The HEOR Project Specialist, in collaboration with the assigned GHE team and finance operation lead, will facilitate financial / Contracting, Health Economics Project and Publication Support , and project management
Full title: Health Economics and Outcomes Research Specialist
MUST have a Master of Public Health Degree
The Health Economic and Outcomes Research (HEOR) Project Specialist is responsible for managing the strategic planning, project initiation and execution, finance, contracting and publication processes for a team of health outcomes and economic researchers.
The Project Specialist provides operational and tactical support to the Global Health Economics (GHE) team and facilitates the planning and execution of GHE research plans within the GHE department.
The Project Specialist is responsible for facilitating the planning and execution of real-world evidence projects, including prospective and retrospective epidemiological (observation, non-interventional) studies, patient-reported outcome as well as systematic reviews and other studies to inform value evidence generation.
This role interfaces in a cross-functional matrix with product facing functional groups such as clinical development, medical affairs, epidemiology, access & reimbursement, and biostatistics groups, as well as finance, compliance and law groups.
The individual is expected to support initiation, planning, execution, maintenance, and closing of GHE projects.
The position will also highlight risks, timeline delays and other issues.
The candidate will be a team player with well-developed skills for gaining the cooperation of others and ensuring effective communication among team members. S/he will develop and/or refine systems to increase efficiencies in research and processes for the GHE team and department.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The HEOR Project Specialist, in collaboration with the assigned GHE team and finance operation lead, will facilitate
Financial / Contracting:
Manage GHE team contracting, budget planning, finance reporting, and invoice tracking/reconciliation activities.
Interface and liaison with finance, contracting, legal, compliance and other functional groups
Assist in development and requests for proposals from approved and other vendors; manage competitive bids for projects and support/evaluate vendor qualifications for specific projects.
Example HEOR projects include (epidemiology) studies, modeling, literature reviews, global value dossiers, publications, Health Technology Assessment submissions, US formulary submissions.
Vendor and OL management, including, but not limited to
Initiating vendor confidentiality agreements,
Contract agreements and payments,
Day to day vendor oversight and management
Overall management of timelines, deliverables and budget
Health Economic Project and Publication Support:
Assists with risk mitigation planning
Preparation and submission of protocols and other documentation to review committees
Manage publications, publication tracking and reporting and publication compliance procedures
Support slide deck development & editing for team project and budget presentations
Provide meeting management and facilitation support to the study teams to ensure projects and plans move forward
Participate in the development of high-quality project plans, including timelines, and ensures alignment between overall program strategy and cross-functional plans
Communicates program status through monthly dashboards and other reporting materials. Includes collecting information and ensuring accuracy of reports
Ensure alignment (avoid project duplication) with cross-functional partners
Escalates project issues and risk mitigations to GHE Study Leads in a timely manner
Develop and update GHE Handbook as requested by the GHE Finance Lead
Develop and maintain online document repository to store and organize documentso Assist with developing meeting agendas, participate and take meeting minutes at designated meetings
Minimum of MPH with 0-2 years of experience in a research, operations, or project management role
Highly organized with strong attention to details
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact successfully with cross-functional key stakeholders
Strong analytical skills
Self-motivated with strong work ethic
Able to work independently to manage work priorities and follow tasks through to completion
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects and meet timelines
Good familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint and other common business software programs
Strong ability in documentation, meeting minutes, slide presentation development
"This posting is for Contingent Worker, not an FTE"