Amgen HEOR Manager in Tokyo, Japan

Position Purpose:

Reporting to Head, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, the manager position will be responsible for leading the planning, development, implementation, and communication of relevant health economics, health outcomes (e.g., patient-reported outcomes), or real-world evidence strategies. This position will work closely with other functions (e.g., Medical Affairs and Marketing) to add value, defend prices, and secure reimbursement, and patient access and utilization.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the planning, development, implementation, and communication of relevant health economics, health outcomes (e.g., patient-reported outcomes), or real-world evidence strategies to support relative value demonstration and product differentiation for Amgen Astellas BioPharma products

  • Work proactively and collaboratively with related internal functions to develop value proposition and to identify data/evidence requirements for each priority product, and execute HEOR research studies to meet requirements to support market access, reimbursement, and brand strategies

  • Manage the implementation of HEOR studies, value messaging, and scientific communication plans and outputs through congress presentations and publications and support the development of customer-facing dissemination tools

  • Develop relationships and work closely with key opinion leaders and academic researchers throughout the research/dissemination cycle

  • Serve as internal resources for continuous education regarding concepts commonly defined through health economics and health outcomes research principles (e.g., cost-effectiveness analysis, budget impact analysis, patient-reported outcomes, and patient preference)

  • Represent Japan on JAPAC & Global HE

  • Attend industry meetings as assigned to keep abreast of key market developments

Basic Qualifications

  • Fluency in both English (TOEIC 850 or more) and Japanese (JLPT N1 native level)

  • Academic degree (graduate degree preferred) in economics, statistics, outcomes research, epidemiology, public health, health services research, pharmacy, medicine or other related fields

  • Strong research methods, complex data analysis skills and ability to develop and implement related strategic recommendations

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills

  • Excellent conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in team environment, as well as ability to work independently with minimal direction

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience with patient-reported outcomes measurement, health economic modeling, prospective primary data collection, and/or retrospective claims database analysis with a sound understanding of how to successfully apply research principles to support business activities

  • Experience in Cardiovascular, Hematology/Oncology, Bone, and/or Neuroscience