Job Number: 8582
Director, Market Access and Patient Support
Responsible for the market access planning, pricing, account management and patient support for a rare orphan disease product to be launched in
Set up and develop the Market Access team from scratch and design the strategic business launch plan for the company s first product to be launched, a new treatment for an ultra-orphan pediatric disease.
Provide critical leadership in launching and leading an overall market access strategy, product positioning, managed care launch, market research, medical advisory board participation, and pricing research as a US expert in payer and pricing strategies.
Lead US input into future global (Europe) market access issues including global launch and pricing strategies, input into clinical program design (reimbursement impact).
Lead pricing and reimbursement strategy.
Create and lead platform for the new brand.
Create value proposition strategy and implement communication messaging with managed care customers and direct Patient Support team to ensure optimal access of the product to pediatric patients with a very rare disease.
While setting up and directing a key account manager team, lead and be responsible for the development of the payer communication and contracting strategies.
Develop, train and implement the necessary promotional tools, reimbursement / formulary pull-through and quality initiative programs that support account teams efforts with key customers.
Develop working partnerships and collaborate across Marketing, Sales, Medical Affairs including Patient Advocacy, Finance, Legal and other functional teams in the development and implementation of novel tools/resources aligned with franchise goals ensuring commercial success.
Find and manage agencies to deliver tools/tactics/resources to ensure tools/programs meet expectations and delivered on time and within budget.
Speakers bureau support, Payer ad board execution.
Develop innovative approaches to obtain and leverage product usage data to provide deep customer insight into usage patterns for our product and competitors.
The development and execution of value message
5+ year of experience with payer management and drug pricing is required
Full functional knowledge of US Reimbursement landscape for pharmaceutical products, including private and state payer programs, is required.
Starting up a whole Market Access team in a relatively small organization and launching a new product is strongly preferred.
Experiences with rare or orphan disease therapeutic area is a strong plus.