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Reimbursement Director

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
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Job ID: R-101769
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA, US 91360

Amgen's Intercontinental Region is a fast-growing and dynamic operating unit. Its diverse business includes Canada, Latin America, Turkey, Middle-East, and Africa. The Intercontinental Value Access & Policy (VA&P) team is committed to driving Amgen's business in these markets across the Hematology-Oncology and General Medicine therapeutic areas.

The Intercontinental VA&P team is hiring a Director to support the Hematology-Oncology portfolio. As a Director of Value & Access (Reimbursement Director) for the IC Region, this role will be expected to:

  • Drive regional priorities, policies, and strategies for Pricing, Contracting, and Access, in compliance with global strategies and policies, which support the value proposition of the assigned portfolio of Amgen products.
  • Provide analytical, technical, and strategic support to country teams in their development of local strategies and tactics and customized messages for payers, decision makers, regulators, providers, and budget holder, based on local payer segmentation
  • Facilitate the identification and development of customized value added solutions (beyond the medicine solutions) to address customer's unmet needs to accelerate access.
  • Support affiliate strategies and operational tactics through product and functional capabilities training and best practice sharing.
  • Define pricing, contracting, and access assumptions for planning and forecasting.
  • Collaborate with Global Pricing & Market Access to determine regional price and contracting guidance, design negotiation strategies, implement price governance, and support price and reimbursement negotiations for assigned products
  • Work collaboratively across functions and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • These stakeholders include Regional and Country colleagues in marketing, medical, health economics, regulatory, operations, advocacy, and government affairs as well Global, Regional, and Local VA&P colleagues.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 4 years of market access and/or pricing experience
Master's degree and 7 years of market access and/or pricing experience
Bachelor's degree and 9 years of market access and/or pricing experience.

  • Pricing, Access Strategy, Evidence Generation, Health Economics, contracting, tendering, and negotiations experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Prior experience in Canada, Latin America, or Middle East.
  • Direct payer experience and/or experience in product commercialization strongly preferred.
  • Ability to conduct situation analysis of external pricing and reimbursement environment and synthesize relevant information to develop strategic plans.
  • Ability to formulate price policy recommendations.
  • Ability to develop and test value messages and value evidence with payers in order to determine the most compelling way in which to demonstrate and communicate product value to payers.
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and succeed in a highly matrix environment; strong oral/written presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated success as a team leader with strong team management skills
  • Ability to review clinical and health economic literature, including disease state information, clinical trial design and results, and pharmacoeconomic studies, in order to understand implications for value to payers.
  • Ability to formulate health policy strategy and implement these strategies to shape external pricing and reimbursement environment.
  • Previous international (ex-US) assignment desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal communication in Spanish, Arabic, or other language relevant to the Region.

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Posted: 2020-07-14 Expires: 2020-08-14

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