With operations in 35+ nations and ~ 22,000 employees worldwide, CSL is driven to develop and deliver a broad range of lifesaving therapies to treat disorders such as hemophilia and primary immune deficiencies, and vaccines to prevent influenza. Our therapies are also used in cardiac surgery, organ transplantation and burn treatment.
CSL is the parent company of CSL Behring and Seqirus. CSL Behring is a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, focused on bringing to market biotherapies used to treat serious and often rare conditions. CSL Behring operates CSL Plasma , one of the world's largest collectors of human plasma, which is used to create CSL's therapies. Seqirus is the second largest influenza vaccine company in the world and is a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness and a major contributor to the prevention and control of influenza globally.
We invite you to take a look at the many career possibilities available around the globe and consider building your promising future at CSL by becoming a member of our team!
Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
- Develop and ensure stakeholder engagement strategy, execution, and efforts are aligned to support product market access goals, therapeutic leadership, and corporate reputation.
- Accountable for representing CSL Behring Canada to collaborate with public drug programs (incl. CBS and HQ), government officials, patient organizations, private insurers, and key HCPs to develop and implement activities related to developing and strengthening relations, raising disease awareness, negotiating strategic partnerships and collaborations, supporting patient advocacy that are consistent with CSL Behring's strategic objectives
- Lead the development and building of professional relationships with key stakeholders at a product level (e.g. supporting patient advocacy input in Health Technology Assessment process, discussing product files with drug plans, etc.), at a therapeutic leadership level (e.g. managing key stakeholder partnership projects), and at a corporate reputation level (e.g. managing key sponsorships, key corporate communications)
- Build and maintain an effective network among regional and national patient groups and coalitions across CSL Behring's current and future therapeutic areas; build interconnections between patient advocacy, drug plan access, and government relations
- Identify emerging patient access trend issues and lead the development of a strategic and organized approach for advocating for patient-focused solutions
- Support Director of market access with market landscape mapping update.
- Identify external challenges and emerging issues that may impact CSL Behring and work with team to recognize internal and external communications opportunities and solutions, and define and execute appropriate strategies to support them; influence provincial policy development
- Develop specific communication tools and vehicles for the appropriate dissemination of information to the patient community, drug plans, and other stakeholders; support regional public relations needs
- Integrate and align with cross-functional brand team to ensure the patient voice, government and other stakeholder considerations are integrated into the brand plan and strategy, from pre-launch and through the product life cycle a key element being collecting and translating real world evidence for payers; develop and execute annual stakeholder relations plan for therapeutic areas
- Communicate affiliate needs, align on strategy and obtain approvals for advocacy initiatives, patient communications, etc.
- Oversee the development and management of annual operational budget supporting our stakeholder engagement strategy integrated into our market access overall budget.
- Bachelor's degree required. Post graduate qualification in business preferred.
- 5 years+ pharma / biotech industry experience including experience in market access & stakeholders management
- Prior experience with biologic products / drugs for rare diseases highly desirable.
- Demonstrated excellence in portfolio management and project management.
- Successful experience in leading cross-functional teams
- Ability to project a strong and persuasive image to senior government officials and commercial executives and build strong relationships
- Strong ability to influence senior officials and executives through cogent, well expressed positions
- Sound judgment
- Ability to think quickly and logically and respond effectively to questions and challenges
- Strong written and spoken communication skills.
- Strong leadership skills
- Financial and analytical skills
- Strong knowledge of Canadian pharmaceutical reimbursement , pricing issues, policies and trends