[H&V] Sr. Manager, Pricing & External Affairs

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Posted 4 months ago
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Position Purpose
Sr. Manager of External Affairs & Pricing contributes directly to Pfizer’s business from a pricing perspective by maximizing the company’s benefit through timely and optimal NHI price setting for new drugs, and by minimizing the company’s losses due to downward price adjustment through price revisions and repricing.
  • Develop strategic NHI pricing strategies and gain endorsement of NHI pricing strategies and proposals of NHI prices with Country President and TA Leads through the Pricing Committee
  • Develop robust pricing dossiers and strategically manage price negotiations
  • Build strong alignment & partnership among Japan Pricing Core members (New Asset & Access Strategy team, New Asset Analysis team, DJ, Medical, Launch Excellence Team, Policy and Public Affairs, and the global PHI) to ensure optimal price setting
  • Develop Pricing-related OP assumptions
  • Refresh pricing assumptions and estimated prices for pipeline products and BD assets to reflect the latest competitive environment
  • Minimize the downward price adjustment by price revision/repricing through cross-functional collaboration
  • Maintain good relationship with “Policy Planning Division for Pharmaceutical Industry Promotion and Medical Information Management, MHLW” (former EAD) and act as a mediator between Pfizer and MHLW to flawlessly manage all product-related issues, as well as NHI pricing negotiation
  • Actively participate in trade association activities (FPMAJ, PhRMA, FIRM, etc.) to establish a pro-innovative pricing framework
  • Contribute to building a high performing team by actively engaging in coaching junior colleagues and nurturing a positive environment where people feel energized and eager to speak up
Desired Skill Set
  • Minimum 20 products experience in NHI pricing is required and 5-8 years or more experience in NHI pricing is preferable
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the healthcare system, deep knowledge of the NHI pricing system and extensive experience in NHI pricing negotiation
  • Solid understanding of health policy & health system dynamics, access, pricing & reimbursement system
  • Excellent communication skills to interact with external/internal executive-level stakeholders
  • Innovative and creative strategic thinking with a strong problem-solving capability
  • Teamwork /networking & interpersonal skills, and negotiation skill
  • Advanced writing ability and excellent communication skills in Japanese, and communication skills in English
  • Agile thinking with a flexible open mind
  • Active and positive communicator with a sense of inclusion
Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.
Market Access

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Japan

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Breakthroughs That Change Patients' Lives: Pfizer is a leading research-based biopharmaceutical company. We apply science and our global resources to deliver innovative therapies that extend and significantly improve lives. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time.To learn more, visit www.pfizer.com. For additional information on our guidelines, please visit http://www.pfizer.com/community-guidelines Beware of scams from individuals, organizations and Internet sites claiming to represent Pfizer in recruitment activities. A formal Pfizer recruitment process is required for all authorized positions posted by Pfizer prior to issuing an offer of employment. This Pfizer process includes an interview and never requires payment or fees from job applicants. If you receive a suspicious email message or phone call about recruiting on behalf of Pfizer, do not provide any personal information or pay any fees. Interested candidates should apply to current openings through this Pfizer website. Pfizer accepts no responsibility for any costs or charges incurred as a result of fraudulent activity.
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