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Market Access Manager

Location : South Africa
Job Type : Permanent
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2-3
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Pharmaceuticals
Job Category : Market Access

Job Description :
 A well reputed organization in the pharmaceutical industry based in South Africa is actively recruiting for a Market Access Manager (Government Affairs). The position will be providing strategic leadership across the business in respect to Government, Media, etc. to ensure meeting the company's strategic business goals and objectives. This is a well-respected organization that is focused on building a significant presence in the region and has the ability for being able to attract and retain the very best talent, so competition for this opportunity will be high.


The main responsibilities will include:
- Developing a strong network (government and pharma industry)
- Analyzing and understanding policies and ultimately implementing strategies and plans
- Executing Brand Public Affairs strategies in collaboration with the Country management teams
- Develop relationships with key customers/payers in South Africa to enable achievement of product access goals
- Designing and implementing strategies and plans which influence the agendas of trade associations
- Protecting and enhancing intellectual property through awareness and lobbying to enforce IP law implementation

Required Qualifications :

To be successful you will need to meet the following:
- Candidates based in South Africa only
- Education: Health Sciences (MPharm/ MBChB/ MSc), Commerce (MCom) or Business Administration (MBA)
- A successful track record with experience in the pharmaceutical/ medical devices industry
- Excellent knowledge of the local healthcare system and its major players and decision-makers
- Expertise in Payer management policies, access mechanisms and trends
- Strong and demonstrated negotiation skills with external access stakeholders
- External multi-stakeholder mapping, action planning and engagement
- Proven track record of innovation as applied to pricing and access
- Performance driven
- Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization and externally


If you are looking for an exciting and new challenge in a Senior leadership, please send your updated CV to explore this opportunity further.

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