AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Market Access & Insurance in United Arab Emirates

Key Accountability:

  • Is responsible delivering quality interactions with key physicians, providers, regulators and insurance bodies through specialized services.

  • Will work closely with the commercial teams and supporting accounts in resolving issues issues or concerns, developing ethical and customer-oriented reimbursement strategies, and communicating payer criteria/terms and practices.

  • Esnure inclusion of AZ brands in different insurance plans.

  • Develop affordability projects that will improve the access of patinets to AZ medications.

  • Is fully accountable for compliance with all laws, regulations, and policies that govern the conduct of AstraZeneca activities.

  • Does not compromise ethics or integrity, or undertake legal risks while pursuing business goals.

  • Knowledge and experience of legal and regulatory requirements related to the Biotech and/or Pharmaceutical products.

  • Spends majority of time visiting customer accounts in the field (Minimum 50-75% overnight travel).

  • Works with manager, peers and partners in Marketing, Sales and various Managed Markets and Trade groups to review/understand relevant franchise, tactics, goals and objectives.

  • Spends considerable time and effort working with field partners helping to identify reimbursement-specific opportunities or issues, as well as, educating partners on the payer landscape.

  • Maintain consistent ability to access and influence key business decision makers.

  • Maintain a high level of related benefit structures, reimbursement mechanisms, legal and regulatory influences and health management programs.

  • Maintain a high level of industry awareness.

  • Maintain an outstanding level of Multiple Therapeutic Area knowledge, utilization management techniques, and treatment and reimbursement guidelines.

  • Maintain an outstanding level of performance metric analytics.

Necessary Knowledge and Experience Required by Internal Applicants:

  • Minimum of Seven years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, of which 4 years are required within AstraZeneca with a strong performance track record

  • Experience in managing/dealing with insurance companies is a major advantage.

  • Working comfortably in matrix structure busienss model

  • Demonstrated strong oral, written and group communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership among peers by consistent application and modelling of appropriate compliance, behaviour and conduct.

  • Interpersonal skills – Influencing, negotiation, collaboration and team work

  • Effective analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making

  • Planning and organization skills

  • English is required

  • Gulf Experience is a must

  • Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent.

Necessary Knowledge and Experience Required by External Applicants:

  • Minimum of Five years of experience in the healthcare of pharmaceutical/biotech industry

  • 2-3 experience in managing/dealing with insurance companies is a major advantage.

  • Excellent reimbursement expertise and payer knowledge.

  • Working comfortably in matrix structure busienss model

  • Demonstrated strong oral, written and group communication skills.

  • Maintain effective communication with customers and affiliates.

  • Demonstrated leadership among peers by consistent application and modelling of appropriate compliance, behaviour and conduct.

  • Interpersonal skills – Influencing, negotiation, collaboration and team work

  • Effective analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making

  • Planning and organization skills

  • English required

  • Bachelors Degree in Pharmacy or equivalent.