Amgen Director OR Senior Manager, Value & Access in Mississauga, Ontario
Position: Director/ Senior Manager, Value & Access
Solid Line Reporting to: Executive Director, Value, Access & Policy
Location: Amgen Canada Head Office, Mississauga
AMGEN Canada currently has an opening in the Value & Access (V&A) department which is a critical component of the Value, Access and Policy (VA&P) function at AMGEN. Candidate will lead the V&A function for Amgen in Canada.
The candidate will be primarily responsible for:
Having solid people management skill to manage people with diverse experience and qualifications to manage HTA, health economics, market access, and access related provincial and national policies, etc.
Having strong background in the understanding and application of health economics methods, market access trends, outcomes research methodologies, policy issues and trends, public and private market dynamics in Canada, US, UK, Australia and other major European affiliates (e.g., France, Germany, Italy)
Incorporating health economics, business analytics and competitive intelligence into the development of innovative strategies to develop strategies for gaining public and private market access for key pipeline assets.
Developing strategies to maintain and improve (where possible) access condition for inline marketed products
Reviewing V&A strategy and tactical plans (payer plans), brand (CSD) plans, scientific publication, dossiers for HTA and provincial submissions, etc.
Reviewing global core L2 and L3 HE models, BIMs, HTA dossiers, etc.
Participating in senior leadership forum to identify issues pertaining to Amgen Canada and Amgen Inc.
Actively participating on key global leadership teams (GPT, GPN, GHE, GP3) and communicating issues/priorities to the PST, local and global VA&P and other cross functional teams.
Actively working with EU Regional HE and HTA teams to foster greater collaboration and best practices sharing.
Actively working with Modeling Centre of Excellence (Zug-based) and HTA Centre of Excellence (Thousand Oaks-based) on modeling and HTA matters (e.g., providing timely feedback).
Partnering with New Products, Medical, R&D and VA&P partners to develop strategies and tactics, including project management in the development and execution of annual plans of action (POA).
Coach and provide strategic direction to New Product Development Leads (NPDLs) for pipeline assets
Developing, and then on a monthly basis, monitoring and reporting V&A budgets
Interacting with the Pricing and Contracting (P&C) group within VA&P and the BAI group to develop and pressure test revenue models (e.g., forecast).
Interacting with the VA&P key staff to develop and implement pCPA strategies for optimal access of Amgen products
Working alongside the Government Affairs team and Director, Government Affairs to develop provincial strategies related to access
Identifying access opportunities for inline marketed brands in consultation with Franchise Steering Committees to help improve P&L
Advocate for generating key evidence/real world evidence and value propositions to support the development of robust HTA dossiers
Support Industry associations on market access and health economics/HTA matters to advance Amgen's policy agenda
Support the CADTH Early Scientific Advice (ESA) process for pipeline molecules and work with XF global and local partners
Learning and communicating any competitive intelligence through participation in relevant external fora (i.e., IMC, BTC, iHEA, CAHR, CAPT, ISPOR, etc.).
Developing partner relationships with external vendors (e.g., market access, outcomes research, health economics) to maximize working relationships.
Working with regional (Intercontinental Region) team members to support and learn best practices from other regional teams.
Participate in GVA&P and GHE All Staff meetings.
Participate in EC (Executive Committee) initiatives and is aligned with Amgen Canada's overall objectives
Bachelors, Master's or PhD in health economics, medical science, health services research, pharmacy, basic science or any quantitative discipline
Health Economics degree, diploma or certification
8+ years of experience in reimbursement/market access and/or health economics
Strong understanding of CDR, pCODR, pCPA and provincial review agencies (INESSS, Ontario CED, etc.)
Strong and demonstrated people management and coaching skills
Partnerships or experience in working with academia and payers
Experience in HE modeling, BIMs or other relevant training to satisfy the requirement
Experience in reviewing/critiquing HE models, reports, BIMs, cost calculators
Basic understanding of outcomes research methodologies and ability to review and/or contribute into research protocols
Proven people manager
Independent, self-motivator and cross-functional
Strong communication skills (written, verbal, including presentation)
Highly detail oriented, scientifically minded, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize
Proven team player - work well with team members to accomplish common goals
Strong decision making and problem solving skills
Strong project management skills
Strong analytic skills in reviewing dossiers, data, and creating analyses
Have strategic focus and strong customer focus
Demonstrated budget management abilities
Bilingualism (English / French)
Amgen endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make a request and ensure you include the requisition number.
Reasonable accommodations are available, upon request, to facilitate the equal participation of candidates with disabilities, should you be selected for an interview.