Market Access Consultant

Updated: October 23, 2020
Location: Paris, J, France
Job ID: 125976

Overview

You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

This opportunity is with Syneos Health Consulting, an industry-leading consulting firm specializing in the biopharmaceutical industry providing services across a comprehensive range of key Practice Areas including commercial strategy and planning, medical affairs, risk and program management and pricing and market access. You’ll join a team with industry focus, depth of functional expertise, and strong scientific and market knowledge that is uniquely positioned to tackle highly complex business and market challenges to develop achievable strategies for our clients. High-level details in one sentence about the role. More specifically:

A Consultant is a contributor on consulting projects and is primarily responsible for conducting secondary (i.e., analytically and scientifically based) research and working closely with project management in the creation of high-quality project materials and client deliverables.  Expectations include the ability to structure and complete project tasks on time, with minimal direction, and to communicate proactively and effectively with team members and project management.

Responsibilities

Productivity

  • Builds positive working relationships with clients, consulting staff, managers, leadership, and internal support teams.
  • Achieves billable utilization targets in service to client engagements.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to build skills, experiences, and relationships by contributing to project engagements, internal initiatives, and business development opportunities.

Delivery

  • Conducting analogue research to inform pricing and market access strategy
  • Conducting and compiling complex secondary research and summarising findings in a clear and compelling manner
  • Supporting the planning and implementation of payer/stakeholder interviews, translating payer insights into actionable insights and recommendations
  • Interpreting research requirements and continually developing mastery of information sources to identify, retrieve, filter and synthesise information
  • Preparing high-quality PowerPoint reports, manuscripts, posters and presentations
  • Working collaboratively with the team and with clients to deliver superior quality deliverables that answer key strategic questions
  • Conducting and synthesising systematic and targeted literature reviews for HTA landscape reports
  • Managing projects or project components independently, including guidance and delegation of tasks to more junior members of the team responsible for editing, quality assurance, and formatting
  • Frequent interaction with clients to understand their expectations and to receive their feedback
  • Business development for small- to moderate-scale projects
  • Dealing with client projects and deadlines and working effectively to create solutions for the client.

 

Community

  • Actively participates in company-sponsored events, training and professional development opportunities, meetings, and office and Advisory Group initiatives. 
  • Drives a positive, collaborative, and professional team culture through words, attitude, and actions.
  • Understands personal strengths and development needs.  Seeks feedback and coaching.  Sets annual professional development goals and engages in appropriate developmental stretch opportunities.
  • Takes the initiative to develop business acumen, including corporate and industry operations.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to expand knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry, Consulting service offerings, and client products and markets.
  • Demonstrates Syneos Health core values in action and word: challenge the status quo, collaborate to deliver solutions, and passionate to change lives.

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • A background in medicine, pharmacy, science, statistics or economics, along with a postgraduate qualification in a health-related field
  • Relevant experience in pricing and market access
  • Experience in conducting payer/stakeholder interviews and summarising the information into slides/reports
  • Ability to interpret and summarise HTA reports / pricing and reimbursement decisions across geographies
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to think critically and creatively on engagements
  • Understanding of consulting and biopharmaceutical industries required
  • Demonstrated attention to detail required
  • Strong presentation skills required
  • Effective and professional communication skills (verbal, interpersonal, and written) required
  • Exceptional collaboration skills and the ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel required
  • Ability to travel preferred
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.

 

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