Patient Access Manager needed in Novartis - London
Patient Access Manager, Novartis, UK Job Summary: Would you like to work for a Global Pharmaceutical company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? Look no further, apply today. Patient Access Manager, Novartis, England. ** Patient Access / Market Access / Service Redesign ** Job purpose: The purpose of the Patient Access Manager is to work with external customers and Novartis stakeholders to ensure optimal patient access to innovative medicines inclusive of funding and service activities. The role will include London/Kent region. Key Responsibilities: •Collaborating with the Business Leader and team to create and implement a local access plan incorporating both commissioning and service activities and informing the Key Account plans •Customer facing account management responsibility for NHS decision makers •Represent Novartis and build trust and relationships with key commissioning stakeholders at a regional and local level •Develop an indepth understanding of national/local policy with the ability to influence and shape the local health economy. •Ensure an optimum environment for the prescribing of the Novartis medicines to ensure patients have appropriate access. •Secure and implement positive NHS policy (including guidelines, funding and budget inclusion) and NICE/SMC/AWMSG implementation •Represent Novartis and build relationships with relevant NHS stakeholders in order to ensure service/patient pathway challenges are identified and solutions implemented. •To map the locality funding flows, decision making process and key commissioning stakeholders in order to inform and implement the business plan. About Novartis: Our mission is to care and cure; We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life. We also want to provide a shareholder return that reflects outstanding performance and to adequately reward those who invest their money, their time and their ideas in our company. Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK has been certified by the Top Employers Institute as “Top Employer Europe 2017”! Novartis Oncology is committed to developing innovative cancer medicines and improving access to treatment through patient assistance and cancer resource programs. We are continually exploring new commercial and access models to best meet the needs of cancer patients and adapt to changing healthcare environments. Benefits of Working for Novartis: Competitive Salary Annual Bonus Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working Top UK Employer Pension Scheme Share Scheme Paid holidays Comprehensive Medical Insurance Subsidised Canteen Employee Recognition Scheme Sports & Social Club ‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’ #LI-NOV Minimum requirements The ideal candidate will have: •Direct or indirect leadership experience or with sales teams, service projects and or commissioning customers within the pharmaceutical region •Cross-functional / Matrix working •Project Management Functional Experiences •Customer facing roles interacting with senior NHS staff •Market Access and/or Service Development We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.