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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Job reference: R-049349
Posted date: Apr. 17, 2019

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Position Title: Business Partner, Patient Support Program(s) (PSP) - Oncology

Position Type: Regular, Full-Time

Career Level: D

Location: Mississauga

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

Next steps – Apply today

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager will know that you feel well qualified for this position. If you know someone who would be an exceptional fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. We will consider all applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Business Partner, Patient Support Program(s) - Oncology
Commercial Non-Sales

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