ISPOR is recognized as the global leader in the field of health economics and outcomes research excellence (HEOR). Do you want to work for a world-class organization where scientific content plays a vital role in advancing ISPOR’s mission to promote HEOR to improve decision making for health globally?
We are actively seeking a Manager, Scientific & Health Policy Initiatives.
The Scientific & Health Policy Initiatives department is integral to ISPOR’s mission. The team supports many of ISPOR’s member groups, such as ISPOR’s special interest groups (SIGs), councils, and roundtables. These groups develop high quality HOER projects, scientific publications, webinars, and presentations. The department also advises on scientific and health policy content for ISPOR conferences, initiatives, marketing, and related activities. The Manager, Scientific & Health Policy Initiatives is responsible for working with designated member groups as a project manager.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
As the Manager, Scientific & Health Policy Initiatives you will be responsible for:
Special Interest Group (SIG) Staff Liaison
Manages several ISPOR SIGs. This includes holding regular teleconferences, preparing agendas and discussion summaries, sending quarterly email updates to members of the SIGs, convening group meetings at ISPOR conferences, assisting in the recommendation and development of SIG key projects, conference presentations, and publications. The Manager also maintains the SIG membership database and webpage.
Working Group Staff liaison for Councils & Roundtables
Supports preparation of meeting agendas and summaries
Manages Council and Roundtable projects, e.g., identifies high-level attendees, coordinates planning meetings, schedules teleconferences, and ensures project meets timeline and deadlines.
Scans daily healthcare news to gain knowledge on scientific and policy developments related to work assignments and the practice of HEOR.
Manages, in collaboration with other staff, the promotion of scientific and health policy content and initiatives.
Works collaboratively across ISPOR departments to implement and improve the organization’s content strategy.
Completes other duties as assigned.
WHAT YOU MUST HAVE
Bachelor’s degree in science, health economics, pharmacy or other health care-related or health services research-related field; Master’s degree preferred.
3 -- 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical, research, healthcare or related field; Master’s training can count towards this experience
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, results orientation
Strategic and operational approach, strong project management, analytical and critical thinking skills
Highly motivated, proactive and problem solver
Strong attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills and strong ability to effectively communicate both within and outside the organization to drive execution and foster innovation
Advanced note-taking skills and ability to write clear summaries or reports
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn new technology platforms.
WHAT WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE
Knowledge of HEOR and/or healthcare policy preferred.
Exposure and/or training on how to write and/or review scientific publications preferred. Experience conducting scientific literature searches preferred.
Experience working with volunteers preferred.
Public speaking ability and good presentation skills preferred.
ISPOR requires all staff and new hires to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.
Nestled half-way between Philadelphia and New York City, ISPOR’s headquarters is in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Our staff has returned to the office in a hybrid arrangement (onsite two days per week). Remote arrangements may be considered for the right candidate.
ISPOR provides an excellent total compensation package including:
Competitive pay. This position is Exempt with a starting salary range of $60,000 - $64,000, commensurate with skills and experience.
Robust benefits plan.
Generous PTO – 20 days.
Extraordinary holiday schedule including winter break, the last week of the year
ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), is an international, multistakeholder, 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 resources in the field.
ISPOR’s community of 20,000 individual and chapter members from 110+ countries include a wide variety of healthcare stakeholders, including researchers and academicians, assessors and regulators, payers and policy makers, the life sciences industry, healthcare providers, and patient engagement organizations. The Society’s leadership has served as an unbiased resource and catalyst for innovation in the field for more than 20 years.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
ISPOR is a Society firmly committed to the advancement of health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) based on sound methods and scientific excellence. ISPOR believes that diversity and inclusion are foundational principles for achieving our mission, and that diversity and inclusion are valuable and relevant to all of our Society’s activities: cultivating and sustaining significant, high-quality education programs, publications, member benefits, and networking.
ISPOR is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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ISPOR, the professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), is an international, multistakeholder, 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.