Associate Director, Real World Evidence Strategy (West Chester, United States, 19380)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Who we are

Together, we’re on a mission to make good health more affordable and accessible, to help millions around the world enjoy healthier lives. It’s a mission that bonds our people across nearly 60 countries and a rich, diverse variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Working here means working with the world’s leading manufacturer of generic medicines, and the proud producer of many of the products on the World Health Organization’s Essential Medicines List. Today, at least 200 million people around the world take one of our medicines every single day. An amazing number, but we’re always looking for new ways to continue making a difference, and new people to make a difference with.

The opportunity

The Associate Director, Real World Evidence Strategy is responsible for assessment of data needs/gaps, and identifying potential opportunities of using real world data to support all phases of drug development and commercial opportunities at Teva. Key activities include but are not limited to proactive identification and recommendation of new RWD sources and developing the road map for a state-of-the-art RWD ecosystem for Teva. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing RWE studies in collaboration with cross-functional team and  identifying of opportunities for use with regulators, payers and for internal organizational insights, primarily relying on use of pharmacy, medical claims, digital, patient registries, and EHR data. The candidate will also be involved in the collaborative development, implementation and testing of ongoing analytical tool initiatives. The ideal candidate will bring strategic thinking expertise more so than the tactical execution of projects. 

Job Description
⦁    Assist in development of short, mid, long term road map for a state-of-the-art RWD ecosystem to maximize the use RWD/RWE across multiple stakeholders and across product life cycle. 
⦁    Design an objective RWD assessment process that brings forward potential value and fit including recommendations on engagement: license, partner to build data products, projects only, or not engage 
⦁    Develop and propose strategies to identify and employ innovative techniques to derive insights from structured and unstructured real-world databases.
⦁    Bring forward new data visualization ideas to convey insights effectively
⦁    Work collaboratively with RWD analytics function to independently lead Real world evidence and insights generation requests that are not assigned to HEOR and Epi leads (e.g., patient journey, generics/complex generics projects, commercial insights)
⦁    Keep abreast global trends and evolving regulatory, HTA, payer policy landscape with regard to acceptability and use of RWE for decision making  
⦁    Interface with GHEOR and epi leads and other cross functional colleagues to plan work needed for optimal execution of team deliverables
⦁    Either alone or in partnership GHEOR lead and other scientists, develop/contribute to protocol /study report of real-world database studies
⦁    Help develop project plans, execute on deliverables within agreed upon timeframes, manage deadlines, communicate progress and make recommendations to address issues.
⦁    Effectively present results from rapid data queries/simple descriptive studies to collaborators

Candidate will be expected to work onsite in a hybrid environment three days a week at either the West Chester PA or Parsippany, NJ location.

Your experience and qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices, Consulting, CRO, Insurance industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of real world data (e.g., Truven, Optum, Flatiron, ConcertAi, IQVIA), EHR, EMR, and publically available datasets) and its application in supporting a) all phases of drug development, and b) R&D, Medical affairs, HEOR. Epidemiology, Market access, and commercial functions 


⦁    BS, MS, MBA, or Ph.D. in Public Health, Economics, Epidemiology, health policy or similar areas of academic training.
⦁    Knowledgeable in the application of RWE and emerging technologies in various phases of drug development, R&D, Medical affairs, and commercial (e.g., commercial insights, market access) applications
⦁    Experience and interest in presenting analytic findings to business customers. 
⦁    Detail oriented, excellent quantitative, written, and oral communication skills.
⦁    Enthusiastic collaborator and enjoy working on a wide range of projects and requests across multiple therapy areas
⦁    Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills and enjoy finding efficient and innovative solutions to challenging problems
⦁    Fluent in written and spoken English to effectively communicate and able to articulate complex concepts to diverse audiences

Enjoy a more rewarding choice

We offer a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage starting on the first day. We also offer Disability and Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, 13 paid Holidays, 6% match on the 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and Tuition Assistance. 

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