Patient Access Manager - East England, Novartis UK

Patient Access Manager - East England, Novartis UK

Job Description

#1! Our IHD Franchise is responsible for the number 1 growth-driver across the business right now. How would you like to be involved in the continued success of a high-profile product, which drastically improves the lives of patients every year? The IHD Franchise is now looking for a highly energised and passionate individual to join the team in East England as a Patient Access Manager, and help continue in our mission to reimagine medicine.

This role will cover: Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Key Responsibilities:

• Collaborating with the Business Leader and Account Team to create and implement a locality access plan which is aligned to both franchise and team objectives incorporating both commissioning and service activities and informing the Key Account plans .
• Customer facing account management responsibility for NHS decision makers in their designated Health Economy.
• Represent Novartis and build trust and relationships with key commissioning stakeholders at a regional and local level. Build sustainable strategic relationships with key regional influencing centres that set guidance at a sub national level and have a broader national impact beyond the immediate local geography. Ensure key insights are fed back to appropriate internal stakeholders.
• Develop an in-depth understanding of national/local policy with the ability to influence and shape the local health economy.
• Ensure an optimum environment for the prescribing of the Novartis medicines to ensure patients have appropriate access. Secure and implement positive NHS policy (including guidelines, funding and budget inclusion) and NICE/SMC/AWMSG implementation.
• Represent Novartis and build relationships with relevant NHS stakeholders in order to ensure service/patient pathway challenges are identified and solutions implemented. To map the locality funding flows, decision making process and key commissioning stakeholders in order to inform and implement the business plan.
• Develop and implement partnership initiatives with customers where there is a prioritised patient need; principles of these initiatives are consistent with the franchise, business & account plan objectives.
• Build business cases/Joint working proposals and gain approval from Trust board and the Franchise Leadership team. Measure progress of agreed key commissioning & service activities designed to improve the speed and ease of patient access, and optimise patient care in line with agreed KPIs and project management principles.
• Create and maintain strategic and operational relationships with influential NHS customers; Translate and share key trends and market feedback with Business Leader & Market Access Excellence.
• To develop, maintain and share an excellent understanding of the NHS, enabling environmental assessment and develop insights and intelligence to facilitate competitive advantage and inform development of local market access tools and materials.

Minimum requirements

What you'll bring to the role:

• Direct or indirect leadership experience with sales teams, service projects and/or commissioning customers.
• Experience of cross-functional working and Matrix working.
• Customer facing roles interacting with senior NHS staff.
• Market Access and/or Service Development.
• Key Account Management.

Desirable requirements:

• Project Management experience
• Graduate degree

You'll receive:

Competitive Salary
Annual Bonus
Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working
Top UK Employer
Pension Scheme
Share Scheme
Paid holidays
Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Subsidised Canteen
Employee Recognition Scheme
Sports & Social Club
Learning & Development Opportunities

Why consider Novartis?

750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help reimagine medicine.

We announced we will have a new HQ in London; a new state-of-the-art office at The Westworks, in White City. Four business divisions (pharmaceuticals, oncology, Global Drug Development and Novartis Business Services) will be able to come together in one purpose-designed environment. The site will be ready for us by the end of Q4 2019.

For the sixth consecutive year, Novartis been certified a ‘Top Employer’ in the UK (2014-2019)!

We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.

United Kingdom
East Region
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Lt
Market Access
Full Time