Hybrid, New Jersey, United States of America
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Assoc. Director, HEOR & RWE | Lead for high-profile biologic | Mid-Size Pharma | New Jersey | Hybrid | RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group has been retained by a mid-size, science-driven pharmaceutical company for a newly-created Associate Director of HEOR & RWE position based in New Jersey. This AD will be responsible for leading a high-profile, first-in-class biologic platform asset featuring a recent FDA BLA approval and additional indications being pursued. You will report directly to a highly accomplished and personable Head of HEOR & RWE that we know is a very good mentor from the multiple people we’ve previously helped her hire.


  1. This is an ideal leadership position as you will be working on a high-profile first-in-class biologic platform portfolio asset that will exercise all your HEOR (health economics, OR, and PRO) and RWE muscles and you will have a healthy budget to work with.
  2. You will report to an experienced, positive, and personable Head of HEOR that we have known for many years. We know from the people we’ve helped her hire that they really enjoyed working for her and benefited from her mentorship.
  3. This company is well-positioned for enduring success: Our client is a stable, research-focused, global pharma with a long history and a very nice culture.
  4. This company is comfortable with a hybrid work arrangement. When you do work onsite, you’ll enjoy their easily accessible location from major roads, beautiful offices, and a great subsidized corporate cafeteria.


Market competitive compensation with strong retirement and time off policies as well as top-notch fertility/adoption/maternity benefits.



This role is an HEOR & RWE Lead position for a first-in-class, high-profile biologic platform portfolio. You will lead strategy development and execution of RWE (Real World Evidence) & HEOR (Health Economics & Outcomes Research) plans. You will be responsible for demonstrating the product/portfolio value by working with a cross-functional team from Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Marketing, Market Access, Finance, Legal and Compliance to:

  • Develop and implement economic models, outcome evidence, and integrated value dossiers to demonstrate value
  • Ensure compliant, evidence-based medicine data generation and strategy to support sound principles for economic and PRO assessments and value proposition development
  • Manage multiple RWE/HEOR related projects, budgets, and associated resources.
  • Identify, select, and manage external vendors and consultants.
  • Oversee the acquisition of third party databases and manage subsequent analyses
  • Develop RWE/HEOR publications plan and materials supporting product use and reimbursement, including presentations and manuscripts
  • Partner with Commercial and Medical leadership and cross-functional colleagues to support product value propositions that will optimize patient access and reimbursement
  • Implement research projects including registry, database analysis, chart reviews, systematic literature reviews, and economic models
  • Manage the integration of economic and QoL parameters into company-sponsored clinical study endpoints to support value demonstration
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with external HEOR Thought Leaders


  • MS, MPH, MPharm, PharmD, or PhD in HEOR, Economics, Epidemiology, Statistics, Math, Public Health, or other disciplines related to HEOR and RWE
  • Ideally 3+ years of HEOR/RWE experience in either academic research, or for an agency/consultancy, or with a pharma/biotech company
  • Experience with HEOR data sources and analytical methods
  • Knowledge of real world evidence generation and/or economic modeling and/or PROs (patient reported outcomes)
  • Seeking a proactive, self-motivated, and strategic individual who is transparent, builds trusting relationships, and has the desire to work in a fast-paced, hands-on, and entrepreneurial environment


Corey Ackerman
Corey S. Ackerman, JD Email: cackerman@cornerstonesg.com Phone: 973-656-0220x716 LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/coreyackerman
Cornerstone Search Group, LLC
350 Main Street | Chatham, New Jersey 07928, USA

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