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Associate Director, Real World Evidence and Health Economics Outcomes Research

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2023

Job Description:

As a privately-owned, biopharmaceutical company, Ferring pioneers and delivers life-changing therapies that help people build families and live better lives. Our independence helps us cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit and long-term perspective that enables us to achieve growth and scale, while remaining agile and true to our ‘people first’ philosophy. Built on a 70-year plus commitment to science and research, Ferring is relentless in its pursuit of science that drives powerful discoveries and therapies to help people build families, stay healthy, and stand up to the world’s oldest enemy: disease.

Ferring US is Great Places to Work® Certified. Earning this certification means that Ferring US is one of the best companies to work for in the country. Our people are at the core of what makes Ferring a great place to work. Putting people first, strengthening our workplace culture, and ensuring that it is a safe, equitable, and welcoming place to work is a priority at Ferring, and it always will be.

Ferring + you

At Ferring, we offer competitive total compensation along with an exceptional range of flexible benefits, personal support and tailored learning and development opportunities all designed to help you realize your full potential both in life and at work. From working hours that respect your lifestyle, a culture that is welcoming and equitable, and the chance to work with the industry’s most impressive people, these are just some of the ways we live our "People First" philosophy.


This role will be responsible for shaping, developing and driving the strategy and executing plans for Real World Evidence (RWE) & Health Economics Outcomes Research (HEOR). Specifically, this role will be responsible for demonstrating the product/portfolio value working with cross functional teams including medical affairs, clinical development, marketing, market access to

  • Develop and implement economic models and outcome evidence to raise the understanding and advocate for appropriate use for Ferring products

  • Promote and ensure compliance of evidence-based medicine data generation and strategy to support sound principles for economic and patient reported outcomes assessments and value proposition

  • Effectively and efficiently manage multiple RWE/HEOR related projects and associated resources, including budget, vendors, consultants and other expenses management related to RWE/HEOR

  • Pursuing operational efficiencies without compromising quality, dependability or accuracy, and departmental, organizational, and global standards and SOPs

  • Develop RWE/HEOR publications plan and materials supporting product use and reimbursement, including presentations, manuscripts

  • Partner with Commercial and Medical leadership and cross-functional colleagues to support product value proposition to optimize patient access, reimbursement

  • Implement outcomes research projects including registry, database analysis, chart reviews, systematic literature reviews, economic models

  • Manage the integration of economic and quality of life parameters into Ferring sponsored clinical study endpoints to support the value demonstration

  • Oversee acquisition of 3rd party databases in-house and manage subsequent analyses

  • Deliver US economic models and integrated value dossiers to demonstrate the value of Ferring’s products/portfolios

  • Identify, select and manage external vendors, as needed, to implement and deliver on Value Based Outcomes initiatives

  • Work closely with a wide variety of functions such as Market Access, Medical Affairs, Finance, Legal and Compliance representing HEOR

  • Initiate and maintain relationships with external HEOR experts/Thought Leaders (TLs) to ensure up to date awareness and education in health economics and quality of life research

  • Break down barriers to accelerate the delivery and dissemination of information

  • Act as a key cross-functional scientific communicator and collaborator to develop outcomes strategies, assessment, messaging and quality improvement plans


  • Advanced degree in health economics, pharmaceutical sciences or related clinical and/or analytical discipline required (MD, PharmD, or PhD preferred but not required)

  • 3+ years in academia, consultancy and/or pharmaceutical/biotech industry

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with the US health care systems/payers

  • Experience with development of health economics and outcomes research including RWE research

  • Strong knowledge and experience with HEOR data sources and analytical methods

  • In-depth knowledge of patient reported outcomes (PROs), economic modeling, and real world evidence generation relevant to payers and healthcare systems

Join our team and your voice will be heard, and your contributions will be valued. If you love to come up with new ways to make a positive difference and see them through, you will fit right in.

We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (including Disability/Protected Veterans). We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Ferring offers a competitive total compensation package inclusive of but not limited to the following benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401(k), vacation policy, paid holidays, sick days, paid maternity/paternity leave, tuition reimbursement, flexible savings accounts, short-term disability, long-term disability, life and AD&D insurance.


Parsippany, New Jersey