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Senior Specialist, Market Access

Career level
Middle (2-5 years)
Employment type
Full time
Number of vacancies

Job title: Senior Specialist, Market Access

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Job tags: market access, pharma, merck, msd

Job location: Bucureşti, RO

Experience requirements: Mid-career

Workfield requirements: Marketing Manager

Contract type: Permanent full-time

Sector: Pharmaceutical Sector

Locations: Romania - Bucuresti-Ilfov


Job Description
The Senior Access Specialist is responsible to implement, lead and manage the market access strategies and activities for our company portfolio in the assigned therapeutic areas to enhance business results.


Education, Experience & Competencies required

  • University (business or scientific). Master degree preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry, focusing on access & pricing
  • Experience in the business negotiations and group presentations
  • Good sense of networking (establish relationships with key decision makers)
  • Experience in effectively and persuasively articulating complex issues to key decision makers, using different tools, including pharmaco-economic argumentation
  • Able to demonstrate strong capabilities to work in a complex and competitive environment
  • Excellent understanding of local healthcare system in Romania (legislation framework, HC management, financing mechanism), including market access process from NHIH down to the CHIH and to end customers.
  • Language: Romanian and English business proficiency and understanding

Required profile

Key tasks & responsibilities

  • Profile and segment payer customers to define target customers and tailor approaches.
  • Build/adapt and use value propositions and materials that address the behavioural objectives, drivers and barriers of each customer group (payer, KOLs, other decision makers)
  • Support development of strategies and action plans to manage national and local payers to ensure inclusion in reimbursement, funding availability and favorable formulary/guideline status for relevant therapeutic areas.
  • Development and implementation (following internal approvals) of access projects for company's products in connection with the necessities of the local healthcare system.
  • Early detection and warning of potential threats and risk in the environment as well as identification of opportunities in the healthcare environment in order to sustain access in the assigned therapeutic areas.
  • Monitoring and ongoing updating on the changes in the access system (public and private) that are relevant for the company.
  • Management of the information regarding prices for the assigned products and contribution to the development and submission of the necessary documents to the authorities.
  • Coordination of the information from marketing, medical, regulatory necessary for the reimbursement documentation.
  • Presenting and sustaining the reimbursement requests in front of the healthcare authorities

Company introduction

Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.