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HEVA Dupixent Team Leader

date posted 10/05/2020
contract type Full time
job id R2568519
location Cambridge, Massachusetts


Dupixent HEVA Team Leader Job Description:

Sanofi Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with the compassion and commitment of our employees.  With a focus on rare diseases, multiple sclerosis and onco-immunology, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. Sanofi Genzyme's portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine.  Sanofi Genzyme employees benefit from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.

This position will lead the Health Economics and Value Assessment (HEVA) Dupixent Team.  Dupixent is the flagship of Sanofi Genzyme life-changing immunology franchise. It is currently being launched worldwide in atopic dermatitis, asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps and has the ambition of becoming the treatment of choice for all Type 2 inflammation disease due to its innovative mode of action. This portfolio in a product includes over 15 possible indications that are currently being evaluated at various stages of development.

This role will oversee a team of senior-level researchers that will be responsible for designing and fulfilling evidence generation plans that meet the strategic goals of each Dupixent indication. Additionally, it will manage the work of HEVA Business Partners that are responsible for meeting the evidentiary needs of the US Market Access organization. This leadership role supports HEVA’s mission of conducting, communicating, and translating evidence to demonstrate the value of Sanofi’s products and support optimal access and treatment outcomes for patients.  It will serve as a member of the Sanofi Genzyme HEVA Leadership Team and it will report directly to the Head of the Specialty Care HEVA Team. 

Key job requirements for this role include:

  • Accountable for the delivery of high-quality Health Economic and Outcomes Research (HEOR) research in the forms of economic modeling, database analysis, observational research, Clinical Outcomes Assessment (COA) development and validation, systematic literature review, evidence synthesis, value dossier development and other types of HEOR research

  • Responsible for working collaboratively with Global and US Market Access & Pricing colleagues to support development of Market Access Plans

  • Ensure and facilitate sharing of best practices across global and US brand teams

  • Lead, coach and develop high performing teams to optimize contribution and continuous development of direct reports

  • Support the assessment of Business Development opportunities

  • Responsible for managing the HEVA budget and maintaining a clear focus on the most impactful HEOR projects

  • Assume a leadership role in the development of relationships and continued advocacy with external advisors

  • Communicate regularly with senior level management on brand strategies and long- term vision

  • Serves as a resource to commercial organization in terms of pricing, positioning and reimbursement of products

All incumbents are expected to demonstrate effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.  The incumbent is expected 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.


  • Advanced degree (PhD, MD, MS, MPH, or PharmD) in a scientific discipline

  • Minimum of 10 years of combined experience in health economics, outcomes research, or a related field

  • Demonstrated experience in applying various HEOR methods to specific research projects

  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals

  • Knowledge of global HTA processes and guidelines and experience with HTA submissions

  • Strong ability to collaborate with leaders from other (i.e. non-HEOR) functional areas

  • Proficiency in principles of evidence-based medicine and clinical research methodology

Skills & Competencies:

  • English fluent, both written and oral

  • Demonstrated leadership in both technical and strategic aspects of the role, track record of professional development and the capacity to develop others

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, including presentation skills. Significant experience making presentations to senior management is strongly desired

  • Understanding of the legal and regulatory environment of the pharmaceutical industry, demonstrated integrity on work-related compliance considerations and solid ethics

  • Entrepreneurial and team spirit and ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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