Job Details
Job ID: 124
Job Title: Sr Manager Global Market Access & Govt Affairs
Job Type:
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Level: Managerial
Recruiters: Hannah Woodward,Sophie Taylor
City: Harefield
Country England

Job Description

To lead the Market Access and Government Affairs (MAGA) strategy and activities within Norgine, including responsibility for assigned brand(s).
The role may be divided into 3 key parts:
1. Acting as a global lead to affiliate MAGA managers and cross-functional colleagues to drive the success of the MAGA function by providing direction and leadership; working in partnership with affiliates to deliver the global MAGA plan
2. Acting as market access and government affairs lead for assigned brands, operating as an effective part of the core cross-functional Global Brand Team; leading the creation and implementation of the MAGA brand strategy, ensuring synergy with other functions
3. Acting as a MAGA expert within the company, providing input to New Product Evaluations and other projects requiring MAGA expertise

Requirements/Qualifications: • Educated to degree level or higher
• Detailed and up-to-date experience of Market Access, Health Technology Assessment and funding in major European markets
• Experience working in the pharmaceutical and/or MedTech industry
• Experience working within a commercial environment
• Understanding of pricing and reimbursement for pharma and/or MedTech
• Excellent project management, time management and prioritisation
• Excellent Excel skills
• Excellent communication, both written and verbal, across all levels both internal and external
• Ability to lead and motivate a team
• Ability to effectively network and build relationships both internally and externally
• Ability to work within a team
• Attention to detail
• Fluent English language
• Understanding of European codes of practice for the pharmaceutical and MedTech industries

• Experience across pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostics for EU5
• Knowledge and experience of policy influencing within Europe
• Education in Health Economics or Economics
• Additional European language(s)

1. To lead on the strategy development for assigned Norgine products including data generation, HTA, P&R, value communication and public / government affairs, and to lead projects to deliver against agreed objectives
2. To work closely with the cross-functional team to ensure alignment with other functional plans
3. To work closely with affiliates to ensure alignment with local plans
4. To work with development and medical colleagues to generate high quality health economic and outcomes research for Norgine products, in line with the brand strategy
5. To work closely with affiliates to create reimbursement dossiers to achieve commercial goals
6. To work with affiliates to create stakeholder maps for payers, non-prescribers and influencers at European, national, regional and local level, in line with key account planning
7. To work with suppliers to develop tools for use with payers and non-prescribers customers including Budget Impact Models, Global Value Dossiers, Value Communication Tools
8. To work closely with affiliates to support the localisation, training and roll-out of tools to local MAGA team and field teams
9. To work with the Global Pricing and Market Access Analyst to accurately track brand and competitor prices
10. To source and effectively manage suppliers
11. To accurately manage the MAGA brand budget
12. To act as an expert within both the MAGA team and global commercial function
13. To lead occasional above brand functional projects
14. To be an active member of the MAGA Expert Team, leading, training and coaching less experienced colleagues
15. To work with the New Product Evaluation team to assess potential new products from a Market Access, HTA and P&R perspective, providing clear recommendations to the business


The role involves the management of the MAGA plan for allocated brand(s), including leading the functional team for those brands, ensuring alignment with the cross-functional brand plan. MAGA in Norgine covers strategy and activities related to HEOR, P&R, HTA, payer mapping and engagement. The role also involves being an expert and advocate for the MAGA function within the wider business.


The job holder is accountable for the development and implementation of the MAGA plan for allocated brands, working as an integral member of the brand team and in collaboration with affiliates. The job holder is also responsible for allocated above brand projects.


The role requires a close working relationship with:
• members of the cross-functional brand team, in particular development, medical, marketing, commercial and field force effectiveness colleagues
• affiliate teams, in particular local MAGA managers (or colleagues responsible for MAGA)
• other members of the Global MAGA team

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