Outcomes Research Scientist / Associate - patient-centered and fit-for
Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Switzerland, Basel-City, Basel Headquarter
Roche are advertising a uniquely rare opportunity to join the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research team at our site in Basel, Switzerland. This role will report directly into the Associate Director of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research. When joining the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) team, the patient (and caregiver's) voice will be central to everything that you do. You will ensure that the patient is at the very heart of product development and will select or develop patient-centered endpoints that inform probability of technical success in drug development as well as help facilitate market access. The PCOR team provides strategic consultancy and scientific expertise to support multi-disciplinary molecule or disease area teams with partners such as Clinical, Regulatory and Access. The PCOR team is dedicatedly involved in several external initiatives continuously striving to shift the status quo with a focus on patient engagement, measurement and novel endpoint development intended to inform treatment benefit (e.g. CPATH, NIH, ISOQOL etc). In this role You will be responsible for developing and leading patient-centered and fit-for-purpose measurement strategies, and the execution of pre-approval and post-approval drug development programs across Roche.
You may work across multiple pipeline and marketed medicines and collaborate with clinical development teams, lifecycle teams, access teams and functional teams to generate data and strategies to demonstrate the benefit of Roche products.
You will provide input on various deliverables including, but not limited to: study protocols, statistical analysis plans, clinical study reports and target product profiles.
You may also act as a cross-functional reviewer on these deliverables and at governance meetings.
You will also work closely with regulatory colleagues to input on endpoint-related strategies for EMA and FDA, and partner with Global Access colleagues to increase patient access to approved therapies.
You will be involved in a wide range of activities including developing conceptual models, hierarchical endpoint models, conducting endpoint reviews, scientific communications and, where required, developing, modifying and validating clinical outcome assessments (COAs).
You will have responsibility for vendor management, including scope of work development, contract initiation, monitoring project delivery and managing budgets.
You will influence the external environment by participating in pre-competitive consortia such as C-Path, ISOQOL, etc.
You may also mentor other scientists.
Qualifications You will preferably have a Masters or above in a relevant field. You will have significant experience conducting qualitative or quantitative research, survey research, and endpoint development. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is preferable. You will also have proficient communication and collaboration skills, as well as the ability to influence others without authority.
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