AbbVie Associate Director, Market Access Supply Chain Marketing in North Chicago, Illinois
AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter (https://twitter.com/abbvie) , Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/AbbVieGlobal) , Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/abbvie/?hl=en) , YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/AbbVie) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/abbvie) .
AbbVie has a strong specialty product portfolio that serves patients in the areas of Immunology, US Specialty, and Oncology, with new specialty medications in development. A cross-therapeutic team within the Market Access organization specializes in working with channel partners to provide access, services and resources to ensure optimal patient care.
The Associate Director of Market Access Supply Chain Marketing will lead a team of direct reports that is responsible for developing, implementing and enhancing programs and contracting initiatives within the Pharmacy and Distribution channels. The individual will foster teamwork across multiple stakeholders, marketing and field sales, by collaborating with the Integrated Brand Team - informing investment decisions and making recommendations supported with financial analyses. The role will support the US Immunology franchise.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Channel Planning and Implementation – effectively develops, communicates and implements the vision, strategy and tactics for US Immunology
Distribution Plan – Determine appropriate distribution models and execute specialty and retail pharmacy contracts (including product discount, data, and services)
Pharmacy Services – Develops comprehensive strategy for pharmacy services aligned to brand objectives and provide key insights to inform brand strategy
Pharmacy Marketing Materials – Lead the development and creation of high-impact promotional material that supports stakeholder needs and brand strategic objectives
Pharmacy Enhancement of Brand Care Models - Identify, support and execute pharmacy services that are aligned with and advance the capabilities of the brand patient care programs
Contract Management - Execute and manage assigned pharmacy contracts for each Brand, collaborating with the Contract Operations and Market Analytics Business Insights teams to measure performance against expected results
Drive Results – Influence and educate the sales force to deliver impactful initiatives through their stakeholders and ensure pharmacy contracts are performing and compliant
Specialty Pharmacy Services Model – Lead the development of, and establish the AbbVie standard for Specialty Pharmacy high-touch services
Compliance - Ensures that regulatory and legal restrictions and guidance is followed
Department Operations – Manages the P&L responsibilities for projects related to sales and promotional budgets. Creates the business case to secure budget from Brand Team, and completes projects on time and on budget
Cross-functional Collaboration – Fosters strong working relationships with the Brand Marketing, Market Access Payer Marketing, Legal, Regulatory and Marketing Analytics teams as well as external collaboration partners
Industry Expertise – Up to date on current industry trends and anticipates future changes
Pharmaceutical Marketing experience, including program and/or product management/marketing
Experience leading and coaching a team to achieve results
Ability to develop and manage projects cross-functionally
Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards affecting Pharmaceutical Products
Knowledge of marketing concepts within strategic planning process and understanding of market research principles to draw valid conclusions and inform recommendations
Knowledge of and/or relationships with Retail, Specialty and Independent Pharmacy as well as the Wholesale Distribution and Specialty Distribution channel
Familiarity with and experience in the Immunology therapeutic area
Experience with Market Access and contract negotiation
Experience in marketing and program management with specialty pharmacy and specialty distribution channel
Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)
Job Level Code
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.
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