Mar 28, 2023
United Kingdom

Job Description

Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, is an innovative medicines company focused on the development of products for targeted radioligand therapy and precision radioligand imaging. We are committed to transforming patients’ lives by leading innovation in nuclear medicine.
Advanced Accelerator Applications offers professionals the opportunity to face new challenges and pursue a career in a fast growing, technology driven healthcare company. We are passionate about improving patient health by leading innovation in nuclear medicine. We are looking for people who share our commitment to help us achieve this goal. Advanced Accelerator Applications is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Job Description :

The role of the Service Development and NHS Partnership Manager is to secure local access and uptake for Advanced Accelerator Applications' 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 business objectives.

This role covers Wales Peninsula, SWAG (Somerset Wiltshire Avon and Gloucester) and Wessex.

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 the radioligand therapy portfolio as part of a defined locality access plan.
• Develop Advanced Accelerator Applications 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 the 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 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 the 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 the business objectives and improve patient outcomes.
• Attend NHS events across the UK where appropriate, sharing insights secured with the 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 business 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

What you’ll bring to the role:
• 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.
You’ll receive:

Competitive salary, Annual bonus, Pension scheme, Share scheme, Health insurance, 25 days annual leave, Flexible working arrangements, subsidised dining facilities, Employee recognition scheme, learning and development opportunities.

Why Advanced Accelerator Applications?

Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications, a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine? We believe new groundbreaking 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 Advanced Accelerator Applications with Novartis!

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

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United Kingdom
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Service Development & NHS Ptnship Mgr Wales Peninsula, SWAG, Wessex

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