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Patient Access Solution Lead - Immunology


Milan, Lombardy, Italy

Job Function:  Market Access & Pricing
Job ID:  71771

Help us transform patients' lives.


At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe diseases.  Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure? 


To strengthen our Patient Access & External Engagement team, based in Milan, Italy, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of: Patient Access Solution Lead


As a Patient Access Solution Lead, you will identify and foster purposeful partnerships with key scientific influencers to drive new sources of patient value.


You like to work in an environment where you can:


  • To be part of the Immunology Healthcare system strategy (regional and local level), establishing, growing and protecting our Immunology brands, ensuring sustainability for our current and future portfolio, at a time when there are continuous environment challenges and more sensitivity to drug costs.
  • Identify, Create & Implement access solutions, focusing on mutual or triple win collaborations opportunities (UCB, NHS customer and the Patient) resulting in removal of regional and local system barriers with patients getting improved access to our Immunology medicines.
  • Support and facilitate robust payer and system understandings and UCBs Healthcare knowledge capability, be responsible for development of regional/local payer’ material and solutions according to local Patient Value Units plans. To share knowledge in ways that will make everyone more successful at their day-today activities


You will contribute by:


  • Be part of developing the strategy utilizing payer and system insights to inform UCB Immunology Patient Value Unit strategic and operational plans.
  • Be responsible of developing appropriate tools and solutions to ensure Patient Access Partners in Immunology are equipped, trained and supported on Market Access solutions. 
  • Collaborating externally and internally on initiatives that support optimal use of our products.
  • Develop access tools, solutions and frameworks to allow optimal positioning of our medicines on pathways for example, support funding decisions, service changes or disease management reviews.
  • Supporting the generation of innovative value-based contracts local and regional, and datasets that support the Immunology portfolio and improve patient care.
  • Support the Healthcare process (especially regionally and locally), Immunology policies and funding flows and share knowledge to enable colleagues to be successful in the day to day activities.
  • Acting as strategic support and subject matter expertise on effective solutions that suit different NHS decision makers.


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred in healthcare, access or HTA-related subjects including medicine, health economics, epidemiology.
  • Substantial experience in the Italian healthcare environment.
  • Previous experience in market access and account management (3-5 years in Pharma required), field experience would be preferred.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan at business unit level of complexity.
  • Preferentially- previous experience in the Immunology, Neurology or Rare diseases.
  • Excellent knowledge of NHS structures, processes & policies, funding flows, decision making.
  • Sound understanding of how to successfully apply clinical, humanistic and economic evidence and efficiently communicate the results to support commercialization of products across the neurology franchise.
  • Robust understanding of access strategies and tactical development.
  • Therapeutic area experience (Immunology) is preferred
  • Strong project management and inter-personal skills.
  • Proven working collaboratively.
  • Pro-activity.
  • Project management experience.
  • Problem solving with the ability to work taking initiative when needed.
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to a minimum or intermediated level.
  • Good level of English is required.


Why you should apply

At UCB, we strive to attract passionate and outstanding talents who thrive on change and are ready to bring real value to patients. Working for us you’ll discover a place where you can grow and express your full potential. We place an emphasis on innovation, collaboration and impact. Through meaningful recognition and a motivating work atmosphere, we aim to provide an optimal experience by caring about and valuing our employees – just as we do for the patients we serve.


If you believe you are the perfect match to join us on our pioneering adventure, then we invite you to apply and tell us more about your profile and motivation.



About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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