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Associate Director/ Director, Global Evidence and Outcomes, GI

Bio-Life Plasma, LLC

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Boston, MA
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About the role:

At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.

Join Takeda as an Associate Director/Director where you will contribute to the successful development and commercialization of new and innovative therapies. You will also engage in outcomes research studies that identify clinical, economic, and patient-centered unmet needs, and the comparative clinical, and patient-centered value that Takeda's medicines provide in addressing those needs. As part of the Global Evidence and Outcomes (GEO) team, you will report to the Senior Director, Global Evidence and Outcomes, RD and work as part of a global company, addresses needs worldwide.

Takeda's Global Evidence and Outcomes (GEO) team contributes to the successful development and commercialization of new and innovative therapies. The purpose of this position is to provide global outcomes research support for specific products in assigned therapeutic areas. Key position objectives are:

  • To provide outcomes research support for Takeda products from early development through launch and commercialization across the product lifecycle.
  • To collaborate and align internally with other Takeda teams within a multi-disciplinary framework to meet product needs.
  • To contribute to the development and execution of outcomes research strategies to elucidate unmet clinical, economic and patient-centered needs and product value.
  • To execute and communicate results of appropriate tactical activities supporting those strategies.
  • To communicate findings from these outcomes studies to relevant internal and external audiences as effectively as possible.

How you will contribute:

  • Work within a multidisciplinary, matrixed organization to execute successful outcomes research strategies for one or more therapies in an assigned therapeutic area.
  • Implement and communicate results of outcomes research studies that help achieve product-specific objectives.
  • Collaborate with key internal colleagues to ensure priorities and strategies are aligned.
  • Perform, as appropriate, relevant research activities which may include, but not be limited to:
    • Longitudinal retrospective studies of existing databases to assess patient characteristics, treatment patterns, and associated clinical, economic and/or patient-reported outcomes;
    • Retrospective or prospective evaluations of disease natural history and treatment patterns, including drug utilization and adherence;
    • Cross-sectional surveys of patients, caregivers, health care providers/practitioners Clinical-economic models and assessments exploring burden of illness and/or comparative effectiveness; and,
    • Validation of PRO and HRQoL instruments.
  • Review and publish scientific reports reflecting ongoing or completed work.
  • Communicate findings from outcomes studies to relevant internal and external audiences
  • Ensure findings are communicated effectively, and as appropriate in conference presentations, publications, dossiers and other means.

What you bring to Takeda:

  • Combination of academic training and practical experience in outcomes research is required. This may consist of:
    • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as, but not limited to, health services research, health outcomes research, epidemiology, pharmacy administration, public health, economics, statistics or decision sciences, plus three years practical experience
    • Clinical degree (e.g., in, pharmacy, nursing) and a master’s degree in a related discipline (as noted above), plus two years practical experience
  • Practical experience (number of years as noted above) in performing epidemiology and outcomes research, in any setting, including life sciences company, research organization, academic institution or governmental agency, is required.
  • Experience should include the conduct outcomes research studies, and the communication of study findings to internal and external audiences.
  • Familiarity with the role and importance of outcomes research in the multi-disciplinary drug development and commercialization environment and process (involving multiple stakeholders) is expected.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in at least one area of outcomes research (such as, but not limited to, retrospective or prospective observational studies, patient-reported outcomes/health-related quality of life assessment, clinical-economic modeling and analysis, literature synthesis/meta-analysis) is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of health economics is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting or interpreting statistical analysis is useful.
  • Experience in conducting outcomes and epidemiology research in different geographic regions is desirable.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in a multicultural and cross functional team environment is expected.
  • Broad experience in collaborating with research partners and in managing multiple tasks and complex projects is very desirable.
  • Ability to communicate scientific evidence, with strong written and verbal presentation skills, is required.
  • Record of high-quality, peer-reviewed epidemiology and/or outcomes research publications is preferred.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Work Paths
  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

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Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time