Shire National Market Access Lead in Madrid, Spain

The main purpose of the position is to support SHIRE marketed products as well as future disease indications in Iberia (Spain & Portugal) as the national expert in providing strategic knowledge about the national/regional market access landscape as well as in monitoring the changes in market access policies and legislation. The main goal is to gain and maintain local optimal market access / pricing and reimbursement (P&R) conditions for our portfolio of products and pipeline.

Main Responsibilities:

  • He / she will have product support and technical oversight responsibilities leading cross functional teams for preparation, facilitation & timely submission of National Reimbursement Dossiers. He / she will help develop national & international market access expertise by mentoring and teaching LOC staff

  • Help create and maintain National Market Access Plans that are synergistic with International Market Access Plans, P&R strategies and support National requirements for evidence generation based on robust understanding of national payers & their decision making systems to optimally capture the value of present & future Shire products. Manage project budget and timelines

  • He / she will design and implement external Public policy initiatives to shape markets & accelerate market access across Shire portfolio in partnership with in collaboration with BUs

  • Identify, recruit and maintain a small panel of external National (Regional) experts in P&R or Health Technology Appraisal who can be called upon as contributors.Conduct interviews and organise Payer Advisory Boards with this national (Regional) panel and other Payers

  • To assist National P&R & BUs with issues and projects and support the creation of National (Regional) strategies that maximizes business and minimize downside risks.

Education and Experience:

  • Degree in Health sciencies or economics, and postgraduate academic background in Health Economics are required

  • Minimum 4 years experience in Market Access or Health Economics in the pharmaceutical industry, with a comprehensive understanding of the pricing/reimbursement environment and the government/payer review process

  • Understanding or experience in public relations and goverment affairs

  • knowledge and experience preparing dossiers and regional formularies.

  • Excellent understanding & experience of Market Access needs in the LOC National & Sub-national (Regions / Provinces) market required with knowledge of international Market Access requirements in key EU countries desired.

  • Fluency in the LOC National language and English is required

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.