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Senior Market Access & Pricing Manager

Utrecht, Netherlands

Job Description

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: .

Patient Access is defined as the payer’s positive assessment of the value of our medicine, at a price that is acceptable to both Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) and Dutch society, which yields minimal barriers to physician prescription and patient affordability of our drug. The current position involves creating the right environment for new interventions, developing tailor-made reimbursement strategies, support of the reimbursement/health technology assessment (HTA) process and support of price negotiations. For that it is necessary to work in a cross-functional manner within the access, but also local and worldwide BMS organisation. Within BMS we have a diverse product portfolio and pipeline. We offer the opportunity to support a product from an early phase till market entry and beyond.

The current position will become part of a team consisting of 5 senior Pricing & Access Managers reporting to the Associate Director Pricing & Access Marjolein Pompen. This team is part of the larger Value, Access & Pricing department led by Edwin Ket.

Main responsibilities :

  • Support and coordinate preparation of reimbursement file/HTA dossiers, which could involve GVS, a lock or add-on procedure. Be responsible for dossier submissions and coordinate accurate response to questions from - but not limited to – Zorginstituut (HTA body) or other governmental agencies.
  • Support local country adaptations of Health Economic models and act as local contact for worldwide Health Economics and Outcomes Research colleagues and vendors.
  • Assess preliminary competitive pricing and access (P&A) environment and identify early gaps. Analyse current market dynamics for new interventions including stakeholders’ perspectives, competitors and patient access options and limitations.
  • Pricing also involves translation of a price strategy into optimal list and net prices. Defining negotiation strategies with payers and executing P&A interactions with internal and external stakeholders. Be part of the pricing negotiation team when relevant.
  • Seek input where necessary from clinical experts and leverage real world data to support our P&A activities.
  • Collaborate closely with cross functional teams to inform, develop and execute country brand plans, anticipate environmental changes and external stakeholder needs in order to optimize patient access through building partnerships.
  • Identify key payers and insight providers, understand their requirements, customize the value statement to payer segments and assess potential reactions to value.
  • Communicate value messages to key internal and external stakeholders. In close collaboration with other access colleagues collect and analyse outcomes research, health economics and budget impact data, and translate it into meaningful, relevant data to be used for reimbursement or pricing purposes.


  • This role should align to the Compliance culture to further strengthen the function’s ability to meet our goals and expand our efforts in driving BMS to meet the highest standards of ethics.

PV responsibilities:

  • Promptly report knowledge (initial or follow-up) of any adverse event associated with a BMS product within 24 hours or one business day of becoming aware of the event, in accordance with BMS Company procedures.

Requirements :

  • A PhD in Health Economics supported by a relevant Academic background in (Bio)medical or Pharmacy or Health Economics. Preferably supported by at least 1 year of experience in Access & Pricing and/or Health Economics discipline in either the Dutch pharmaceutical industry, academic institutes, governmental bodies or consultancy.
  • In case of no PhD degree at least 5 years of experience in P & A and/or Health Economics discipline in either the Dutch pharmaceutical industry, academic institutes, governmental bodies or consultancy. Supported by a relevant Academic background in (Bio)medical or Pharmacy or Health Economics.
  • Preferably established relationships with P&A external stakeholders.
  • Experience in effectively and persuasively articulating complex issues to key decision makers.
  • Able to demonstrate strong capabilities to work in a complex matrix structure with different functions and brands including an integrated Patient Access approach with other Access disciplines.
  • Team player with good communication skills and willing to work cross-functionally.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across diverse cultural, social, political boundaries.
  • Excellent Dutch and English language knowledge (spoken and written).

Knowledge Desired:

  • Understanding of the current healthcare system in the Netherlands including market access, pricing and health economics.
  • Understanding of all local market access and HTA requirements.
  • Mastery of verbal and written communication skills. PC knowledge (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role:

Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

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