October 23, 2016

Access Strategy Director, Oncology

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP - Gaithersburg, MD

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Job Description

At AstraZeneca every one of our employees makes a difference to patient lives everyday. br br Each and every one of us believes that science has the ability to change lives and that to deliver this takes many people with many skill sets. When we deliver a life-changing medicine, that success comes from the combined efforts of all of our people. br br As the Access Strategy Director, Oncology, you will have an exciting opportunity to be part of new and evolving Specialty Care organization within a leading global pharmaceutical company located at our Gaithersburg, MD facility. In this position, you will be responsible for leading US market access strategy. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a highly visible team with an entrepreneurial spirit while contributing to the build out of a specialty franchise with a robust pipeline of products. br br The Director, will be responsible for US market access strategy for products within the specialty portfolio. More specifically, the Director will collaborate with the brand teams, medical, HEOR and MAPS to develop and deliver on the product value proposition for patients, providers, and payers to facilitate access and reimbursement for the oncology portfolio. The successful candidate will have an ability to thrive in an environment of rapid change; work effectively within cross-functional teams both locally and globally; be highly innovative and creative; and demonstrate their passion for supporting patients throughout their journey. br br Typical Accountabilities: br br * Leads the cross-functional team through the development and implementation of impactful access strategies including compelling and differentiated product value propositions, distribution and dispensing strategy, and pricing and affordability strategy br * Collaborates with cross-functional team to conduct in-depth analyses that drive identification of rich market insights across patients, providers, and payers to inform comprehensive and inclusive market access strategies br * Has accountability to the brand teams and MAPS to lead the development and integration of the market access strategy into all stages of brand planning br * Works cross-functionally with HQ and field teams to develop promotional programs and tactics to pull-through market access strategy br * Supports account management teams in customer strategy, planning, and execution (eg promotional tools/resources, and POAs) br * Effectively manages agency relationships ensuring promotional programs are delivered on-time and within budget br * Optimally manages the internal promotional review process ensuring all marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirements br * Collaborates with brand teams and MAPS to ensure appropriate resources are deployed to meet brand, franchise and corporate goals br * Develops and manages associated budgets in compliance with AZ finance and accounting requirements br * Performs all company business in accordance with regulations and company policies and procedures br br