Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HECOR)

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Hopewell Township, New Jersey
  • Posted: November 09, 2016
  • Reference ID: 9810161103-en-us

Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, a member of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is currently recruiting for a Director HECOR, Metabolics to be located in Titusville, NJ. 

Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC is dedicated to providing medical information and consultative support to the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing, and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found. 

We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. The Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HECOR) is responsible for leading outcomes research activities in support of the value proposition for the Metabolics portfolio. 

Key Responsibilities:
• Design, implement, and directly manage outcomes research studies and the development of models/tools from concept through publication.
• Independently lead the development of new health economic models and analyzers to support the Metabolics franchise.
• Assess the quality measures and health policy landscape and provide recommendations for appropriate research studies. 
• Collaborate with internal and external clinical and outcomes experts to generate rigorous scientific data and plan for its publication and dissemination to support the strategic plan. 
• Ensure quality of design, execution, and publication of outcomes research studies 
• Develop relevant outcomes research budget, present to appropriate levels of management for approval, and manage budgeted project funds. 
• Represent HECOR on assigned cross-functional franchise teams, with internal partners such as HECOR colleagues, Marketing, Strategic Customer Group, Medical Affairs, Medical Science Liaisons, Global Market Access, Epidemiology, Government Affairs and Policy, and other J&J Operating Companies.
• Clearly articulate key research questions, recommend appropriate research methods, and ensure quality/compliance in internal / external communications including publications, training support of HECOR studies and models & tools developed for the therapeutic area. 
• Provide input to R&D and Medical Affairs on the development of Phase 2, 3b & IV protocols to measure outcomes endpoints. 
• Provide input on the post-hoc analysis of trial data to generate relevant outcomes information. 
• Lead Health Economic Outcomes Research efforts in support of innovative contracting and assessment of research studies to evaluate those arrangements.


• A minimum of a PharmD or a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Services Research, Economics, Epidemiology, Health Policy, or a related discipline is required. 
• An advanced degree is required. 
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in Market Access or Health Economics and Outcomes Research is required. 
• Experience in outcomes-based strategies and tactics to meet both commercial and scientific objectives for a given product is required.
• Experience in conducting outcomes research studies applying health economics, patient-reported outcomes, retrospective and prospective data analyses, epidemiology or health services research is required. 
• Solid project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously is required. 
• Experience in the use of common research data sources, designing studies, and interpreting data is required. 
• Working knowledge of drug development and the regulatory approval process is required. 
• Working knowledge of United States health care systems and customers - specifically understanding business models and perspectives of managed care, long term care, and public sector is required. 
• Excellent skills in collaboration, influencing and communication (both written and presentation) are required. 
• Proven medical writing skills (i.e. published papers, posters, and abstracts) is required. 
• Prior Metabolics experience is preferred.
• Understanding of the uses of evidence-based medicine and comparative effectiveness for health policy decision-making is preferred. 
• Working knowledge of regulatory and commercial compliance issues relating to conducting research and disseminating of scientific information is preferred. 
• This role will be located in Titusville, NJ and require up to 20% of both domestic and international travel.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC (6120)
Job Function
Health Economics R&D

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