Amgen Market Access Manager or Sr. Manager - Quebec Private Payers, Advocacy & Pharmacy (1-Year Contract) in Mississauga, Ontario

Title: Market Access Manager OR Sr. Manager - Quebec Private Payers, Advocacy & Pharmacy (1-Year Contract)

Reports to: Director, Contracts, Pricing, Private Insurance and Patient Access

Location: Canada Field Worker

Req#: R-44489

JOB SUMMARY

The Market Access Manager for Quebec (QC) Private Payers, Advocacy & Pharmacy is primarily responsible for all strategic and tactical initiatives related to achieving, maintaining and improving private insurance coverage of Amgen's products in Quebec. This person will also support advocacy and pharmacy initiatives in Quebec. This position is a Canadian field-based role in the Value Access and Policy team for Amgen Canada.

External responsibilities:

Private Payers

Cultivate/maintain relationships with private payers (PP), consultants, pharmacy benefit managers, private clinics and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. employers)

Develop, support and deliver PP market initiatives that build awareness and educate plan decision makers on the value of Amgen's products

Develop insight into individual customer needs and establish unique and innovative approaches to providing value (including contracts) to PP customers that extend beyond product & price

Represent Amgen on relevant QC PP oriented trade association committees, working groups, etc.

Attend, lead & manage events with QC PP stakeholders to promote Amgen PP policy objectives

Engage in discussions with QC PP stakeholders on Amgen products/pipeline & submissions

Advocacy & Pharmacy

Cultivate/maintain relationships in QC with patient advocacy groups, Health Care Practitioner associations and pharmacy chains and associations

Support and deliver Amgen advocacy and pharmacy initiatives in QC

Internal responsibilities:

Private Payers

Maintain ongoing surveillance of PP market, pharmacy benefit plans and service delivery trends/developments to support proactive communication to relevant internal Amgen stakeholders

Partner closely with internal team where relevant on communication and strategy generation for PP issues & opportunities

Assess appropriate avenues for the delivery of Amgen messages and materials to PP customers by working cross-functionally

Build and maintain lists/databases of relevant QC conferences, sponsorship opportunities, vendors, publications, contacts and activities

Review and provide input to the QC submissions to PPs on new products

Advocacy & Pharmacy

Partner closely with internal team on communication and strategy generation for advocacy and pharmacy issues & opportunities

Assess appropriate avenues for the delivery of Amgen messages and materials to advocacy and pharmacy partners by working cross-functionally

Build and maintain lists/databases of relevant contacts and activities

Basic Qualifications

BS/MS degree

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of experience in private insurance, in a pharmaceutical setting, consultancy, or with an insurance stakeholder (broker, insurer, carrier)

Experience in advocacy or pharmacy

Experience with delivery of private payer messages

Bilingual (French and English)

Proven customer relationship skills

Independent, self-motivator and cross-functional

Ability to organize events and customers, including preparing meeting content

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 project management and time management skills

Have strategic focus and strong customer focus

Ability to identify solutions by working with stakeholders and understanding internal processes

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 staffing@amgen.com 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.