Market Access Manager Job

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Drammen, 06, NO

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Requisition ID: MAR007298

Market Access Manager


MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. With a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products, MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.


The Market Access division acts as both educators and advocates for the products, demonstrating the value of our treatments to gain access to patients. 


 As we continually bring new products to market and look to expand access to patients in new therapeutic areas, we search for Market Access manager to compliment a growing team. 


Market Access Manager will work with health economics (HE) analyses/ models which are needed to achieve reimbursement decisions of assigned products, through customizing MSD Outcomes Research (OR) models to the local needs. He/ she will be responsible for compiling costs, local data, perform analysis, alone or in collaboration with vendors, and create dossiers for submission to Norwegian authorities. Next to that he/she will identify, initiate and develop high quality solutions, projects, studies or analyses in line with the requirements of priority accounts/ customers along with relevant functions within MSD. 

He/she will support the customer units with expertise in market access towards payers and other decision makers at national and regional level. He/ she will explore national registries & Real World Evidence (RWE) to study epidemiology as well as demonstrate value of our treatments.


In addition to the responsibilities mentioned above the Market Access Manager will be responsible for: 


  • Staying updated on MSD products, challenges and opportunities for access to existing / new products. Suggesting action plans and contribute to effective prioritization;     
  • Ensuring matrix interaction with other functions at MSD and be responsive to internal business needs; 
  • Optimizing the introduction of new drugs at an early stage, identifying opportunities and threats along with other relevant functions; 
  • Participating in internal global network around relevant market access matters; 
  • Developing own competencies and skills in accordance with the personal development plan.


  • Academic degree in health economics or equivalent knowledge of health economic methodology, basic statistics, and preferably some experience in modeling;
  • Preferably experience in health economics/market access within a pharmaceutical company, business consultancy, health care organization or research or reimbursement agency or other relevant background; 
  • Good collaboration and communications skills, able to transform technological/ market access or health economic documentation to simple arguments
  • Project management, good execution skills 
  • Analytical and well-structured mindset
  • Ability to build and maintain strong networks
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian in both written and oral 

The Market Access Manager preferably lives in the Oslo/Drammen area. 


Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.



About MSD in the Nordics

For over 125 years and counting MSD has revolutionized global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for MSD in the Nordics alone. Innovation is our life’s blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment. We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping. Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit



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Start the application process by clicking on the application button. Application deadline is January 10, 2019. For further information about the position, please contact Market Access Director Anne Lebesby Høeg +47 91392790

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