- Doctoral Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Research Experience
- Registered Pharmacist
- Clinical Trials
The Associate Director, AMA, will function as a field based extension of Medicine serving as the account medical lead working with key decision makers (KDMs) at regional payors, pharmacy benefit managers, and organized customer groups and other managed care customer organizations. The AMA will leverage a deep understanding of the overall healthcare environment along with his/her scientific acumen across multiple therapeutic areas to serve as a highly credible and knowledgeable scientific resource to assigned accounts and to the Managed Markets account sales and Managed Markets Marketing team and will be front line in responding to scientific inquiries of the account.
The AMA will serve as an account-focused resource for who will, in adherence to the principles of scientific exchange, obtain scientific insights driven by approved scientific objectives to inform the strategies and objectives of Medicine. The AMA role is essential to ensure that Medicine remains customer focused, and takes into account the needs and focus of the managed markets customer base in developing its medical/scientific strategy. Demonstrate leadership by anticipating trends and providing account-related insights to the commercial account team to enable them to capitalize on opportunities to influence how care is accessed and delivered. The AMA is the lead Medical point of contact for his/her regional accounts and will proactively establish science-based relationships within the account. AMAs will provide strategic medical leadership and insights to the commercial account teams to help inform their account planning and will coordinate appropriately with his/her commercial counterparts to ensure transparency about their account interactions. The AMA will be the lead medical resource for the account team and expert on scientific developments in the marketplace. The AMA will execute the TA objectives while ensuring that strategic medical initiatives are executed according to plan. The AMA will gather scientific feedback and insights on (a) TA-specific scientific topics of interest, and (b) BI’s clinical development programs including trial design and bring such feedback into BI. The AMA will identify appropriate account based scientists with an interest in and qualifications for conducting research.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure the timely and appropriate delivery of relevant scientific information including scientific data, clinically-relevant level of health economics and outcome research data, and information on BI’s pipeline or marketed products to key decision makers (KDMs) with appropriate scientific expertise within identified regional accounts. Respond to requests from the customers and in a manner consistent with applicable compliance guardrails and the principles of scientific exchange that aligns with customer needs and BI's account medical objectives as defined in account plans. Build strong and trusted relationships with the medical and scientific leadership at the account by serving as the Medical point of contact. Develop and enhance knowledge of the customer by working collaboratively with the account team and other customer-facing personnel. Execute the medical/scientific strategy for the regional accounts assigned in accordance with the TA-specific and account-specific medical objectives and provide insights and feedback regarding account interactions to Medical and Commercial team members. Identify and deliver meaningful scientific content appropriately in response to customer inquiries and in alignment with approved AMA account and TA-specific scientific objectives
Engage in scientific exchange to understand customer data needs, gather feedback and scientific insights that may identify gaps that BI can potentially address through the
Clinical development plan
Product maintenance and optimization plan
Development of appropriately vetted scientific resources and materials.
Analyze and assist with reporting of scientific insights from regional accounts for which the AMA is responsible. Assess and understand account strategies for disease management, treatment protocols and the patient journey. Share scientific insights from customer interactions with internal
stakeholders to inform and/or influence commercial and/ or clinical development strategies to meet the challenges posed by the evolving public and private healthcare trends and healthcare policies.
Identify appropriate account based scientists with an interest in and qualifications for conducting or participating in BI-sponsored clinical studies or external collaborative research studies and communicate this information according to established Medicine or Commercial process and procedures. Gather and interpret the customer's research objectives and communicate such information to appropriate BI personnel. Have a deep understanding of the Triple Aim and of account drivers and communicate proposed scientific partnership or collaboration opportunities and ideas (e.g. traditional/non-traditional research, pragmatic clinical trials, Real World Evidence generation) that may address BI interests to the appropriate BI personnel consistent with applicable process and procedures.
Expand BI’s understanding of key account drivers, internal workings, and clinical decision making approaches regarding population health. In addition, the AMA will be aware of and communicate insights regarding medically relevant developments within the competitor landscape to internal stakeholders. Ensure internal stakeholders are aware of customer needs, expectations, and perceptions on matters related to BI products, initiatives, and clinical development. Work with other account team personnel including other AMAs (beyond assigned accounts) to understand customer macro trends and areas of focus and evaluate whether these may be leveraged across AMA-assigned accounts.
Continuous learning to maintain a high level of knowledge regarding
New scientific developments in our products and therapeutic areas of interest
Changes within the assigned AMA account that impact BI strategically
Macro trends and changes in the healthcare environment with impact to customers and to BI
The AMA will adhere to all relevant BI policies and procedures and compliance expectations for AMA activities. The AMA will incorporate ethical decision-making into all business practices.
Master’s degree, from an accredited institution, in a scientific discipline required (e.g. MSc)) with a minimum of five (5) years in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry including either two (2) or (3) years in a customer-facing role or in a formulary management/market access role is required.
Doctoral degree, from an accredited institution, preferred (e.g. PharmD, PhD, MD, DO)
Bachelor’s degree, from an accredited institutijon, with Healthcare Professional License in related field (e.g. RPh) with a minimum of (7) years in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry including four (4) years in a customer-facing role or in a formulary management/market access role is required
Prior experience in one or more of the following: medical affairs, clinical practice, research, academic or managed healthcare is required
Prior medical/scientific field experience required
Prior experience interacting with or working within a payer or organized provider highly preferred
Prior experience working in/across multiple therapeutic areas preferred
Demonstrated understanding of pharmacoeconomic and health outcomes research principles, disease management principles and tools and EBM strongly preferred
Solid understanding of the healthcare environment and its impact on pharmaceutical companies, payers and organized providers preferred
Prior training/experience in outcomes research and evidence based medicine preferred
Ability to use field-based electronic or other communication tools for all aspects of job.
Knowledge of key concepts, laws and regulations governing scientific exchange and communications and activities by field based medical personnel, and knowledge of all company policies and procedures relevant to AMA activities. Knowledge of industry best practices related to medical affairs interactions within the payer/integrated healthcare system space. Keen understanding of the differences between the AMA role vs role of PM personnel assigned to the AMA's accounts.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
Must be 18 years of age or older
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
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Job - Medicine
Primary Location - Americas-US-OH-Columbus
Other Locations - Americas-US-KY-Louisville, Americas-US-OH-Cleveland
Organization - US-BI Pharma/BI USA
Schedule - Full-time