Sage Therapeutics

  • Sr Project Manager / Associate Director, HEOR & Value Demonstration

    Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/8/2018 12:52 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    General Scope and Summary


    SAGE Therapeutics is searching for a highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of an Associate Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) & Value Demonstration. The incumbent may develop or lead HEOR and Value demonstration activities to support assigned products within SAGE’s portfolio


    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Lead the execution of strategic plan for assigned SAGE product candidate, including studies on burden of illness, real-world clinical outcomes, epidemiology, quality of care, and unmet need.  May lead the development of the strategic plans
    • Execute research using claims, chart reviews, MEPS, HCUP, literature, registries, government survey data, and other resources to summarize epidemiology and disease burden and unmet needs.  These studies should produce high-quality project deliverables to agreed timelines and budgets
    • Advise and develop relevant sections of study concept documents, study protocols, statistical analysis plans, clinical study reports and other development documents Participates in development of relevant meta-analysis, systematic review, utility measurement or other outcomes research study as required
    • May lead or assist in the development of Global Value Dossiers, the Value Proposition, and Pharmacoeconomic models; Support adaptation of economic models in accordance with local requirements/guidelines
    • Assist in coordinating publications plans for dissemination
    • Work with clinical development teams to identify appropriate trial endpoints
    • May represent HEOR on cross-functional internal teams
    • Present health outcomes research findings at scientific congresses and participate in the development and writing of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
    • Conduct literature searches and systematic literature reviews
    • Identify, select, establish and manage a global network of contractors, consultants, and CROs to execute planned HEOR deliverables.
    • Develop and maintain a strong network of professional contacts

    Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills


    Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.  Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop important relationships with key stakeholders, good conflict management and negotiation skills, ability to analyze complex issues to develop relevant and realistic plans, and recommendations.  Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action; excellent analytical skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way

    • At least 5 years of HEOR experience in the pharmaceutical or related industries (e.g., consulting) with advance degree in health economics, pharmaceutical sciences or related discipline (MS, MPH, PharmD, PhD)
    • Ability to communicate technical scientific data to internal and external stakeholders
    • Excellent analytical skills, including in-depth knowledge of claims database analysis methodologies, chart audits, and other health service research methodologies
    • Strong team player that has a customer service approach, is solution oriented and demonstrated project management skills
    • Experience in managing multiple projects across a variety of HEOR methodologies and therapeutic areas
    • Ability to travel approximately 10-20% time
    • Embrace our core values: Put People First, Do Big, Be Accountable, Grow through Learning and Change, and Work Fun
    • Excitement about the vision and mission of Sage


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