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Market Access Manager - Office based

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Job Description

Role Objective

  • Lead and implement market access strategy for assigned products in order to obtain and maintain optimal patient access and pricing outcomes
  • Take responsibility for reimbursement submission and negotiates with health care authorities and health insurance partners.
  • Engage in strong long-term relationships with external stakeholders


Market Access Strategy

  • Develops and implements the market access strategy for assigned products’ in cross-functional collaboration and in alignment with corporate strategy
  • Contributes to the development of Takeda Austria commercial and business strategy through working with Head of Market Access and Brand/Business Unit Teams
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of assigned and upcoming new therapies to obtain and maintain optimal patient access for Takeda products
  • Understands the strategic environment and concludes potential impact for market access
  • Gathers customers insights to adapt strategies to their needs

Pricing & Reimbursement

  • Leads the reimbursement process for assigned products’ in order to maximize market access
  • Participates in meetings and negotiations with national health care  authorities and health insurance partners for obtaining and maintaining market access
  • Develops and writes reimbursement submissions with support from medical and health economic functions
  • Monitors and anticipates health care trends and changes
  • Analyses the market and competitors regarding value messages, prices and access strategies to differentiate our products and services
  • Develops, in conjunction with relevant cross-functional teams, pricing scenarios and business cases for internal commercial forecasting and strategic decision making
  • Supports and educates field based teams on Market Access issues

Effective team and cross functional working internally and externally

  • Develops effective and constructive working relationships throughout the Market Access Team and our local Takeda affiliate in general, as well as with our regional/global business partners in our headquarters in Zurich, and in Boston
  • Creates/builds and maintains a solid network of professional contacts within Swiss health care system and its key influencers
  • Organizes and attends meetings with key stakeholder groups
  • Achieves best-in-class customer focus with dedicated time for and regular interactions with customers


  • Identifies and undertakes specific projects when required in order to drive Market Access forward;
  • Promotes and conducts the affairs of the company with the highest standards of integrity, probity and corporate governance; Demonstrating commitment to the values of Takeda-ism;

What you should bring

  • University degree in a relevant field such as Medicine, Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, (Health) Economics, Law, etc.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry, health authority, health insurance or market access consultancy (minimum 2 years is preferred)
  • Experience with patient / market access and reimbursement topics is advantageous
  • Good Project management skills
  • Result /Outcome orientation
  • Strong interest and understanding of medical science and scientific communication
  • Experience of working in a matrix management environment
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English mandatory, additional skills in French advantageous
  • Applicants must hold an EU or Swiss passport

The minimum salary for this position, according to the collective agreement (chemical industry) is €3.606,19 gross per month (full-time), Overtime is possible.

We are looking forward to receiving your application, incl. CV and motivation letter!


Vienna, Austria

Worker Type


Worker Sub-Type

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

Market Access Manager - Office based


Veröffentlicht am 10.10.2019