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Patient Stakeholder Value Strategy Lead

Alexion Pharmaceuticals,Inc. | Posted 4-05-2020

Boston (Commercial and Sales)


The Patient Stakeholder Value Strategy Lead is responsible for managing and driving enterprise-wide initiatives to enhance Alexion’s mission to become the #1 patient centric rare disease company. STAR is Alexion’s’ proprietary idea accelerator. It is a lean, agile platform that pulls together cross-functional groups of Alexion colleagues to identify opportunities and co-create solutions for patients. This individual will be a cross-functional partner for all Alexion business areas as we drive forward priority STAR programs, communications and implementation plans to ensure lasting impact and measurable success.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Manage execution of STAR Indication Workshops; specific responsibilities include:
  • Monitor Alexion drug development and BD activities to identify new indication workshops
  • Coordinate cross-functional STAR Indication Workshops in partnership with a candidate GPTL/GMTL and Project manager
  • Support candidate teams in coordinating Workshop tactics (i.e., material development, scheduling, attendees, etc.)
  • Ensure STAR Workshop program is consistent with the wholistic Patient & Stakeholder Value (PSv) process
  • Ensure STAR Workshop plan scope is aligned to key business question and context
  • Ensure STAR Workshop deliverables are consistent with PSv format and ensure dissemination of the insights and materials to broader Alexion organization once Workshop is completed
  • Support development of Disease Factbooks, in collaboration with the STAR Data & Insights Lead
  • In collaboration with the Head of STAR, seek, assess, and identify enterprise level issues that will benefit from being worked through the STAR process
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with key cross-functional ALXN colleagues who can provide input regarding market landscape, patient and caregiver preferences, and Alexion strategy and vision
  • Design proposals for enterprise-wide programs to be managed through STAR
  • Prepare internal presentations; audience will include colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • Develop and distribute communications related to STAR projects to ensure broad organizational engagement, awareness, alignment of the benefit provided by the platform
  • Manage and oversee budget for STAR initiatives
  • Partner with select functions collect and coordinate strategic insight regarding Alexion’s 5 key stakeholders. Key functions include:

    • Patient Advocacy team
    • Commercial (global and country level)
    • Business Development
    • Competitive Intelligence
    • R&D

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree; (advanced degree a plus (e.g. MBA, MPH)
  • 10+ years of experience in the Biotech/Pharmaceutical Industry or equivalent; preference for experience in Marketing, Market Research, or Strategy, Consulting
  • Experience and passion for creating innovative solutions for patients and caregivers
  • Understanding of how to leverage all types of data to drive insight generation, decision-making
  • Experienced designing business intelligence platforms to support the shift from delivering on hindsight to offering foresight; Preferred
  • Demonstrated experience operating as a change agent responsible for transforming traditional ways of utilizing data to leading edge approaches
  • Ability to operate in a complex environment and to drive transformational projects without precedent
  • Demonstrated passion for patient focused work

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Boston, MA, United States

Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the extraordinary opportunity to change lives. At Alexion, such opportunities arise through our unwavering mission to serve patients and families affected by rare diseases. These patients are our guiding star, and we act with integrity, urgency, and discipline because we know their lives are at stake.