Associate Director, Market Access Strategy, LSD

Location:  San Rafael, California Category: Commercial Operations


BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.

BioMarin’s Commercial organization supports our global sales and marketing efforts around the world. Our global sales force continues to solidify the company’s commercial presence in the United States and Europe and is rapidly growing in other regions, such as Latin America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

The Market Access Strategy Associate Director, Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSD) will lead US value, access, and reimbursement strategy efforts for BioMarin’s LSD franchise. This position works closely with multiple stakeholders within the commercial, medical affairs, and key corporate functions. This position reports to the Senior Director, Market Access Strategy and Payer Policy within North America Commercial Operations.

This new expansion position drives strategies that ensure and retain market access success by objectively evaluating the US coverage and reimbursement environment, assessing marketed product access performance and providing subject matter expertise to influence commercial plans. The position identifies access issues and opportunities, and collaborates with commercial/cross-functional teams that address them.

•Develops long term US market access strategies for marketed LSD therapies
•Collaborate with commercial market access and commercial operations functional leads responsible for implementation strategies
•Partner with US pricing and policy leads to evaluate pricing, coverage, and reimbursement environment that supports access to BioMarin’s LSD therapies
•Project team lead the enhancement of marketed products’ global market access value proposition, global value dossier, evangelize on key publication opportunities that ensure access
•Lead US market access horizon scanning and trend assessment for LSD and other analog therapies that provide insights and key considerations for BioMarin therapies
•Actively serve as the US market access SME/voice for LSDs at brand meetings

Required Experience/Skills:
•7+ years US pharmaceutical industry experience with increasing responsibilities
•4+ years of experience in developing and implementing US market access and reimbursement strategies in a corporate role
•Experience developing dossier or formulary submissions
•Deep understanding of health policy and health system environment for specialty and rare therapies
•Superior problem-solving skills, including capability of applying previous experience to complex policy issues
•Excellent communication, collaboration, influence, strategic and analytical skills are required
•Demonstrated ability to gain alignment of cross functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:
•Rare disease therapy and/or specialty home infusion therapy experience highly preferred
•Health economics experience a plus

•Bachelors, preferably in life sciences or economics
•MBA or MPH, preferred

•This position is physically located in BioMarin’s corporate offices in San Rafael, CA, with travel approximately 20-25%               
•This position has no direct reports

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.