Policy Manager, Coverage & Reimbursement Policy

May 12, 2008 at 4:15 pm Leave a comment

Genentech Government Affairs Job Posting
Policy Manager, Coverage & Reimbursement Policy

Position Overview/Job Responsibilities
Genentech Government Affairs’ Coverage & Reimbursement Policy team is seeking a qualified
manager candidate to monitor and analyze numerous public payer activities and trends,
including coverage, coding, and payment policies at the national and local/regional level for both
Medicare and Medicaid. Specifically, the policy manager will help recognize, assess, and
communicate key policy issues that may impact Genentech and the biotechnology industry in
both the short- and long-term to key internal and external stakeholders.
He or she will focus on the impact of public sector trends and initiatives on Genentech with respect to patient access, reimbursement, and customer satisfaction. He or she will translate policy developments into meaningful guidance and strategic advice and will represent the Coverage & Reimbursement
team at internal and external meetings. He or she also will be responsible for managing
projects effectively and efficiently, and will be required to take initiative to identify key issues and help organize and assist the efforts of other team members as appropriate.

A BA or BS is required; a graduate degree (MS, MPH, MPP, or MBA) is strongly preferred.
Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 8 years of relevant post-college healthcare
policy experience (examples include key government agencies such as HHS, CMS, CBO, OMB,
or FDA; Congress; healthcare consulting firms; pharmaceutical, biotechnology, managed care
or other healthcare industries; or patient, provider or trade associations). Candidates should
have an advanced understanding of the federal and state regulatory processes, federal
regulatory bodies that monitor and implement the health programs, healthcare policy
development, and the administrative structure of funding sources for government agencies. An
advanced understanding of public payer (Medicare/Medicaid) coverage, coding, and payment
policies is also strongly preferred.

Core Competencies
Qualified candidates should possess the following core competencies:
* Research and Analysis: Strong research skills, knowledge of key
sources of information and contacts on public payer issues, as well as the ability to tie
research results and policy initiatives directly to Genentech’s business.
* Problem Solving: Superior problem solving skills, including the
capability of applying previous experience to complex policy issues, and the ability to conduct
or delegate qualitative and quantitative analyses.
* Writing: Ability to write and edit business documents (e-mails, memos,
and PowerPoint presentations) clearly and succinctly in a timely manner, as well as the
ability to ensure content accuracy, appropriate tone, and attention to detail to ensure
work is of superior quality.
* Speaking/Presentations: Comfort and ability to present information to
large group of internal colleagues and select external audiences including customers.
* Word, PowerPoint, Excel: Advanced level of understanding of Microsoft
Office, including basic PowerPoint, and Word formatting and graphics, and Excel
spreadsheet programming.
* Project Management: Strong planning and organization skills with the
ability to set priorities effectively and efficiently, identify areas that need further
research, and multitask on a number of issues while notifying team members and supervisor of
work progress in a timely and appropriate fashion.
The manager should be a leader who is willing and able to take
responsibility and ownership for following and analyzing key public payer issues. Qualified candidates
should also take initiative to further explore areas important to both Government Affairs and
Genentech while motivating and working collaboratively with other team members. The manager will
work under limited direction and proactively notify his or her supervisor with work
priorities and timelines; work will be reviewed for soundness of judgment and overall adequacy.
The position is located in Genentech’s Washington, DC office, with some
travel to corporate headquarters in South San Francisco, CA required. Interested candidates
should apply online at http://www.gene.com and search for requisition number 07-1000020729.


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