Associate Market Access Manager

Selangor, Malaysia.

J&J Innovative Medicines Malaysia is currently looking for an Associate Market Access Manager to join our Market Access team. In this role, you will support and implement strategies and tactical plans in Malaysia. The primary objective of this role is to assist in improving patient access by enhancing market access opportunities. The individual will work closely with cross-functional teams, including commercial, medical affairs and regional teams, to ensure successful realization of the value of our innovative medicines.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Facilitate the development and implementation of relevant strategies to improve the positioning of innovative pharmaceutical products in all access channels.
  2. Tactical Plan Execution: Execution of tactical plans crafted to address specific challenges and access opportunities.
  3. Reimbursement: Assist in the assessment and optimization of reimbursement and pricing strategies to ensure appropriate pricing, levels of access, and balanced revenue generation.
  4. Pricing: Ability to co-create a case for a new product or repricing of an existing product to address an access opportunity.
  5. Market Research and Analysis: Conduct detailed market research, including analyzing market trends, competitor activities, and reimbursement policies, to identify market access barriers and opportunities.
  6. Collaboration and Customer Management: Collaborate with internal teams, to align on strategies with broader access or business goals. Build and manage relationships with key external partners, including healthcare providers, payers, academia, industry partners and relevant government agencies.
  7. Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR): Support the generation of health economic data to demonstrate the value proposition of products and facilitate market access negotiations, as required.
  8. Cross-Functional Coordination: Coordinate activities across different departments to ensure timely execution of market access initiatives and alignment with business objectives.
  9. Training and Education: Provide relevant training to internal teams on market access-related topics, such as reimbursement processes, access strategies for self-pay market, health technology assessment (HTA), and healthcare policies in Malaysia.
  10. Compliance and Regulatory Compliance: Ensure compliance with local regulations, industry guidelines, and company policies related to market access activities.


  • Education : Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Health Economics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Experience : Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in market access, marketing or medical affairs is preferred. Experience in external customer engagements is helpful.
  • Knowledge : Shown understanding of healthcare systems and pricing/reimbursement framework in Malaysia is preferred.
  • Analytical Skills : Proficient in analyzing data and generating insights to inform access strategies. Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical abilities are essential.
  • Communication and Collaboration : Established verbal and written communication skills in Malay and English and proactively communicate information to internal and external partners. Ability to interact with previous success examples of working with teams and establish collaborations with other teams to accomplish goals.
  • Adaptability : Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Proven flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and navigate challenges.
  • Computer Skills : Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant software applications.

The role can contribute to the growth and success of business by supporting relevant access strategy development and execution, optimizing price and reimbursement, and building positive relationships with partners. This role offers a meaningful and rewarding career path for individuals passionate about driving access to innovative medicines.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity.

Join our team in Malaysia and be part of an exhilarating journey to enhance business outcomes and shape the future of innovative medicine access!

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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