ensure US needs are accommodated.
  • Ensure TA aligned VEO projects meet quality standards and are tracked, monitored, reported and disclosed according to all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure TA aligned VEO projects are delivered to time and on budget.


Evidence Communication
  • Develop scientific communications i.e., presentations, manuscripts, registry summaries and data dissemination plans that include promotional pieces to communicate/disseminate health outcomes data with external stakeholders.
  • Leverage health outcomes data with Payers and Providers, through appropriate/approved mechanisms.
  • Train field staff on health outcomes data and promotional materials, as appropriate for organizational role.


Line Management
  • Lead, manage, recruit and develop VEO scientists
  • Manage VEO resource planning, allocation among scientists within team to support projects based on the needs of your portfolio.
  • Drive best practice sharing across the team in support of strategy development and methodology.


Stakeholder management
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relations with key stakeholders in the US LOC and Global VEO teams, in order to ensure strategic alignment and optimal cross-functional collaboration and communication
  • Ensure key stakeholders including TA aligned business leaders are regularly updated on VEO plans through period reporting.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relations with external health outcomes experts/thought leaders, to ensure appropriate methods in health economics and quality of life research are applied, in accordance with GSK policies


Why you?

Basic Qualifications
  • Masters Degree
  • E xperience working in US pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with Health Outcomes research and application
  • Management Experience
  • Experience with reimbursement and market access solutions for product development and post-launch plans;
  • Experience with application of VEO research at the product and therapy area levels
  • Experience with a variety of study designs (i.e. observational studies including prospective, cross-sectional and post-launch registries and maximizing data from prospective Phase IIB/IV studies).


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Postgraduate Degree
  • Direct payer experience
  • Strength in managing cross-matrix teams, with demonstrated experience in strategy development.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and build partnerships with US external experts.


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
  • Managing individual and team performance.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
  • Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
  • Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.


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