Dermatology Collaboration Lead

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Date: Nov 13, 2018

Location: Atlanta, Georgia, US

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?

UCB aspires to be the Patient-Preferred global biopharmaceutical leader transforming the lives of people with severe diseases.   We demonstrate this to patients and customers through our proactive commitment to removing barriers to access to our medicines and through other offerings that provide true differentiated value to patients, their caregivers and other stakeholders. 

 

The Dermatology Collaboration Lead position in the US Immunology Patient Value Unit (US iPVU) is responsible for shaping the partnership and collaboration strategies with large organized Physician groups as UCB enters the Dermatology market.  UCB Immunology’s holistic offering – clinical, services and formulations continue to evolve in Rheumatology and Gastroenterology while newly entering Dermatology.  This role will focus on delivering UCB’s holistic offering to Dermatology organized physician groups through customized patient centric solutions for Psoriasis patients today and into the future.   Critical responsibilities for this role include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Securing a deep understanding of the Dermatology Biologics Patient journey in administering drug at-home and in-office to identify the influence points along their treatment journey
  • Lead the strategic engagement between UCB and key Dermatology C-suite stakeholders to gain insights, cultivate relationships to shape unique and differentiated communications and patient solutions
  • Understand US healthcare trends and impact on the practice of Dermatology, particularly in the care of Psoriasis Patients
  • Strategic mapping of the Dermatology organized groups in both private practice and institutional settings to understand long-term goals, influence of access and unmet needs in the management of the Psoriasis patients
  • Shaping ecosystem solutions for Dermatology through unique partnerships and collaborations in private practice and institutional settings that elevate the Psoriasis patient experience
  • Leverage opportunities for Dermatology synergies with Rheumatology and Gastroenterology Practice groups
  • Partnering with cross-functional internal teams to develop these solutions including HUB services, in-office administration and specialty pharmacies
  • Partnering with Medical to devise a KOL engagement strategy to advance understanding of patient needs, diagnosis and treatment across Dermatology with integrated efforts across current and future assets
  • Identifying needs for HEOR data and population health solutions for Psoriasis Patients
  • Provide input into market research and forecasts for UCB impact on Psoriasis Patients
  • Working closely with the iDerm Sales Team and other customer facing teams, as needed, to integrate relationships and bring solutions to market

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated strategic thinker with entrepreneurial mindset including developing innovative solutions and strategic business plans
  • Sales and marketing experience with ability to bring new concepts into implementation
  • Experience in complex Market access environment
  • Deep understanding of the US Dermatology ecosystem, immunology preferable
  • Demonstrated ability to “connect the dots”; coordinate with the decision makers as well as the indirect influencers to move projects along in a timely and expeditious fashion.
  • Ability to work across cross-functional teams a must. Internal partners include (but not limited to) Marketers, Patient Marketing, Market Access, Health Systems/Institutional/Ecosystem team, Medical, etc.
  • Experience working with through internal review committee (compliance-medical-legal-regulatory) process.
  • Strong project management and vendor management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree (MBA) preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with at least 3 years in a marketing leadership role.

 

UCB Competency Expectations:

  • Gathering & Interpreting information
  • Delivering impactful results
  • Thinking holistically - Understands the impact of own actions on other areas of the business; Looks for synergies inside and outside the organization to create value for UCB and patients
  • Learning through experience - Demonstrates curiosity and learns from the experience of success and failure; Proactively shares knowledge with others to affect continuous improvement.
  • Working together - Develops trustful relationships with internal and external stakeholders to accelerate business achievements; Encourages and leverages diversity to improve outcomes.
  • Championing change - Seeks new opportunities to create value for patients and UCB; Supports the implementation and acceptance of change across the organization; Challenges the alignment of actions/initiatives against UCB strategies, values and sense of purpose.

 

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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