Managed Care Analytics Lead

  • Company: Shire plc
  • Location: Massachusetts, United States
  • Posted: May 27, 2017
  • Reference ID: R0008970
US Market Access is responsible for securing profitable access of Shire products in the United States. The role involves managing key analytic responsibilities for products and initiatives as well as providing quantitative analytical support in service of the US Market Access mission.
The role requires:
  • Extensive understanding of government and commercial insurance environment and process for covering rare disease products
  • Understanding the implications of contract and market access strategies
  • Ability to collaborate, listen,and anticipate individual needs of supported franchises Expertise with variety of databases and software used to generate analytics and insights
The role requires management of multiple complex projects simultaneously as well as the ability to analyze complex data and provide summarized recommendations and guidance to the US Market Access team. The ideal candidate would enjoy working with data and be fueled by a curiosity to understand data patterns and how they impact the overall business goals.

40% of time - Strategic analysis & recommendations - own and manage the development of key analyses providing strategic insight to senior leadership for decision making. Examples would include assessment of likely coverage for pipeline products, analysis of impact of payer coverage policies, and analysis of copays and deductibles. The ability to convert analyses to actionable insights, articulate their meaning and/or implications and support decision making is critical to this position.
20% of TIme - Contract analysis - Creation and development of methods for comprehensive contract assessment, including both the profitability of specific payer contracts/scenarios and the consistency of these contracts with broader US Market Access goals. Accountabilities include the assessment of different contracting approaches and investigation of individual customer circumstances and capabilities. This type of scenario analysis requires strong problem solving skills and the ability to analyze a situation from multiple angles.
20% of Time - Project management - manage multiple complex projects (Stakeholder Management, Requirements Gathering, Business Objective Establishment, Analysis Design and Execution) for Strategic Analysis, Contract Analysis and Business Unit analysis simultaneously, under tight timelines with the expectation of high quality deliverables. Analytical lead may need to work closely with partners across market access, franchise insights teams, patient services, and commercial excellence.
20% of Time -Data management and reporting - several key data sources are used (3rd party, specialty pharmacy, and internal patient services data). Coordination with 3rd party vendors and internal partners is required to maintain validity and accuracy of data. Reports will be generated on a monthly/quarterly frequency and shared with various stakeholders

Requirements -
Undergraduate degree required
5 years of a business analytics experience preferably in life sciences
Prior Managed Care / Market Access or consulting experience preferred
Demonstrated expertise in quantitative analysis
Strong ability to simultaneously manage multiple complex analytical projects Strong communication skills - verbal and power point presentations
Relationship management skills to develop working relationships in support of Business units
Expert knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint is required.
Experience with tools such as R, SAS, Microsoft Access,Qlik/dataviz software is a plus
Experience with IMS PlanTrak, IMS FIA, Fingertip Formulary, Symphony, specialty pharmacy, patient service, MarketScan, and other healthcare databases are a plus Experience supporting launch Brand analytics is a plus

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