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Medical Value & Access National Account Director

Amgen Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Expired: April 17, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Medical Value & Access National Account Director (MV&A NAD) is a Level 7 field-based position within the Health Outcomes and Pharmacoeconomics (HOPE) Specialists group in US Medical, reporting to a Field Director. The MV&A NADs serve as a medical liaison to access decision makers in prioritized national accounts. The MV&A NADs will educate decision makers on the clinical and economic evidence for prioritized Amgen products, and corresponding therapeutic areas, with the ultimate goal of improving access and patient outcomes at these accounts.
**_Main Areas of Responsibilities_**
+ Develops professional relationships with a broad set of access decision makers in the account to ensure appropriate communication of clinical and economic information for Amgen products and therapeutic areas of interest
+ Responsible for building strategic relationships at executive levels
+ Responsible for facilitating other medical resources (e.g., including personnel) to address medical needs at the national account
+ Serves as the Medical lead for developing robust strategic accounts plans, collaborating with the Organized Customer Team and other internal stakeholders, as appropriate
+ Leads cross-functional activities across US Medical Teams to develop strategic Medical objectives & tactics for the account; includes synthesis of customer insights to inform short- and long-term strategy, and integration of customer-specific research needs into evidence generation plans
+ Leads the review of (and provide input when clinically appropriate) on utilization/prior authorization policies developed by the national account proactively as well as downstream policies to ensure appropriate clinically-supported alignment
+ Coordinates pull-through of national account initiatives by working closely with regional account HOPEs on downstream account work
+ Identifies and facilitates creative clinical partnership opportunities with the customer in areas such as population health, value-based partnerships, real world data evidence, health economics, and other types of observational research
+ Leads pipeline engagement efforts to ensure consideration of US payer feedback into R&D planning
+ Offers mentoring opportunities to HOPE RMLs to experience national account activities and support a development plan for HOPE specialist career growth
+ Functions as a valued member of the HOPE senior leadership team and lead transformation initiatives as needed
+ Represents Amgen by supporting advisory boards, congresses, and professional association meetings
+ Travel is required (~50%)
**_Basic Qualifications:_**
Doctorate degree & 5 years of Regional Medical Liaison experience or payer experience
**_Preferred Qualifications:_**
+ Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.D., or D.O.
+ 8 years + of related experience
+ National payer experience highly preferred
+ Evidence of large impact at previous accounts
+ Deep knowledge of managed markets, pharmacoeconomics, population health and broad health care trends
+ Excellent communication and presentation skills
+ Strong track record of partnering with cross-functional colleagues to provide value to customers