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Value Access & Pricing Manager

Location Milan, Lombardy, Italy Job ID R-192432 Date posted 26/03/2024

This is what you will do:

The Value Access  and Pricing Manager leads the organisation, development and delivery of high quality recommendations and strategies regarding P&R submissions for Italy. Working under the direction of the Market Access Director, the Value Access and Pricing manager contributes actively to the development of overall value and pricing strategy for the country, and to the preparation of dossiers and materials aimed to achieving pricing and reimbursement at national level as well as an optimal positioning at regional and hospital level.

This role will also support the Regional Team by sharing the national strategy, leading the creation of key value material and regional reimbursement dossiers, facilitating the internal communication of value and pricing messages. This position requires a high degree of cross functional collaboration, working with regulatory, medical, government affairs and commercial colleagues, local and regional market access staff and external consultants in the preparation of reimbursement submissions.

You will be responsible for:

As a key member of the Market Access team, the Value Access and Pricing Manager will be involved in a variety of tasks such as:

  • Moderate the internal discussion aiming to adapt and align the local value message to the global market access strategy
  • Lead the writing and finalisation of national reimbursement dossiers
  • Conduct the technical local adaptation of budget impact models and cost-effectiveness analyses
  • Careful preparation of communication materials on value, access and price topics for various stakeholders involved in the access and reimbursement process
  • Closely monitor the access status – national, regional and local – of Alexion’s pipeline products
  • Collect field input and customer insights through the Regional Market Access Managers for evidence generation plans;
  • Provide assistance with the communication of health economic evidence to key audiences either directly or in support of local teams
  • Prioritize tasks, and organize and manage multiple projects while maintaining an understanding of national, regional and hospital perspectives and objectives;
  • Work with regulatory, compliance and legal to ensure team is meeting all the requirements
  • Work with marketing and medical affairs teams, contribute to product launch strategies through the identification and development of reimbursement tools
  • Project management of input by external consultants
  • Participate in internal international events to convey the local Italian perspective on price & reimbursement policies and strategies

You will need to have:

  • Previous work experience in access within the pharmaceutical/biotech/medical device industry and/or health economics consulting firms
  • Strong experience of Healthcare Market Access and Pricing
  • Confident understanding and experience with pharmacoeconomic analysis, pricing and HTA
  • Excellent written and verbal Italian communication skills
  • Good level of business English
  • Ability to identify and understand relevant issues in healthcare policy, market access, pharmacoeconomics and health management in Italy as they may impact on Alexion’s reimbursement activities
  • Candidates also should have an open mind about new ways to approach P&R issues, particularly for a company like Alexion with a focus on rare and ultra-rare diseases.

We would prefer for you to have:

  • Successful completion of relevant tertiary qualifications, e.g. a degree in Pharmacy, Science, Health Economics, or similar (Life Sciences).
  • A BA or BS is required; a graduate degree (MS, MPH, MPP, MBA, JD) is preferred, but not required.
  • Qualified candidates should have at least 5 years of relevant work experience. 

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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