Cluster Head of Market Access - Pharmaceutical

Posted 22 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Full Time
Discipline CRO & Clinical Operations
Contact NameGeorge Hebden Lee

Job description

Mantell Associates is partnered with a leading Pharmaceutical organisation in their search for a Head of Market Access to support EMEAC Cluster markets (Austria, Switzerland, Benelux).

Cluster Head of Market Access - Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and executing access strategies, engaging with national and regional payer authorities through local access agencies, and ensuring the availability of products to patients

  • You will be part of the Market Access Hub supporting EMEAC Cluster markets (Austria, Switzerland, Benelux) and report to the Global Access Strategy Head

  • Responsible for securing access and reimbursement for product launches

  • Local Access Strategy:

  • In collaboration with local country access expert agencies and global market access team, identify, understand, and capture local payer stakeholder needs and their implications for the organisation

  • Lead local adaptation of Global payer value proposition and Global Payer objection handler

  • Ensure timely local submission of P&R dossiers to local payer agencies and achieve optimal market access conditions

  • Monitor the local P&R landscape, identify P&R risks, maintain knowledge and understanding of local access and funding pathways, and keep the Global team informed regularly

  • Local payer-evidence generation support:

  • Collaborate with Global Health Economics and Outcomes Research and local country access expert agencies in the development of country-specific evidence requirements and economic models and/or analyses, driven by a clear understanding of what is needed by the country and by when

  • Lead local adaptation of Budget Impact/Cost-Effectiveness models including identifying data sources relevant to local HTA/P&R assessments

  • Price execution:

  • In collaboration with local country access expert agencies and global market access team, prepare a local pricing and negotiation strategy and support the country GM in pricing negotiations

  • Maintain up-to-date pricing information (i.e., price type, price level, reimbursement status) and communicate with the Global Pricing team

  • Report changes in pricing policies (i.e., new reference country basket, new mandatory discount) proactively with Global Pricing

  • Submit price requests to Region/Global in sufficient time for evaluation

Cluster Head of Market Access - Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Health Economics, or a related field. An advanced degree is a nice to have such as MBA or M.Sc.

  • A broader experience in the local market access and reimbursement landscape, successfully securing pricing and reimbursement for biologic or innovative medicines ideally launching a new indication

  • Strong knowledge of local market access environments, including healthcare systems, reimbursement policies, and pricing regulations (experience in Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, a plus)

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results within deadlines

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to interpret and leverage market insights, pricing data, and health economic evidence to drive access strategies

  • Fluent English is a must. Fluency in German or Dutch is a strong plus

Mantell Associates is a specialist Pharmaceutical and Life Science headhunting firm. For more information on this opportunity, contact us at +44 (0)20 3854 7700.