Value and Access Manager

Value and Access Manager
Job Summary:
The Value and Access Manager will be part of a Nordic market access team, but will focus on market access issues in the Danish environment. The SEAM will work cross-functionally with Medical and Franchises across all key brands in Novartis Pharmaceuticals and will also be externally focused towards both national and regional decision makers and payers.

Do you want to work for a Global Pharmaceutical company where you will be recognized for your contribution and commitment? Look no further, apply today for a position as Value and Access Manager.

Job Purpose:
The Value and Access Manager accounts for the clinical input related to the processes through the Drug Reimbursement Committee and the Medicines Council for new launches and established key products across all Franchises in close collaboration with Franchise and Medical Affairs to ensure access of products to the patients through national and regional reimbursement, funding and listing.

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the clinical input in Reimbursement, Funding and Listing processes: ensures high quality clinical input for applications to the Drug Reimbursement Committee (“Medicintilskudsnævnet”) and the Medicines Council (“Medicinrådet”) (Day 150 meeting, preliminary HTA application and final HTA application) including clinical input for HEOR (as applicable) according to key prioritization and aligned with brand strategy
• Becomes an expert in GRADE assessment used by the Medicines Council and health authorities
• Responsible for constantly having an in depth knowledge of the Danish healthcare system: The SEAM has a deep understanding of the Danish healthcare structure, of national and regional regulations and guidelines related to reimbursement, funding and listings
• Responsible for face-to-face interaction with Key Stakeholders: The SEAM develops necessary networking with key national clinician stakeholders of relevance for the funding processes through the Drug Reimbursement Committee and the Medicines Council
• Ensures high quality clinical input for Horizon Scanning meetings and early warning meetings (with clinical pharmacologists, hospital pharmacists and other relevant stakeholders) at regional level in collaboration with External Affairs and Medical Affairs
• Responsible for understanding and communicating customer insights to improve outcome of funding processes: Building alliances and networks to capture customer insights e.g. through F2F meetings or Advisory Boards
• Responsible for providing clinical input to value stories, HE analysis and risk-sharing agreements for key brands in close collaboration with other members of Market Access and Franchises (incl. Medical Affairs)
• Compliance: Accountable for documentation, training and implementation of all policies and guidelines within their employees to ensure full compliance (e.g. NP4, code of conduct, corporate citizenship, HSE, D&I etc.)
• Ensure that all AEs are brought to attention to the DS&E department within 24 H after receipt

About Novartis:
Novartis is a global healthcare company based in Switzerland that provides solutions to address the evolving needs of patients worldwide. In Novartis Group we focus on three areas – innovative medicines (Pharmaceuticals & Oncology), eye care (Alcon) and generics (Sandoz). We have offices in all four Nordic countries and we are approximately 900 associates.
Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend people's lives. Our vision is to be a trusted leader in changing the practice of medicine. Corporate responsibility is central to how we run our business. We focus our CR work in two key areas: expanding access to healthcare and doing business responsibly.
As a global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field.

Diversity and Inclusion
Each of us is different. At Novartis, we aspire to move beyond stereotypes, assumptions and bias to bring these differences together every day. To operate successfully as a global organization, it is essential that our people reflect the rich cultural, ethnic and gender diversity of our markets. Diversity of our workforce enhances customer insight and our ability to meet the needs of patients and other stakeholders. Retaining the most qualified talent adds value to our company, our customers, our employees, our shareholders, our suppliers and the communities in which we live and work.

Culture and Values
Novartis has a clear mission, focused strategy and strong culture, all of which we expect will support the creation of value over the long term for our company, our shareholders and society. We recognize that our business depends on the creativity, dedication and performance of our associates. We encourage associates to focus on achievement through collaboration and innovation. Our values help guide the choices people make every day, and they define our culture and help us execute the Novartis strategy in line with our mission and vision.

Our values and behaviors are:
Innovation - by experimenting and delivering solutions
Quality - by taking pride in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well
Collaboration - by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion
Performance - by prioritizing and making things happen with urgency
Courage - by speaking up, giving and receiving feedback
Integrity - by advocating and applying high ethical standards every day

Benefits of Working for Novartis:
• Competitive Salary
• Company car
• Bonus Scheme for employees on all levels
• Pension & Insurance Scheme
• “Be Healthy” initiatives to promote associate health and prevent future health issues
• Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’
A strong and relevant scientific background and good understanding of economic, political and access-related factors influencing the Danish pharmaceutical market. Strong communication skills and already established relations to key decision makers and payers in the healthcare system will be a big plus.

The ideal candidate will have:
• Scientific degree (MD or other scientific degree combined with a relevant PhD)
• Master of Science in Public Health
• Additional relevant business degree very desirable e.g. Bachelor or Master degree English mandatory
• Fluent in Danish
• Fluent in English
• Experience with the Danish healthcare system
• Experience in Medical Affairs

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.

We kindly ask you to apply with an English version of your CV and if shortlisted you can expect a call from an international number.
Region Europe GenMed
Full Time