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Regional Access Manager - Southeast

Company: Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

With recent approvals in the US and Canada Amylyx Pharmaceuticals is launching a new drug for the treatment of adults with ALS.
If you are looking for a place where your work can have a deeper impact than you ever imagined and where you can be true to yourself - Amylyx is the place for you!
At Amylyx, we're bringing together talented people like you who are committed to solving for humanity's most devastating diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Alzheimer's disease, and others-all in a uniquely supportive, respectful environment that rewards innovative thinking, committed teamwork, and boundless curiosity.
Rediscover your purpose and reimagine your career at a company whose founders, mission, and culture are unlike any other in life sciences-in all the best ways.
We provide a competitive employee benefits package including stock options and RSUs; flexible work options including hybrid and remote; discretionary time-off; comprehensive healthcare, including dental and vision coverage; and retirement savings benefits.Position Summary
The Regional Access manager (RAM) will be a US field-based colleague who will be the subject matter expert for patient support, access, prior authorization, appeal, regional payer coverage, and other business-related issues within the ALS marketspace. The RAM is a critical front-line member of the Amylyx team and will work with multiple internal stakeholders, including Sales, Market Access, National Accounts, Patient Services, and program vendors to deliver an exceptional customer experience. The RAMs will be called upon to successfully educate on and execute the national strategy by compliantly building access confidence with customers and breaking through access barriers to help patients gain access. In this position, the RAM will report to the US Head - National Access Management.

  • Compliantly educate customers on complex patient access challenges for the benefit of patients/caregivers and their continuity of care
  • Demonstrate proficiency of local/regional/national payer coverage landscape, including Specialty Pharmacy and Utilization Management criteria
  • Educate physician office staff on the use and understanding of the Amylyx Care Team (ACT) patient support program, and available resources for their patients
  • Serve as a point of contact for the ACT patient support program. Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally to lead pull through efforts
  • Serve as the external subject matter expert for all access-related issues, for the ACT patient support programs and for access issue resolution
  • Be able to analyze and convert data into actionable insight and executional next steps to facilitate patient access
  • Facilitate Quarterly Reviews with customers where appropriate, identify account specific trends/barriers that may impact product availability
  • Conduct academic center/office visits to facilitate pull through efforts and problem solve escalated issues
  • Comply with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Amylyx activities


    • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in science, MBA or related graduate-level degree preferred
    • Minimum 8+ years' experience in the biopharmaceutical industry (preferably rare/orphan disease) with 5+ years in access/reimbursement, specialty pharmacy or academic centers
    • Demonstrated success of cross-functional teamwork and working in a matrix environment
    • Ability to manage priorities, strong reasoning, detail oriented, proactive, and creative problem-solving abilities are essential
    • Knowledge of commercial and government payer systems required
    • Knowledge of specialty markets and patient support programs required
    • Previous experience launching rare/orphan products preferred
    • Valid U.S. drivers license in good standing
    • Approximately 30-70% travel required (depending on region); overnight travel required as needed

      COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Candidates should be aware that Amylyx's current COVID-19 policy requires that all newly hired US-based employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their employment start date. Amylyx may amend its COVID-19 policy going forward, including, but not limited to, requiring booster vaccinations. Amylyx is an equal opportunity employer. As required pursuant to federal, state, and local law, Amylyx will provide a reasonable accommodation to the vaccination requirement where vaccination is not a requirement of the role for which the employee is being hired and is not an undue hardship to the company.
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      Amylyx is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical matters), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Accommodations are available for candidates who require them in our selection process. If you need an accommodation, please let your Amylyx Talent Acquisition contact know.

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