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European Market Access Director

Barrington James
Netherlands - In office 2-3 days per week
Up to €125k Basic Dependent on experience
Start date
27 Mar 2024
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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HEOR, Health Economics, Market Access
Full Time
Contract Type
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European Market Access Director 

Location: Amsterdam, 2-3 days per week in office 
***MUST HAVE - Right to work in Netherlands***

I am partnered with a global pharmaceutical company on a new role within their EU Market Access senior team. They are going through an exciting growth phase as a business and are looking for the above individual as part of their transformation journey that can contribute to the overall success of the organization.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an evolving business who are putting their growth and vision at the forefront of what they do. They are looking for a successful and proven leader that can push the brands marketed and upcoming products towards the front of the industry.


The Role:

You will lead the Market Access function setting and ensuring patient access for the companies pipelined medicines within agreed targets and budget constraints. You will be responsible for leading the healthcare strategy and engagement anticipating and addressing opportunities and threats across Europe. Ensuring that the most optimum channels are being used to interact with payers, customers, and stakeholders to drive a cross functional approach.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring and executing Market Access plans at a European and national level, identifying key priorities for market access, and implementing them across Europe.
  • Develop a Market Access plan based on the regions main priorities ensuring company image, healthcare policy shaping, and disease policy shaping are taken into account
  • Represent Market Access across the entire Human Pharma function to lead the products in this space successfully.
  • Lead a team of market access individuals, ensuring they are delivering on priorities and that their work is up to the correct standard and quality. Directly responsible for their development and growth opportunities.



  • Master’s degree in a related life sciences discipline
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, especially in Health Economics, Market Access, and Pricing
  • Additional experience in marketing and public affairs would be ideal
  • Extensive knowledge of the European healthcare system and exposure to other systems
  • Strong people management skills: Being able to build out, develop and create an effective and visionary team
  • Hands on knowledge and project expertise in pricing and contacting dynamics
  • Strong communications skills, with the ability to work with external and internal stakeholders, managing and nurturing business relationships.
  • Business Fluent in English, any additional languages are preferred



By clicking “apply” you will be sending your CV to Georgia Wright at Barrington James. Georgia is a specialist Senior recruiter within Market Access and HEOR. She will discuss the opportunity in detail with you, facilitate your application and will manage the process acting as a link between the company and yourself. Due to the interesting nature of this position, it is likely that recruitment could close prematurely due to a high number of expected applicants. To avoid disappointment, apply as soon as possible.

Please call +44 1293 776644 for more information or reach out to Georgia Wright directly on with the link to the job advert.


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Originally, a purely contingency and contract recruiter, focused in the UK, Barrington James is now a sophisticated, highly effective provider of human resources solutions up to full RPO, partnering the pharma, medical devices, and healthcare industries right across the globe.

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01293 776644
Victoria House
Consort Way
United Kingdom

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