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  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £300 - £450 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Business Support
  • Contact: Aaron Stone
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01403 216216
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: 2021-04-12
  • Job Ref: V-46787

AnOutcomes Innovation Strategist is required to join a large Pharmaceutical client of ours on an initial 12-month contract remotely. The Outcomes Innovation Strategist will be a key member of the Outcomes Innovation Team in the UK Health & Value directorate. The UK Health and Value directorate is a team of experts and innovators committed to driving access solutions that enhance outcomes for UK patients. In driving this vision forward, the primary objective of the Outcomes Innovation team is to "Amplify the patient voice" across medicine development and bridge patient-centric end-to-end market access strategy.

On offer is a competitive hourly rate which can be disclosed over the phone. The role is working fully remotely and is contracted to 37 hours a week.

Key skills needed to drive strategic and technical leadership as Outcomes Innovation Strategist:

  • Patient-centered outcomes assessment, including but not limited to endpoint design, statistical analysis, working within a cross-functional team under tight timelines, communication skills in sharing the impact and importance of these outcomes data internally and externally (with local, Global, and senior stakeholders), and conveying complex scientific data to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • This experience can be in the scope of research and development of clinical trials and must include demonstrated knowledge of regulatory agencies and procedures at the FDA/EMA as well as local UK experience with the MHRA, NICE, and NHS.

  • We need a great negotiator who is a technical expert skilled in strategically applying these skills to showcase scientifically robust, multidimensional value of our medicines for patients and enhancing health outcomes.

  • Knowledge of designing label claims is preferred but not required.

As this role focuses on patient-centred outcomes to support patient access to breakthrough medicines, it is also desired the candidate has:

  • Demonstrated experience in designing and/or implementing and executing outcomes-based agreements (OBAs)

  • We need a colleague who is a dynamic problem-solver, with innovative methods to drive industry transformation in new value-based commercial arrangements that include patient priority outcomes when defining value and benefit.

  • Strong skills in change management, partnership, and collaboration, as well as experience working with the NHS and local payers are critical.

  • Demonstrated expertise in national data sets, data linkage, outcomes framework design, and/or developing and implementing an OBA in a real-world setting is required.

  • Rare disease or internal medicine knowledge is highly desirable.

Level of experience required to be the successful Outcomes Innovation Strategist:  

  • Experience in pharma/biotech with thorough knowledge of patient-centered outcomes assessment

  • Experience in leading patient-centered outcomes assessment projects/trials, including but not limited to outcomes endpoint design and statistical analysis, protocol development for PRO/patient preference studies.

  • Experience of designing and, preferably, implementing outcomes-based agreement.

  • Advanced degree in public health, outcomes research, or health informatics field required; doctoral degree preferred.

  • Demonstrated technical and scientific expertise in complex data projects.

  • Demonstrated strategic leadership in identifying and addressing gaps in outcomes evidence to support market access strategies.

  • Demonstrated skill in change agility to address organizational/market access needs and dynamically adapt Outcomes strategies.

  • Demonstrated skill in project management, including liaising with third party vendors and cross-functional collaboration.

  • Demonstrated strength in teamwork, cross-functional collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, and developing partnerships with KOLs.

  • Demonstrated skill in communicating complex data to technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Strong personal integrity and commitment to ethics and working in compliance with Pfizer policies and UK regulations.