Patient Access Manager-W.Mids, Staffs, Coventry & Warks, Novartis UK

Patient Access Manager-W.Mids, Staffs, Coventry & Warks, Novartis UK

Job Description

The #1 cause! Wet AMD is an eye disease that damages a portion of the retina and is the #1 cause of blindness in industrial nations AND the #3 cause of blindness globally.
How would you like to be involved in bringing a product to market with the potential to impact millions of patients every year?

The Retina Franchise is looking for highly energized, passionate people to join the Novartis ophthalmology sales team working on territory covering Birmingham and Solihull, The Black Country, Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin, Staffordshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire.

Your responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• 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.
• Proven experience in pharmaceutical industry
• Experience of cross-functional working and Matrix working.
• Customer facing roles interacting with senior NHS staff.
• Market Access and/or Service Development
• Experience in product launch

Desirable requirements:

• Educated to Degree Level ideally in Business, Science or Marketing.
• Experience in Ophthalmology.

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 and 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
West Midlands
Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Lt
Market Access
Full Time