The Communications Professional supports the Health Economics and Value Assessment (HEVA) mission of conducting and communicating research on the value of products and technologies toward the optimal care of patients.
Contributing within a matrix organization, the incumbent works in collaboration with HEVA business partners and other departments, including Medical Affairs, Market Access and other colleagues to ensure that scientific evidence is presented and published appropriately.
Within HEVA, the Communications Professional partners with the therapeutic area Business Partners/Evidence Leads, Value and Access, and the Medical Affairs medical and field teams to identify salient evidence needs, and utilize appropriate scientific publication and communication channels to disseminate evidence.
This role manages HEVA publication, presentation, and other communication plans that address the value evidence requirements of relevant customer segments. Communications Professionals deliver relevant health economic evidence by employing an appropriate mix of traditional peer-review publication and presentation plans, appropriate communication channels, and customer-relevant tools to inform customers and prepare field colleagues for scientific exchange related to products and technologies.
Maintain an active working knowledge of traditional and non-traditional and emerging innovative channels for communicating with customers. Demonstrate an awareness of technology-driven communication solutions that are emerging in the transmission of scientific and health information, incorporating solutions into communication plans, as appropriate
Engage transversal colleagues within and outside HEVA to understand critical customer insights that will inform communication plans.
Demonstrate excellence in tailored, audience-specific communication to provide internal awareness of HEOR activities, as well as, external awareness of scientific evidence among customers
Project Management, Documentation and Compliance
Manage projects and oversee external agency partners as appropriate to ensure timely delivery of presentation and publication plans.
Understand corporate procurement processes and maintain responsibility for budgets and spend.
Sustain up-to-date working knowledge of all applicable prevailing guidance, regulation, and law that mandates the nature in which pharmaceutical organizations develop and provide evidence via scientific presentations, publications. This may include but is not limited to documents prepared by FDA, OIG, DDMAC/OPDP, PhRMA, ICMJE, ISPOR, ICMJE, etc.
Datavision experience or experience with comparable document management systems is strongly preferred.
Insights Synthesis and Collaboration
Incorporate customer insights, gaps, and needs into an evidence-based communication plan that delivers an appropriate mix of peer-reviewed publications, appropriate communication channels, and customer-relevant tools.
Collaborate with HEVA and Medical research teams to link integrated evidence generation plans to high quality, impactful communication plans
Demonstrate innovation, creativity, and problem-solving in addressing the complexities of evidence requirements
A Master’s or doctoral degree is preferred. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree that culminated in training related to medicine, health economics, health sciences, pharmaceutical administration, and/or communications is required for this role.