Worldwide Market Access Director

Oct 06, 2021

Job Description

200 million! The number of patients worldwide treated with Novartis ophthalmic products.

Our Ophthalmology Franchise is reimagining what’s possible by bringing life-altering treatments to patients with visual impairments and blindness.

The Worldwide Market Access Director will be responsible for building the market access strategy, helping to shape the external environment and provide the Access perspective in expanding the Ophtha pipeline for the future. Based in Novartis’ Headquarters, you will have the mission of ensuring patients can access treatment across the Globe.

• Lead cross-functional value and access team to gather evidence which support payer value proposition and pricing strategy –Represent patient access in all major cross-functional teams at the program/brand level including Global Programme Teams, Global Brand Team and Global Medical Affairs Teams
• Provide an integrated access & pricing strategy aimed at delivering relevant product differentiation and value proposition to varying payers (in terms of e.g. target patient population, clinical comparators, clinical and economic outcome measures, patient reported outcomes, health economics data, patient preferences, and diagnostics)
• Ensure pricing & access strategy is aligned with the commercial strategy & forecast and is supported by the integrated evidence plan for submission at each development milestone (DDP, FDP, SDP) to maximize the life-time value of the product
• Provide the Access/HEOR/Evidence input to cross-functional Teams (GPT/GXT etc.) for products pre-FDP to optimize the development program and ensure key country requirements and insights drive the commercial plan incl. payer evidence needs, plans to generate evidence (clinical, HEOR, etc.)
• Ensure access & HEOR impact are considered for product indication sequencing

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

• Degree or postgraduate degree in medicine, sciences, business administration health policy, health economics or other relevant qualification
• Deep understanding of payer/HTA environment and evolution across countries; in country reimbursement and global access experience would be preferred
• Demonstrable stakeholder management expertise
• Able to lead and inspire whilst displaying agility and enthusiasm
• Knowledge of Reimbursement processes and commercial principles
• Demonstrated experience conducting research with MCO, physician groups, &/or employers is desired
• Commercial experience and/or leadership experience in Healthcare
• Ability to work and lead (a cross-functional team) in a matrix environment and build strong relationships in virtual environment
• Ability to communicate effectively and motivate team alongside having a persuasive and credible presentation style at all levels of organization
• Previous cross-functional experience in Marketing or Access is an advantage
• Excellent analytical skills and ability to draw insights/derive viable strategic options for payers that offer opportunities to align cross-functionally to deliver superior value from the analytical research
• Team player, support and learn from peers, share best practice and enhance positive team culture
• Fluent written and spoken English; other languages an advantage
• Ophtha pipeline experience highly desirable

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

- Some restrictions on flexible working options may apply and will be discussed during interview if applicable.

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769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
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