Market Access & Governmental Affairs Manager

Posted 19 Mar 2024

Prague 4, Praha - Czech Republic

Req Id 273071


Work Your Magic with us!

Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role:

  • Ensures optimal and timely pricing of Biopharma products with respect to costs, legislation and moral and ethical rules
  • Contributes to healthcare policy and pricing strategy, all according to company compliance or ethical rules
  • Supports the timely introduction of products even with the support of economic studies and models
  • Prepares economic and clinical documents for price negotiations with government authorities and institutions
  • Monitors current relevant legislation
  • Sustains profitable growth by shaping the policy and access environment to support sustained drivers of growth and profitability
  • Delivers innovation by strengthening launch readiness through compelling insights, patients, company policies and analytics
  • Creates sustainable value through internal strategic planning and external reputation enhancement to make the company a competitive, sustainable patient-focused innovator.
  • Leverages the power of people and company culture by fostering an impact-driven culture at Healthcare GPA. Fosters a dynamic and collaborative environment that embraces future ways of working and diversity, equity and inclusion in services that will impact GPA's operations, healthcare business and corporate affairs.
  • Supports Merck Biopharma Business Units in negotiations with government authorities, institutions and hospitals
  • Maintains regular contacts with key institutions (SUKL, MZ) and insurance companies according to company compliance or ethical rules
  • Ensures the timeliness and accuracy of all internal information and reporting, including to Merck headquarters and the region
  • Monitors price developments through appropriate channels
  • Ensures availability (positive sheets) of Merck key products including optimal pricing models in hospitals and centers
  • Ensures the uniformity of Merck's prices and the local market
  • Daily review of the SUKL website to monitor information related to Merck products and competitors
  • Monitoring the website of the Ministry of Health
  • Ensures the development and management of KAM for hospitals according to the organization's requirements


Who you are:

  • University degree – medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, economics or natural sciences preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • English – very good knowledge of both spoken and written language
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and working with a PC
  • Very good analytical thinking
  • Very good administrative skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Independence and responsibility
  • Precision, care and commitment

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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