Executive Director, HEOR Oncology, Global Pharma | NJ Greater Metro Area

Cornerstone Search Group
June 15, 2021
Greater New York City Area, United States of America
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Executive Director, HEOR Oncology, Global Pharma | NJ Greater Metro Area

Cornerstone Search Group’s HEOR/RWE/Market Access Specialty Practice has been engaged to conduct a search for an Executive Director, Oncology HEOR. This highly visible role reports directly to the VP, HEOR and will have a number of direct reports. Our client is seeking an individual who has demonstrated experience with developing and implementing innovative HEOR strategies, can manage a team, has the ability to communicate effectively across the matrix and up to C-level management, and can maintain external creditability and relationships to validate research findings and communications. Accountable for cultivating and maintaining relationships with key experts, influencers and customer segments to foster and maintain company’s credibility to support the value and reimbursement of company’s products.

Our client has multiple blockbuster products, a deep pipeline that is built upon advanced technologies, is conveniently located near many other pharma and biotech companies in the NJ Greater Metro Area, has many affordable housing options (much less expensive than California or Massachusetts), and some of the best public-school districts in the country.  Our client can offer an attractive relocation plan for a post-COVID 19 relocation. In the meantime, our client is not requiring people to work on-site.

TITLE: Executive Director, Oncology, HEOR

LOCATION: New Jersey / Greater Metro Area


  • Provide strong visionary leadership for HEOR activities by setting clear standards and expectations for the dissemination of relevant, accurate and compelling HEOR data.
  • Effectively manage, lead, inspire, and develop people, including both direct and indirect reports, to ensure attainment of established goals and objectives.
  • Develop best practices in HEOR including research methodologies, study design, endpoints that provide scientifically sound protocols, policies, tools, and outcomes impact
  • Lead and deliver results in a matrix environment and solve complex issues that cross multiple stakeholders.
  • Ensure payer value propositions are well validated and effectively communicated across key stakeholders.
  • Build and foster external relationships by participating on external policy committees, societies and consortia, and interact with thought leaders, value accessors and research partners. Ability to communicate effectively across the matrix and up to C-level management.


  • Doctoral Degree (PhD, PharmD, or MD) in related field and experience conducting HEOR Research).  Our client is also focused on skills, experiences, innovative ideas, and demonstrated results executing on innovative ideas.
  • 10+years of pharma company experience is desired, but not required. Our client will consider individuals with collective experience from consulting companies, academic research organizations, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of HEOR methodologies, economic data analyses, and real-world outcomes research.
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and the ability to influence senior leaders and stakeholders.
  • Record of successful implementation of novel methodologies or innovation within the realm of health economics and outcomes research.
  • In-depth knowledge of (US) healthcare systems including managed care organizations, IDM’s, Medicare, and Medicaid; similar experience in national HTA agencies (ICER, HAS, GBA. NICE, etc.).


Rita Boyle | Partner – Co-Lead, HEOR/RWE/Market Access Practice

E: rboyle@cornerstonesg.com

P: 973.656.0220 x735 | M: 908.334.1904

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ritaboyle

Corey S. Ackerman, JD | Senior Partner – Co-Lead, HEOR/RWE/Market Access Practice

E: cackerman@cornerstonesg.com

P:  973.656.0220 x 716

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/coreyackerman

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Keywords: senior director, executive director, HEOR, HE&OR, RWE, RWVE, CORE, WWHEOR, GHE, Health Economics Outcomes Research, Health Outcomes Real World Value Evidence, Hematology, Rare Disease, IO, Immune Oncology, Heme-onc, I-O, Cell Therapy, Cellular Therapy, Immuno-Onc, Immuno Oncology, CAR-T

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