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Access Strategy Lead - Rozimab 1

Location: 

Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium

Job Function:  Market Access & Pricing
Job ID:  65147

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

 

To strengthen our Market Access Team, based in our US HQ office in Atlanta, GA, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Access Strategy Lead - Rozimab.  As an Access Strategy Lead,  you will lead all aspects of access and pricing across all indications for Rozanolixizumab and any complementary assets that are in the same product portfolio for overlapping patient populations. You will influence the overall strategy of the asset(s) to ensure that the value of UCB solutions to patients is reflected in price, to ensure appropriate access for patients across all UCB’s major markets and to ensure that the value proposition and the evidence that supports it is compelling to payers.  Highly qualified candidates with significant US experience based in Brussels, Belgium may also be considered.

 

You like to work in an environment where you can: 

  • Align access and pricing ambition, strategy and operationalization with both peers in medical, development and commercial disciplines as well as ensure seamless regional and local resourcing, capabilities and plans for execution. 
  • Ensure that global deliverables from access operations leads in US, EU and China & Japan and deliverables from pricing, payer strategy and health economic teams serves the needs of the mission and that the mission strategy informs the direction of travel for the global organization. 
  • Ensure that the asset and allied services and solutions represent a compelling value proposition that reflects specific differentiation that is meaningful to payers and patients, and that this value proposition is supported by a corpus of clinical and real-world evidence and toolkits that enable local success when negotiating with payers

 

You will contribute by: 

  • Supporting the development of a full access strategy for Rozimab that is consistent with UCB’s ambition for the asset, with UCB’s patient value ambition, with sustainable access and pricing principles and with the evolving nature of the healthcare ecosystems in major markets around the world.
  • Ensuring the Value proposition for the asset for in each indication are payer-relevant, consistently applied, rigorously tested and properly supported by evidence
  • Continuously assessing the changing payer and pricing landscape; interpret what it means for Rozimab strategy and proactively adapt mission and global access and pricing strategies accordingly.  
  • Continuously assessing internal capabilities relative to what is needed to succeed and lead in key patient populations and make clear recommendations and feasible development, hiring and partnering plans to address any gaps with specific attention to needs that are unique to rare diseases.
  • Understanding key internal and external stakeholder perspectives, navigate and seek or forge alignment among these stakeholders to remove barriers and catalyze the development and launch of the asset.
  • Understanding the evolving requirements of various payers and HTA bodies and their required timing and adapt team deliverables and resource planning accordingly.
  • Understanding the state of the art and evolving trends in value-based agreements in US and EU; identify how, when and where such agreements can and should play a pivotal role in the access and pricing strategy for Rozimab, thus linking the global strategic objectives with local contracting strategic guidance.

 

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: 
 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Finance or similar degree  
  • 12+ years of experience in leadership within the Access and Pricing field with the pharmaceutical/biotech industry 
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Superior understanding of today’s payer systems, business models, policy environment and market mechanisms especially in the US, also across EU5, China and Japan 
  • Knowledge and experience with value-based agreements 
  • Significant experience in rare diseases or patient populations or therapeutic areas related to Myasthenia Gravis or Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Experience and ability to lead direct and indirect reports in a matrixed organization and to inspire and mentor peers
  • Significant experience developing value propositions and value strategies for holistic solutions that include medicine, device and service 
  • Experience with real world evidence strategies 
  • Experience preparing and launching assets that are developing multiple indications in parallel and/or experience launching a portfolio of complementary products in overlapping patient populations

 

Why you should apply 

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve. 

If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.
 

 

UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.


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