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Global Health Economics (GHE) Lead

Boston, Massachusetts
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Job ID R0099578 Category Corporate Functions Subcategory Corporate Functions Business Unit Global Portfolio Division Job Type Full time

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Global Health Economics (GHE) Lead

Takeda Pharmaceutical

Cambridge, MA

About the role:

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as the Global Health Economics (GHE) Lead at the Associate Director level in our Cambridge, MA office.

As the Global Health Economics (GHE) Lead, you will be empowered to lead the development and application of health economic strategies to support local market access needs across the assigned therapeutic area; liaise with and collaborate with cross-functional counterparts in support of global market access plans and pricing decisions. The GHE Lead also is responsible for informing clinical development plans and evidence generation activities.

The individual in this role will work cross-functionally across global, international, and local functions, ensuring that Global Health Economics (GHE) plans are aligned throughout the organization. This role reports to the Head, Global Health Economics and is based in Cambridge, MA.

How you will contribute:

  • Provides health economic expertise and leadership to support the development of global market access strategies:

  • Ensures that early economic models are designed and implemented to inform global market access strategy, including testing pricing hypotheses, prioritizing evidence generation, and planning for HTA in key markets

  • Oversees the development of core/global economic models to meet local market access and HTA needs, including risk-sharing strategy

  • Contributes to the development of global value propositions

  • Integrates GHE strategies and tactics across products and related devices

  • Informs early scientific advice strategies

  • Works collaboratively with different groups within to organization ensuring alignment on health economics plans and activities. GHE Lead regularly interacts with regional and local affiliates and global functions, including but not limited to Market Access Strategy, Access Innovation, Outcomes Research & Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Global Medical Affairs, Patient Advocacy, etc.

  • Supports local market access pricing and reimbursement:

  • Supports projects in collaboration with other functions as appropriate to localize, adapt, and develop health economic models and tools to support local pricing and reimbursement in alignment with global product and franchise strategies

  • Leads the development of health economic strategy and components of HTA and pricing & reimbursement dossiers

  • Understands regional health technology assessment (HTA) requirements and supports product teams with early HTA advice strategy

  • Identifies data gaps and communicates evidence generation needs to R&D organization

  • Continuously applies learnings from countries to refine HE strategy and tools and improve the value proposition of Takeda product

  • Contributes to target product profiles and clinical development plans by understanding and communicating relevant health economic and related outcomes measures needed to achieve market access

  • Performs all Takeda business in accordance with appropriate regulations and corporate policies and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Economics, Health or Social Sciences or related technical field

  • Postgraduate qualification in Economics or related field

  • 5+ years of experience in health economics and/or outcomes research ideally in the pharmaceutical industry and or consulting/academia

  • Language requirement: English

  • Has experience developing economic models for HTAs

  • Has a strong understanding of international HTA, pricing and reimbursement systems as applied to drug products and devices

  • Effectively produces and communicates data that support the economic value of a product or therapy

  • Performs analyses using cost-effectiveness and budget impact models

  • Communicates with great conviction and clarity at the appropriate levels

  • Understands risk-sharing and managed entry agreements

  • Effectively collaborates with various internal stakeholders to achieve mutual objectives

  • Effectively facilitates discussions to establish agreement and closes discussions with clear summaries

  • Executes strategic GHE plan for franchise within stated timelines

  • Successfully translates key issues into actions and communicates them clearly to colleagues

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 Ways of Working

  • 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.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


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