Assistant Director- Value & Access Strategy (Remote – US)

at Xcenda (view profile)
Location United States, United States of America
Date Posted May 15, 2022
Category Health Economics and Outcomes Research
Job Type Full-time
Job Level Manager or Senior Manager
Sponsorship available? Yes
Other Locations remote


Are you looking to make a difference in a patient’s life?  At AmerisourceBergen, you will find an innovative and collaborative culture that is patient focused and dedicated to making a difference.  As an organization, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures. Join us and Apply today!

What you will be doing

As of August 24, 2021, AmerisourceBergen requires all U.S. team members to be fully vaccinated and show proof of completed vaccine status at time of hire. If you cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a disability/medical reason or sincerely held religious belief you will be required to follow AmerisourceBergen’s policy and process to apply for an exemption/accommodation.

This is a remote role for US-based candidates.


Under general supervision, plans, conducts and supervises assignments. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Recommends changes in procedures. May lead or direct less complex projects or certain aspects of projects. Operates with reasonable latitude for unreviewed action or decision, but still requires final review of work product.
• Develop and oversee content for study reports, abstracts, posters, publications, and presentation of scientific findings
• Serve as a content resource for the development of clinical materials, economic model conceptualization, and implementation of outcomes studies, outcomes analyzers, customer-based studies, and market research
Support, implement and deliver on various project types potentially including: Brand planning engagements, Value proposition creation (for client products to payers, providers, HTA decision-makers, and other stakeholders such as patients and policymakers), Commercialization strategy and Message testing /HEOR-focused payer market research, Evidence generation planning.
• Contribute to development of proposals and clinical capabilities presentations that clearly convey the excellence of Xcenda’s services with accurate budgets
• Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe, secure, and legal work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
• Accomplishes staff results by communicating expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
HEOR and market access strategy responsibilities:
  • Develops market access/HEOR strategy and associated evidence generation plans to optimize market access and product uptake
  • Conducts landscape/situational and gap analyses to understand the competitive market landscape and inform product strategy
  • Develops value propositions and evidence generation roadmaps to ensure manufacturer clients have a compelling value story AND the right evidence at the right time to support their product’s value proposition to payers, providers, and other key stakeholders.
  • Supports new business development for the VAS team through chainlinking, building and maintaining strong client relationships, proposal writing, client presentations, etc.

• Business Insights
• Collaborates
• Communicates Effectively
• Customer Focus
• Decision Quality
• Drives for Results
• Ensure Accountability
• Functional Knowledge
• Manages Ambiguity
• Manages Complexity

What your background should look like 


A postgraduate degree (eg, Ph.D., DrPH, M.D., Pharm.D., MPH, Masters) in a relevant discipline preferred. Graduate degree (in Health Economics, Outcomes Research, Pharmacy Administration, Biostatistics, Health Services Research, Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health Policy, or Business Administration) and/or specific exposure to health economics and outcomes research acquired through work experience or coursework as the minimum educational requirement with at least 6+ years of practical experience and 5+ years supervisory experience.

Past work experience including at least 3+ years in at least one of the following:

  • The biopharmaceutical industry in a health economics and outcomes research and/or market access focused role
  • Consulting, in a health economics and outcomes research and/or market access focused role

Experience in both HEOR and market access/managed markets preferred but not required.


Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of particular field of specialization to the completion of significant assignments. May cross fields.
• Broad technical knowledge of outcomes research and health economics
• Structured and well organized
• Excellent writing skills as well as the ability to communicate complex material in presentations and discussions in a straightforward manner
• Ability to work well in a dynamic, successful consulting firm, which maintains high quality standards and demands excellence
• Database management and analytical and statistical skills
• Economic modeling skills
• Medical writing skills
• Experience developing outcomes research/health economics study protocols
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong clinical skills preferred
• Strong work ethic
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