Director, Global Oncology Pricing Reimbursement & Access, Non-alliance & Early Asset Lead in Basking Ridge at Daiichi Sankyo

Date Posted: 7/2/2024

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Join a Legacy of Innovation 110 Years and Counting!

Daiichi Sankyo Group is dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical therapies to improve standards of care and address diversified, unmet medical needs of people globally by leveraging our world-class science and technology. With more than 120 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help people. In addition to a strong portfolio of medicines for cardiovascular diseases, under the Group’s 2025 Vision to become a “Global Pharma Innovator with Competitive Advantage in Oncology,” Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on providing novel therapies in oncology, as well as other research areas centered around rare diseases and immune disorders.   


The Director, Global Oncology Pricing & Access will both develop and execute the market access and pricing strategies for the oncology asset. This person will own the pricing and access strategy for current oncology assets as assigned. This person will report to the Sr Director, Global Pricing & Access, and will be responsible for providing strategic and technical expertise to drive the success of the asset. The individual will lead global pricing strategy development, access strategy development and partner with stakeholders in the development of innovative access solutions. The role involves establishing strong working relationships with the Regional and Local Access leads; alliance partners; and strong collaborations with global functions including but not limited to Commercial, Marketing, Medical, & Clinical Development,


Global Market Access Strategy
- Lead the development of pricing, reimbursement and access strategies working cross-functionally/regionally
- Develop initial price assumptions and reimbursement access strategy recommendations
- Draft and establish price guidance in collaboration with top countries and regions, including design of a global launch sequence plan by collaborating cross-functionally
- Provide pricing input to key planning processes for Brand planning and portfolio review
- Provides input to Clinical on trial design, endpoints and comparators to support optimal price, access and reimbursement
- Enhance information exchange and best practice sharing across regions; drive adoption of pricing tools and resources
- Ensure pricing inputs assumptions are incorporated into the forecasting and strategic planning process
- Monitor fast-changing competitive landscape and ensure insights factored in the PRA strategy

Evidence Generation Synthesis
- Collaborate cross-functionally to gather overview information of target indications including epidemiology, disease burden, unmet needs, cost of illness, and treatment patterns/pathways
- Provide and maintain an in-depth understanding of changing pricing, reimbursement access environment, processes, and policies of key global markets
- Conduct pricing payer market research in collaboration with key markets/regions

Stakeholder Engagement
- Partner with Regional and Global stakeholders to provide innovative PRA approaches
- Collaborate with Clinical (RD) to ensure that Payer and KOL reimbursement requirements for key markets are included in the clinical trial / evidence generation plans
- Act as an ambassador to drive the access agenda with key stakeholders

Qualifications: Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education (from an accredited college or university)

- Bachelor's Degree required
- Master's Degree in economics, health policy, health economics, pharmaceutical sciences, medicines, or other relevant qualification required

Experience Qualifications


- 10 or More Years overall related experience or commensurate experience and education required
- 7 or More Years of progressive relevant experience acquired at pharmaceutical companies, Payer/HTA, physician associations or relevant consultancy companies in a multi-national context: cross- country experience or commensurate experience required
- 4 or More Years Demonstrated experience with developing global pricing, reimbursement and access strategies required
- Having worked in oncology, preferably with multi-indication compounds as well as with early-stage compounds required
- Excellent understanding of the clinical development and life cycle of oncology medicines required
- Strong knowledge of major markets and their PRA and HTA policies: US and Global (at minimum, Europe), both private and government setting required



Ability to travel up to 30% (Domestic and international travel)

Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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