Pfizer Director, Payer Brand Marketing, Oncology in New York City, New York


The Payer Brand & Customer Marketing Portfolio Lead is a member of the PCA Payer Brand & Customer Marketing (PBCM) team within PCA who will lead US market payer access and payer marketing strategy and execution for priority in line and launch products within the US Innovative Health (PIH) business, Oncology portfolio. This individual will have the opportunity to own the payer access strategy and associated accountability for performance for several key brands. Success in this role will require close interaction and communication with PEH leadership, including Commercial leaders and the PHI/PCA Leadership teams. In addition, this individual will work directly with brand marketing, regional and national account management, finance, contracting strategy, Field Medical, Global PHI, and other key internal stakeholders.

This individual will be responsible for ensuring the development, alignment, execution, and evolution of payer strategies and tactics designed to gain and maintain quality payer access for Pfizer products. In addition, this individual will help build the broader Oncology portfolio payer value platform and support the development of innovative engagements within the payer space. We seek a high-performing individual who has a deep understanding of the payer space with experience working with payer customers, brand marketing, pricing analysis, contracting, and customer analytics. The candidate should have the ability to interact with senior PEH and PCA leaders and should have a track record demonstrating strong leadership, marketing, communication, influence, and strategic thinking abilities.


  • Direct ownership and responsibility for building payer marketing platform and payer access strategies across a portfolio of priority products, including commensurate accountability for and attainment of quality payer access targets and aligned execution across functions.

  • Drive and inform key decisions regarding customer payer access assessments and negotiations

  • Leverage advanced knowledge of payer space to lead US brand payer access strategy for assigned assets, including portfolio, market archetype, and lifecycle considerations; ensure alignment of strategies and tactics across brand marketing, PCA, Global PHI, Finance, Field Medical, and other customer facing functions

  • Identify and address key product barriers to payer access and performance by applying advanced understanding of and experience with contracting and pricing strategies, payer analytics, and payer market trends across Therapeutic Areas, brand lifecycle, and market channels

  • Lead evolution of broad payer value platform leveraging deep customer insights and incorporating input from PAM, Global PHI, PBCM, CAG, and other internal and external stakeholders

  • Drive Customer/Brand engagement strategy for top customer accounts within Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, and Federal channels and lead stakeholder alignment, shape brand/account goals, and drive execution with Account Management, Customer Marketing, Contract Strategy, and Sales.

  • Ensure timely endorsement with PEH and PCA Leadership through frequent communications and presentations; lead, inform and influence payer-related activities and strategies with cross-functional departments including brand teams, Global PHI, and PCA

  • Represent payer issues/opportunities within brand cluster LTs, and consistently articulate brand strategies & priorities to PCA & PAM Leadership Teams

  • Develop and communicate pricing recommendation and lead process to inform Pricing and payer access strategy, and GTN assumptions for launch, in-line, and LOE products; leverage analytics platform and inform business development decisions

  • Direct application of advanced Customer Analytics to maximize profitable payer access opportunities

  • Lead Product Payer Matrix team, a cross functional team focused on developing and aligning payer payer access objectives and improving execution of advanced payer strategies and tactics to drive business results

  • Lead ongoing discussions and opportunity assessments with account management related to key products and customers

  • Work with Sr. Director, TL to develop and advance payer community of practice and implement Payer Marketing training and development program to increase capability of colleagues within the brands and PBCM; ensure alignment of capabilities and leverage insights and best practices across Customer Marketing and Specialty Payer Marketing groups


  • 10+ years of combined experience within the U.S. pharmaceutical/healthcare market with primary focus within Customer/Account Management, Payer Brand/Customer Marketing, and Pricing/Contracting

  • Recent Payer Brand/Customer Marketing experience is required; knowledge of various therapeutic areas, including Oncology, preferred

  • Prior experience working with Alliance partner across the product lifecycle a positive

  • Pharmaceutical business leadership, including experience in strategy development and interaction with customers

  • Familiarity with key payer conferences, customers, and opinion leaders, experience designing and leading payer ad boards and market research

  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategy that links to executable tactics.

  • Prior success delivering results and experience with collaborating across multiple stakeholders to drive results.

  • Understanding of key business processes driving performance, and ability to align objectives and execute across multiple disciplines.

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Other Job Details:

  • Last Date to Apply for Job: March 28, 2018

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

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