To support our growing organisation in the United Kingdom, we are seeking a Patient Access Director. Responsible for coordinating all Patient Access activities, acting as the Vifor Pharma UK lead for healthcare policy, Health Technology Assessments (HTA), Pricing, Tendering and Contracts, Guidelines, Pharmacoeconomics, Budget Impact and Value Messaging, we are seeking an experienced professional within the field. In this role, you will report to the General Manager UK with a dotted line to the Global Head of Market Access and have a Patient Access & Policy Team reporting into you. Your tasks and responsibilities will include:
The ideal candidate brings a Scientific or Economics degree, significant experience within the pharmaceutical industry in addition to the following skills and experience:
You bring strong networking and stakeholder management skills and bring a network within the health technology key decision makers. You demonstrates strong communication skills in English with ability to efficiently and productively communicate orally and in writing. You have outstanding analytical skills – science-based and marketing oriented – with broad scientific, pharmacoeconomic and medical knowledge, with continuous expansion and learning ability. You bring experience and can take a product through a successful Health technology assessment with the relevant bodies. You work and champions ideas and applies entrepreneurial thinking and spirit. You have strong leadership skills, can inspire a team. You demonstrate customer orientation with the ability to continuously expand market knowledge. You examine and understands issues from multiple perspectives or points of view, readily sees inter-relationships and cause-and-effect relationships; takes a systematic approach to successfully resolving all issues. You work effectively in cross-functional & international teams (e.g. Marketing, Sales, Medical, global functions, and other country teams). Acts as a role model for others in line with VIFOR Pharma values, setting a positive image.
Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.
Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.
For more information, please visit: http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/who-we-are.