Associate Director, Market Access Biosimilars

    • Milan, Italy

Job Description

The Market Access develops and executes market access strategies and modeling to achieve favorable pricing and reimbursement for new products, and new product indications ensuring alignment with local country and EU+ objectives.  The Market Access is responsible for patients’ access to BIIB’s biosimilars current and future products in Italy  . For this purpose, key relationships are fostered with decision makers and influencers (persons, organizations) in this process. These are Regional stakeholders ( Head of Regional Pharmaceutical and Financial departments, regional HTA providers, procurement agencies) , board of directors/department heads of public and private hospitals, insurance companies

·       The Market Access secures optimal pricing (incl. approvals and reimbursement) and representation in treatment guidelines for marketed and new products.

·       The Market Access is responsible for anticipating and influencing the policy making process, both on a regional and hospital level. This implies that funding issues around BIIB biosimilar products in hospitals are also in scope, however in close cooperation with the KAMsCountry Leads, and when needed only.

·       Develops and execute market access strategies and modeling to achieve favorable pricing and reimbursement for new products, and new product indications ensuring alignment with local country and EU+ objectives.

·       Manage all steps of pricing and reimbursement planning, execution and negotiation.

·       Develop strategic business plan for stakeholders to build and maintain strong and professional partnerships with Regional stakeholders ( Head of Regional Pharmaceutical and Financial departments, regional HTA providers, procurement agencies), board of directors/department heads of public and private hospitals

·       Coordinate with  Affiliate Market Access team to ensure alignment of local and EU+ objectives

·       The Market Access is responsible for achieving our objectives through personal interactions with hospital groups and pharmacies on cooperative sales contracts.

·       Anticipate and manage future dynamics impacting market access and reimbursement.

Qualifications

·       Minimum 5 years of biotech/pharmaceutical experience in a pricing and/or reimbursement related role.

·       Strong Influence/Persuasion/Negotiation skills

·       Excellent communication/Interpersonal skills

·       Strong commercial attitude

·       Proven leadership ability

·       Strong business acumen

·       Life science background

·       In depth knowledge of the national healthcare system and public administration

Master’s degree strongly preferred in a science/analytic field or healthcare professional.


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