Associate Market Access Manager

North Point, HK, China.

Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Value and Access Management? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the health economy together in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

What you’ll do:

As an AssociateMarket Access Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

Your job responsibilities will be leading a team to, but not limited to:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive market access strategy for key products
  • Contribute as required to complete and proper understanding of local Payer, Reimbursement and Market Access needs
  • Understand and address the needs of Payers and budget-Holders, with compelling and customised value propositions, including economic and clinical arguments to secure access and funding for drugs
  • Establishes and maintains strong professional network with local Government authorities, Healthcare providers, Health Economic organizations and other relevant decision making key stakeholder to anticipate and influence legislative Pricing and reimbursement trends
  • Collaborate with marketing teams to develop and deliver health economic tools to appropriately influence government funding allocation, decision making and guideline development within HK healthcare system
  • Drive market & patient access agenda and shape policy environment by closely collaborate with both external partners like patient advocate group, NGO; internal stakeholders such as Marketing, Sales, Medical, Compliance, Legal, PR
  • Align with Marketing & Medical on Patient Access Program strategy including scheme design, PR plan and risk sharing program
  • Develop and drive effective patient access initiatives including Patient Assistance program, SFI program & patient advocacy initiatives to maximize patient access
  • Identify and communicate the market trends and relevant change of pharmaceutical industries and related healthcare policies, and identify market access related opportunities and risks.

Essential for the role

  • Bachelor degree in health economics/life science related discipline
  • At least five year working experience in pharmaceutical industry, with 2 year in market access area
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in Hong Kong pharmaceutical full cycle reimbursement process including strategy development, submission preparation, financial modelling, and pricing/ financial agreement negotiation
  • Ability to interact and influence a range of stakeholders both internally and externally 
  • Knowledge of government affairs relevant to pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong analytical and  Project management skill
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese

Desirable for the role

  • Master in Healthcare, Pharmacy or MBA
  • With experiences in health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) 
  • Proficiency in Mandarin

About Astrazeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. We are on a journey to bring life-saving medicines to patients. Our role in contributing to decreasing mortality rates globally is clear – shaping the future by spotting a scientifically-led commercial opportunity and acting now to operationalise and scale it.

Business Area – Hong Kong

Welcome to Hong Kong, one of over 400 sites here at AstraZeneca, providing a collaborative environment where everyone feels comfortable and able to be themselves is at the core of AstraZeneca’s priorities, it’s important to us that you bring your full self to work every day. To help you maintain your best self, here’s a sneak peek into some of the things this site provides for you

  • Flexible Medical Benefit for you to better take care of well-being of yourself and your family
  • Bright and vibrant work environment 
  • Top up employer MPF contribution

We’re bringing transformative drugs to those that need them the most by combining continuous new launches with unique solutions across the whole patient journey. It’s how we are able to truly make a difference to the quality of lives and answer huge unmet patient needs.

United by our local sense of belonging, there’s never been a better time to join a progressing team. Countless opportunities to learn from the best global talent, this is a place for those who want to be challenged and empowered to do the things they never thought possible.

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next? 

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.
  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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