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Regional Market Access Lead

Apply Now Email Me Job ID SR0046046 Date posted 01/24/2020 Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Regional Market Access Lead in Sweden. This is a home-based position that involves traveling on weekly basis.


• Leads, initiates and implements programs and activities to gain, maintain and improve access and reimbursement of Takeda products in assigned region, territory or hospital
• Acts as company liaison in stakeholder groups (such as payers/decision makers) in assigned territory
• Communicates in-field intelligence to internal stakeholders and collaboratively develops appropriate strategies and plans
• Contributes to access plan development across the brands ensuring early and proactive stakeholder engagement to secure patient access to product


Industry Insight & Territory Planning

  • Map key stakeholders and their needs and decision making process to ensure the best possible regional market access and reimbursement
  • Conduct relevant regional market, customer and business analysis and define buying processes on district and account level
  • Stay informed and up to date on new developments in territory including political or policy changes and new market entrants
  • Cooperate in policy shaping initiatives

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Plan, organize and conduct regional public health events, and support policy decision makers
  • Primary liaison with access stakeholders at local level: development of long-term relationships to advance the understanding of Takeda’s approach and solutions
  • Interact with access stakeholders at provider level, for example hospital’s procurement office or pharmacist
  • Contribute to the implementation of innovative contracting solutions and conducting of negotiations with stakeholders

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Cross-functional cooperation with relevant office and field functions (e.g. Key account
    managers, Medical Scientific Liaisons) to develop a unified Takeda approach towards key stakeholders
  • Communicate field intelligence to internal stakeholders and collaboratively develop appropriate strategies and plans
  • Provide insights to brand teams on potential access barriers at Hospital level and
    strategies on how to succeed
  • Input in creation of product-related information and materials relevant for the
    Market Access Team
  • Assist Market Access Manager in managing reimbursement processes for Specialty Care products at country level
  • Strong collaboration and alignment with KAMs on account strategies, account planning and field activities particularly pertaining to tenders
  • Deliver agreed results in timely manner


  • Collaboration: Establishes productive relationships and partners with others across the organization to ensure common understanding of objectives and achieve shared goals
  • Drive for Results: Holds self and others accountable for delivering on commitments that align with our short- and long-term goals, never forgetting the end result is to help patients through innovation in medicine
  • Engage Others- Communicate with Impact: Motivates and influences others to gain support for ideas, strategies and actions in service to providing superior pharmaceutical products to patients; provides appropriate background so that messages are meaningful with audiences
  • Customer & Patient centricity: Focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a quality service or product to the agreed standards;  understands the unmet needs of the patients
  • Negotiation skills


  • Graduated in Business or Science, Health economics
  • Substantial experience in the Medical Device or Pharmaceutical sector
  • Market Access, medical, marketing or commercial roles in a matrix environment
  • Specialist knowledge in Pricing/Market Access process
  • Environmental Intelligence and Insight
  • Healthcare and reimbursement systems
  • Deep understanding of the disease & patient needs
  • Research and clinical development knowledge
  • Value Based Solutions design and execution
  • Tender and pricing management knowledge
  • Project management skills

Notice to Employment / Recruitment Agents:

Employment / Recruitment agents may only submit candidates for vacancies only if they have written authorization to do so from Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda’s Talent Acquisition department. Any agency candidate submission may only be submitted to positions opened to the agency through the specific Agency Portal. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a fully executed contract in place between the Employment / Recruitment agents and Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda and only if the candidate is submitted via the Agency Portal. Candidates submitted or presented by Employment / Recruitment Agents without a fully executed contract or submitted through this site shall not be deemed to form part of any Engagement for which the Agency may claim remuneration.

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