The Global Access (GA) department at F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Ltd. is seeking a Senior Access Evidence Leader (sAEL). The role of the Access Evidence Leaders (AELs) is to provide Access Evidence expertise throughout the product’s life-cycle to ensure that Global Development Teams and team/portfolio decision makers consider payer/HTA requirements early and throughout the development process. The role of the sAEL is to manage the SSF based AELs and be the be the primary point of contact for Access Evidence in SSF as well covering a limited number of projects as an AEL.
This position will be based in South San Francisco and will report to the Head of Access Evidence and Statistics in the GA Access Center of Excellence (ACE).
The sAEL will work closely with a number of global functions in order to ensure that access evidence is consistently and appropriately considered in the strategic development of Roche products. The sAEL is responsible for ensuring that high quality and adequate HTA and payer evidence required to support the Pricing and Market Access Strategies are considered and incorporated in the product development plans across the product’s life-cycle.
The Senior Access Evidence Leader will:
Lead, manage and develop a team of Access Evidence Leaders based in SSF (2-3 people), determining long-range goals of the organization and identifying and pursuing new projects to ensure rapid, broad and sustainable access
Actively ensure cross functional collaboration, developing and maintaining a network of internal partners with the aim to discuss and generate an integrated evidence approach to market access evidence
Be the primary point of contact for Access Evidence at the SSF site and ensure collaboration with all relevant groups internally in the company specifically partners based in SSF
Contribute to maintaining and updating existing processes and deliverables to systematically and comprehensively generate access evidence
Contribute to decision making regarding generation of Access Evidence
Develop and maintain a network of relevant stakeholders in the field of HTA
Drive the Access Evidence discusson at the molecule level for specific projects ensuring HTA/payer requirements are considered, mitigation strategies are developed and trade-offs are clear to inform decision making.
Modeling and driving access excellence across Global Access, other global, regional and affiliate functions and teams; playing a lead role in supporting Access’s transformation into an agile, project-based organization
Developing and maintaining in-depth knowledge of internal/external access evidence dynamics, trends and requirements
Defining team and project budgets and other requirements. Ensuring project and resource status are transparent, clearly and timeously communicated to enable stakeholders to make the best decisions for the business
Supporting capability development by sharing access evidence expertise and educating others in these realms
Ensuring projects and project teams meet or exceed goals and objectives
Who you are
We are looking for candidates with the following profile:
Graduate or higher level qualification in at least one of the following:
Science or medical degree
Post-Graduate Qualification in Health Economics or related discipline
Statistics or quantitative related discipline
Masters of Business Administration
Expert knowledge of local pricing and reimbursement requirements for clinical value elements to support the product value proposition
Excellent knowledge of clinical evidence throughout product development
Strong ability to collaborate with internal functional experts and to explain technical concepts to non-experts.
Proven track record of meeting or exceeding quantitative and qualitative objectives and goals
Recognized as a thought leader across a broad set of access topics with ability to deep-dive quickly into new topics, process and link a significant amount of information
Strong leadership skills: can build vision and strategy and lead others in the accomplishment of this. Demonstrable abilities to oversee the work of other team members and ensure the highest standards, efficiencies and overall effectiveness
Strong track record of attracting, inspiring, retaining and developing talent
Outstanding consulting skills: consistent and proven track record of helping internal partners/stakeholders address strategic opportunities and solve problems
Demonstrable mindset and proven track record of developing and leading agile organizations and operations
Strong change management skills: knows how to effectively drive systemic change across complex organizations
Strong interpersonal skills: proven abilities to develop important relationships with others internally and externally
Strong influencing and negotiation skills: proven abilities to influence others without authority
Strong communication and presentation skills: exhibits professional maturity, confidence and competence. Knows how to summarize and communicate the key points and business case for others to effectively and expeditiously make important business decisions
Strong project and process management skills: proven abilities to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities, goals, objectives and tasks through to successful conclusion
Strong financial acumen: proven abilities to effectively manage large expense budgets and make significant contributions to long-range revenue planning, scenario planning and risk mitigation/management
Strong customer orientation/focus
Ability to travel globally
Fluent written and verbal English
Seven or more years’ experience in either the Pharmaceutical, Consulting Industry or HTA Agencies
Experience of drug development and health technology assessment requirements
Experience in both commercial and clinical development functions of pharmaceutical industry desirable
Experience in leading cross-functional teams
Familiarity with at least one disease area relevant to Roche Pharma portfolio
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