Senior Manager, Market Access, Breast Cancer

New York City, New York
Jan 05, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


The primary responsibility of this position is to support the global market access and pricing strategy for the Breast franchise and early Breast pipeline including ARV-471. This role will contribute to the development of the pricing & market access strategy, and value story by supporting projects such as pricing and access research, country HTA evidence and pricing assessments in collaboration with the PHI team, Global cross functional team and countries. This role will contribute to the development and maintenance of the competitive P&MA knowledge base given the rapidly evolving mBC P&MA landscape, support country cross functional training and roll out of deliverables.  The individual will report to the Breast Oncology Integrated Team Lead.


  • Provide payer insights to understand/meet the needs of all types of payers in key Pfizer markets; Represent the ‘Voice of the Payer’ at cross-functional team meetings; support the delivery of clear recommendations relating to payer strategy, pricing and reimbursement, evidence generation, data collection and value proposition. 
  • Achieving the above will variously require the participation and leadership in virtual cross functional teams.  When necessary, convene and coordinate taskforce deployments related to specific asset threats and opportunities.

Generate & synthesize payer Insights

  • Contribute to horizon scanning and in-depth understanding of payer regulations, needs of all types of payers (e.g. HTA agencies, institutions and patients) in key Pfizer markets
  • Create and maintain expertise in payer regulation and priorities across major countries / archetypes in the region, and contribute to team MA & Pricing knowledge base; Assessment and communication of external access trends to anticipate potential challenges and opportunities for pipeline & inline portfolio
  • Gather and synthesize feedback for development programs with health technology assessment agencies, payers, and relevant patient associations within assigned region

Develop Payer Value Proposition and drive market access strategy

  • Support development of the access strategy and delivery of the Payer Value Proposition
  • Support the organization on the Payer Evidence strategy (by payer archetype) and its incorporation in the asset development program, including endpoint recommendations in trials
  • Refine deliverables by payer archetypes within assigned region

Pricing strategy & access strategy and decision support

  • Support the global access and pricing strategy for BC franchise , including Ibrance and pipeline assets
  • Contribute to the evolution of the Global Pricing and Access Strategy (GPA) including by region/ archetype as needed to optimize the business opportunity for Pfizer, following appropriate approval governance
  • Provide guidance to countries on managing product launch within proposed price corridor
  • Contribute to country best practice sharing
  • Support the development of deliverables for the countries such as Innovative Agreements Roadmap, Class Review Strategy and Tools, Negotiation Playbook, Competitive Pricing & Market Access Playbook

Advance Functional Excellence in MA

  • Work with Oncology Team Lead to identify and appropriately allocate resources per critical business needs
  • Work efficiently and collaboratively in a highly matrixed environment

In addition you will be expected to:

  • Champion the payer agenda internally and improve understanding of payer needs
  • Develop effective processes and ways of working to support collaboration with key internal stakeholder groups such as medical and health outcomes

This role will have a significant impact on a number of key deliverables, such as:

  • Ability to manage earnings growth risk due to threats such as competitor pricing, payer policy changes, and the success of replacement earnings through new launches (securing price and reimbursement)
  • Ability to help patients do more, feel better and live longer amidst a challenging macroeconomic environment and barriers to access
  • The overall revenue which can be achieved from the R&D organization by optimizing the value that can be created from the medicines in the pipeline


Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Advanced degree in a healthcare, business or economic field preferred (PH.D, MD or MBA)
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in healthcare environment, preferably pharmaceutical industry or related consulting services, sufficient to have developed a deep understanding of the global payer and market access environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of drug development process
  • Pharmaceutical business leadership, including experience in strategy development and interaction with customers
  • Familiarity with strategic and operating planning processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of health economics and associated skills
  • Experience of managing people in a cross-cultural environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and evidence of teamwork in a matrix environment
  • Proven ability to build coalitions and develop strong partnerships across functions
  • Executive presence and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization 
  • Outstanding writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, to take accountability for business challenges, think strategically and tackle complex problems
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to spot trends/ patterns
  • Strong customer-orientation; an ability to see issues from the point of view of others
  • Ability to work successfully and cooperatively with colleagues across multiple cultures and time-zones
  • An “execution mindset” focused on getting things done quickly and simply

Other Job Details:

Last Date to Apply for Job: January 21st, 2022

Additional Location Information: New York, NY; Collegeville, PA


Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment.  As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.

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