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Join UCB: An exciting time to join a great team. To strengthen our European Access Team , we are looking for a talented, experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of: EU Access Solution Lead - Immunology .
As the EU Access Solution Lead, you will play a vital role in overseeing overseeing the operationalization of the global market access strategy for an asset or a specific patient population in the EU areas, at national and subnational level, as well as collecting areas access needs and insights to feed global access strategy.
You like to work in an environment where you can: Collaborate with country access teams to identify opportunities and challenges, adopting risk mitigation approaches to co-create impactful solutions to enhance patient access across Europe Work closely with affiliates to create Value Propositions for payers in differing archetypes, including HEOR models and innovative VBA/contracting solutions Foster best practices to localise the global value story adhering to local business needs Work effectively with the EU Access & External Engagement Team and Immunology Strategic Operations Team in supporting the EU Immunology Access and Pricing Head
You will contribute by: Defining the market based around patient needs, validating new drivers to shape and grow the brand lifecycle strategy and deliver long-term objectives Aligning the Immunology Market Access Strategy, ensuring strategic alignment between global and local Market Access teams Developing global value material such as Payer Value Propositions, Global Value Dossiers (GVD), Economic models in line with market access and the wider medical and commercial strategy Providing support to local teams and engaging cross functionally with a platform of Payer Value solutions that can be adapted at national, sub-nation or local account level Acting as a key point of contact within Immunology and Strategic Operations, representing EU Access Fostering excellence in launch execution ensuring critical tools and support are in place for a successful launch including; Value communication toolkits, Access Strategy related trainings, Negotiation Strategy Playbook, Operational plans and the implementation of Access Strategies across UCB Enhance the EU Brand Planning (Patient Value Brand Plan) working synergistically with the Strategic Operations team Providing support to local teams in building new competencies (HEOR) and coaching around negotiation skills
Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills: Proven track record within a Market Access within a Pharmaceutical company at a European level Strong understanding of European healthcare systems and payer archetypes (factors driving access in the different countries); with deep knowledge of the EU5 / EU Health-Ecosystem Proven expertise to translate strategy into actionable tactics in the EU 5 Health care Ecosystems Excellence in value communication (Scientific and/or payer communication) Strong operational skills: supporting and challenging countries regarding market access objective setting and support local implementation of asset access strategy Life science education background preferable Knowledge in UCB’s therapeutic areas – Dermatology/ Rheumatology Experience within Health Policy, Health economics, Pricing and Reimbursement is advantageous Strong analytical capabilities of understanding and strategizing clinical data, biostatistics and interpreting clinical outcomes Ability to work independently to lead complex projects Strong influencing, networking and transversal collaboration skills Excellent communication, negotiating, and interpersonal skills for a wide variety of audiences Display excellent business judgement that strongly connect to UCB's core values and beliefs Fluent in English both written and verbal
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