Lieu: Switzerland - Glattbrugg/Zurich

Fonction: Pricing and Market Access

Compagnie: Vifor Pharma

Georgia Izzat

International Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 83 78

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Are you looking for a new challenge in a specialist pharmaceutical company?  An opportunity has arisen to join our Global Market Access leadership team at our operational headquarters in Glattbrugg. The position of Head of Patient, Innovation, and Access Policy will have the ability to establish and leverage key political relations to shape policy at a European/EU, US, at a global, and in select cases at a country level. Leading the Global Patient, Innovation, and Access Policy department, you will anticipate trends in the healthcare political environment, drive critical policy initiatives supporting Patient Blood Management (PBM), Non-Biologic Complex Drugs (NBCDs), and mobilize resources accordingly.
This Head of Patient, Innovation, and Access Policy role will have the following responsibilities:  
  • Anticipates political risks, opportunities, succinctly summarizes and communicates ability to develop pro-active solutions that meet/exceed our business needs
  • Connects political and policy discussions to future product and service development
  • Proposes and develops new processes and work flows to the organization to enhance our ability to capitalize on policy evolution including emerging regulatory and reimbursement requirements
  • Provide high-quality timely input - either directly or by tapping into the appropriate internal teams - to policy bodies such as OECD, EU, WHO, national parliaments as appropriate including Washington DC, and policy-shaping trade representations such as EFPIA, PhRMA, IFPMA.
  • Is sought out by external stakeholders, viewed as a trusted partner and key opinion leader
  • Advocates among senior leaders of Vifor Pharma for the value of Patient, Innovation, and Access Policy
  • Creates value by adding complementary parties or issues to the negotiation
  • Brings truly innovative thinking to the sequencing and the scope of the negotiation to influence the chances of bringing each party onboard and to tackle unforeseen conditions
  • Links scenario planning and sequencing of the negotiation process to the flow of information
  • Maximizes business impact by aligning Vifor’s decision-making process on a global level to optimal policy-shaping Input

The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge, or the equivalent.

Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Political Science, Economics, Health Economics, Law, Diplomatic Studies, and/or Medicines
  • 10+ years of experience in Government Affairs, Public Affairs, Policy work, ideally experience of company and institutional/political experience
  • Language requirement: fluent in English and another EU language

We offer you an interesting and challenging opportunity in an international company. As a medium sized specialty Pharmaceutical company we work cross-functionally, with lean structures and an entrepreneurial mind-set. To achieve our goals we focus on solutions, effective processes and we constantly seek to improve our way of doing things. In response to our demanding environment we offer opportunities to bring forward ideas, lead change as well opportunities for personal development and growth. The company offers competitive terms and conditions.

A propos de nous

Le Groupe Vifor Pharma, anciennement Groupe Galenica, est une entreprise Specialty Pharma mondiale qui se consacre à la recherche, au développement, à la fabrication et à la commercialisation de ses propres produits pharmaceutiques. Il est le partenaire de choix pour les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. L’entreprise, qui entend devenir le leader mondial des traitements de la carence en fer et des affections néphrologiques et cardio-rénales, aspire à aider les patients du monde entier souffrant de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. Le Groupe Vifor Pharma possède des sites de production en Suisse et au Portugal, ainsi qu’un réseau dynamique de sociétés affiliées et de partenaires lui assurant une vaste couverture de marché dans le monde entier. L’entreprise affiche une présence mondiale en constante augmentation mais conserve de solides racines dans son marché d’origine, la Suisse.

Le Groupe Vifor Pharma est constitué de Vifor Pharma, de Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma – sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care –, de Relypsa et d’OM Pharma.

Pour plus d’informations, veuillez consulter notre site: http://www.viforpharma.com/fr/a-propos-de-vifor-pharma/qui-sommes-nous.

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