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Job Description

Lead the development and execution of the market access and health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) strategy for pharmaceutical clients at a global or regional level.

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Essential Job Functions

Project Work (>80% of time)

Market Access

  • Develop and review payer value propositions; implement propositions in pricing and reimbursement dossiers, considering the specificities of individual markets.
  • Lead the development of global value dossiers and advisory board briefing reports and presentations across therapeutic areas and/or specific drug classes.
  • Translate the current and evolving requirements of international payers into strategic recommendations to support market access plans.
  • Review country-specific HTA reports to identify payer needs and inform clinical trial development.
  • Coordinate primary payer research to provide strategic recommendations into the clinical development plan in collaboration with team directors.
  • Define the payer value proposition in line with the product/brand strategy.
  • Conduct cross-functional workshops and align with payers’ value messaging work-streams.

Health Economic and Outcomes Research (HEOR)

  • Lead the development of evidence generation strategies to support the value demonstration of pre-launch and/or marketed products in relevant disease/therapeutic areas.
  • Lead the design, development, conduct, and/or management of primary and secondary non-interventional studies and HEOR models, plus appropriate communication and tools to support access decisions.
  • Conduct secondary research to identify and collect information on specific therapeutic areas and/or specific drug classes.

Business Development (10% of time)

  • Identifying and generating new sales leads. Researching organizations and individuals to identify potential new leads and markets.
  • Contacting potential clients via email, phone, social media messaging, or at in-person events to establish a relationship and secure meetings.
  • Maintaining and growing relationships with existing customers; regularly contacting prospects, former clients and current clients regarding the company’s products and services.
  • Pitching products and/or services directly to leads. Preparing and delivering sales presentations; Developing customized quotes and proposals.

People Management (10% of time)

  • Provide oversight and direction to staff aligned with the organization’s policies / procedures, vision, mission statement, and values. Appropriately communicate organization information.
  • Coach, mentor and develop staff for continuous learning and further career development planning. Conduct performance reviews as aligned with the Company Performance Management processes, including goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning.
  • Work with Human Resources staff to recruit, interview, select, hire, and employ an appropriate number of employees (as applicable). Oversee new employee onboarding.
  • Provide feedback on employee performance through recognition/rewards and, with guidance from Human Resources, disciplinary action.
  • Maintain staff work schedules including workload and assignments, training, holidays and paid time off, and travel.


  • Able to support & retain clients
  • Flexible to accommodate changing priorities
  • Collaborative
  • Show commitment to success of overall team goals
  • Strive for continuous learning & improvement
  • Solutions oriented
  • Grow & develop others
  • Act with integrity & fairness
  • Able to value diversity

CORE CAPABILITIES (Knowledge, Skills, Additional Behaviors)

Social Skills:

  • Great communicator: Is articulate and listens carefully to customers’ requests. Is able to sell ideas effectively to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Inter-personal skills: Enjoys working with people at all levels in an organization, and from a variety of cultures and nationalities.
  • Can-do attitude: Presents a positive and dynamic “can-do” attitude.
  • Client interaction: Serves as a trusted strategic counselor to clients. Serves as lead contact for client.

Technical Skills:

  • Independence: Is able to work independently and make most project decisions independently.
  • Organization skills: Is competent in all areas of organization and coordination. Pays high attention to detail at all times.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to draw payer-relevant strategic recommendations.
  • IT skills: Is familiar with all “standard” software (Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.)
  • Project Management skills: Lead project in terms of content, direction, and deliverables. Accountability and responsibility for managing day-to-day interactions.
  • Language skills:
  • For English language : Able to participate and facilitate in discussions with complex content, Composes reports, almost no grammatical errors.

Further requirements:

  • In-depth understanding of the payer/health technology assessment (HTA) environment and evolution across countries/regions.
  • French Market
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of the client businesses and industries.
  • Compliance with the processes of clients especially but not exclusively regarding safety reporting (regular participation in related training activities; archiving of training certificates; no commencement of activities that have implications for pharmacovigilance without being trained).


  • University degree with a pharmacy, life sciences or economic background, including a specialization in market access, health economics, outcomes research, epidemiology, public health or related fields.
  • At least five years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, health technology assessment (HTA) agencies, or healthcare consultancy companies or at least three years of specific experience in market access, pricing, and health economics-related projects

About the Company

At Alira Health, our mission is to enable healthcare transformation. We support our client’s business with an integrated suite of kers, pharmacists and doctors collaborate to fully understand every aspect oProduct Development, Regulatory, Clinical Trial Design and Operations, Market Access, Strategy Consulting, and Transaction Advisory services. Our team of scientists, strategists, banf our client’s business and offer a continuum of support to uncover opportunities, accelerate innovation, and improve outcomes for patients around the world.

Our clients are global, and so are we. Our local presence and global collaboration allow us to deliver actionable business insights and an unmatched continuum of support across the full corporate and product lifecycle. We operate across seven offices located in Boston and San Francisco in the US and Barcelona, Basel, Milan, Munich, and Paris in Europe.

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Alira Health
Job Location
Paris, France (hybrid)
Oct 28, 2022
Valid until
Nov 25, 2022
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