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3 Dec 2020

Full-Time Head of IT Market Access Pricing Solutions

UCB Bioscience – Posted by UCBdenise Smyrna, Georgia, United States

Job Description

Help us transform patients’ lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?





Reporting to the U.S. Head of IT, the Head of IT US Market Access & Pricing Solutions (MAP) leads the U.S. IT MAP team and owns the vision, strategy and execution of the technology systems that support the UCB Market Access & Pricing teams for U.S. Operations, ensuring scalability of systems, processes, and talent for the U.S. market. This role is a member of the IT U.S. leadership team.


You like to work in an environment where you can:
•    Engage with key stakeholders to develop trusted relationships
•    Plan and drive technology solutions that deliver Commercial business outcomes in the Market Access & Pricing domains
•    Develop team of employees and/or contractors to achieve objectives, professional development and project execution excellence
•    Serve as the IT SME for US Market Access & Pricing domains throughout the global organization
•    Work with IT leadership and Finance on budget (CAPEX/OPEX)
•    Lead evaluation, selection, and management for Market Access & Pricing, working with the IT Vendor Management team for assigned services and projects.


You will contribute by:
•    Shape demand and requirements; challenge where appropriate.
•    Build collaborative relationships with business partners and external vendors to deliver on company and departmental strategies and initiatives
•    Drive decisions and influence team members and business partners, within span of control
•    Maintain commercially aligned technology roadmaps
•    Working with key commercial stakeholders develop business cases for large technology initiatives
•    Ability to challenge status quo and develop innovative solutions to business challenge
•    Manage local and global projects based on business requirements in line with the IT Project Management Framework
•    Maintain awareness of industry trends, identify opportunities for business process and technology improvements and value creation
•    Design and implement best-in-class technical and/or operational support frameworks leveraging internal resources and third parties
Interested? For this position, you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


Minimum Qualifications:

•    7+ years of experience in application systems acquisition and implementation. Full systems life cycle management and deployment experience required.
•    5+ years of experience in the Pharmaceutical industry
•    Vendor selection and management skills/knowledge required
•    Experience in the support of computerized System Validation, part 11 compliance, SOX compliance
•    Experience with technology systems to support Market Access and Pricing functions (Pricing Analysis, Gross-to-Net, Chargebacks, Contract management, rebates, incentives, Data Analytics, CRM etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

•    Strong understanding of HIPAA requirements (Data Security, Encryption, storage, handling, etc) and associated system impacts.
•    Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines is required.
•    Strong problem-solving ability and critical thinking skills
•    Thorough understanding of project management methodology and system development lifecycle principles, validation & qualification
•    Vendor selection and management skills/knowledge
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Able to work across functional and regional boundaries to deliver projects on time and on budget
•    Ability to make effective presentations to diverse groups and facilitate brainstorming sessions


Why you should apply:

Do you want to contribute in bringing real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward?

Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.


Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward-looking organizations in the world.
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About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 34 days.

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