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Job Ref.: 1528

Job Title: Head of Market Access- Pharmaceuticals - Dublin - February 2018 - Urgent

Sector: Market Access

Location: Ireland, Dublin

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Head of Market Access- Pharmaceuticals - Dublin - February 2018 - Urgent

Our client, a major pharmaceutical company based in Dublin, wish to a appoint a Head of Market Access to join their commercial pharma operation in Ireland.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction to the Market Access department in order to ensure products obtain and maintain optimal pricing, reimbursement status and listing on tenders, while facilitating patients access to the best available treatment options.
  • Build a team to ensure success as the structure of the HSE changes.
  • Network with the paying stakeholders and exchange relevant information within the organization
  • Translate (international) HE data into local payers tools to support our Business

Responsibilities will Include:

  1. Responsible for health economic elements and coordination of reimbursement dossiers.
  2. Develop and implement plan to ensure all products gain / maintain price and reimbursement; and all hospital products maintain listing within tenders.
  3. Collect information from the market regarding market access in general and for products / competitors specifically in order to identify trends and business opportunities.
  4. Engagement with Medical and Payers (Funders) ensuring health outcomes requirements are included in clinical studies.
  5. Update brand teams so they understand the HEOR / market information available and develop tools establishing the value for money products provide payers / stakeholders.
  6. Develop Market Access strategies and plans (in coordination with brand teams) integrating HEOR, Value for Money and non prescribing stakeholders activities into marketing strategy / Plans for core products.
  7. Develop and maintain relationship with key stakeholders, i.e. HSE (Central & Regional), Government Departments and other payers in partnership with Government Affairs.
  8. Maximize the economic value of products with key decision makers
  9. Provide support to Medical to ensure appropriate HE outcomes are included in clinical plans to support pricing and reimbursement goals.
  10. Develop and implement all stakeholder projects

Requirements for this position will include:

Candidates must have current responsibility for Market Access with circa 4-5+ years experience in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry (with experience in pricing / reimbursement and stakeholder management)

An excellent salary, circa 120k, plus strong benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

For further information, please call Paul Flanagan at Dublin (01) 805 5522 or email your c/v in the strictest confidence to


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