Future Head of Market Access (m/w)

starting as a Lead Market Access Manager (m/w)

Our client is a worldwide operating biopharmaceutical company from the speciality care sector with its major German subsidiary in Frankfurt am Main.


The Focus areas are Ophthalmology, Neurology, Gastroenterology and Aesthetics. Additionally our client has a broad and impactful pipeline which secures future business opportunities.


In the course of the further built up of the market access department in Germany

we are searching as soon as possible for a dedicated and experienced

Future Head of Market Access (m/w)

starting as a Lead Market Access Manager (m/w)

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    Greater Frankfurt am Main

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Your tasks

The Mission: be part of the architect team that will shape the future environment in means of market access in germany for our client. This contains the assignment to help build up a team of future market access and HTA Managers


  • Nurture and manage strong and professional relationships with HTA bodies and policy-makers at the national level, in particular the G-BA and the IQWiG to ensure appropriate prioritization of access issues pertaining to care with the company's products.
  • Drive market shaping for pipeline assets and provide stakeholders with necessary understanding of the company's future assets and services and their respective value proposition.
  • Review development programs for the company's pipeline assets within cross-functional teams in the context of market access requirements and pricing opportunities defined through the AMNOG process.
  • Coordinate and manage HTA advice seeking and consultation activities for the pipeline assets.
  • Condense and interpret payer/HTA feedback to inform Phase III development and to provide solid input to the company's  senior management/decision-makers.
  • Lead AMNOG dossier development and the submission and hearing process by establishing closely collaborating international as well as local cross-functional teams
  • Co-develop pricing strategy and coordinate preparation for the price negotiation process.
  • Develop and nurture relationships with healthcare policy decision-makers/stakeholders to understand the evolving environment and the position of the company's products within this.
  • Develop and implement payer partnership programs/initiatives which enhance the understanding and perception of payers and policy makers/stakeholders regarding unmet medical needs of interest to the company's to inform future health policy or to enhance implementation of existing policy.
  • Develop and implement payer partnership programs/initiatives which improve patient access to care which enhance the company's corporate brand equity.

Your qualifications

  • Life-sciences/Healthcare Management degree or similar educational background.
  • At least 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical access roles with proven success.
  • Substantial exposure to the AMNOG process in particular the early benefit assessment as well as to national price negotiations.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of healthcare structure, policy and governance across country.
  • A solid knowledge of the principles of evidence-based medicine and the applicability of health outcomes measures.
  • Represent the interests and corporate behaviors: Be Bold - Build bridges, Power ideas, Act fast, Drive results;
  • Identifying opportunities and taking action to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals.
  • Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media, using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods.
  • Continuous Improvement and negotiation: Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.
  • Planning and Organizing: Able to plan and execute multiple complex projects and maintain relationships.
  • Self-starter who is focused on completing tasks.
  • Builds collaborative relationships and takes action to meet customer needs paying close attention to local regulations, laws and codes of conduct.
  • Identifying and understanding issues, problems and opportunities; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.
  • Willingness to travel on a regular basis (approx. 40%).
  • Fluent in German and English.

Ihr Ansprechpartner

Tilman Grumbd


Optares Medical GmbH & Co. KG
Tilman Grumbd
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg