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Thermo Fisher Scientific Global Director, Market Access, Value and Evidence in Waltham, Massachusetts

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The Immunodiagnostics Division (IDD) develops, manufactures, and markets complete blood test systems to support the clinical diagnosis and monitoring of allergy, asthma, and autoimmune diseases. With 2,000 employees based in 25 countries worldwide IDD is the global leader in in-vitro allergy testing and the European leader in autoimmunity diagnostics.

How will you make an impact?

The Director, Market Access, Value, and Evidence will develop and execute global value-based evidence generation and market access strategies. The Director will be responsible for both the allergy and autoimmunity portfolios. The Director will provide value-based evidence generation and market access support throughout the organization and will support regional commercial organizations regarding reimbursement submissions and other areas related to value demonstration. The Director, Market Access, Value, and Evidence along with a team reporting to the role will be part of the Global Medical and Scientific Affairs Team and will report to the Vice President, Global Medical and Scientific Affairs.

What will you do?

  • The Director, Market Access, Value, and Evidence plays a vital role in functional operations, research, strategy development and tactical execution advancing access to pipeline and portfolio technologies within the ImmunoDiagnostics Division (IDD)

  • Supporting both the allergy and autoimmune product lines, this seasoned professional will leverage experience and insights from product concept and through the commercial process of IVD technologies developed by IDD

  • Support research, development and execution of value-based evidence generation and market access-related strategies

  • Conduct timely research and prepare assessments relevant to pipeline and portfolio technologies and market space relating to U.S. coding, coverage and payment

  • Lead a team of HEOR experts to meet the needs of the global IDD regions.

  • Actively participate and serve as a subject matter expert with internal and external customers on U.S. value-based evidence generation and market access-related matters, which may include direct payer engagements if required

  • Prepare and deliver value-based evidence and market access-relevant training to internal stakeholders and external customers

  • Oversee assigned consulting engagements

  • Participate in relevant conferences, professional society engagements and stakeholder meetings as may be required

  • Partner with colleagues in Medical and Scientific Affairs and Marketing on key deliverables, including Global Value Dossiers, health economic models, and working with the markets to plan and implement studies based on local business plans

  • Actively participates in review of data from all outcomes research studies for allergy and autoimmune products and ensures that the interpretation is consistent with the data from the studies.

  • Provides timely and periodic updates to the Vice President, Global Medical and Scientific Affairs as well as to the Product Leadership Teams (PLT)

  • Proactively works with teams at the national level and develops high level KOL and external payer influencer relationships to help develop effective research and access strategies

  • Works effectively in the global cross-functional team

  • Recruit, hire, coach, lead, train and develop a highly-talented sales staff to build a strong, results-oriented and motivated work team.

  • Reviews and evaluates scientific literature continuously.

How will you get here?

  • Master or doctoral degree (such as PhD, MD, PharmD) in health science, economics and/or epidemiology.

  • Strong technical and scientific knowledge in health economics research methods applied to healthcare

  • Knowledge of HTA assessment methodologies, the US reimbursement environment, and regulatory requirements.

  • Understands factors driving market access and how value-based evidence can support access decisions.

  • In-depth knowledge of major US healthcare delivery and payer systems

Professional Experience & Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 10+ years working within market access, reimbursement, coverage policy development and related activities within the medical device, diagnostics and/or pharmaceutical market space (including consultancy and academia)

  • Demonstrated experience in research informing U.S. landscape assessments, value messages, and value communication tools

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize clinical and health economic evidence and influence strategy development.

  • A track record of delivering relevant health economic models, value-based evidence, dossier adaptations, and scientific publications.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently, to take initiative, be resourceful, and exercise astute business judgment to drive performance.

  • Effective communication capabilities ā€“ including both writing and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing capabilities, with demonstrated experiences working with commercial, medical affairs, regulatory, compliance and other internal stakeholders

  • Experience managing a small team.

  • Demonstrates the Thermo Fisher values ā€“ Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation (The Four Iā€™s)

  • This position requires significant national and international travel ā€“ up to 25%, as required.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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