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Director Global Market Access


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New York, NY
Other/Not Classified
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Full Time
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Experienced (Non-Manager)
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Director Global Market Access

About the Job

Breast Talazoparib & Ibrance - Director, Global Market Access


This position will be supporting Ibrance and Talazoparib. The  primary responsibilities of this position will be to support the pricing & market access launch  and life cycle indication assessments for Talazoparib, and the market access & pricing strategy for Ibrance. Both of these products are Pfizer Anchor Brands and critical to Pfizer Oncology’s future success. Key aspects of this role will be to generate and synthesize global payer insights; lead regional / country cross functional and H&V training and negotiations to support launch, evaluate the pricing & market access potential for life cycle indications and develop financial models to evaluate the impact of the life cycle indications on the overall value of each brand.


  • Provide payer insights to understand/meet the needs of all types of payers in key Pfizer markets and develop Access Strategy
  • Represent the ‘Voice of the Payer’ at cross-functional team and governance bodies
  • Deliver clear recommendations relating to payer strategy, pricing and reimbursement, evidence generation, data collection and value proposition. 
  • Achieving the above will variously require the formation of leadership and/or participation in virtual cross functional teams.  When necessary, convene and coordinate taskforce deployments related to specific asset threats and opportunities.

Generate & synthesize payer Insights

  • Lead horizon scanning and in-depth understanding of payer regulations, needs of all types of payers (e.g. HTA agencies, institutions and patients) in key Pfizer markets.
  • Create and maintain expertise in payer regulation and priorities across major countries / archetypes in the region:
    • Assessment and communication of external access trends to anticipate potential challenges and opportunities for pipeline & inline portfolio.
    • Gather and synthesize feedback for development programs with health technology assessment agencies, payers, and relevant patient associations within assigned region

Develop Payer Value Proposition and drive market access strategy

  • Support development and regional customization of the access strategy and delivery of the Payer Value Proposition
  • Guide the organization on the Payer Evidence strategy (by payer archetype) and its incorporation in the asset development program, including endpoint recommendations in trials
  • Refine deliverables by payer archetypes within assigned region

Pricing strategy & access strategy and decision support

  • Support the global access strategy execution for Talazopariband Ibrance and lifecycle indication assessments. Support the development of the Global Pricing Policy (GPP) including by region/ archetype as needed to optimize the business opportunity for Pfizer, following appropriate approval governance
  • Guidance on managing product launch within proposed price corridor, launch sequence and negotiation playbook tools/techniques

Advance Functional Excellence in Global Market Access

  • Work with Oncology Team Lead to identify and appropriately allocate resources per critical business needs
  • Work efficiently and collaboratively in a highly matrixed environment

In addition you will be expected to:

  • Set the ambition and vision for value-based access to medicines for strategic assets
  • Champion the payer agenda internally and improve understanding of payer needs
  • Develop effective processes and ways of working to support collaboration with key internal stakeholder groups such as medical and health outcomes

You will be required to:

  • Identify new opportunities for value creation based on an understanding of Health Care systems and the potential benefits of Pfizer medicines
  • Develop innovative approaches to evidence generation which meet payer needs and integrate these with the needs of other customers

This role will have a significant impact on a number of key deliverables, such as:

  • Ability to manage earnings growth risk due to threats such as competitor pricing, payer policy changes, and the success of replacement earnings through new launches (securing price and reimbursement)
  • Ability to help patients do more, feel better and live longer amidst a challenging macroeconomic environment and barriers to access
  • The overall revenue which can be achieved from the R&D organization by optimizing the value that can be created from the medicines in the pipeline


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 8+ years experience in healthcare environment, preferably pharmaceutical industry or related consulting services, sufficient to have developed a deep understanding of the global payer and market access environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of drug development process
  • Pharmaceutical business leadership, including experience in strategy development and interaction with customers
  • Familiarity with strategic and operating planning processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of health economics and associated skills
  • Experience of managing people in a cross-cultural environment


  • Advanced degree in a healthcare, business or economic field preferred (PH.D, MD or MBA)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and evidence of teamwork in a matrix environment
  • Proven ability to build coalitions and develop strong partnerships across functions
  • Executive presence and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization 
  • Outstanding writing and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, to take accountability for business challenges, think strategically and tackle complex problems
  • Intellectual curiosity and ability to spot trends/ patterns
  • Strong customer-orientation; an ability to see issues from the point of view of others
  • Ability to work successfully and cooperatively with colleagues across multiple cultures and time-zones
  • An “execution mindset” focused on getting things done quickly and simply

The individual will report to a Global Market Access Breast Oncology Team Lead.

EEO & Employment Eligibility

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  • Last Date to Apply for Job: July 26th, 2018
  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.


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