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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Associate Director, Global Value Access & Pricing- New Product Strategy Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the chance to change lives. At Alexion, people living with rare and devastating diseases are our Guiding Star. We are driven to continuously innovate and create meaningful value in all we do to help patients and families fully live their best lives. We value the uniqueness and diversity of our employees and recognize that nurturing the diverse perspectives and strengths of our people translates into innovative breakthroughs for patients.

This is what you will do:

Join a highly valued, strategic team that is fundamental in realizing the potential of our life-changing medicines. It’s through our work that AstraZeneca is able to ensure the right access is provided to our transformative medicines.

Alexion AstraZeneca’s Rare Disease GVAP (Global Value Access and Policy) team is seeking a qualified individual responsible for providing the pricing and reimbursement strategic input as part of the commercial assessment for new products internally developed or externally acquired by Alexion via M&A, partnerships, alliances. You will work with our Research team on cutting edge compounds (oligonucleotides, mRNA, gene therapies) to deliver life changing medicines to patients globally through innovative and sustainable access solutions. The ideal candidate for this role must have a good clinical understanding of products’ development combined with a deep knowledge of global payer / HTA / health care systems within the rare disease biopharma industry.

You will be responsible for:

GLOBAL VALUE, ACCESS AND PRICING, LEAD:

  • Develop Global market access and pricing strategies in close partnership with New Product Strategy team.

  • Conduct payer and value assessments to identify key market specific P&R drivers and barriers to develop differentiated value propositions, inform evidence generation plans, regulatory strategy, and development decisions.

  • Represent GVAP perspective and strategy across various cross-functional teams (including Global Program Teams, Global Launch Teams)

  • Keep up to date with scientific and market developments, bringing the latest techniques and analyses to build the strongest possible value proposition.

  • Partner with HEOR and development teams to execute a plan to address identified data gaps through HEOR studies, publications, and messaging

  • Understand the patient perspective of the disease and recommend strategies that can support the patient voice.

  • Communicate frequently and effectively with Alexion leadership and other identified stakeholders.

    You will need to have:

  • Relevant Graduate degree e.g. PharmD, biomedical science, business, or economics.

  • Prior rare disease therapy area expertise.

  • Relevant drug development exposure and commercialization experience within the pharmaceutical/medical industry.

  • Knowledge of the needs and expectations of national and regional payers, insurers, and commercial customers in major markets.

  • Demonstrate ability to take initiative and consistently deliver high-quality work products.

  • The duties of this role are generally conducted in an office environment. As is typical of an office-based role, employees must be able, with or without an accommodation to: use a computer; engage in communications via phone, video, and electronic messaging; engage in problem solving and non-linear thought, analysis, and dialogue; collaborate with others; maintain general availability during standard business hours.

    We would prefer for you to have:

  • 5-10 years of experience in a market access or payer strategy function with global exposure.

  • Experience working with clinicians, pharmacists, and payers on evidence-based customer solutions, e.g. through working with local payers in EU or commercial customers in the US.

  • Excellence and precision in communication: credible and persuasive

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Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Further information about Alexion can be found at: www.alexion.com .

Alexion is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where every single person can belong because of their uniqueness. The Company will not make decisions about employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, religion, creed or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), parental status (including adoption or surrogacy), military status, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, gender identity or expression, genetic information, mental illness or other characteristics protected by law. Alexion has taken critical steps to protect colleagues, loved ones, and patients from COVID-19 and its variants. All US-based employees must comply with Alexion's COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Alexion provides exceptions based on applicable state law as well as reasonable accommodations to meet the needs of candidates and employees. To begin an interactive dialogue with Alexion regarding a legally required exemption or accommodation, please contact accommodations@Alexion.com. Alexion participates in E-Verify.

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion offers a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

AstraZeneca completed its acquisition of Alexion, marking the creation of Alexion, AstraZeneca Rare Disease. If you're interested in career opportunities with AstraZeneca, click here (https://careers.astrazeneca.com/) .

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