Sr. Director Medical/Provider Advocacy & Health Policy Job

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Date: Jun 28, 2014 Location: Summit, New Jersey, United States Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture. This dynamic position will lead Celgene’s efforts in further building and developing the company’s partnerships with external stakeholders including, but not limited to,: medical and allied health professional organizations, provider constituent groups, and the legislative/health policy community in therapeutic areas aligned with the company’s business units. In partnership with multiple internal stakeholders, the individual will lead the execution of a focused plan that will include short and long-term strategies and tactics for all Celgene business units and products. This position will closely collaborate with Commercial (Market Access, Marketing), Legal, Compliance, Medical Affairs, Discovery & Pre-clinical Development, Clinical Development, Health Economics Outcomes Research and Policy, Corporate Communications, and Government Affairs. Primary Responsibilities: 1. Collaborate with the U.S. and global external stakeholders described above while serving as their primary point of contact with Celgene to meet the healthcare needs of patients worldwide. 2. Engage resources appropriately across the company to meet the needs of these key external stakeholders. 3. Ensure strict compliance and risk management so that Celgene is appropriately positioned within medical, allied health, academic, and community cancer organizations and networks, and applicable healthcare policy 4. Facilitate the development of provider improvement, innovation based programs via, professional organizations, advocacy, and vendor strategic partners. 5. Ensure that external stakeholders fully understand Celgene’s corporate commitment, portfolio, and product profiles. 6. Serve as the Department’s resident physician to provide intradepartmental consultation and disease state acumen on a wide variety of pre-determined and ad hoc concepts, studies, projects, and communications covering all of Celgene’s business units to maximize value of investment time and money 7. Forge sustainable internal relationships and communicate extensively with colleagues worldwide within a highly regulated environment. 8. Serve as the internal spokesperson for assigned external stakeholders and professional organizations by gathering and disseminating pertinent information to inform strategic decisions of cross-functional partners and collaborate in the development of tactics that address priority needs/issues. 9. Cultivate an understanding of Celgene’s marketed products and research portfolio across all business units, appropriate indications, their application for patients, their safety, and overall value 10. Define and standardize best practices in professional relations and patient advocacy. Knowledge, Experience and Skills:  Requires excellent oral, written, and web-based communication and negotiation skills with an ability to efficiently and productively interact with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders  Ability to drive consensus across cross-functional teams  A demonstrated excellence in project management and effectively managing multiple projects/priorities  Track record of success working with or within medical, allied health, academic, and community practice based organizations providing healthcare services to targeted populations  Demonstrated accomplishment in the development, maintenance, and advancement of external partnerships  Must have experience in expense budgeting and managing all activities within a defined forecast  Travel (domestic and international) required (~40%) Celgene 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. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S. *LI-MR1 Qualifications Specific Education and Experience: o Terminal degree—MD, PhD, or PharmD or equivalent preferred o Minimum 10 years of industry, academia, and/or non-profit management experience with broader healthcare business knowledge or related experience o Minimum of 5 years experience focused on the hematology/oncology/dermatology/rheumatology stakeholders listed above preferred. o Acumen in therapeutic areas aligned with Celgene’s product line and research portfolio including but not limited to: Hematology, Oncology, Dermatology, Rheumatology o Experience in Rare Diseases and Pediatrics are a plus o Experience working with Medical/Provider associations and/or societies strongly desired Req ID: 14001475 Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Summit Job: Marketing and Sales Excellence Organization: Celgene Corporation Schedule: Regular Shift: Standard Employee Status: Director Job Type: Full-time Job Level: Day Job Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time Job Posting: 2014-05-30 00:00:00.0
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