Managed Care Liaison

San Francisco, CA
Aug 12, 2019
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

Position Summary:

The Managed Care Liaison (MCL) is responsible for building relationships with and providing advanced scientific and health outcomes support to regional and national managed care organizations, health care systems, government payers, and other organizations that are involved with medication formulary decisions. The MCL also provides field-based representation to facilitate research, education, and other collaborations, in compliance with applicable SOPs.

The Managed Care Liaison (MCL) is a field-based medical role that will serve as a strategic partner to the HEOR and Access teams. This role will report to the Vice President, Medical Affairs and will coordinate with the Medical Science Liaison and account management teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and deliver scientific, health economic, value, and disease awareness information as presentations or other forms of scientific exchange to regional managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit management companies, health care systems, government payers, and relevant medical and scientific professionals involved with formulary decision making. Communicate key insights to internal colleagues.
  • Identify and develop professional relationships with national and regional managed care organizations and relevant thought leaders
  • Identify potential outcomes research gaps and assess the health outcomes research capabilities of national and regionally based managed care organizations.
  • Assist in the development of educational managed care programs and tools to help support value and access
  • Provide reactive presentations to managed care accounts on GBT pipeline and/or other requested scientific information where appropriate
  • Provide training support to Managed Markets Account leads and other internal stakeholders.
  • Complete all required training, activity documentation, expense reporting, and other administrative responsibilities. Ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and regulatory guidelines governing commercial and scientific interactions with healthcare professionals, payers, advocacy and other business partners
  • Provide session coverage at relevant scientific and professional meetings
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • Doctoral degree in a health science related field such as a MD, PhD, or PharmD, with a thorough grasp of the pharmaceutical industry
  • At least six (6) years of post-doctoral healthcare or related pharmaceutical experience, with majority of the experience in the Pharmacoeconomics, managed care and/or payer environment highly preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex scientific, technical and clinical information to colleagues and health care decision makers
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships with healthcare and/or scientific based professionals as well as with clinical and commercial teams
  • Understanding of managed care, scientific therapeutics, and the application of pharmacoeconomic principals
  • Proven track record of teamwork, leadership, timely decision making and results orientation in meeting business objectives
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Self-directed and proactive individual with the ability to create opportunities and generate insights to inform strategy
  • Relevant therapeutic area experience preferred
  • Travel required (῀60%). Travel will vary depending upon geography

Fit with GBT culture:
  • Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers of various backgrounds and expertise
  • Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading the group or acting as an individual contributor
  • Values-based leadership consistent with GBT's Core Values
  • Excitement about the vision and mission of GBT
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity

NOTE: This position summary is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Global Blood Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.