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Director, Vaccine Pricing/Contract Strategy


Collegeville, PA 19426
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The Pricing and Contracting Strategy Director (PCSD) will work across the vaccine portfolio to establish the vaccine pricing and contracting strategy across channels including CDC/VFC, IDNs, Physician Buying Groups (PBGs), GPOs, Payers, Retail and Long Term Care for the U.S. Vaccines Business Unit. The PCSD will collaborate with the brand teams to develop pricing and contracting strategies specific to the brand and assess and monitor the effectiveness of various channel and customer type pricing and contracting strategies across the US vaccine portfolio. The role requires strong business acumen, deep knowledge of drug pricing and contracting, solid understanding of vaccine and/or buy and bill drugs, strong team collaboration and leadership skills.

Qualifications -

+ BS/BA Degree Required; MBA Preferred

+ 8 or more years of pharmaceutical pricing and contracting experience; 3+ years in a buy and bill drug or vaccines pricing and contracting role preferred

+ Experience in leading vaccine specific pricing and contracting functions to include working with Group Purchasing Organizations, Physician Buying Groups, Retail Chains, Integrated Delivery Networks

+ Demonstrated track record of strong business acumen, strategic thinking and project management skills

+ Proven track record of success with working effectively in a team-based environment, balancing diverse cross -functional perspectives, strong problem solving, leadership, and collaboration skills

+ High level change agility, flexibility and comfort with addressing and adapting to ambiguity

+ Excellent commercial, financial and analytical skills

+ Role is based in either HQ location (NY or Collegeville) with up to 20% travel


+ Function as the subject matter authority on vaccine pricing and contracting on behalf of the U.S. Vaccines Business Unit; share pricing and contracting knowledge and insights across teams

+ Develop overall public and private pricing and contracting strategy across products, channels and customers to drive the growth of the vaccines business.

+ Lead the alignment processes regarding the development of pricing and contracting strategies with cross functional stakeholders as well as securing endorsement with senior leadership over end-to-end contracting strategy and process

+ Lead the strategy and manage the cross functional contract process for the annual CDC Vaccines for Children and Vaccines for Adults solicitations ; working in tight collaboration with the Public Sector Lead who will provide key inputs and lead customer negotiations

+ Lead the strategy and manage the cross functional process for price changes to include partnership with brand access marketing for field and customer communications

+ Collaborate with the vaccine brand teams and access marketers to align pricing and contracting strategy to the overall brand strategy and contracting pull-through initiatives

+ Collaborate with the PCA Vaccine Contracting Lead to develop and refine vaccines-specific pricing and contracting strategy and processes

+ Partner with Global Commercial Development & Business Development Teams to provide U.S. pricing & contracting insights and help shape pricing and contracting strategies for pre-launch and Business Development assets

+ Refine the contracting strategies based on customer feedback and business needs

+ Evaluate price recommendations and assess impact of price changes for vaccine brands and the business unit

+ Develop and implement price changes including implementation methodology

+ Refine, develop and communicate key metrics to monitor pricing and contracting effectiveness in the market

+ Monitor and seek to continuously improve the operational effectiveness of the overall vaccine contracting process in close collaboration with PCA.

+ Serve as the vaccine BU lead and point for pricing and contracting issue resolution across Vaccines, PCA, Legal, Trade, BT and Managed Markets

**EEO & Employment Eligibility**

Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

**Sunshine Act**

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

**Other Job Details:**

+ **Last Date to Apply for Job: Jan 23, 2018**

+ **Additional Location Information** : This position can be based in New York City NY or Collegeville PA

+ **Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus** - Yes

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
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