Associate Director Payer and Market Access, Oncology

Lake County, IL, United States
Nov 21, 2020
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

  • With oversight, contributes to the development of brand strategies.
  • Contributes to the development of and leads the execution of the Medical Education / Advisory Board generation in line with TA plan.
  • Generates clinical and scientific data (DOF) as needed to support external communication (RRTI).
  • Responsible for development of payer and HCDM medical strategies in alignment with TA medical objectives.
  • Partners with Value and Access Field Leadership on development of MOSL field engagement plan, scientific materials and strategic initiatives for HCDMs in oncology. Provides training to MOSL team to support payer and HCDM strategies.
  • TA lead for the AMCP Dossier development within therapeutic areas of responsibility.
  • Assesses clinical guidelines, pathways and compendia therapeutic landscape and develops scientific plan for scientific submissions.
  • Responsible to manage budget for assigned projects.
  • May support teams with subject matter expertise.
  • Contributes to the generation of MI communication content for HCDMs and supports training on Medical Information (MI) materials.
  • Contributes to generation of scientific payer and HCDM value message development and provides input into scientific communication platform, value proposition materials and Global Value Dossier


  • Advanced Degree PhD, PharmD, PA, NP or M.Sc highly preferred. Residency or additional post doctorate experience highly preferred.
  • Typically 8 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent; experience in payer and access and reimbursement areas, substantial understanding of Oncology is preferred.
  • Knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials, real-world and HEOR studies and experience in the design of protocols preferred.
  • Knowledge of value frameworks and third-party assessor landscape in the US.
  • Knowledge of Oncology payer coverage and reimbursement and policy landscape on issues and topics impacting patient access, value assessments.
  • Previous experience developing NCCN clinical guidelines and pathways assessments and submission plans and development of AMCP Oncology dossiers strongly desired.
  • May have performed protocol design in the academic environment and/or acted as an assistant PI.
  • Interactions normally require the ability to gain cooperation of others, conduct presentations of technical information concerning specific projects and schedules, etc.
  • Ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategy. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • May interact with and coordinates appropriate scientific and medical activities with internal stakeholders (i.e. commercial, clinical operations, discovery, statistics, regulatory, etc.) as they relate to on-going medical affairs projects.
  • May assist as consultant and liaison with other corporations when working under licensing agreements and/or in the evaluation of new business development opportunities.
  • Represents AbbVie at external meetings including investigator meetings, scientific association meetings, etc.
  • Works with some supervision and guidance. Exercises judgment within well-defined practices and policies.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Yes, 10 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.