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Director of Market Access and Public Affairs

Role Overview

The role has arisen due to internal promotion and we are looking for an enthusiastic, driven and proactive professional in Market Access.

You’d be working for expanding pharmaceutical business who have a keen focus on developing their pipeline of products in the UK and Ireland as well as into Central and Eastern Europe.

Responsibilities and Expectations

You’ll be part of the Senior Leadership Team, helping to develop and execute market access strategies for existing and pipeline assets. Within this role you will also have two direct reports within the Market Access team. Both individuals are highly skilled and experienced professionals.

As Director of Market Access, you will share best practices, support the HEOR programmes and engage stakeholders to facilitate pricing and reimbursement. Using your strong influencing skills and diplomacy, you will ensure the development of a coherent MA strategy in collaboration with Global and European strategies.

This is a truly welcoming business who are going through an on-going change programme, part of this is developing their people.

They want to help their people develop into thoughtful leaders who are patient centric and devoted to making a change to the business and world of pharma.

For this position you would be based in their beautiful and modern offices in the Thames Valley area as part of a small tight knit team, while maintaining a very high calibre to their work. The business maintains a family friendly, warm atmosphere with opportunities for flexible working.

It is paramount for this position that you have the right characterful and cultural fit to build on this and drive company’s values. You will have the opportunity to make huge changes to Market Access from a strategic perspective and you’ll be looked to to put forward innovative and exciting ideas to help drive the business forward.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Previous and proven experience in Market Access, HEOR and HTA Submissions
  • Strong leadership profile
  • A proven track record of success in NICE, SMC and AWMSG submissions
  • Experience in Public/External Affairs would be ideal but isn’t essential

The business can offer a great place to work, opportunities to develop your career, a competitive salary and package with benefits of a car allowance, health care and dental.

You’ll be given the change to thrive and drive forward incredible changes to make your own stamp in Market Access.

I’d love to share more with you if this role matches your skills and the desired needs. Please apply to the link or email me

Please note that if your experience isn’t suitable, I won’t be able to give specific feedback but you will receive an email to confirm you’re not successful at this time.

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Lorna directly on

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Lorna Plowright direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Lorna Plowright