Novartis Pharmaceuticals Director, Global Access Product Lead (GAPL) - Breast in East Hanover, New Jersey
Over 108,000. That’s how many US patients our oncology products touched in 2018. And while we’re proud of that, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
** This role will be based in either East Hanover, NJ or Basel
Responsible for the development and execution of the health economics / outcomes research, pricing and market access strategies for a specific brand in Breast across all indications, including life cycle management, ensuring alignment with program and brand strategies in order to optimize brand value and market access. Acts as a role model, mentoring other talent in the organization. Makes decisions independently, within broad framework. Determines program of action and day-to-day business operations, making decisions that impact the short to medium-term. Has specialized knowledge in a single discipline and familiarity across one or more related disciplines or deep technical expertise across several related scientific fields. Provides complex, contextual advice in order to influence actions of internal and/or external partners.
Responsible for the development and execution of the health economics/outcomes research, pricing and market access strategies for a specific brand across indications, ensuring alignment with program and brand strategies in order to optimize brand value and market access.
For products entering full development prior to regulatory approval, establish an understanding of the burden of disease, unmet need, and work with the RWE Director on a plan for evidence generation to support the value of the product in clinical, economic and humanistic terms to optimize pricing and reimbursement. For in-line brands, support and enhance product value propositions.
Be accountable for the Market Access & Payer perspective being appropriately reflected and integrated in the overarching product development, medical affairs and commercial strategy. Represent Market Access & Payer perspective on the relevant forums, including but not limited to: the Worldwide Cross-Functional Team, Value and Access Functional Forums, Global Disease Teams and Global Program Teams.
Provide the health economics, pricing, reimbursement and market access perspectives in compound-specific strategic documents such as the clinical development plan and trial designs and protocols. This input will include considerations such as endpoint selection, trial design, comparator choice, and regulatory strategy. Incorporate Regional/Local input.
To work with the PRO Director to develop and implement the PRO strategy for each compound/indication, including input into analysis plans, and if necessary, preparation of a PRO dossier to support PRO regulatory filing. Provide health economics input on LCM, indication sequencing, regulatory strategy, ATC code application, manufacturing, formulation, BD&L, etc.
Lead the development of the global pricing strategy and ensure alignment with global brand team and market access in the top countries and regions.
Develop comprehensive global tools such as global value dossiers, health economic models, publications, etc. to ensure pricing and market access.
Design and implement health economics and outcomes research and accompanying publication plan, including research stemming from trial data as well as original outcomes research/evidence as needed from a variety of sources such as patient-level databases, surveys, and medical affairs studies.
Assist country affiliates in their reimbursement negotiations by integrating country-specific needs into the pricing and HE strategy, and by preparing other relevant information such as training on global materials and pricing and negotiation workshops.
Director, Global Access Product Lead (GAPL) - Breast
What you'll bring to this role:
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree
• Strong business acumen
• Strong solution-orientation
• 5+ years relevant experience acquired at pharmaceutical companies, HTA, physician associations or health care consultancy companies or equivalent experience
Why consider Novartis?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.
Imagine what you could do at Novartis!
Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
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East Hanover, NJ
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