Senior Consultant - Market Access Consulting

Location London
Discipline: Health Economics & Market Access
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Salary: On application
Contact name: Ray Bird

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01293 584300
Job ref: 19939
Published: 30 days ago
Expiry date: 11 April 2021

The Company:

This consultancy is a global research and consulting group that partners with life science companies worldwide to develop, capture, and communicate the clinical and economic evidence required to demonstrate the real-world effectiveness, safety, and value of their products. Our services are driven by world-class science and thought leadership and leverage a unique combination of capabilities in health economics, outcomes research, market access and real-world evidence. 

The Team:

The complex and rapidly-changing payer environment is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate. Our expert market access teams, comprising industry leaders, former payers, policy experts, and experienced strategists, help clients steer a path through diverse evidence requirements and potential payer barriers to achieve optimal price and access. Dedicated market access teams in London and Waltham, MA, have been providing global payer research and pricing, reimbursement and market access strategy advice to clients in the biopharmaceutical industry for two decades. Our work is underpinned by relationships with high level payers and advisers covering 45 markets, and integration with world-class experts in HEOR and RWE.

The Role:

We have an opportunity for a Managing Consultant to join our Market Access Consulting team to lead client engagements, develop new business, and support all aspects of developing the market access practice. The primary areas of responsibility are outlined below.

  • Act as Project Lead, supported by a team of Analysts, Consultants and more senior colleagues, to drive execution success across all project types e.g.

    • For pipeline assets: Baseline payer landscape and market assessment; Comprehensive payer landscape and target product profile assessment (value and evidence planning)

    • For launch and in-line products: Value proposition development; Payer positioning and value message testing; Payer negotiation and contracting workshops

  • Ownership of several large key client accounts for business development, and wider involvement in key account prioritisation and overall strategy

  • Contribute to continuous improvement of internal processes and staff development, including line management and training

  • Develop and refine content knowledge through involvement in our Market Access Centre of Excellence and Thought Leadership programme

Who you are:

  • Strong experience in pricing, reimbursement and global market access either in a consultancy or industry (corporate-level) and highly engaged in expanding your knowledge.

  • Strategic thinker with ability to understand customer challenges.

  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and sound judgement

  • Experience in business development, including account management

  • Line management experience or experience with driving team processes/training, ideally

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to progress your consulting career, increase responsibility and build expertise in an established pricing and market access team with outstanding knowledge and client relationships.

  • An environment in which you can develop internal engagement - including line management and wider team management skills - in a collaborative, supportive framework.

  • Space and encouragement to own and shape client relationships with the aim of significantly contributing to new and wider business opportunities 

  • The ability to work closely with a leadership team drawn from industry executives and ex-payers.

  • The opportunity to make a difference in supporting our clients in shaping product investment decisions that optimize pricing, reimbursement and market access.

  • Access to the broader team of world-class experts in health economics, outcomes research, data analytics, and epidemiology services that allow us to make powerful and actionable evidence recommendations.

Salary: On application