Vifor Pharma

Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe – die frühere Galenica Gruppe – ist ein globales Spezialitäten-Pharmaunternehmen, das eigene Pharmaprodukte erforscht, entwickelt, herstellt und vertreibt und ein bevorzugter Partner für innovative patientenorientierte Lösungen ist.
Das Unternehmen hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, ein globaler Marktführer in den Bereichen Eisenmangel, Nephrologie und kardiorenale Therapien zu sein und weltweit Patienten mit schweren und chronischen Erkrankungen zu einem besseren Leben in Gesundheit zu verhelfen.
Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe verfügt über Produktionsstätten in der Schweiz und in Portugal sowie über ein dynamisches Netzwerk von Vertriebsgesellschaften und Partnern zur weltweiten Marktabdeckung. Das Unternehmen treibt die Expansion seiner weltweiten Präsenz laufend voran, bleibt dabei aber in seinem schweizerischen Heimmarkt fest verwurzelt.
Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe besteht aus Vifor Pharma, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, ihrem gemeinsamen Unternehmen mit Fresenius Medical Care, Relypsa und OM Pharma.

Stellentyp: Vollzeit

HEAD OF HEALTH ECONOMICS AND OUTCOMES RESEARCH (HEOR) - Zurich

Location: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich
Function: Pricing and Market Access
Company: Vifor Pharma
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Are you looking for a new challenge in a specialist pharmaceutical company?  An opportunity has arisen to join our Global Market Access leadership team at our operational headquarters in Glattbrugg. The position of Head of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) will have the ability to develop and manage the resourcing plan for HEOR support across all Vifor therapies (balancing FTEs of up to 2 direct reports and location in function of TA focus and archetype focus, outsourcing of implementation, and other solutions).
You will develop and implement the HEOR strategy (including PROs, contribution to interventional and non-interventional data generation, etc) across all of Vifor’s therapies.
 
This Head of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) role will have the following responsibilities:  
  • Lead the development of HEOR evidence that supports business strategies and Market Access efforts
  • Development and execution of evidence leveraging Vifor’s disease area expertise, supporting Market Access strategies, engaging decision-makers, influencers, and stakeholders, in order to have the appropriate data (clinical, QoL, economic, societal) to support patient access
  • The role will represent Vifor internally and externally as a trusted partner and credible advisor
  • Develops an effective HEOR team to design and execute strategies that demonstrate product value and support Market Access
  • Works directly with other Market Access teams to meet the needs of patients, payers and policy makers
  • Manages the coordination and collaboration of global, regional and country health economic teams to understand country-specific HEOR needs and opportunities and the respective activities
  • Oversees that HEOR advises Medical Affairs and Clinical teams in the design of health outcomes/interventional and observational trials with health economic and Patient Reported Outcomes (PRO) endpoints in alignment with therapy and product value propositions for optimal impact on access decision-makers, influencers, and stakeholders
  • Leads the development and coordination of company wide health economic tools that are part of the “core value tools” including BIM, CEM, GVD (AMCP & EUNetHTA format)

The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge, or the equivalent.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in Health or Social Sciences
  • PhD, MSc, or equivalent in Health Economics, Public Health, Mathematics or related field
  • 10 years of experience in health economics and/or outcomes research in pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience in one or more key markets (geographic or disease area markets) would be ideal (including top 5 European and/or the US, as well as ESRD and/or CHF)
  • Language requirement: English plus one other language ideally French, German, or Spanish

We offer you an interesting and challenging opportunity in an international company. As a medium sized specialty Pharmaceutical company we work cross-functionally, with lean structures and an entrepreneurial mind-set. To achieve our goals we focus on solutions, effective processes and we constantly seek to improve our way of doing things. In response to our demanding environment we offer opportunities to bring forward ideas, lead change as well opportunities for personal development and growth. The company offers competitive terms and conditions.

 
About us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives.

Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world.

The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

For more information, please visit: http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/who-we-are

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