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AbbVie Associate Director, Oncology Market Access Marketing in Lake County, Illinois

Associate Director, Oncology Market Access Marketing

USA, Illinois, Lake County


Requisition # 1906472

The Associate Director, Oncology Market Access Marketing, will be responsible for the development and execution of Market Access strategies for Venclexta, an oral oncolytic jointly commercialized by AbbVie and Gententech, as well as supporting pipeline assets in development in both hematology and solid tumor oncology.

Working across the Payer, Oncology Trade/GPO, HEOR, and Government Affairs teams in the AbbVie Market Access organization, this individual will be responsible for Oncology market access related activities for Venclexta and pipeline assets in hematology and solid tumors. Specifically, this individual will lead strategies and tactics related to payer value propositions and marketing mix, with the goal of ensuring appropriate patient access. This role will provide reimbursement and access input and guidance as part of and in collaboration with members of the Integrated Brand Team including brand marketing, sales, medical affairs, HEOR, Marketing & Business Insights, as well as interacting with external business collaboration partners.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the marketing and quality system by:

  • Fostering teamwork across multiple stakeholders by informing the Integrated Brand Team’s' investment decisions with analyses related to pricing and marketing programs across all payer types as AbbVie navigates through the complex and evolving payer/ reimbursement and access landscape in Oncology.

  • Develop and embed core principles of a successful launch strategy for a follow-on indication for Venclexta, crossing medical and pharmacy benefits, from a reimbursement, access, and distribution perspective across market access, oncology franchise, and external partner collaboration teams

  • Drive for results through the oversight of market access account manager execution via clear and concise communication and delivering high impact training initiatives

  • Strategic and tactical plan development for market access teams

Accountability / Scope:

Goals will directly align with market share and financial performance of products. Other goals will align with Integrated Brand Team goals, and with account manager goals to ensure accountability throughout the Payer organization.


  • Bachelor's Degree is required to enable this individual to demonstrate an appropriate level of business acumen, the ability to process scientific information and financial analysis.

  • Previous Oncology/specialty experience

  • Product launch experience

  • Proven ability to work cross functionally and drive results

  • 7 years of pharmaceutical marketing and sales experience


  • Master’s Degree

  • Oncology sales experience

  • Experience with external collaboration partnership

  • 3 years Managed Care experience

Key Leadership Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance

  • Learns, fast, grasps the “essence” and can change the course quickly where indicated

  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.

  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.

  • Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation and manages innovation to reality.

Additional Information

  • Significant Work Activities and Conditions: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

  • Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job Type: Experienced

  • Schedule: Full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.