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Director, Medical Evidence and Outcomes Research

Cambridge, MA, US.

This is a cross-portfolio role within Sanofi Specialty Care that serves as a medical collaboration partner to therapeutic area Medical Units, HEVA, RWE, Market Access, and R&D/CSU to drive early insights, evidence gap assessment, and evidence generation efforts, including facilitation of outcomes research collaborations.  The position requires a deep understanding of US healthcare delivery dynamics across health systems, payers, providers and other key influencers, and strong expertise in health economic/outcomes research methodologies, data analytics and the development of outcomes research collaborations.  This is a remote position that reports to the Director of Medical, Value, Evidence and Insights, and is part of the Medical Value & Outcomes (MVO) and North America Medical team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for leading and coordinating the US evidence gap analysis and prioritization/criticality assessment across medical unit TAs and other internal stakeholders; coordinates development of an integrated US medical evidence gap assessment for core assets and partners with global medical teams to identify areas of common need.
  • Analyzes field insights to identify US payer/population health care decision maker evidence gaps and collaborates with key internal stakeholders to represent these needs within the integrated evidence generation plan and contributes to planning efforts and solutions to address these needs.
  • Works cross-functionally to identify and co-create population health research opportunities that advance the care continuum and optimize quality of care, patient outcomes/experience.
  • Supports the MVO team in the development of scientific relationships and exploration of opportunities for collaborative outcomes/RWE research partnerships with key academic HEOR centers or other research organizations.
  • Provides management and oversight of the payer collaborative research process in partnership with TA medical units and HEVA partners – ensures input on and awareness of evidence gap priorities, assists in research concept/protocol development, champions projects through contracting and execution.
  • Collaborates with field medical teams/MSLs and key medical customers to assess and facilitate outcomes/RWE research partnerships through support of capabilities assessment, concept development, feasibility, and scientific review process for external research collaborations falling outside the ISS process.
  • Collaborates with global Specialty Care medical regions to identify common evidence gaps and opportunities for collaboration on RWE generation.
  • Collaborates with home-office HEVA team on strategies and activities to address and support the medical value of Specialty Care assets with US payer/population health stakeholders, including internal data analysis, vendor-led and company-initiated research proposals.
  • Serves as a super user/expert on internal data sources (Darwin, Immunolab, Voyager, ORx Portal, CVS portal, etc.) and develops tactics or materials utilizing these resources to engage relevant payers in scientific dialogue to address their questions and needs.
  • Participates in the publication planning process for priority assets; contributes to local publications directed at U.S. payer / population health stakeholders, as appropriate, and through collaboration with key internal stakeholders.
  • Identifies and understands challenges and opportunities with new product development in the US payer environment and works collaboratively with R&D and CSU to explore, develop and implement partnerships that support awareness and recruitment for clinical trials for priority assets.
  • Supports Market Access teams and HEVA team to provide clinical input and outcomes analysis on VBA/VBC proposals.
  • Collaborates with HEVA and cross-functional partners to provide medical input on the development and review of economic models/tools intended for use with payer/population healthcare decision makers.
  • Identifies and supports opportunities to enhance and develop team competencies and capabilities.

Educational Background/Job-related Experience

  • Advanced degree (PharmD, Doctoral or Master level) in relevant healthcare or scientific field required.
  • Additional degree(s) in health economics, health outcomes, or public health disciplines preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience in health economics/outcomes research, specifically working with US payers strongly preferred.
  • At least 5 years of collective experience in a relevant pharmaceutical industry medical/HEOR function and/or in a relevant managed care/population health role strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Equivalent Experience

  • Expertise in US data gap analysis, RWE/HEOR methodologies, and data analytics.
  • Experience in developing, leading, and managing RWE/HEOR collaborative research studies.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills to develop and support evidence generation projects into meaningful clinical and economic information that address stakeholder evidence needs.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to understand and present complex information,
  • Ability to work cross functionally to assess strategic needs of the MVO/medical team and creatively develop tactics and resources to address these needs.
  • Strong scientific knowledge and ability to work cross-therapeutically in a large range of specialty care areas.
  • Strong knowledge of the evolving US healthcare system, market access, and healthcare policy landscape, and an understanding of health plan decision making and data needs.
  • Exceptional collaboration and organizational skills to collect and execute against evidence generation plans
  • Exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills.

Other Requirements

Candidates must complete all fleet safety training and must maintain an acceptable driving record regarding accidents and incidents.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

According to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 Days Prior To Start Date.

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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