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Market Access Manager

Market Access Manager
Europe; Middle East; Africa

We are the Swiss affiliate of one of the major American multinational, pharmaceutical companies.

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to create medicines that make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. We focus our internal research efforts primarily on our core therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neurosciences, and diabetes. Lilly's global employees are approximately 33’000, and our medicines are marketed in 120 countries. Lilly is consistently ranked as one of the best companies in the world to work for and generations of Lilly employees have sustained a culture that values excellence, integrity and respect for people. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

In order to reinforce our affiliate's Swiss Market Access & Corporate Affairs department based in Geneva, we are looking for a


The challenge:

Eli Lilly (Suisse) Market Access & Corporate Affairs strives to achieve and maintain access to Lilly medicines for patients in Switzerland by:
  • shaping the environment to reward pharmaceutical innovation;
  • demonstrating the value of Lilly medicines throughout the product life cycle;
  • enabling the Swiss healthcare system to produce better outcomes for underserved patients;
  • facilitating all our stakeholders understand how Lilly is helping patients living longer, healthier and more active lives.
As a Market Access Manager you will be leading the overall brand and portfolio pricing, reimbursement and access strategies in order to achieve and sustain access to our medicines for the right patients, developing meaningful value propositions, reimbursement submissions and negotiations strategies.

Core job tasks:

Reporting to the Head of Market Access and Corporate Affairs, you will be responsible for the development of the pricing, reimbursement and access strategies in collaboration with the regional and global teams for the overall portfolio of the Swiss affiliate and across the entire product lifecycle.
You will be in charge of the national reimbursement submissions, developing high quality dossiers, payer materials and solutions in order to create and support the best possible national, regional and local access in collaboration with the team.
Being a full member of cross-functional brand teams, you will contribute in representing the payer’s voice in preparing the customer plan and launching activities for new medicines.
You will represent Lilly’s Market Access voice on selected trade association working groups. You will develop value dossiers and materials supporting the Key Account Management team in their daily activities. You will provide Access expertise on selected business development projects.
You will participate in engaging and continuing building up a long lasting relationships with important stakeholders, key experts, and in negotiations with Swiss authorities. You will also ensure maintenance ofoptimal priceand reimbursement ofexistingmarketed pharmaceutical products and identify, evaluate and share policy developments relevant to pricing, reimbursement and access.


Holder of a higher university degree (PhD or Master) in life sciences or business (PhD in life sciences and a business degree is a plus), fluent in German and English, French a great asset.
You have at least 3 years of experience in the pharmaceutical environment in Switzerland and at least 1 year of experience within Market Access (Health Economics, Pricing and Reimbursement, Key Account Management). You demonstrate leadership by driving projects within a matrix organisation (brand teams, regional and global). You are a team player but also have the ability to work independently. Customer focussed, you have entrepreneurial spirit with excellent written and oral communication skills.
You have excellent organizational and computer skills.
The offer:
The chance to join one of the most successful pharmaceutical companies.
An interesting role within our organization as well as many varied and enriching contacts. Possibility to work remotely 1-2 days per week.
Travel: up to 20%.