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Manager, Pharmaceutical Partnerships & Strategy

Company: DaVita Kidney Care
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Davita Venture Group (DVG) is building a dedicated Pharma team that will help DaVita navigate a dynamic renal pharma landscape where multiple new transformational therapies are expected to launch in the next 5 years. This dedicated team will oversee -$1B in annual pharma spend and will own the strategy, contracting and partnerships with our key pharma counterparties, while reporting regularly to our CEO and working closely with our clinical and operational teams to deliver new and innovative therapies for DaVita's +200,000 patients.

As we build out this novel team, we are seeking a Manager of Pharma Partnerships & Strategy that will have managerial responsibility over direct reports while working in collaboration with the head of Pharma Strategy, a former Bain Consulting Senior Director with extensive experience in pharma and healthcare private equity consulting.

Core Responsibilities:
Develop our pharma strategy - Work with our clinical, operational, and contracting teams to develop a unique health economic perspective on each class of renal drug; build alignment with senior leadership on scenarios, contracting priorities, negotiation approach, policy priorities, and operational priorities including use of AI and personalized dosing technologies.
Contract negotiations - Develop the deal model and help execute successful negotiations with key pharma manufacturers for access to relevant products.
Inter-team coordination - Partner with a wide range of internal stakeholders to build alignment with our strategy and ensure operational readiness for new product launches; includes regular reporting to DaVita's CEO and COO.
Ongoing surveillance of pharma landscape - Conduct primary and secondary research to monitor pharma market trends and refine strategic priorities accordingly.
Support broader venture team - Operate in a cross-functional manner to support broader team priorities in venture, incubation, and other lines of new businesses.
Manage direct reports - Assume managerial responsibility over analysts and senior analysts to scope, manage and deliver on key pharma workstreams.

Ideal Skills and Background :
5+ years of direct pharma or pharma consulting experience
Deep pharma subject matter expertise, including familiarity with manufacturer-provider negotiations and government/payor reimbursement dynamics
Strong modeling experience in Excel
Strong interpersonal skills - experience presenting strategy work and facilitating discussions with senior C-level executives

About DaVita, Inc.
DaVita (NYSE: DVA) is a FORTUNE 500 company providing healthcare services and operations in 11 countries. DaVita strives to improve patients' quality of life through clinical innovation and integrated, personalized care. DaVita's global operations include 2,900 dialysis centers and 65,000 teammates serving over 225,000 patients with kidney disease.

About DaVita Venture Group
DaVita Venture Group (DVG) is part of DaVita Inc. and is tasked with accelerating the development and adoption of solutions that will transform health care for patients with kidney disease and related chronic illnesses. We work with the agility of a start-up and the resources of a Fortune 500 company, creating innovative products, solutions, and businesses to improve our patient's lives.

Our innovation platform has three complementary capabilities: strategic investing, partnerships, and incubation. We take both an "outside-in" and "inside-out" approach, looking for the most innovative ideas externally while also leveraging our corporate assets for new growth opportunities.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

What We'll Provide:
More than just pay, our DaVita Rewards package connects teammates to what matters most. Teammates are eligible to begin receiving benefits on the first day of the month following or coinciding with one month of continuous employment. Below are some of our benefit offerings.

Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401(k) match, paid time off, PTO cash out
Support for you and your family: Family resources, EAP counseling sessions, access Headspace -, backup child and elder care, maternity/paternity leave and more
Professional development programs: DaVita offers a variety of programs to help strong performers grow within their career and also offers on-demand virtual leadership and development courses through DaVita's online training platform StarLearning.

Keywords: DaVita Kidney Care, Denver , Manager, Pharmaceutical Partnerships & Strategy, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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