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United Kingdom
Category : Strategy Planning and Market Access Salary : Experience(s) :  Year



Associate Director: Pricing, Strategy Planning and Market access – Life-sciences – Uxbridge


An excellent role has arisen for our client within Market access to deliver pricing and market access strategies for pipeline products, and also support in-line brands and selected non-promoted brands.

Languages: English


Skills and Experience:

  • Good numeracy and analytical skills are essential.
  • Ability to communicate well researched recommendations and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of strong access performance.
  • Demonstrated experience in a matrixed team working with peers and superiors.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex situations and being able to make difficult decisions.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Experience within Life sciences particularly desirable.
  • Life Sciences Degree/Economics Degree/Finance Degree.
  • Good understanding of the NHS payer environment and how funding flows.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the UK health system.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK market access issues.

Description of work:

  • The development and management of portfolio-wide strategies and tactics for an industry leading offering to support pipeline and promoted products, plus mature/non-promoted brands in the UK and Ireland.
  • The Pricing and Market Access Associate Director is primarily responsible for developing optimal pricing and market access strategies for pipeline products, and also supports in-line brands and selected non-promoted brands.
  • He/she will play a key part in developing pre-launch plans and securing resources from WW/Global to support effective preparations for launching new brands.
  • Understanding the optimal pricing and market access approach (including clinical evidence versus standard of care, NHS budget impact, Cost Effectiveness, Payer attitudes, Reference Pricing, developments within evolving NHS).
  • Define and execute tender strategy for prioritised and non-promoted brands liaising with General Manager, Finance, Business Unit, Legal, and Pricing team colleagues
  • Leading and driving excellence in maintenance of value for mature brands/non-promoted products across business units, working together with all relevant local functions and World Wide teams.
  • Responsible for development and successful execution of local solutions, with input from World Wide teams.
  • Reports to Head of Access Strategy and Pricing.
  • When relevant, work with Business Unit Directors to plan transition from promoted to non-promoted brands.
  • Define mature brands value maintenance pricing/tender approaches as part of a wider pricing LCM framework.
  • Define and execute market access opportunities for mature brands and obtain local management buy-in.
  • Support Corporate initiatives in relation to mature brands rationalisation and implement in UK & Ireland.

Please send your CV to Naheed and call to discuss further.

We are an equal opportunities employment agency and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

We champion difference in the world of technology recruitment and work with clients who actively wish to diversify their talent force – ALL applicants welcome to apply

Country: United Kingdom
Location: Uxbridge
Job Type: Contract
Job Post Duration: 1 Week Job Posting (Job Expires: 03 May 2021)
Industries: Consulting & Corporate Strategy, IT & Telecommunications
Reference: JSASSDIR/44
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 4 Months with possible extensions
Rate/Salary: Market Rates
Visa Requirement: Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

Application Information

Contact Name: Naheed
Telephone: 020 7627 3358
Application Email:;
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