Market Access Solutions Lead- Immunology

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Date: Jul 1, 2019

Location: Slough, Berkshire, GB

Market Access Solutions Lead - Immunology

UCB – Inspired by patients. Driven by science.

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About UCB


At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe diseases. We look to transform patients’ lives by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. With us, our talent makes the most of who they are, unlocking innovation and setting new standards for patients.


Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this make a difference to the lives of people living with severe diseases?” And to find the answers, we connect globally with patients and their families living with the physical and social burdens of severe disease. These connections give us new perspectives, drive our innovation, and offer a hope for a new generation of therapies that will help to transform lives.


To strengthen our Market Access Group, we are looking to fill the position of: Market Access Solutions Lead - Immunology


About the Role

We have a diverse portfolio and are driven by world leading science, patient access to our innovative medicines is a priority at UCB. The Market Access Solutions Lead is a pivotal role, Head office based, whose accountability will be to;  


Lead Immunology Healthcare System Strategy

  • Lead, develop and champion the strategy utilizing payer and system insights to inform UCB Immunology PVUs strategic and operational plans
  • Develop appropriate tools and tactics to ensure Network Partners in Immunology are equipped, trained and supported on Market Access solutions
  • Collaborate externally and internally on initiatives that support optimal use of our products


Identify access solutions focusing on creating triple win collaborative opportunities

  • Drive development of access tools, solutions and frameworks to allow for optimal positioning of our medicines on pathways for example; supporting funding decisions, service change or disease management reviews
  • Lead the generation of innovative value-based contracts, and datasets that support the Immunology portfolio and improve patient care


Develop robust payer and system insights

  • Be the expert on Healthcare processes, Immunology policies and funding flows and share knowledge to enable colleagues to be successful in the day-to-day activities
  • Act as strategic support and subject matter expertise on effective solutions that suit different NHS decision makers


About You

You should have/be:

  • Substantial experience of the UK healthcare environment
  • Demonstrated the ability to plan at a business unit level of complexity
  • Excellent knowledge of NHS structures, processes & policies, funding flows, decision making networks
  • Robust understanding of marketing strategies and tactical development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and previous evidence of networking to a high level
  • Organised and adept at multi-tasking
  • Proven leadership and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Project management experience
  • Influencing and negotiation
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) to a minimum of intermediate level.
  • Problem Solving with the Ability to work unsupervised and to take the initiative when needed



UCB – The Facts

With more than 7500 employees in approximately 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Brussels, Belgium which invests more than 25% of revenue in cutting-edge scientific research to meet unmet patient needs. A few other reasons that make UCB an amazing place to work:

 - Promising pipeline that includes several novel molecules and no major patent expiration in the next decade;

 - About 25% of 2016 revenue reinvested into Research & Development

 - 2016 Key Financials: €4.2 billion global revenue Specialties: Neurology, Immunology

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