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Associate Director, International Market Access Oncology Pipeline

North Chicago, IL
Start date
Apr 16, 2024

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Company Description

AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines and solutions 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, and eye care and products and services in our Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Job Description

International Market Access & Pricing: Lead International market access strategies and prepare priority oncology assets for launch.

This position will lead to the international launch and lead additional solid tumor pipeline assets reporting into the Solid Tumor Lead (Director).
Core responsibilities include developing critical launch tools - Payor Value Message, Payor objection handlers and negotiation strategies to prepare affiliates for launch. This position will lead the Access Strategic Imperative group and work closely with the International Brand Team (INBT).
Additionally, the applicant will leverage their payer knowledge alongside expertise of Evidence Based Medicine to shape pivotal development programs for enterprise critical pipeline assets.

Specific Responsibilities Include:
Addressing pricing, reimbursement, access (PRA) potential across international key markets, including the EU5, CAN, JPN, AUS, BRA and China
Development of Early Integrated Value Proposition, aligned with the overall AbbVie Oncology Strategy, providing strategic direction for the Integrated Evidence Plan and Early Price Potential.
Support global effort to integrate payer value messages into our clinical and evidence-base assessments and develop key market access deliverables in line with AbbVies framework and the asset playbook.
Influence clinical development programs to ensure endpoints and trial design are incorporated that will optimize price, reimbursement and ultimately patient access globally.
Proactively ensure reimbursement perspective is incorporated into early brand plans, disease area strategies and portfolio strategies throughout key clinical development milestones and strategic commercial decisions.
Inform key asset milestone decisions by identifying access trade-offs (price, speed, population).
Collaborate with GHEOR, Clinical Evidence & Outcomes (CE&O) team, policy, Global Marketing, Global Commercial Development, US MHC Marketing, area market access and other functions, to ensure solid understanding of global payer markets and emerging stakeholders in the reimbursement area.
Lead Value and Access deliverable team of the assigned assets as well as relevant indication Touchpoints.
Attend governance in support of market access position to inform milestone development and launch decisions.
Maintaining therapeutic area specific department budgetary activities.


Basic Qualifications:
More than 5 years of direct biotechnology / pharmaceutical industry experience and/or payer experience
Relevant global payer and access experience
Education: B.A./B.S. required; Advanced degree (PharmD, MBA, PhD) in a scientific or economic area nice to have

Preferred Competencies:
Strong leadership, intrapersonal, critical thinking, and analytical skills to work with a variety of groups in ensuring that the strategic direction for market access and pricing is in balance with the market as well as corporate goals
Comfortable contributing to technical clinical and disease area discussions
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
Knowledge of pricing regulations, pricing governance in key global markets, standard operating procedures, and the business of healthcare in key markets
Experience across multiple therapeutic areas including Oncology is desirable
Strong presentation and writing skills

Key Leadership Competencies:
Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance
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

Posting Grade Information:
Job Grades are determined by the country in which the payroll is based
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Additional Information

Applicable only to applicants applying to a position in any location with pay disclosure requirements under state or local law:

  • The compensation range described below is the range of possible base pay compensation that the Company believes in good faith it will pay for this role at the time of this posting based on the job grade for this position. Individual compensation paid within this range will depend on many factors including geographic location, and we may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future.
  • We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick), medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our short-term incentive programs.
  • This job is eligible to participate in our long-term incentive programs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, incentive, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole and absolute discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Companys sole and absolute discretion, consistent with applicable law.

AbbVie is committed to operating with integrity, driving innovation, transforming lives, serving our community and embracing diversity and inclusion. It is AbbVies policy to employ qualified persons of the greatest ability without discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because 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, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected group status.


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, and YouTube.

Stock Symbol: ABBV

Stock Exchange: NYSE

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1 North Waukegan Road
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