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Astellas Pharma Senior Manager, 340B and Government Policy Analytics in Northbrook, Illinois

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!

Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at www.astellas.com .

This position is based in Northbrook, Illinois. Remote work from certain states may be permitted in accordance with Astellas' Responsible Flexibility Guidelines. Candidates interested in remote work are encouraged to apply.

Purpose and Scope:

Responsible for analytics associated with the 340B program for Astellas product(s). Build processing model, develop guidelines for reporting/analysis, collaborate with policy and government affairs to monitor contract performance & impact of government policy changes to the Astellas product portfolio. This entails creating, monitoring, and auditing contract databases as well as analyzing program performance and compliance. It requires a high level of analytical skill, detail orientation, and financial analysis. Highly motivated self-starter with effective interpersonal skills required to work through complexities with both internal teams (Policy and Government Affairs, MACC account managers, Legal, and Compliance) and external customers. Position requires effective leadership and presentation skills.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Policy and Government Affairs team to learn and understand current and potential changes to government policy affecting the Astellas product portfolio.

  • Author proposal development in collaboration with other MACC functional areas. Obtain appropriate signoffs from Strategic Pricing Committee.

  • Taking the lead for assigned initiatives, the Sr. Manager will review, edit and propose contract language and amendments pertaining to data collection and measurement of key performance indicators (in collaboration with the account management team) with Astellas vendors and customers to minimize unfavorable business terms and risk to the company. Proactively collaborates with Legal to ensure timely review of proposed changes in contract language.

  • Lead the analytical, impact analysis, and modeling processes for current and proposed government policies as it relates to Astellas products.

  • Business champion for technology platforms related to 340B data and reporting. Interacts with Astellas teams to understand current and future needs of data reporting.

  • Partner with stakeholders and Information Systems to implement and automate models into day-to-day business decision making

  • Monitor 340B and government policy changes and performance to all established key performance standards and report standings to the leadership team on a monthly basis.

  • Comprehend all available data sources, provide governance and standardization, and ensure best practice

  • Create and distribute assigned dashboards.

  • Manage 340B contract data and reporting requirements to ensure data reporting adheres to contract terms and conditions

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to Sr. leadership using detailed analysis and summarizing information into a concise presentation.

  • Additional duties as needed

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Manages and oversees all distribution data fees and data reporting

  • Point of contact for PGA and MACC Strategy as it relates to 340B and government policy

  • Serves as a support resource overseeing all key processes, procedures, and key strategic initiatives related to emerging health care trends.

Organizational Context:

  • Reports directly to Associate Director, Oncology Contracting & Analytics.

  • Cross-functional leadership interaction across all areas of Astellas

  • Individual contributor with significant experience in leading both internal and external departments

Qualifications

Required

  • College degree in a business discipline with an MBA preferred

  • Minimum of 5-10 years prior experience in government pricing programs and operations, specifically PHS/340B

  • Prior experience in contract analysis, financial modeling, planning & analysis

  • Ability to analyze/interpret contract language, and government policies and identify the corresponding impact to the company

  • Advanced MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills; Qlikview is desirable

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, customer service commitment, attention to detail, ability to interact across all levels of management

  • Ability to work in: fast-paced, cross-functional teams; make presentations & recommendations to senior management and leadership teams.

  • Matrix management skills

  • Proven analytical and quantitative skills

  • Proven oral and written, communication skills

  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills

  • Strategic thinking, creativity, and capacity to assist others in developing ideas and business opportunities

Preferred

Additional Skills/Capabilities:

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Self Starter

  • Entrepreneurial in nature

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shutdown

  • 401(k) match and annual company contribution

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions

  • Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions

  • Referral bonus program

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