Director, Specialty Programs

  • 2023-08-28
  • Director, Specialty Programs
    Our client, a leading specialty healthcare organization, is seeking a Director of Specialty Programs. You will be responsible for overseeing the strategic, budgetary, and operational activities of multiple programs and client portfolios. You are a key partner for our clients, providing strategic direction and influencing key program decisions to ensure the best outcomes. You lead a high-performance team that is innovative, accountable, responsive, and customer-focused.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Provide leadership across a large portfolio of client accounts
    • Establish and deliver Business Plan targets
    • Provide strategic direction and recommendations to enhance existing programs and drive efficiencies
    • Ensure program and customer-service excellence
    • Partner with clients to influence key decisions and optimize programs
    • Lead client presentations and proposal development
    • Ensure ongoing profitability of portfolio of programs
    • Assess and develop improvement plans for Program Management
    • Provide strategic direction during RFPs and negotiation of new contracts
    • Report all Adverse Events (AE) and Product Technical Complaints (PTC) immediately or as soon as possible upon becoming aware of the event as per current policies and procedures.
    • University degree or equivalent industry-related experience. Business, healthcare professional designation and/or post-graduate degree an asset.
    • Direct experience in the specialty pharmaceutical industry and with patient support programs
    • Extensive knowledge of the Canadian healthcare system
    • 5-7 years account management experience and/or previous pharmaceutical experience or equivalent
    • Minimum of 3 years of people or team management experience
    • Proven customer relationship and/or account management skills with direct client interaction
    • Strong financial acumen and hands on budget management experience
    • Strong organizational, communication, and presentation skills
    Thank you in advance for your interest, only individuals deemed to have the skill set and experience to fit the role will be contacted.
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