Associate Director Pricing, Access & Tenders (remote-based)

Uxbridge, London, England
£135 - £155 per hour
05 May 2021
02 Jun 2021
Ciaran Higgins
HEOR, Pricing
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Senior Management

Hobson Prior are currently working with a world-wide biopharma organisation whose aim is to discover, develop and deliver ground-breaking medicines that help patients who are living with serious diseases. Our client is looking for a talented Associate Director Pricing, Access & Tenders to join them on a contract basis in Uxbridge with the ability to work remotely 3 days a week.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will mainly accountable for developing optimal pricing and market access strategies for pipeline products, and also supports in-line brands and selected non-promoted brands.
  • Play a key part in developing pre-launch plans and securing resources from WW/Global to support effective preparations for launching new brands.
  • Cross functional working (HEOR, Medical, Clinical, Marketing, Market Research, Homecare Services) as well as the ability to balance these factors in analysis and decision making is required.
  • Understanding the optimal pricing and market access approach (including clinical evidence versus standard of care, NHS budget impact, Cost Effectiveness, Payer attitudes, Reference Pricing, developments within evolving NHS).
  • Pro-actively identifies market access opportunities for the organisation through effective planning and development of financially sound business proposals.
  • Responsible for liaising with WW/Global colleagues and external stakeholders in order to benefit from their expertise and to gain alignment across functions.
  • Builds strong relationships with organisation and industry peers to strengthen the organisation's image, competitive position and performance.
  • Manage an agreed portion of the organisation's mature products portfolio (for UK & Ireland), to maximise the value.
  • To lead the organisation's national, regional and hospital level tenders where relevant for the portfolio products.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to communicate well researched recommendations and influence senior stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of strong access performance.
  • Demonstrated experience in a matrixed team working with peers and superiors.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex situations and being able to make difficult decisions.
  • Ability to think strategically.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously and to deliver results.
  • Business acumen and budgeting skills.
  • Excellent communicator with strong written and verbal presentation skills


  • Life Sciences Degree / Economics Degree / Finance Degree.
  • Good understanding of the NHS payer environment and how funding flows.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the UK health system.
  • In-depth knowledge of UK market access issues.
  • Good numeracy and analytical skills are essential.

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