CAC Strategic Access Manager

Oct 18, 2021

Job Description

The Strategic Access Manager will represent the Internal Market Access consultant based on its deep knowledge & expertise in developing innovative approaches to ensure faster – deeper & sustainable access to NVS drugs into different HCS in CAC (Central America and the Caribbean).

The role is responsible of generate an holistic access solutions leveraging on a strong coordination with the cross functional & local teams to timely involve the customer/account voice in every proposal to build a positive impact in the healthcare ecosystem. It has to easily understand different countries access reality & potential & rapidly resonate with identified tools / solutions that can be adapted & monitored to the local needs.
Additional business responsibilities are associated with provide strategic guidance to local teams for a comprehensive account plans (that may include IPM, Patient Access Programs, Managed Entry Agreements & Outcome – Based models etc)

Will constantly interact with local teams & should have a direct communication with regional & global NVS associates in the journey of discussing access solutions & finding innovative ways / tools inside and outside the organization. By demand, could participate in local meetings with payers in case of needed.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Access Strategy: Interact with local & backbone teams to define the best access strategy & solutions applying expertise of Patient Access Programs, Managed Entry Agreements & Outcome – Based models. Contributes to dossier preparation appropriately building a value proposition to support the pricing & reimbursement strategy.
• HEOR: Lead the research strategy developing cost-effectiveness model & budget impact models. Adapt & translate evidence based value messages to resonate with local needs. Participates in value based outcomes contracting becoming the internal advisor for best partners in field
• Pricing: Collaborate in the price strategy based on local data & NVS limits. Develops IPMs (involving managed entry & risk sharing) in collaboration with local teams / Payers to ensure flexibility in competitive situations
• Evidence Strategy & Generation: Uses / propose evidence based medicine methodologies to synthesis evidence & support healthcare decision making process. Translates academic studies into practical implications for payers & NVS team
• Account Strategy & Planning: Drives cross-functional team towards the adoption of SAM as a backbone of the new business model

Minimum Requirements

• University degree
• More than 8 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry & more than 3 years in access roles
• Experience generating access strategies in pharma industry
• Experience in health care management (if possible)
• English and Spanish
• Able to relocate at Panama

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Market Access Strategy
• Pricing Strategy
• Account Planning
• Evidence Generation (RWE)

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme, professional development, learning experiences, diversity & inclusion.

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.
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