Associate Director, Scientific & Health Policy Initiatives
June 7, 2018
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Full Time - Experienced
Health Economics/Outcomes Research, Health Policy, Other
The Associate Director, Scientific & Health Policy Initiatives, is responsible for working with the Senior, Director Scientific and Health Policy Initiative, Chief Science Officer (CSO) and other ISPOR staff and members to direct, lead, and execute strategic initiatives related to research, scientific, and content priorities in the area of medical technologies (medical devices, diagnostics, medical imaging, radiation therapy).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
ISPOR Scientific Strategic Development
Significant contributor to the development of department and individual projects’ strategy and budget.
Lead activities and initiatives to achieve agreed upon objectives and timelines while adhering to budgets.
Maintain an up to date knowledge of trends and good practices in HEOR, and membership engagement.
ISPOR Working Groups
Manage ISPOR medical technology working groups, identifying priorities and deliverables
Develop strong relationship with members, collaborating organizations, and other stakeholders
Represent ISPOR at other relevant organizations, including presentations as needed.
ISPOR Initiative Support
Develop innovative ideas for continuous improvement of ISPOR processes and outputs.
Manage, in collaboration with other departments, the promotion of scientific and health policy products and initiatives.
Work with selected teams to determine scientific content for ISPOR meetings program.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills)
Bachelor’s in science, pharmacy or other health care-related field required, Master Degree preferred.
5+ years of experience in medical devices, diagnostics , research or health care
Knowledge of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) preferred
Strong project management skills, with attention to detail, strong analytical and critical thinking
Highly professional, member service driven with evidence of being able to communicate effectively with high level government officials, senior scientists, clinicians, policy makers, and leading members of the public from diverse geographical and cultural backgrounds.
Effective in developing internal and external partnerships and solutions.
Comfortable leading in often ambiguous volunteer situations.
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, results oriented.
Public speaking ability and good presentation skills.
Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new equipment platforms.
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility and commitment to the mission of ISPOR.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
Travel Required, expectation is 5 - 7 times per year including international travel
ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), is an international, multi-stakeholder, nonprofit dedicated to advancing HEOR excellence to improve decision making for health globally. The Society is the leading source for scientific conferences, peer-reviewed and MEDLINE-indexed publications, good practices guidance, education, collaboration, and tools/resources in the field.ISPOR’s community of more than 20,000 individual and chapter members from 120 countries includes a wide variety of health care stakeholders, including researchers, academicians, regulators and assessors, public and private payers, health care providers, industry, and patient representatives. The Society’s leadership has served as an unbiased resource and catalyst for innovation in the field for more than 20 years.