Business Partner, Patient Support Program(s) - Oncology
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Position Title: Business Partner, Patient Support Program(s) (PSP) - Oncology
Position Type: Regular, Full-Time
Career Level: D
Are you passionate about building programs for patients? Do you want to improve the patient experience? Can you build advocacy to create change?
We believe we can make a positive impact for patients. Reporting to the Senior Patient Support Programs (PSP) Strategy Lead, you will be a key member in building a “best in class” Oncology capability at AstraZeneca.
In this role:
You lead and execute the AstraZeneca Oncology PSP to ensure seamless delivery to patients and key partners while differentiating AstraZeneca as an innovative leader in Oncology
You work actively and reciprocally with the marketing, market access and sales teams to maximize insights and adjust to the dynamics of the market to provide a seamless patient first approach
You identify, manage and maximize third party vendor relationships to drive innovation and efficiency in the delivery of our programs to positively impact the patient journey
You provide aggregated insights analyzing the data sets from the PSP to help the brand teams refine and build strategies to deliver our medicines to patients in need
You participate in the build and design of an overarching Patient Program vision and strategy (across therapeutic areas) and how they will enable success for the business and for patients
You are fully conversant with the current customer/market place, key dynamics and policies in addition to key competitors and strategies from a PSP perspective
You utilize external relationships with customers or organizations that may play a critical role in the disease area. You work closely with key external leaders in the field to implement projects to optimize patient management and drive the oncology portfolio forward
You partner with Senior Strategy Lead, PSP, to execute all Budgeting, Procurement and Financial Reconciliations to ensure adherence to contracts in place with third party vendors
You build, evaluate and drive success of PSP vendor metrics (eg. Time from enroll to time to receive drug, conversion, etc.)
You support the development and delivery of a governance model for the overarching PSP process and issue management process across all portfolios
You partner on Disease insight mining with Brand and Evidence collection teams (RWE)
Your qualifications include:
Post secondary education, preferred in health sciences.
Minimum of 5-7 years of PSP or pharmaceutical experience. Launch and operationalizing PSPs at a vendor level a strong asset
Knowledge of the Canadian payer landscape
Ability to lead without authority and an entrepreneurial leader with a passion for putting patients first
Strong aptitude to work on complex problems in ambiguous and dynamic environments
Self-starter, highly motivated and accountable to deliver results at a very high standard
Strong project, time and financial management, analytical skills, communication and interpersonal skills
Adaptability and strong advocate for change, ability to influence internally and externally
Works well in a highly collaborative matrixed environment and cross-functional approach
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