Kyowa Kirin International

National and Local Payor Value and Patient Access Manager (BNL)

Job Locations NL-Amsterdam
Posted Date
5 months ago(05/07/2022 16:26)
Category
Payer Value & Patient Access

Overview

At Kyowa Kirin International (KKI), our purpose is to make people smile. This means more than drug discovery and development; it is about embedding care into everything we do to make a difference every day for those that need it most.   We’re an inclusive pharmaceutical company that takes time to understand what really matters to our patients, their families, and their healthcare professionals, helping our people to take bold actions that deliver life-changing solutions sooner.    Our culture is rooted in our values: Teamwork, Commitment to Life, Innovation, and Integrity. They help us to push boundaries to deliver extraordinary impact and make KKI a brilliant place to work.  

 

Job Purpose

 

To contribute to ensuring the safety of the Kyowa Kirin products by supporting: - The Pharmacovigilance Physician and other staff in the department with scientific analyses and input to meet international regulatory requirements, the Company’s objectives and ensuring patient safety. - The Qualified Person for Pharmacovigilance in Europe (EU QPPV) to contribute to the constant improvement of the Kyowa Kirin Pharmacovigilance System. - The VP Pharmacovigilance in increasing the department’s effectiveness and profile within Kyowa Kirin.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development of multiple HTA submissions to obtain successful recommendations nationally by working closely with internal stakeholders to ensure alignment with Regional Health Economic Strategy, health economic data and the various business unit strategies with agreed objectives locally, regionally, and collectively nationally.
  • Prepare and execute price negotiations according to the policy and willingness of the management.
  • Lead negotiations in F2F meetings (especially if Dutch language is needed)
  • Can represent KK in front of HTA bodies and payers.
  • Source local data relevant to the collation of National HTA submissions/reimbursements and liaise with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) and external advisers in the region to validate assumptions and perspectives.
  • Deliver health economic and real-world evidence data collection, analyses (including models) and support to articulate the products value to payers in alignment with the agreed market access strategy.
  • Liaise with assigned vendors on submission development, including direction of HTA writing, review and sign off HTA submissions for content and quality to ensure alignment with agreed strategy and guard rails, evidence robustness, consistency of clinical and economic components, and patient centricity.
  • Provide strategic direction to ensure funding and that company products obtain and maintain optimal pricing, reimbursement status and listing on tenders while facilitating patient access to the best available treatment and service redesign.
  • Lead strong cross collaboration and strategic alignment with Public Affairs to ensure partnerships support access to eligible patient populations.
  • Lead strong cross collaboration and strategic alignment with Medical Affairs to ensure alignment on access to eligible patient populations.
  • Support the development of code compliant market access strategy, materials and solutions as agreed in the business plan.
  • Work in close collaboration with key field team members to support market access at a local level.
  • Promotes and conducts the affairs of the company with the highest standards of integrity, probity, and corporate governance.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to the values of KKI and ensure that all activities and projects are carried out in compliance with the relevant laws, codes(s) and guidelines.
  • Can discuss with local customers such as hospitals pharmacists and purchasing groups.
  • Will be part of the activities related to tenders, commercial policy…
  • Support the development of code compliant market access strategy, materials and solutions as agreed in the business plan.
  • Work in close collaboration with key field team members to support market access at a local level.
  • Promotes and conducts the affairs of the company with the highest standards of integrity, probity, and corporate governance.
  • Must demonstrate commitment to the values of KKI and ensure that all activities and projects are carried out in compliance with the relevant laws, codes(s) and guidelines.
  • Can discuss with local customers such as hospitals pharmacists and purchasing groups.
  • Will be part of the activities related to tenders, commercial policy…

All activities are carried out within the framework of pharmaceutical regulations, strategy, and the company's quality policy. Adheres to the promotional information charter and applies it according to the terms of the certification reference framework in force. Applies Kyowa Kirin's processes which consider the regulations in force (promotional information charter, advertising, anti-gift law, transparency, pharmacovigilance, RGPD, etc.).

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in leading market access initiatives in industry
  • HTA submission background in BE
  • Expertise in price negotiations in BE
  • Expertise in HTA, access and price negotiations in BE is mandatory
  • Expertise in NL is a plus
  • Fluent in French and in Dutch
  • Strong strategic commercial insight through developing national market access strategies in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Scientific (e.g., pharmacist education) & Health Economics background
  • Extensive and up to date knowledge of the local healthcare environment regulations, policies, and procedures at national and sub-national level
  • Possess expert national knowledge of reimbursement processes in healthcare via government and or insurance companies
  • Clear track record of cross-functional working at all levels internally and externally, to influence, define and implement market access strategies and plans
  • Advanced negotiation skills
  • Project management expert
  • Ability to embrace change
  • Excellent English skills

 

What We'll Offer You

Kyowa Kirin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind: Kyowa Kirin is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Kyowa Kirin are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Kyowa Kirin will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.