AbbVie

Director, Global Market Access & Pricing - Oncology

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, United States
Posted
Jan 08, 2021
Ref
2100131
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
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 www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

The Oncology Global Market Access & Pricing - Pan Venetoclax Launch Lead (Director / Senior Director) is responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing the Integrated Access Strategy for Venetoclax across indications (CLL, AML, MM, MCL, MDS, ALL, WM, and additional pipeline indications) inclusive of pricing and reimbursement initiatives, HTA strategies, and policy / advocacy efforts.
  • Driving leadership of the Pan Venetoclax Value and Access Team across cross functional partners to ensure implementation of the Integrated Access Strategy and associated tactics. Representing Global Market Access & Pricing at the Pan Venetoclax Asset Strategy team.
  • Driving launch execution and excellence across Venetoclax indications to achieve Pan Venetoclax Access Ambtion.
  • Ensuring critical clinical and economic evidence requirements (New data cuts, PRO, Economic Models, etc) are delivered in a timely fashion to ensure affiliate P&R success.
  • Building a high performing team to execute on launch of each of Venetoclax's indications.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Providing guidance and leadership to direct reports to build strong payer value propositions/stories across Venetoclax indications in addition to providing tools and support to the market access teams in Areas and Affiliates.
  • Working closely with Area and affiliate teams in determining appropriate responses/actions to developmental milestone decision points with regards to implications for local pricing and/or reimbursement issues with specific focus on Large Business Units (US, EU5, CA, JP).
  • Working closely with the Strategic Pricing Team within Global Market Access & Pricing to track development of competitor pricing. This person will also work with the head of HTA Strategy to understand and monitor the HTA implications for Venetoclax and its competitors across indications.
  • Collaboration with other GMAP functions such as Pricing and HTA Strategy as well as GHEOR, Global Business Intelligence, Government Affairs, Global Marketing, Global Commercial Development, Global Medical Affairs and complimentary Area & Affiliate Functions, to ensure solid understanding of global payer markets and emerging stakeholders in the reimbursement area.
  • The position requires strong analytical skills, the ability to understand and translate clinical information and messages into payer marketing messages, strong presentation skills and the ability to work well in a cross-functional team.
  • This position requires a deep understanding of the clinical aspects and the impact of these clinical results on the value of products, as well as the competitive products in this market space.
  • This individual will exemplify AbbVie leadership principles and provide innovative, strategic, and evidence based supported direction as the subject matter expert in reimbursement and market access opportunities and challenges.
  • This position is responsible for the budget management, financial compliance, reconciliation and required transparency reporting for any/all market access and pricing projects supporting Venetoclax, including alignment with finance, OEC, legal and commercial support groups.
  • The position requires strong analytical skills, the ability to understand and translate clinical information and messages into payer marketing messages, strong presentation skills and the ability to work well in a cross-functional team.
  • This position requires a deep understanding of the clinical aspects and the impact of these clinical results on the value of products, as well as the competitive products in this market space.

Qualifications

Basic:
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Pricing and Market Access, ideally at a global, area of or 5LBU country level
  • Education: B.A/B. S required ideally in pharmacy, life sciences or economics
  • MBA / Masters / Pharm D / Advanced Degree preferred

Requirements:
  • Strong clinical and disease area knowledge ideally in Oncology
  • Experience in developing and managing market access strategies globally
  • Understanding of EU5, CN, AU, US reimbursement systems
  • Experience in payer trends, evaluating drivers of market access success
  • Knowledge of pricing policy & regulations and healthcare in key markets
  • Understanding of regulatory agency requirements or policies that govern market approval, and the impact on reimbursement decisions
  • Working knowledge of health economic modeling
  • People Management and coaching experience preferred but not required
  • Previous experience leading high performing teams including recruiting candidates and hiring, performance management and career development.

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
  • Possess strong leadership, intrapersonal, critical thinking, and analytical skills to work with a variety of groups and teams across cultures
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are required with an ability to navigate governance forums
  • Learns, fast, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo
  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement
  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality
  • Elevates organizational capabilities through coaching, sharing best practices, and raising the bar

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
D
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.