Job Description

The Position

This position will support the Associate Director, Patient Access and will provide strategic input, and manage the development and deployment of patient support hub programs in the United-States, including programs for Biosimilar and Women’s Health products. The role will also manage program-specific affordability solutions, including coupons, vouchers, and/or other access-related savings offers.

The Associate Director is accountable for understanding and aligning to individual brand strategy and to identify and recommend solutions for addressing barriers to patient access. The solutions have to (1) align with divisional objectives (2) comply with our Company's policies and procedures and (3) be appropriately accounted for with respect to financial and government reporting. 

Reimbursement Support Hubs: This position is responsible for the development and oversight of reimbursement support “hubs” and partners with the brand teams and assigned agencies to ensure that all offerings meet the brand and organizational objectives. This position will also be responsible for managing the daily operations of hubs, including

vendor relationships as well as staffing, budget, maintaining current business rules, and ensuring website and resources are accurate and complete. 

The “hubs” provide reimbursement and access support operations to consumers and health care providers and are managed by vendors that perform benefits investigations and other related support. Their purpose is to help ensure that patients and physicians understand coverage and assist providers with navigating any reimbursement challenges. 

As the Company continues to grow, these hubs will play an increasingly indispensable and critical element for successful marketing, by helping consumers and health care providers navigate an increasingly complex reimbursement environment.

Developing and managing hubs requires a varied set of skills:

  • Provide the strategic framework and guidance in the development and deployment of patient access and support “hubs” for specialty products, including for upcoming US launches of our Company's products
  • Build and manage relationships with vendors who will perform benefits investigations and other related support to help ensure that patients and health care providers understand coverage and to assist patients with affordability options for our Company's medications.
  • Work closely with legal and regulatory departments to ensure compliance with internal and external rules for all programs.
  • Development of annual strategies and tactics plan, seeking input and guidance from brand team; provide ongoing strategic support and recommendations to brand teams.
  • Engage with United-States Commercial teams to educate them on the potential shape of such programs, determine what features are important and feasible, select, contract and set up programs with vendors, work with legal, and other parts of the organization, as needed.
  • Exhibit ownership and accountability for all projects and internal assignments
  • Provide marketplace feedback in a timely manner to management, on customer business trends, competitive updates and industry issues and opportunities.

Affordability Solutions (Coupons / Vouchers / PAP): As part of the broader patient support hub, many programs involve affordability solutions, including coupons, vouchers, and/or referrals to Organon’s Patient Assistance Program. This role helps manage relationships with the various third-party vendors that oversee these programs and must continually monitor the effectiveness of each program’s savings offers to ensure broad patient access to Organon products.

US Reimbursement: The position provides in-house US reimbursement consultancy to assist key stakeholders in understanding the reimbursement environment for hospital, “buy and bill,” Medicare Part B reimbursed pharmaceuticals, as well as those covered under pharmacy benefits and/or acquired via Specialty Pharmacy. This position will support US product launch teams with billing and coding needs, including vendor management when appropriate. 

Responsibilities

  • Plans, executes, and monitors effectiveness of product-specific savings offers (coupons/vouchers) in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and regulations
  • Consults with legal and compliance on a regular basis to ensure appropriate program operations
  • Executes appropriate agreements with recipient organizations, securing all necessary approvals
  • PAP: Provides management support for specified activities associated with PAP through which certain medicines are provided free of charge to eligible individuals, who, without assistance, could not afford their medications.
  • Ensures adherence to the Company’s code of conduct, values, standards and polices, as well as program legal and compliance requirements and governance.

Required Education, Experience and Skills 

  • Required: BA/BS
  • Preferred: MS, MBA, JD, PhD or other advanced degree
  • Minimum of (3) years in Pharmaceutical Marketing or Sales, Patient/Market Access, Legal, Finance or related fields supporting Pharmaceutical Marketing and Sales
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, proven leadership and interpersonal skills, and proficiently in leading cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgement, and manage concurrent, time sensitive activities
  • Demonstrated organizational and multi-tasking skills and effective time/program management
  • Knowledge of the US payer landscape and regulatory environments

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills

  • Direct experience overseeing patient support hubs, coupon/voucher programs, and/or Patient Assistance Programs
  • Strong financial analysis and project management skills
  • Strong proficiency in benchmarking practices, assessing risks, developing culture and supporting organizational change 
  • Working knowledge of forecasting systems/budget planning
  • Experience with patient advocacy initiatives
  • Previous agency/vendor management skills

We prefer the selected candidate to come into our Plymouth Meeting, PA office for collaboration days. Fully remote work could be an option for the right candidate.

Who We Are:

Organon delivers ingenious health solutions that enable people to live their best lives. We are a $6.5 billion global healthcare company focused on making a world of difference for women, their families and the communities they care for. We have an important portfolio and are growing it by investing in the unmet needs of Women’s Health, expanding access to leading biosimilars and touching lives with a diverse and trusted portfolio of health solutions. Our Vision is clear: A better and healthier every day for every woman.

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Organon LLC., does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

Applicable to United States Positions Only: Under various U.S. state laws, Organon is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the salary range for this job. Final salary determinations take a number of factors into account including, but not limited to, primary work location, relevant skills, education level, and/or prior work experience. The applicable salary range for this position in the U.S. is stated below. Benefits offered in the U.S. include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation and holiday time, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits including medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision coverage in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

Annualized Salary Range (US)

$124,000.00 - $210,700.00

Please Note: Pay Ranges are Specific to local market and therefore vary from country to country

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

Travel Requirements: Organon employees must be able to satisfy all applicable travel and credentialing requirements, including associated vaccination prerequisites.

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Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R526402

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