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Senior Manager, Market Access & Policy, Netherlands

Location The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands Job ID R-180172 Date posted 18/09/2023

Reports to: Country Director, Netherlands

Location: Netherlands

This is what you will do:

As Senior Market Access Manager in the Netherlands you will build and maintain strong relationships with Dutch payers, national organizations, health care insurers, hospital pharmacists, pharmacy groups, heads of clinics and other relevant stakeholders, needed for building commercial strategy and execution. You will also be responsible for managing proposals for commercial policy and contract negotiations with policy makers, payers, hospitals, and pharmacy groups. You will be working across the Alexion portfolio of in-market and pipeline products in close collaboration with the local cross functional Team as well as the Central & Northern Europe Area (CENE) Market Access and Global Value & Access Teams to develop and execute the local market access strategy, support the preparation of the scientific and economic dossiers for relevant submissions, prepare pricing discussions, as well as meet and negotiate with relevant stakeholders.

You will be responsible for:

  • Gather and communicate the payer needs in the Netherlands, coordinate the market access strategy & planning, participate in relevant local, regional and international team interactions
  • Prepare the scientific and economic dossiers for submission, prepare, and execute pricing discussions, identify, and build appropriate relationships with stakeholders
  • Drive local data generation to fill payer evidence gaps, liaise closely with International Value & Access, Medical Affairs and other functions as needed to ensure alignment to strategy and other initiatives for data generation
  • Prepare all local payer related materials needed for Market Access success
  • Prepare for reimbursement negotiations; create the framework and optimal access agreement with all negotiation steps carefully planned
  • Take on responsibility for Government Affairs and ensure local cross functional work with, patient advocacy, medical, commercial, and other departments to condition the market for the arrival of new and innovative therapies for rare and ultra-rare diseases.
  • Collaboration and support of cross functional colleagues (commercial and medical) in the field as part of the key account management
  • When necessary, support and align with Nordics and Alpine Market Access colleagues
  • Office & field presence 50/50

You will need to have:

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a Dutch Market Access role
  • Experience in direct interaction with local payers (Zorginstituut, Ministry of Health, Health Insurance companies and other relevant stakeholders) at all levels and a proven track record of access successes in both HTA and payer negotiations
  • Strong network in the external stakeholder field
  • Excellent communicator and experienced in building relationships
  • High level of compliance and integrity
  • Demonstrated success in the following key areas:
    • Formulating and implementing effective and successful payer related strategies
    • Budget management
    • Effectively working with and driving cross functional teams
    • Fluent in Dutch and English

We would prefer for you to have:

  • University level: Science or economics related field is preferred for this position
  • Experience in the rare disease area strongly desired
  • Experience in launching a new therapeutic area desirable
  • Experience in working in a dynamic, lean environment is strongly preferred

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