Associate Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Lake Forest, Illinois - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Working at Abbott
At Abbott, You Can Do Work That Matters, Grow, And Learn, Care For Yourself And Family, Be Your True Self And Live a Full Life. You’ll Also Have Access To
  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .
  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO
  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.
The Opportunity
This position works out of our Lake Forest, IL location within the Infectious Disease Division. This position is on site daily.
Abbott has an exciting opportunity for an Associate Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) to join our Market Access organization. This new position will work closely with Global and Regional Market Access, Marketing, Medical & Clinical Affairs, and Research & Development colleagues to help ensure patients gain appropriate access to Abbott’s life changing point of care, rapid diagnostics. This unique role will have the opportunity to work with colleagues across all geographies and across infectious disease states, such as Respiratory Diseases, Malaria, and HIV, that affect millions of people every day.
The Associate Director, Global HEOR, will be responsible for the development and execution of clinical & economic value evidence plans, aligning with the clinical and economic evidence requirements of key markets to gain appropriate reimbursement and funding from public and private payors.
We would really like someone to apply that has the following:
  • Positive attitude, confidence, integrity and professionalism. Initiative and self-motivation; strong work ethic; leadership and team orientation; strong proactive interpersonal skills with proven ability to work with others; ability to work in a matrixed environment, strong cross-functional management by influence.
  • Relentless curiosity— proactively anticipating risks; demonstrated ability to uncover hidden (or less obvious) risks, take ownership of problems, resolve ambiguities, exercise sound judgment, and independently determine appropriate course of action where precedent may not exist.
  • An approachable and credible communication style, with excellent verbal and written communication skills; to keep all levels of the organization informed and engaged.
  • Demonstrated robust analytical skills related to economic and financial modeling, research and analytics.
This role will report to the Director, Global Market Access & HEOR who is also located in our Lake Forest, IL location.
What You’ll Work On
  • Conduct Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) projects to support the Clinical, Humanistic, and Economic Value of key stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional and cross-regional team members, such as Market Access, Clinical Affairs, Medical Affairs, Brand Marketing, Government Affairs, and others to drive HEOR strategy and deliverables
  • Responsible for health economic modeling, such as financial, budget impact and cost effectiveness models
  • Consider the access evidence requirements needed for key markets and drives the strategy and tactical execution for both the health economics and outcomes research for pipeline products
  • Participate in determining clinical and economic gaps and develops plan to help fulfill these gaps
  • Drive HEOR Publication strategy and works with KOLs on implementation of this strategy
  • Prioritize & stage development of HEOR toolset planning within investment constraints and annual planning
  • Deliver proactive, transparent, and effective communications cadence to ensure timely dissemination of information with market access leadership and matrix stakeholders
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in public health, economics, epidemiology, health services research, pharmacy, medicine, or HEOR-related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in pharmaceutical, medical devices, diagnostics or point of care diagnostics fields with strong knowledge of healthcare industry.
  • 5+ years relevant experience in at least one of the following fields: Outcomes Research, Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Health Policy
  • Thorough understanding of global guidelines as they relate to HEOR and Medical Affairs, as well as expertise in global HTA/payer reimbursement and market access requirements.
  • Global experience working across cultures and understanding market requirements.
  • Leadership and intrapersonal skills to ensure that the vision is shared, understood and executed against by colleagues across the world in a complex matrix organization.
  • Ability to earn followership and be an active and collaborative thought partner both within team and across Abbott.
  • Results-oriented: demonstrates a sense of urgency for overcoming obstacles and achieving measurable results; resourceful and driven to drive projects and timelines.
  • Ability to travel globally up to 20% of the time.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Diagnostics Industry Experience.
  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.
Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
The base pay for this position is $125,300.00 – $250,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Lake Forest, Illinois - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. Connect with us at, on Facebook at and, on Instagram @AbbottGlobal, and on X @AbbottNews. We invite you to explore opportunities at Abbott, to see if your talents and career aspirations may fit with our openings. An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
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