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Biogen Associate Director, Contracting Strategy in Cambridge, Massachusetts


About This Role

The Associate Director will be responsible for developing the contracting and pricing strategy for Biogen’s Specialty portfolio and will report to the Director of Contracting Strategy within the Pricing, Policy, and Contracts team, part of the Market Access & Reimbursement team.

This individual will lead the development, evolution, and socialization of a cross channel contracting strategy for their respective therapeutic areas. Other key components of this role will include supporting the annual business and strategic plans, vendor management, and collaboration with a variety of business partners. This individual will be required to work cross-functionally to ensure organizational alignment, including collaboration with other Market Access & Reimbursement teams along with Finance and Brand colleagues. He/She will be responsible for translating complex analytics to succinct insights that can help support leadership discussions around Market Access strategies and tactics.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop payer and provider contracting strategies to facilitate patient access for Biogen’s products.

  • Develop models to evaluate the impact of potential pricing & contracting approaches on key stakeholders across all channels.

  • Independently manage projects from start to finish.

  • Work cross-functionally within the North America Organization to align on US market access approach across products.

  • Partner with Global Value & Access as well as Public Policy & Government Affairs (PPGA) to align on assumptions and strategy development.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on contracting approaches.

  • Present recommendations to senior leadership for approval.

Who You Are

The ideal candidate is a critical thinker and self-starter who is willing and able to clearly and concisely communicate complex contracting topics. He/she values cross-functional partnership and is capable of prioritizing multiple tasks to meet individual and team goals.


  • 7+ years of prior experience in market access, value and access, contracting strategy, strategic pricing, data analytics and/or closely related areas within a pharmaceutical company or consultancy

  • Education: BA/BS Required; master’s or higher preferred

  • Ability to develop and communicate brand-specific pricing/contracting strategy informed by primary and secondary research and aligned with overall business and organizational objectives

  • Strong understanding of the US payer and channel landscape

  • Exceptional analytics and technical data skills with creating and/or supporting complex models

  • Experience with conducting primary payer and provider market research

  • Experience working with market access datasets

  • Highly motivated with strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively to translate complex ideas to influence multiple stakeholder environments

  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional and cross-team relationships

Preferred Skills

  • Strong understanding of Buy & Bill and ASP(average sales price) dynamics

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Why Biogen?

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.