Vice President, Market Access- Cambridge, Ma
At Blueprint Medicines, as our name indicates, we are creating a blueprint for the future of healthcare. We are a leading company in the personalized medicine revolution by focusing on delivering new medicines that are targeted to the genetic driver of disease. We do this by leveraging our one-of-a-kind drug discovery platform to discover, develop and work to bring highly-selective kinase inhibitors to patients globally. This prolific scientific platform has enabled Blueprint Medicines to build a pipeline of novel therapies that span three distinct areas of medicine; genomically defined cancers, rare diseases and cancer immunotherapy.
The VP, Market Access will be a foundational commercial leader who will contribute to shaping the future of Blueprint Medicines as a commercial organization. He/she will be responsible for developing US market access strategies for Blueprint Medicines' innovative product portfolio, including pricing, contracting and reimbursement, payer strategy and engagement. The primary objective is to achieve quality market access to Blueprint Medicines' transformative therapies for patients with cancer and rare diseases.
Develop and implement market access strategies and launch plans in the US to ensure broad market access and reimbursement by commercial and government payers
Develop an evidence-based plan, informed by market research and advisory boards to identify core customer needs, with the goal of optimizing patient access for Blueprint Medicines' therapies
Collaborate on the development of value driven optimal pricing strategies and oversee implementation of pricing activities consistent with the strategy including contracting strategies
Work closely with Patient Services, Trade and Distribution, Sales, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Patient Advocacy and Legal to develop and execute integrated product access plans to ensure affordable, timely coverage
Map key customers and develop business plans to engage them. Lead external engagement in coordination with internal stakeholders and share insights to inform product strategies
Establish Key Performance metrics, build dashboards, analyze performance and recommend actions to resolve barriers to drug access
Oversee the development of value propositions, marketing strategies, reimbursement dossiers, other materials and tactics needed to demonstrate the value of Blueprint Medicines' innovative therapies
Attract, hire and lead the market access field-based team responsible for engaging the spectrum of key reimbursement stakeholders in the US, including: key accounts, federal accounts, payers (national, regional, government), GPOs, IDNs and ACOs to optimize patient access
Act as a key liaison to the International team to align on market access strategies globally
Advise commercial and executive leadership on key access policies and reimbursement practices to inform corporate objectives, quantify risks and opportunities and make recommendations for action
Bring an understanding of the payer perspective to product core teams to ensure that payer requirements are adequately met throughout the evidence development and commercial strategy development processes in a timely and accurate fashion
Provide expert view on the Pricing and Reimbursement system and evolving public policy environment and competitive access landscapes to inform corporate strategy and long-range planning
Oversee training of cross-functional stakeholders to educate on key market access initiatives, messaging and materials
Collaborate with Finance, Legal, Government Pricing, and other functions to establish consistent business rules and policies focused on appropriate and compliant reporting and ensure all Market Access activities comply with regulatory agencies, public policies/guidelines, and with corporate policies and procedures
Qualifications and Capabilities:
At least 10 years of relevant industry experience in biotech/pharma. Must possess recent and significant experience in planning, launch and successful commercialization of oncology therapies
Strong understanding of the business of oncology is essential. Additional experience with rare diseases and/or companion diagnostics a plus
Strong patient-focused mindset is required
Explores innovative approaches / evolving landscape
Strategic thinking combined with the ability to execute, both individually and by leading teams, to achieve operational excellence in the face of challenging goals
Excels in a fast-paced, results-driven, highly accountable environment where you can make a clear impact
Maintains a Blueprint Medicines, rather than a functional, perspective and acts on the belief that solutions and plans are stronger when appropriate collaboration occurs across and beyond the Company
Travel 25- 50% of the time is required
All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
WHO WE ARE:
At Blueprint Medicines Commercial, we are united by a collective urgency to bring transformative therapies from the lab to all appropriate patients. We live by the desire to innovate and do things better. Join us, and you will have the freedom to make an impact for patients.
ABOUT BLUEPRINT MEDICINES:
The Blueprint Medicines mission is to dramatically improve the lives of patients with genomically defined diseases. Our singular focus is to use our deep understanding of the genetic blueprint of cancer and other diseases driven by the abnormal activation of kinases to craft highly selective medicines aimed at eradicating these diseases.
We don't think in small steps. We think in giant leaps.
We are driven by the pursuit of new ideas, new innovations, and new ways of thinking.
We know that what each and every one of us does matters and that our success depends on our ability to work together. We believe we are at our best as a company when our employees are thriving and foster a culture that provides opportunities to grow and develop professionally, while also having fun.
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