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Amgen Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research Director in Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research Director


What you will do

Reporting to the HEOR Therapeutic Area (TA) Head, the HEOR Director is accountable for developing the comprehensive HEOR plan and executing on the HEOR Book of Work, strategically aligned with the Access Strategy Lead (ASL), for a portfolio of assets across the life cycle management

The HEOR Book of Work comprises generating global-impact payer-relevant evidence, patient reported outcomes (PRO) and clinical outcome assessment (COA) strategy, and evidence synthesis. Additionally, the HEOR Director is responsible to ensure delivery of global core materials to support Health Technology Assessment (HTA) submissions, including the Global Value Dossier (GVD) and economic models.

The HEOR Director role involves both completion of deliverables and leading HEOR Senior Managers and/or Managers, as well as engaging with internal and external partners.

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world! This role is global, with tactical execution and managerial responsibilities. The HEOR Director must have expertise in developing a comprehensive HEOR plan across development stages, which includes payer-relevant evidence generation, PRO/COA strategy, evidence synthesis and HTA requirements.

The HEOR Director needs to engage effectively with internal customers to align and support the comprehensive HEOR plan, including the ASL, top-10 countries and cross-functional teams: Evidence Generation Team (EGT), Global Medical Affairs Team (GMAT), Center for Observational Research, Real-World Evidence sub-Team (RWEsT), Global Biostatistical Sciences, US Value Marketing, Medical Value & Access

HEOR Book of Work:

  • Payer-relevant evidence generation plan and execution of global-impact and United States local-impact studies.

  • PRO/COA strategy

  • Evidence synthesis

  • Global core materials supporting HTA requirements

  • The HEOR Director will also engage with vendors and external experts to validate HEOR strategy and technical approach

The HEOR Director's main responsibilities include:

  • Translating strategic objectives into concrete completion via HEOR project plan

  • Maintaining strong working relationships with top-10 countries, particularly the United States

  • Ensuring compliance with HTA dossier governance

  • Leadership and oversight of the HEOR team reporting to the Director


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The health economics professional we seek is a collaborator with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 4 years of HEOR experience


Master’s degree and 8 years of HEOR experience


Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of HEOR experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Amgen products' specific therapeutic areas

  • Experience with direct country HTA interactions

  • Experience in early HTA engagement

  • Health economics training (on the job or academic)

  • Expertise in writing research protocols and publications

  • Expertise in developing payer-relevant evidence, including real-world evidence

  • Expertise in crafting PRO/COA strategy

  • Expertise in evidence synthesis (detailed literature reviews, indirect treatment comparisons and meta-analyses)

  • Strong strategic and technical understanding of HTA requirements

  • Expertise in developing GVDs and AMCP dossiers

  • Experience in developing economic models and predictive analytics

  • Experience in the United States market

  • Expertise in influencing Access strategy with a HEOR lens

  • Ability to lead a team to deliver results


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

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Application Deadline

Amgen does not have an application deadline for this position; we will continue accepting applications until we receive a sufficient number or select a candidate for the position.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.