HTA Documentation Lead / ro-636

4070 Basel
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For our customer located in Basel/Switzerland we are currently looking for (m/f) a HTA Documentation Lead

  • Type of placement: 6  months, external contract with possible long term extension
  • Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
  • Salary:  level 3, please ask us for the exact rate range 

(monthly gross salary levels in CHF,  level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k,  level3= >15k) 


Role of HTADS & Outputs

  • To provide strategic oversight for the preparation of payer and (HTA) documentation within GPMA, in particular the global Access Evidence Dossier (AED)
  • To drive cross-functional discussions with PD, GPS and affiliate colleagues to identify relevant clinical value elements and ensure incorporation into the AED and associated documentation
  • To be accountable for timely delivery of high-quality, consistent, and compliant HTA documentation, applying project management expertiseand contributing to functional excellence through process management
  • Lead a cross-functional AED sub-team within an existing global matrix team (Global Payer Evidence Team, GPET) to identify assigned deliverables and guide the efforts of medical writers
  • Lead internal cross-functional review and adjudication processes and ensure organisational sign-off of the final documentation
  • Responsible for continued development of processes and tools to ensure high-quality and consistent HTA evidence documentation


Context and Responsibilities

HTA Documentation Specialist (HTADS)

  • Global role based in Basel, Switzerland
  • Member of the Modeling, Outcomes Research, Statistics and Epidemiology (MORSE) group within the Global Pricing and Market Access (GPMA) department
  • HTADL reports to :
  • Head HTA Evidence Group, MORSE
  • HTADS is reviewed by their functional home, GPMA

Key Activities

  • Responsible for overseeing the process to generate the AED and additional HTA documentation
  • Leads a global cross-functional matrix sub-team (Access Evidence Dossier Team) to ensure the planning, generation, review and signoff for each AED
  • Aligns development activities and timelines for the AED with GPS, PD, and key local market access leads
  • Ensures the application of global standards developed through Functional Excellence and promotes knowledge sharing and information exchange with key stakeholders and teams
  • Manages relationships with external agencies to ensure Medical Writing of the AED and additional HTA documentation complies with best practice quality standards and external payer requirements
  • Supports Access Evidence Leads in the planning and development of HTA evidence and documentation to ensure alignment with overall project timelines and payer deadlines
  • Ensures high-quality and consistency of HTA documentation by evaluating content with stakeholders to enable continuous improvement, e.g. GPMA, affiliates, Region Europe, HTA bodies
  • Ensures that the cross-functional teams responsible for each project/product adequately plan for HTA documentation deliverables
  • Manages relationships with key stakeholders involved in generating the core HTA documentation, including the AED
  • Attends on an agenda driven basis, Core Global Team meetings to align on HTA documentation requirements and timelines
  • Actively contributes to best practices and continuous improvement within HTA Evidence Group. Represents the group in functional and cross functional initiatives/projects when required.
  • As needed, performs tasks delegated by Functional Manager

General Information

  • start date as soon as possible (before end of the year) 
  • end date 6 month contract with intention to be extended to a year 
  • must haves: Strong scientific background - industry experience in regulatory, HTA or clinical development (med comms/writing experience useful but not absolutely required)







Qualifications, Experience, Competencies & Skill-set

  • Graduate or higher level qualification.
  • Advanced degree in life sciences, health economics, or other relevant field preferred.


  • Experience in either the Pharmaceutical or Consulting Industry or HTA Agencies
  • Experience of drug development and/or health technology assessment requirements
  • Experience in both commercial and clinical development functions of pharmaceutical (or similar industry) preferred
  • Payer reimbursement submission experience preferred
  • Demonstrated clear, high-quality scientific writing style in the English language
  • Extensive experience in health technology assessment, market access or related functions in commercial and knowledge of international payer evidence requirements
  • Experience and expertise leading preparation of complex documentation
  • Therapeutic area expertise an asset; comprehensive understanding of product clinical and safety profiles
  • Experience participating in global product development teams and proven crossfunctional stakeholder management experience. Previous experience leading matrix teams preferred


  • Excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Strong influencing skills in order to influence stakeholders who may have different interests/goals to reach a consensus & achieve team objectives
  • Skilled at conflict resolution/negotiation
  • Builds trust & respect with internal peers, team members, senior leadership & external partners/organizations
  • Strong organization and Project Management

Skill-set Required

  • Ability to independently analyze and synthesize data from a broad range of disciplines
  • Project management skills: consistently achieves multiple tasks and goals on-time
  • Strong communication skills: listens well and encourages direct and open discussion about important issues
  • Builds diverse teams, clearly conveys objectives and expectations pulling people together around a common goal
  • Ability to inspire and promote a positive, collaborative work environment
  • Demonstrated coaching and mentoring proficiency at different skill levels.
  • Effective decision-making: delegates appropriately, shows good judgment
  • Articulates wise long-term objectives and focuses on a few key priorities
  • Effectively manages change
  • Advocates and helps progress new ideas that add business value




Kindly be informed that this job offer  is from our customer in Switzerland. Therefore we can only accept applications within the EU or applicants with Swiss work permissions.  Please attach your CV in Word format. 
SimplyVision is looking forward to your application.