Director – Market Access

  • Director – Market Access

    Our client, a pharmaceutical company, is currently seeking a “Director – Market Access”. The scope of the role encompasses Canada and the position holder will be reporting to the Managing Director Canada.

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Lead the development of Market Access strategies in Canada, in order to support a positive environment for drug dependency treatments, expanding access to care for addicted patients and improving reimbursement & pricing for Indivior quality treatments;
    • To ensure there are appropriate strategies in place to take advantage of positive government policy or to champion Indivior positions in policy direction;
    • The role will have direct responsibility for building and maintaining a network of influential stakeholders (government officials, country institutions & policy makers, payers (public/private), Mkt Access experts & advisers), and delivering Area‐wide Gvt Affairs and Market Access initiatives that will support the achievement of the Canada business goals.

    PROFILE
    • A business and or marketing degree is preferred, or equivalent level qualification;
    • Likely to have spent a significant part of career within commercial pharmaceutical industry roles with significant market access/Pricing/Gov.Relations roles;
    • Able to understand and experience of successful HTA submissions and offer a critique of Health Economic Data;
    • Strong commercial acumen;
    • High levels of understanding of the systems in Canada at national and provincial levels;
    • Experienced in government affairs and working with policy makers in political and health environments;
    • Experienced in government affairs and working with policy makers in political and health environments;
    • Exceptional interpersonal and networking skills;
    • Ability to challenge the status quo and the ability to catalyze change;
    • Strong clinical, technical and analytical skills;
    • Bilingual.

    If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to Michael Villeneuve at mvilleneuve@locksearchgroup.com.

    Only qualified candidates will be contacted.