The access strategist is responsible for the full range of activities and deliverables to obtain and maintain Market Access, Reimbursement, and optimal Pricing for Pfizer’s products.
This may include leading a team of H&V colleagues on the development and execution of access strategies, alignment and integration of global and local country commercial and H&V strategies and coordination and delivery of key value propositions to external payer customers and influencers.
Key Accountabilities :
The access strategist Lead will be accountable for :
Maintains updated identification, mapping and segmentation of key stakeholders
Ensures the inclusion of payer customer insights in strategic planning processes
Development (and execution, as applicable) of portfolio Market Access plans for key products and therapeutic areas, that balance individual brand considerations with longer term portfolio and payer-relationship priorities
Leads development of robust, credible value arguments and propositions for Pfizer products
Depending on market structure, leads external interaction with payer stakeholders, including stakeholder strategy, relationship management and development of innovative partnerships
Directs payer and patient research activities to understand stakeholder requirements, for selected products / therapies, and health technology / assessment hurdles in local markets
Develops, implements and maintains key measurement systems and KPIs to demonstrate impact of Market Access strategies and programs
Establishes strong working relationships across functions, contributing ideas, strategies, team / matrix leadership in an innovative, thought provoking and collegial manner.
Key Deliverables :
Development (and execution, as applicable) of portfolio Market Access plans
Development (and execution) of product Pricing, Access and Reimbursement strategies
Oversees development and delivery of dossier submissions
Development of Product-specific Payer Value Propositions
Development of alternative market access approaches to accelerate formulary inclusions and increase demand
Key internal relationships / interactions : HEOR, Pricing, Corporate Affairs, Market Access, Sales, Commercial, Medical and Regulatory
Job Specific Technical / Functional / Professional Competencies :
Key Strategic Capabilities :
Market Access Excellence
Strategic Pricing Excellence
Measuring business impact / success of market access strategies (Setting and measuring KPI’s)
Influencing across boundaries
Key Functional Competencies :
Payer Value Drivers
Understands needs, interests and drivers of value for payers and their key influencers. Brings these external stakeholder perspectives into Pfizer.
Value & Access Strategy
Ability to develop and deliver, with cross-functional team members from medical and commercial, a compelling value and access strategy, tailored to local payer and other stakeholders’ interests and needs.
Key Leadership competencies :
Decisive- manages complexity to make timely, informed decisions
Focused- develops impactful short- and long-term solutions for payer customers to support better patient access and outcomes
Connected- collaborates with others to accomplish shared goals
Inspiring- motivates and develops self and other to move the business forward
Courageous- consistently demonstrates accountability in the face of challenges
Resilient- responds to change with agility and optimism and innovation
Knowledge / Requirements :
At least 5 years’ experience in a relevant sector, including pharmaceuticals, healthcare, patient services, financial services or health tech
Relevant qualifications in healthcare (e.g. MPH), business (e.g. MBA) or finance an advantage
Fluent Spanish a requirement. Fluent English strongly preferred
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