Pharmacyclics, LLC

Clinical Values and Outcomes Liaison - EAST

Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Oct 16, 2018
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.

More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.

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Clinical Values and Outcomes Liaison

General Position Summary/Purpose:

The CV&O Liaison is responsible for sustained identification, development, and maintenance of managed care customers and accounts in order to facilitate discussion around access to our medical, health policy, & health economic scientific data and information. She/He will be responsible for developing and maintaining professional relationships with managed market customers by serving as a comprehensive scientific/medical/managed care expert supporting the portfolio within the Pharmacyclics US Medical Affairs Business Unit.

Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:

  • The CV&O Liaison will collect insights that help advance the development of the Ibrutinib portfolio while leading, developing & executing medical account plans for assigned customers and geography.
  • The CV&O liaison under the guidance of the Senior Director will ensure the appropriate strategies and tactics are developed/implemented and customized to meet the needs of a dynamic customer base.
  • The CV&O Liaison will compliantly tailor scientific product, clinical and health economic information that meets the needs of customers in support of medical strategies.
  • The CV&O liaison will also collaborate with headquarter cross-functional teams to interpret medical and payer value evidence across the portfolio.
  • The CV&O liaison will offer a sense of urgency and customer service in a timely, ethical and compliant manner.
  • Accounts may include but not limited to National and Regional payers, Specialty Pharmacy Providers, PBMs, Integrated Delivery Networks, Medicaid, VA/DOD, medical experts and other population based systems of care.


  • Advanced Degree (Ph.D., MD, Pharm D) preferred, with managed care experience required. Additional certifications preferred (BCOP, BCPS)
  • Demonstrated technical and scientific expertise in Oncology/Hematology is strongly preferred.
  • An additional degree in health economics, health outcomes, health policy or public health a plus.
  • Field based medical experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of managed care, health economics, disease management, and medical research.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills are required (including ability to network), strong personal integrity; teamwork abilities and a customer focus sense of urgency are necessary.
  • Must have the ability and knowledge to effectively communicate critical medical, scientific and health economic information to internal stakeholders as well as customers within the medical community.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of the FDA, OIG, HIPPA and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry to ensure compliance with these external standard operating procedures.
  • Must be able to organize, prioritize, and work effectively in a constantly changing environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of the entire Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • This is a corporate office Sunnyvale, California based position with field based priorities
  • Extensive travel (approx. 50-70%) is required with this position
  • Geographic location is flexible but must reside in the geography

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