Manager HEVA – Hyderabad

Manager HEVA




Mission statements

  • Manage assigned therapy area portfolio to plan and generate robust health economics and value based evidence to maximize the value propositions from both a global and US perspective working within the Market Access tripod
  • Manage the execution of quality research projects, economic models, trial design recommendations and other activities in support of programs/products
  • Manage the planning, design, implementation and completion of innovative evidence-based research programs that are consistent with program/product strategies. The research programs developed will provide appropriate evidence and/or tools to be used for internal decision making and for external audiences at product launch and over product life cycle
  • Seek opportunities to innovate HEVA value identification, evidence generation and dissemination process/plan to increase the relevance and impact of HEVA evidence to ensure reimbursement decisions optimal access
  • Create complex and specialized strategic content without supervision
  • Develop and maintain TA expertise
  • Develop and review content created by HEVA associates
  • Coach HEVA associates


  • HEVA global and local teams
  • Clinical, Medical Affairs, Commercial, External Affairs and MAx global or local teams
  • RWE global and local teams
  • MedHub teams

Duties & Responsibilities

People (25%)

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with key internal stakeholders including Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Commercial and Market Access
  • Constantly assist and provide effective feedback to HEVA associates (senior or Junior) in developing knowledge and sharing expertise
  • Work effectively with global HEVA teams across various time zones

Performance (25%)

  • Manage the HEVA evidence generation plan
    • Develop research plan to support pre-launch, launch and post-launch evidence for investigational and marketed drugs
    • Evidence generation plan includes burden of illness studies, epidemiology, literature reviews, meta-analysis, retrospective and prospective observational studies, ecomomic evaluations, development and analysis of patient-reported outcomes
    • Provide strategic support with individuals and institutions, which may serve as resources for evidence generation purpose, etc.
  • Lead execution of approved HEVA studies and manage ongoing studies according to budget and timeline expectations
    • Work closely with the HEVA product lead to manage and execute research studies to support the clinical, economic and humanistic value of products
    • Studies include but are not limited to burden of illness studies, epidemiology, literature reviews, meta-analysis, retrospective and prospective observational studies, economic evaluations, and patient-reported outcomes
  • Sets evidence generation priorities and direction for assigned responsibilities and is able to incorporate this into appropriate planning documents
  • Supports contracting and project management activities pertaining to HEVA studies
    • Works with contracts managers to ensure timely execution of contracts
    • Responsible for tracking and maintaining budget sheet, contracts, SOWs etc.
    • Lead development of core value dossier (CVD) and AMCP dossiers and provide strategic direction

Process (20%)

  • Develop complex HEVA strategic evidence material
  • Act as an expert in the field of HEVA for the assigned Therapeutic area.
  • Manage core HEVA strategic evidence generation processes, templates, and products across the portfolio in accordance to the scientific and value messages aligned with CVD, the US AMCP dossier, and HEVA contributions as appropriate to other submissions
  • Accountable for adherence to the evidence generation guidelines and other standards relevant to HEVA evidence generation processes
  • Work with selected vendors/MedHub within the region to deliver the required deliverables as per defined process as per the business need
  • Leverage advanced training delivery tools & techniques thereby enhancing the effectiveness of training delivery
  • Design an overall plan of action basis end-customers feedback & improve course content and delivery

Customer (30%)

  • Work closely with HEVA, RWE, Clinical, Medical Affairs, Marketing, External Affairs and Market Access global or local teams in regions/areas to identify evidence generation and dissemination needs and assist in developing assigned deliverables
  • Liaise with these teams to prepare relevant & customized deliverables

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies / Language

Therapy Area Specific

  • Multiple sclerosis & Neurology
  • Immunology
  • Oncology
  • Rare diseases
  • Rare blood diseases
  • Demonstrate effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary global teams
  • Able to work independently, but in concert with the direction provided by their management, in accordance with defined functional policies and precedents, budgetary guidelines, company values, ethics and applicable law
  • Ability to handle multiple projects across different therapeutic areas
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to work well in a cross-functional team
  • Understanding of the disease environment and the evolution of the market access landscape and implications for the business
  • Proven track record working successfully in a project/matrix-oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to understand and present complex information in digestible ways for internal (e.g. senior management) and external audiences
  • Strong team spirit, sense of transversality, multicultural awareness and ability to drive matrix teams
  • Excellent English language knowledge


  • Advanced degree in life sciences/ pharmacy/ similar discipline or medical degree
  • Strong project management and analytical skills to translate clinical and economic information and messages into payer evidence strategies
  • Relevant training/ experience in health economics, public health, epidemiology, or other relevant health-related scientific discipline

Requirements of the job

  • 8+ years of experience in HEOR for the pharmaceuticals industry, CRO or academia
  • Robust understanding of reimbursement decisions to determine value drivers and how evidence is used in decision making and how it impacts various payers (e.g., providers, patients, health systems)
  • Strong knowledge of methods and principles of health economics, health technology assessment (HTA) reviews
  • Strong ability to systematically review available scientific evidence to identify clinical needs of the payer
  • Understands, creates and applies relevant methods (e.g., observational data, post hoc analysis of clinical trials, meta-analysis, indirect comparison, etc..) to demonstrate product value potential and drives processes around the same

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