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NHS Commercial Director (R1042409) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job Description

Market Access Specialist  - London and South East

IQVIA has an outstanding opportunity to join their industry leading NHS Commercial Director team - bringing together expert local health economy stakeholder knowledge, superior market access strategy skills and identification/development of joint working opportunities with the NHS.

Key Focus: -

  • Contribute to the development of business and marketing strategic plans for identified key accounts and or customer groups.
  • Create and manage project implementation plans, including identifying critical success factors, ensuring tasks and deliverables are completed on time and within budget, and that client reporting requirements are achieved on a timely and effective basis.
  • Build working relationships with key opinion leaders and other stakeholders to ensure effective contact is made in order to achieve desired outcomes or deliverables and establish the organization’s name within the local marketplace.
  • Demonstrate to local and national healthcare policy makers and payers of the “win-win” benefits of using client’s drugs, products or services either at the pre-license or post launch phases.
  • Assist in the creation of local health economy “permission” or “approved” status processes that positively influence the uptake of client’s products or brands, including setting up protocols, formularies and guidelines for health industry payers.
  • Work with business development colleagues to identify, promote and cross-sell complementary services where possible (e.g. continued medical sales, medical communications).
  • Work in collaboration with other therapy area sales and marketing resources to lead the development of clinical and financial solutions.
  • Collaborate with internal colleagues and departments across the organization to ensure effective delivery of objectives.

IQVIA has worked with over 300 pharma biotech companies, covering 550 products, in 150 therapy areas and is consistently delivering innovative solutions to pharma companies across the globe. As one of the largest global commercial organisation dedicated to the launch and marketing of products, our consistency in quality implementation and geographic reach is unmatched by our competition, making IQVIA employees some of the most highly sought after in the industry and offering all the career opportunities and benefits you would expect of a world leading organisation!

Join us and play an integral role in transforming the way biopharma companies meet the demands of the new health.

Benefits include: Excellent salary, Life Assurance & Private Health Insurance, Additional Voluntary Benefits


  • Superior knowledge of the NHS - including the different customer groups and political influences
  • Developing and implementing business plans
  • Selling into policy making organisations
  • Negotiating commercial contracts
  • Developing key opinion leaders
  • Pre-license / product launch activities / Market Access
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Ability to build and manage relationships in complex organisations with strategic customers
  • Ability to develop, manage and deliver business projects
  • Ability to plan and organise own workload to achieve a broad portfolio of complex objectives
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and ABPI Code of Practice
  • Full eligibility to work in the UK
  • UK driving licence

Job ID: R1042409