Loading...
Careers2020-04-06T13:50:30-06:00

Employees of IVI play an essential role in helping us achieve our mission to advance the science and improve the practice of value assessment in healthcare. The success of our team is built on diversity of knowledge, talent, experience, passion, and commitment to reach our goal of developing a platform that facilitates patient-centered value assessment of health technologies that are tailored to the needs and interests of individual decision makers. IVI respects the unique skills and perspectives that each team member brings. We encourage and support our employees to meet both personal and professional goals.

Available Positions

Position: Research Manager
Reporting to: IVI Chief Science Officer
Location: Flexible (IVI supports virtual staff with current HQ in Alexandria, Virginia.)

The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) has grown since its inception and stands at a unique threshold of opportunity for the visibility of its value assessment models and methods, its leadership in the value-based healthcare debate, and its growth into a multi-stakeholder organization to enhance the science and practice of value assessment in healthcare. These efforts are firmly grounded in Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) expertise and IVI has developed a research portfolio that includes augmented economic model development, patient preference and patient reported-outcome studies, real-world data studies, as well as evidence-based strategies to help decision-makers apply these results.

To lead these projects, IVI has recently hired a Chief Science Officer who is responsible for advancing patient-centered and flexible value assessments. We are seeking a Research Manager to work closely with the CSO to ensure the timely and successful conduct of HEOR studies, while also interacting with a diverse network of researchers in academic, think tank and clinical organization to accelerate the execution of IVI research projects.

Responsibilities

  • Participates with CSO in development of research plans, protocols and budgets, conducts analyses and provides input on development of drafts and final reports, abstracts, and manuscripts
  • Employs technical expertise to work with CSO to design and perform health economics and outcome research projects/studies focusing on value assessment, patient preferences and patient-reported outcomes
  • Supports the description of functional requirements for development and maintenance of health economics models, including tools such as software interfaces to support use of models by end-users
  • Responsible for creating and updating written project plans under guidance from the CSO
  • Responsible for scheduling and documenting meetings with external partners, advisors and stakeholders

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree (MSc, MPH) in fields related to HEOR (outcomes research, health economics, epidemiology, health services research) with at least 2 years of work experience in HEOR
  • Proficiency in methodological approaches and tools in HEOR (e.g., retrospective database analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, stakeholder engagement, patient reported outcomes studies, patient preference studies
  • Experience with conducting and summarizing literature reviews
  • Knowledge of US healthcare system
  • Strong communication and critical thinking skills
  • Strong team player
  • Strong process and project management skills

Compensation

The position is offered on a full-time contract basis. Compensation will be competitive.

For Questions or to Apply:

To learn more, please visit our website at www.thevalueinitiative.org. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to info@thevalueinitiative.org.

IVI is an equal opportunity employer.

Position: Operations Manager
Reporting to: IVI Executive Director
Location: IVI supports virtual staff with current HQ in Alexandria, Virginia (Northern Virginia Preferred)

The Innovation and Value Initiative (IVI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization advancing the science and improve the practice of value assessment in healthcare. IVI is working to raise the level of discussion regarding value in healthcare and find common ground in the approach to measuring value through research, methods development and scientific communication and engagement. The U.S. health system is diverse, complex, and ripe for innovation in the value space and we believe IVI is uniquely positioned to challenge outdated thinking and methodologies.

In support of the mission, IVI requires an Operations Manager to support a growing team. This position will support the leadership team in managing the various governing bodies, coordinate operations across the organization, and will support implementing and improving the processes for a startup company.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the Governing bodies, consisting of the Board, the Audit Committee, the Scientific Advisory Panel, and the Patient Advisory Committee. Support will include:
    • Board and Committee Communications per leadership guidance
    • Managing all key governing body meetings, including scheduling and drafting minutes
  • Manage Executive Director schedule and team scheduling for external meeting requests
  • Key contact list management per leadership direction
  • Implement best practice for managing the actions for the key operational workstreams: legal, budgeting, accounting, membership, fundraising, and program execution
  • Works with Executive Management to improve operational processes
  • Execute process mapping for select processes
  • Maintain the document repository

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3-5 years of experience in project coordination, project management, or administrative functions
  • Strong background with using Office Suite
  • Experience leveraging multiple communications platforms to facilitate meetings and manage customers. Examples include Zoom, WebEx, MailChimp, and Survey Monkey.
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Self-motivated and able to excel in a remote team environment

Compensation

The position is offered on a full-time contract basis. Compensation will be competitive.

For Questions or to Apply:

To learn more, please visit our website at www.thevalueinitiative.org.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to info@thevalueinitiative.org with the term “Operations Manager” in the subject line.

IVI is an equal opportunity employer.