Associate Director, Oncology Value & Access

Principia Biopharma, Inc.

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Cambridge, MA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The Senior Manager, Oncology Value and Access will be a key contributor to the Oncology Franchise with specific Value & Access responsibilities for the Oncology therapeutic area. This position will support both the tactical and strategic components of the Oncology Value and Access team. This position will maintain a high level of collaboration and integration with the Oncology brand team, US Market Access, Market Research, Regulatory, Medical, HEOR, Legal, Training and other departments as necessary. This role will have responsibility for developing resources for US Account Management Teams, managing trade association meetings, payer media planning, as well as field pull-through tools. This role will also ensure integration of payer insights across the Oncology franchise and with key stakeholders through close collaboration with both the Professional and Consumer Marketing teams. This position is preferred to be based in Cambridge, MA and will report to the Senior Director, Value and Access (Oncology).

The level of the position will be determined and will be commensurate with the experience of the identified candidate.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing non-branded and branded payer promotional items

  • Developing and coordinating training efforts in support of payer facing teams working closely with Value and Access, Account Management, Training, and Brand team leadership

  • Coordinating and contributing to payer market research efforts as needed (eg, Market Access advisory boards, syndicated reports, in-depth interviews, etc)

  • Serving as a contact for Sanofi Genzyme engagement with payer trade associations & conferences (AMCP, NAMCP, PCMA, etc.)

  • Promotional Review Board (PRB) champion for MS Value and Access (ie, medical, legal, regulatory review process)

  • Updating payer support tactics, marketing programs and tools.

  • Providing analytical support around payer reports to capture trends around coverage, distribution, and OOP costs

  • Budget tracking

  • Flexibility to take on other responsibilities, as needed by the business over time

  • Agency management

  • Ensuring compliance with government regulations and company processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA, BS or equivalent required. Graduate degree is a plus.

  • 3-5+ years of biopharmaceutical industry experience

  • 1+ years of Market Access experience, such as Payer Marketing, Account Management, Contracting, Training

  • Experience with specialty products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong understanding of and experience in marketing

  • Understanding and experience in different Oncology access and reimbursement models, including Part B, Part D and Medicaid

  • Experience in developing tools and tactics applicable to US payer markets

  • Strong sense of professionalism, accountability and urgency for defined areas of responsibility

  • Ability to communicate tactical direction and related concepts clearly, orally and in writing, across internal and external audiences (e.g., sales, marketing, advocacy)

  • Strong project management capabilities including time and events, scenario and contingency planning, and the ability to ensure on-time and on-budget delivery of outputs and deliverables

  • Ability to develop and implement tactical executions that have high impact (e.g., marketing materials, special programs, etc.)

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with the medical/legal/regulatory submission and approval process to ensure appropriate review and timely delivery of materials

  • Capacity to engage effectively with agencies in order to translate marketing objectives into actionable and innovative strategies and solutions

  • Reliable and responsible management of budgets and expenses

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Strong tactical execution and project management skills, including proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Proven ability to align internal stakeholders and achieve results through collaboration

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be “fully vaccinated” fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE.

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