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Ecosystem Partner - MI/OH


Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Job Function:  Sales
Job ID:  69856

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?





We are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Immunology Ecosystem Partnership Lead for the Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky Geography.  
The Immunology Ecosystem Partner (EP) will deliver and differentiate the Immunology total value proposition to C-Suite Executive Population Stakeholders, and Regional Payer and IDN formulary stakeholders – developing advocacy and influence that delivers on the patient Value Strategy in collaboration with immunology micro-ecosystem partners. The EP will have shared responsibility, with their Regional Account Executive (RAE) market access partners, to develop and coordinate strategies that ensure access and affordability of UCB iPVU products with Regional Payer and IDN accounts within their defined micro-ecosystems.
You like to work in an environment where you can: 

  • Model and lead a strong team and Immunology Patient Value Team collaboration and teamwork that contributes to achievement of shared objectives
  • In coordination with the MAP partners, co-develop, define, and execute local strategic imperatives focused on maximizing UCB immunology product access, affordability, and pull-through within the immunology micro-ecosystems 
  • Deliver and differentiate high impact immunology value proposition to C-Suite Executive Population Stakeholders, Large Group Practice, Health System, and key immunology influencers in all micro-ecosystems.
  • Develop and lead partnering relationships with immunology executive stakeholders (C-Suite) to influence patient access to UCB immunology products with local and regional payers/IDNs – across all immunology micro-ecosystems - via co-developed strategic plans shared and coordinated with squad partners

You will contribute by: 

  • Creating and leading connectivity of immunology micro-ecosystem executive stakeholders and key immunology influencers to their regional payer/IDN contemporaries, who have influence over immunology formulary and or medical policy decisions - via co-developed and coordinated strategic plans shared by squad partners
  • Delivering the differentiated immunology value proposition to key immunology formulary influencers, developing advocates to optimize patient access, within local and regional payers/IDNs – across all immunology micro-ecosystems in coordination w MAP partners
  • Expanding broader and deeper relationships across diverse Immunology Clinical, Population Health, Utilization Management, Quality Teams, and Value-based care functions etc. - applied to multi-disciplinary formulary advocates internal to regional payers/IDNs - strategically coordinated with AAL partners


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

  • Bachelors’ degree in life sciences, business or healthcare 
  • 3+ years of account mgmt. experience (IDN, large academic or regional payers) or team leadership
  • 7+ years of pharmaceutical experience
  • Must currently reside within geography


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Immunology / biologics experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and documented success leading multidisciplinary and/or matrixed teams
  • Market expertise in US Immunology, Regional Payer/IDN, and Healthcare delivery systems 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing, developing, and influencing teams
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications
  • Demonstrated strength in business planning, tactical plan development and execution


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.



About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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