Jan 04, 2023
United Kingdom

Job Description

The role of the Service Development and NHS Partnership Manager is to secure local access and uptake for AAA’s radioligand therapy (RLT) portfolio within a defined territory, including by partnering with external customers to support development of critical service infrastructure. By working collaboratively with NHS and internal stakeholders, the role is a crucial function in helping to achieve equitable access, improved outcomes and quality of life for cancer patients eligible for RLT and to meet AAA’s business objectives.

Key responsibilities:

• Develop strong working relationships with relevant regional NHSE, Cancer Alliances/ Operational Delivery Networks and ICS/ICB personnel to enable optimal funding and uptake of AAA’s radioligand therapy portfolio as part of a defined locality access plan.
• Develop AAA business and service development plan for each Cancer Alliance/Operational Delivery Network, tracking the execution and impact of activities in each account to ensure RLT is included in their strategic plans.
• Build highly effective cross-functional relationships with AAA commercial team to help shape account plans through environmental insights and delivery of Market Access objectives, whilst proactively identifying opportunities for collaboration to deliver on brand objectives.
• Proactively respond to the evolving NHS policy and commissioning landscape, including payers’ needs, sharing insights across the AAA matrix organisation and supporting the development of radioligand therapy policy at national/regional/local level.
• Gain multifaceted understanding of the RLT landscape, including access barriers, and develop innovative solutions and complex projects to overcome system obstacles.
• Align AAA’s RLT business objectives with NHS national and regional priorities, thereby securing agreement for service funding and delivery through engagement with NHS Trust key stakeholders.
• Development of Market Access materials (toolkits, case studies based on best practices etc) to support the NHS in its set up, expansion and delivery of RLT services.
• Provide compliant support to NHS customers to support them in the writing of business cases for set up and development of radioligand therapy services.
• Execute joint or collaborative working projects with local NHS partners to improve patient outcomes and build trust via strategic relationships.
• Engage with external agencies on targeted projects which will support AAA’s business objectives and improve patient outcomes.
• Attend NHS events across the UK where appropriate, sharing insights secured with AAA’s matrix organisation.
• Deliver Advanced Budgetary Notification within the ABPI code.
• Support Government Affairs Director in national engagements and strategy, including with political and system stakeholders.
• Always comply with all appropriate external regulations, ABPI Code of Practice and AAA principles and behavioural values.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

• Expert knowledge of the evolving NHS healthcare system, including structures, environmental landscape and policy environment around cancer. This includes, but is not limited to, decision-making, pathways, internal structural pressure within the system and local delivery challenges.
• Considerable experience delivering successful service development and redesign projects, including joint/collaborative working projects, pathway mapping and business planning support within the NHS.
• Proven ability to engage and influence policymaking/guidelines in national and regional decision-making bodies across the NHS and private market.
• Strong organisational, planning and project management skills with ability to prioritise and efficiently maximise available time.
• Team player experienced in collaborating cross-functionally across a matrix environment, acting respectfully yet courageously in communication with colleagues. Confident in challenging the status quo where appropriate.
• Persistent, adaptable, resilient and solution focused.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Preferred but not essential: Experience working with high-cost medicines or cancer alliances/ networks.

#LI-NOV = Novartis
United Kingdom
North West Region
Market Access
Full Time
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Service Development & NHS Partnership Manager North West & Yorkshire

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