Director, Market Access Strategy

Director Market Access Strategy  – Bay Area, CA

The Market Access Strategy, will lead US value, access and reimbursement strategy development for gene therapy program. This position works closely with multiple stakeholders within the commercial, medical affairs, and key corporate functions. This position reports to the Senior Director, Market Access Strategy and Payer Policy within North America Commercial Operations. This newly created position drives strategies to ensure market access success by objectively evaluating the US coverage and reimbursement environment and providing subject matter expertise to influence commercial planning and market entry plans. The position identifies access issues and opportunities, and collaborates with commercial/cross-functional teams that address them. Responsibilities: • Lead development and ensure implementation of US market access strategies for  program • Evaluate opportunities that can be translated into strategies and actions to prepare innovative gene therapy for market access success • Collaborate with commercial market access and commercial operations functional leads responsible for implementation strategies • Project team lead the development of global market access value proposition, global value dossier, evangelize on key publication opportunities that ensure access and team access deliverables. • Lead US market access horizon scanning and trend assessment for gene therapies that provide insights and key considerations • Actively serve as US market access SME/voice for gene therapy in the commercial organization • Partner with US pricing and policy functions to evaluate and establish pricing, coverage, and reimbursement environment that supports provider & patient demands for gene therapy Required Experience/Skills: • 8+ years US pharmaceutical industry experience with increasing responsibilities • 5+ years of experience in developing and implementing innovative US market access and reimbursement strategies in a corporate role • Deep understanding of health policy & health system environment for transformative and rare therapies • Superior problem-solving skills, including demonstrated capability of applying previous experience to complex policy issues • Excellent communication, collaboration, influence, strategic and analytical skills are required • Highly organized and skilled at managing teams and vendor projects Preferred Qualifications: • US Product launch and pre-launch leadership • Rare Disease experience highly preferred Education: • Bachelors, preferably in life sciences or economics • MBA or MPH, preferred

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