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Patient Access Manager Nordics & Baltics - Sweden  

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Posted on : 19 May 2017

Project Description

Patient Access Manager Nordics & Baltics
In this new role you will be an essential and important resource to ensure successful P&R/tenders for all company  products in the Nordic & Baltic region.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to the following
  • Operationalize the patient access strategy for the company  portfolio in the Nordic & Baltic region by: 
    • Coordinate and/or ensure appropriate stakeholder mapping and engagement for advocacy, formulary listing and/or funding
    • Preparing and submitting relevant pricing and reimbursement applications for the company portfolio
    • Coordinate and/or ensure preparation for P&R negotiations including tendering where appropriate
    • Ensure timely submission and follow up with authorities
    • Manage prices of products in the portfolio
  • In collaboration with local marketing, medical and commercial teams, continuously build the external patient access knowledge and relationships at local/regional/national level beyond the P&R process applications
    • Create a network of payers and other decision makers relevant for the company  business at local, regional and national level
    • Engage with patients groups 
  • Based on scope, support global teams due-diligence of new products/indications
    • Responsible for P&R/patient access evaluation, including review of available data to support value story, identify data gaps, evaluate what could be the reasonable pricing strategy and access possibilities in the Nordic & Baltic region
  • Ensure regular information exchange with global Patient Access team, local teams and other cross-functional teams
    • Update regularly local and global cross functional teams on pricing and environment changes and potential consequences 
    • Ensure cross-functional teams are appropriately trained on economic value messages and tools
  • Establish strong, reliable and regular relation with relevant authorities and convey company  image and values

  • Master’s degree in life-science, healthcare  or health economics
  • Experienced working within pricing and patient access environments managing global brand pricing and strategy, either from similar positions in the pharmaceutical or consultancy environment
  • Minimum 5 years experience in pricing, reimbursement and patient access for pharmaceutical products or medical device
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of the different methods of economic evaluation
  • Understands study designs that produce clinically and economically relevant data for stakeholders
  • Strong ability to develop and communicate economic models and analyses 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop long-range plans and future business strategies
  • Ability to manage multiple projects through successful outcome
  • Innovative and creative team player with the ability to work across multiple organizations at every level
  • Excellent analytical skills, judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated networking capabilities with a track record in building relationships both internally and externally in order to be able to build successes collaboratively, based on understanding of the motivations and desired outcomes of the different stakeholders
  • Advanced proficiency with PowerPoint, Word, and Excel software
  • Fluency in one Scandinavian language and English, both oral and written communications; all other languages considered a distinct advantage
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Can-do approach, optimistic personality and resilient
  • Must be able to travel as needed

Personal attributes
  • Keen interest in securing reimbursed patient access in a sustainable, win-win way for all stakeholders in a cost-effective and collaborative, business-minded manner
  • Work locally and globally to implement a patient- and customer-centric approach (payers, decision-makers, patient groups, regulatory authorities, other stakeholders) 
  • Demonstrated “people ability” and the ability to deliver results working with and via teams, both internally and externally
  • Self-starter with a highly developed and strong sense of personal accountability as well as the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, international team setting

Appointment will take place with consideration of
  • Requirements of the role as it is currently framed as well as an assessment of how the post will develop;
  • The competences, experience, personal qualities, and motivators of the candidates;
  • The wish for our company  to secure a well-functioning group with good team dynamics, able to be successful in an international, multi-cultural and cross-border business;
  • A wish for all company employees to embrace and align with the company’s CARE values in their day-to-day operations.