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Manager, Market Access - Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Oncology

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AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions. The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.


Key Responsibilities:

 

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Market Access / Health Economics and Outcomes Research, the Manager Market Access - Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Oncology, is responsible for:                                                                                    

  • Developing market access, health economics & outcomes research strategies to gain / maintain / optimize reimbursement for new and existing products with various public and private payers;

  • Developing submissions dossiers for CADTH (CDR or pCODR), INESSS and private payers, including the development of budgetary impact analyses and the development/adaptation of economic analyses. This requires

  • Liaising with global market access organization to leverage the global value dossier, market access strategies & payer tools;

  • Liaising & collaborating with global health economics organization for the adaptation of economic analyses that support reimbursement strategies and submissions requirements to various payers, in alignment with the Canadian guidelines;

  • Planning and coordinating Canadian health economics & outcomes studies to support strategies to gain / maintain / optimize reimbursement for new and existing products with various public and private payers, including:

    • Ensuring effective communication of health economics & outcomes studies progress and results to relevant audiences (e.g. investigators, brand team, etc.);

    • Preparing abstracts/manuscripts of study results for publication / presentation, as required;

    • Liaising with consultants, contract research organizations, economic experts, etc. on various health economics & outcomes research projects;

    • Collaborating with clinical research on studies with economic and quality of life endpoints;

  • Providing analytical & strategic support for the development of the pricing strategy of new products in compliance with the Patented Medicines Price Review Board (PMPRB) regulations and in alignment with the Global pricing strategy & payer considerations;

  • Providing analytical & strategic support for pricing negotiation strategy and development of value offering to the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA)/provinces for new and existing products;

  • Playing an active role on Brand Team to identify opportunities to work collaboratively with cross-functional colleagues to deliver on brand objectives;
  • Monitoring timelines and budget expenditures for market access initiatives & health economics & outcomes studies.

 

 

 


Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Science

  • Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D.

  • Graduate Degree in pharmacoeconomics, epidemiology or drug development, an asset

  • Between 5 to 8 years of experience in a similar position, ideally in oncology.

  • The ideal candidate should have expertise in market access, pharmacoeconomic and outcomes research with pertinent experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including previous experience directly dealing with payers.

  • Additional commercial/ business background an asset.
  • Strong clinical acumen or ability to acquire it quickly.

  • Strong communication effectiveness, medical writing skills and presentation skills.

  • Strategic thinking, analytical and data interpretation skills to support the development of compelling value propositions addressing public and private payer needs.

  • Strong cross-functional leadership skills and team player. Work with field-based Market Access & Government Affairs team, Brand Teams and global Market Access & HEOR organization to develop strategies and tools to fully leverage value stories with customers.

  • Initiate and Action-driven. Translate market access & HEOR strategies into actionable and realistic plans to maximize reimbursement opportunities for Abbvie products in a timely manner.

  • Ability to prioritize & project management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects and work well under stress (timelines).

  • High quality standards & rigor; detail-oriented.

  • Understanding of public and private drug reimbursement landscape and health technology assessment process and submission requirements in Canada.

  • Understanding of pharmacoeconomic principles / guidelines and methodological developments, as well as experience in development of economic studies in collaboration with internal (e.g. Medical department, global HEOR) and external (e.g. academic, research organizations) experts.

  • Understanding of PMPRB and pharmaceutical pricing.

  • Commercial/business background an asset.

  • If possible, previous experience dealing directly with payers.

  • Advance knowledge of French and English, written and verbal
  • Good knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as well as Outlook
  • Incumbent is also required to work with specific databases, such as Payer specific databases (e.g. PharmaStat, RxDynamics, etc.), and clinical trial databases as well as having experience working with Decision modeling (TreeAge) database.

Availability to travel within Canada about 10 % of the time and 10% of the time internationally.

 

Valid Passport and driver’s license required.


AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.




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