Senior Manager Global Oncology HEOR & RWE (m/f/x)

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Date: 24-May-2023

Location: All Europe, Europe, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


For our headquarters in all Europe we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:


Senior Manager Global Oncology HEOR & RWE (m/f/x)


The Position:

The Senior Manager, Global Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR) and Evidence Generation reports to the Senior Director Global HEOR asset leader and will work cross-functionally to implement HEOR and evidence generation projects. The person will work with other teams and senior leaders to support the clinical development and value creation of the company’s oncology asset. Responsibilities include the implementation of outcomes research strategies, health economics research planning, and process improvements to ensure patient access to Daiichi Sankyo’s products. This individual will ensure that rigorous HEOR analyses and studies are conducted to support the clinical and economic value proposition associated with the Daiichi Sankyo Oncology product/s.


The work involves developing global cost effectiveness and budget impact models and to fill data gaps to support access needs in HTA markets, as well as to provide support related to the design and implementation of outcomes research & health economic studies that supports key publications, reimbursement strategies. The person will work closely with other members of the Global Market Access & Pricing department to develop RWE and support market access initiatives aligned to Daiichi Sankyo’s products, and represent the department in cross functional working groups and committees from time to time.


Key responsibilities:

The Senior Manager Global Oncology HEOR and RWE will have the responsibility and accountability for the following: 


  • Prepare global value dossiers which present the product value propositions and the supporting evidence, aligned with the product development strategies and agreed/endorsed by the GPTs, GBTs, Regional HEOR and market access, to realize an optimal value demonstration of the products

  • Conduct HEOR and RWE studies such as early economic models, burden of illness studies, external control arms to support single arm trials, and drive the development, analysis, and interpretation of patient-reported outcome (PRO) endpoints in clinical trials

  • Conduct systematic literature reviews to build payer evidence, economic models, and Global Value Dossiers 

  • Oversee analysis of clinical trial data for cost effectiveness models and market specific ad-hoc requests for reimbursement submissions

  • Conduct RWE studies to support the value story for payers and reimbursement submissions

  • Build global cost effectiveness and budget impact models for HTA submissions to support reimbursement of indications for Daiichi Sankyo’s oncology products 

  • Develop HEOR and RWE communications (e.g. manuscripts, scientific forum presentations, slide decks, symposia), in collaboration with multi-functional teams, to build the peer reviewed published evidence supporting the value propositions for assigned products

  • Manage vendors in the conduct of HEOR and RWE projects

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with and other internal stakeholders such as Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Marketing, Biostats, etc


Personal skills and professional experience:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., health economics, medicine, pharmacy, public health, epidemiology)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry working in the HEOR field

  • Hands on experience with HEOR methodologies across all phases of the product life cycle is preferred

  • Track record of successful application of HEOR & RWE with key external stakeholders in key HTA markets

  • Knowledge and experience of Oncology therapy areas is strongly preferred

  • Demonstrates understanding and (advanced) knowledge of key drug development processes, plans, studies, and strategies including clinical, regulatory, scientific, operational, and commercial aspects of drug development. Uses knowledge to the organization’s advantage; generates new ideas and enables the organization to improve business performance

  • Demonstrates understanding and (advanced) knowledge of HEOR methods and RWD, and the issues and challenges of applying these alongside clinical studies in drug development, and applies this knowledge to design HEOR strategies and RWE studies

  • Demonstrates understanding of the commercial and market access policy environment across major markets and harnesses this knowledge to design effective HEOR evidence development strategies to support optimal market access for DS medicines

  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to identify trends and emerging patters in areas such as RWE, HEOR, HTA assessments, Market Access, and Healthcare delivery and payer requirements

  • Ability to influence and navigate in a matrix organization, with proven ability to work cross-functionally, build coalitions and develop strong partnerships across functions

  • Demonstrates strategic thinking, team leadership, and ability to travel up to 20% 

  • Experience within a pharmaceutical industry, consulting, or equivalent organization involved in research and development of healthcare technologies and/or delivery solutions

  • Outstanding writing and presentation skills and ability to work under pressure, to take accountability for business challenges, think strategically and tackle complex problems


What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.