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Market Access Manager

Hanoi, Vietnam.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Primary Job Function: 

  • Responsible for strategic partnership and market access strategy implementation at the assigned MA authorities or regional/ hospital formulary listing committees.
  • Plays an essential role in developing, communicating, and executing on the value strategies that address questions and influence the key decision makers.

Main Responsibilities:

Visit And Engage Assigned Ma Authorities And Customers On A Regular Basis 

  • MOH committees relevant for market access decision-making
  • Pricing and/or Reimbursement authorities
  • HTA (Health Technology Assessment) Agencies
  • Experts and advisors to MA authorities
  • Public market formulary listing agencies (e.g. public health insurance, gov’t funded health programs, gov’t tenders, public hospital drug formulary committees)
  • Private market formulary listing agencies (e.g. private health plans, private insurance drug formularies,   private hospital drug formulary committees)

Strategic Account Planning To Build Distinguished Quality Access And Sustainable Win-Win Partnership

  • Map decision-making process and criteria, regular monitor and update
  • Perform systematic stakeholder mapping, gain thorough understanding of formal and informal decision-making
  • Understand the account needs at organizational and decision-makers levels
  • Lay out short- and long-term account access vision, goals, key strategies and tactics
  • Lead the execution of strategic partnership at the assigned MA authorities/ committees
  • Proper integration of key risks & opportunities, strategies & tactics into country MAP
  • Monitor competitors’ strategies and prepare appropriate Market access responses 

Improve Access Policies And Conditions

  • Monitor closely changing dynamics in terms of access policies & conditions, such as   

pricing, reimbursement, formulary listing, other relevant payer polices & guidelines, and, where applicable, tender specifications

  • Identify areas to move from low(est) price-based to value-based decision-making, leverage global policy concepts, tools and international experts to improve or preserve access policies and conditions

Obtain, Maintain And Optimize Formulary Listing (With Or Without Tenders)

  • Analyze opportunities and risks across EPD portfolio
  • Formulate formulary listing (or sometime de-listing) strategy
  • Specify formulary listing and/ or tender dossier or documentation requirements
  • Maximize formulary listing results, measured by #products listed in #accounts
  • Negotiate with MA authorities and formulary listing agencies

Monitor Country Pricing Policy & Manage Pricing Submissions

  • Map pricing regulations (e.g. IRP (Int’l Reference Pricing), TRP (Therapeutic Reference Pricing) etc.), gain thorough understanding of pricing setting and adjustment mechanism for new and in-market products
  • Develop pricing submission strategy to maximize pricing opportunities and minimize risk
  • Liaise with global pricing to ensure strategy alignment and minimize cross-country impact
  • Ensure quality and timely submission
  • Support country market access head in pricing negotiation

Identify And Execute Payer Value-Added Programs

Based on strategic account planning, identify account-specific payer value-added programs which provide short- or/ and long-term success for EPD portfolio. This may be payer engagement programs, or local health economics studies

  • Payer engagement programs: design the program and materials; build in outcome measurement to demonstrate value for payers
  • Local health economics studies: design local study to demonstrate better value for money or positive budget impact, or local dissemination of global studies

Minimum Background/ Experience Required

  • >10 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry including a significant experience in Market Access authorities and/ or formulary listing committees, preferably with experience working with off patented products.
  • Experience working in a multinational company with a matrix organization
  • Ability to interpret and integrate Market Access strategies into actionable, value-added planning activities
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills and strong ability to develop relationships with external stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Professional behavior with “can-do” and “open mind” attitudes
  • Winning mentality, dynamic, innovative, customer focus and cross-functional team player

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