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Market Access Manager

Lisbon, Portugal.

Role Purpose:

The Market Access Manager supports all activities and deliverables to obtain and maintain Market Access, Reimbursement and optimal Pricing for Pfizer’s products. He/She works with the cross-functional team to develop access strategies that are in line with the overall brand strategy and helps implement key activities targeted at external payer customers and influencers. The role builds on an integration of medical, scientific and economic competence to develop access strategies and implementation plans, in close partnership with Senior Market Access &HTA Manager.

Key dimensions:

  • Global pricing and reimbursement – country alignment
  • Tactical pricing & access function
  • Tactical health technology assessment function
  • Tactical hospital and retail access function
  • Customer – relationship management

Organizational relationships:


  • Business Units
  • Medical Department
  • Finance Department
  • Regulatory Department
  • Communication & Public Affairs
  • Global Pricing & PHI teams


  • National Health Agencies (Infarmed – Directive Body)
  • Consultants / Vendors
  • Hospitals (CFTs)
  • KOLs
  • Other relevant associations
  • Customers
    • National Access Agencies (Infarmed – Economic Evaluation Department)
    • KOLs – Clinical Experts of INFARMED

Key Accountabilities:

  • Marktzugang
    • Develop market access strategies, in alignment with Senior Market Access &HTA Manager, ensuring fast time to market of new products
    • Develop, submit and follow-up Reimbursement and Prior Evaluation dossiers, aligned with the approved market access strategy
    • Review the Global/EU economic models, in order to align it with the Portuguese HE Guidelines and the specific orientations from INFARMED and support local adaptation
    • Maintain a working collaboration with Pfizer’s international team concerning market access
    • Maintain a working collaboration with local BUs and cross-functional teams
    • Support the inclusion of Pfizer products in the National Hospital formulary and Hospitals formulary dossier
    • Support the development of strategies that will allow business growth and benchmark the market access of key competitors.
    • Establish strong working relationships with INFARMED
  • Preisgestaltung
    • Analyse Pricing Policies to ensure the alignment of local product prices with the Corporate Policies
    • Submit PCRs, when needed, after local coordination with BUs and Finance Department
    • Perform mandatory price reviews within the legally established timelines and ensure that internal price databases are kept up to date
    • Follow the pricing evolution in the 4 reference countries and communicate impact to BUs and Finance
    • Benchmark the pricing of key competitors


Decisive – manages complexity to make timely, informed decisions

Focused – develops impactful short- and long-term solutions for our customers and patients

Connected – collaborates with others to accomplish shared goals

Inspiring – motivates and develops others to move the business forward

Courageous – consistently demonstrates accountability in the face of challenges

Resilient – responds to change with agility, optimism and innovation

Interpersonal skills:

Seen as cooperative and a team player

Easily gains trust and support of peers

Qualifications (i.e. Education, Experience, Technical Requirements)

  • University degree or equivalent in Pharmacy, Economy or related areas e.g. BSc, MSc
  • Post-Graduation or Master in Health Economics or related area is preferred
  • Knowledge on Finance, Statistics and Epidemiology is preferred
  • Understanding of the Portuguese and European Healthcare and Market Access Systems
  • Experience in adapting Health Economic and Budget Impact Models is preferred
  • Demonstration of analytical, problem-solving and quantitative skills
  • Ability to work proactively in partnership, translating business situations into objectives and delivering results to meet needs

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

This job is posted by Pfizer.


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