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Value & Access (Pricing) Manager - Japan  

Amgen (company)

Posted on : 10 September 2017

Project Description

As Pricing Manager, you will be a key member of the Value, Access & Policy (VAP) Team, reporting directly to the VAP Director, with responsibilities spanning the entire range of AABP products in Japan. You will have very good visibility to senior management locally, regionally and Globally.

Develop and implement robust pricing strategies for all AABP products. .
Lead cross-functional pricing teams in negotiations with MHLW
Work closely with regional and Global colleagues to create alignment and value
Develop cross-functionally reimbursement strategies to optimize the value of the AABP portfolio
Closely monitor changes in external pricing and reimbursement environment, identify potential opportunities and challenges for AABP products, and make recommendations for how best to respond
Actively represent AABP in the Pricing Committee of PhRMA Japan and other relevant industry associations
In collaboration with VAP Director and others, implement market access strategies to shape policy environment so as to create optimal business conditions for AABP products
Effectively represent AABP positions and requirements at regional and Global planning and strategy meetings
Work with Marketing, Finance and other functions to ensure business plans and forecasts incorporate latest pricing and reimbursement assumptions

Basic Qualifications:
Experience working in pharmaceutical pricing in Japan for at least 5 years
Strong understanding of Japanese pricing and reimbursement system
Strong understanding of Japanese healthcare system and policy formulation process
Experience working with industry associations
Works collaboratively and constructively within cross-functional team
Preferred Qualifications:
Logical thinking, creative, willingness to bring forward new and different approaches
Enjoys new challenges and is comfortable with responsibility
Experience working in new product launch and/or regulatory affairs and/or related function for at least 3 years
Knowledge of health economics, health technology assessment and familiar with the global pricing system and healthcare system
Good oral and written communication
Language: Native level Japanese & Business level English