Global Health Economics Director – US Value-Based Partnerships

  • Company: Amgen
  • Posted: January 12, 2017
  • Reference ID: R-30294
In the context of the rapidly evolving healthcare environment with extreme focus on the cost and affordability of innovative new specialty medicines, Amgen is committed to developing a new capability to develop and execute global strategies to establish and sustain value-based partnerships with healthcare payers, governments and delivery systems. This includes the establishment of a new global value-based partnership hub that will explore and execute new and innovative mechanisms of patient access that create win-win-win situations for patients, payers and Amgen, while improving access to key stakeholders and their support of policies that shape the external environment.
This Director role will lead the Global Health Economics (GHE) US Value-Based Partnership team, with the following responsibilities:
Provide strategic GHE input in building Amgen's new Global Value-Based Partnership capability.
Serve as point of contact and oversight for all Value-Based Partnership projects across GHE
Function as the GHE lead across all Therapeutic Area & Corporate level Partnerships, including the design, scientific governance approval, execution and publication of Health Economic Research components
Coordinate product level partnership project resourcing (FTE requirements) with GHE Product leads both regionally & globally
Provide flexible GHE headcount resource to support GHE product leads in executing high priority product level partnership projects
Identify GHE product level research projects suitable for execution through partnerships
Support Global Partnership Hub Partnership lead(s) in partnership ideation and partner segmentation, and business case development
Work with Global Value-Based Partnership Manager(s) to execute contracted partnerships
Ensure clear and consistent communication between the Global Partnership Hub and the GHE leadership team, GHE Value-Based Partnership Team and GHE product leads
Work with Global Head of Value-Based Partnerships and Hub Planning and Ops on strategic planning and partnership prioritization
Support end-to-end negotiation and execution of TA or Corporate-Level partnerships
Provide critical input to Hub Data analyst on partnership Business Case Development, Valuation, and Prioritization
Keep aware of legal and compliance guardrails
Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree and 4 years of health economics and outcomes research experience
Master's degree and 8 years of health economics and outcomes research experience
Bachelor's degree and 10 years of health economics and outcomes research experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Ability to align internal and external stakeholders around future value payer partnership initiatives
Experience managing multiple simultaneous projects with direct commercial or research implications
Strong interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, active listening, and relationship management skills
Partnership, contracting, and/or valuation modeling experience
Understanding or familiarity with the Value & Access organization, and how it interfaces with other parts of the business
Experience working with or for external payers and providers
Awareness and ability to navigate and conform to Commercialization and Corporate Governance processes
Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.
Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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