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Consultant, Pricing&Market Access

Company: PAREXEL
Location: London
Reference: pare-10059199
Closing Date: 31 Aug 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competive

Job Summary:

We are currently looking for a Consultant to join our Pricing & Market Access Group (P&MA). The overall aim of the group is to develop a skilled team of individuals able to combine strategic thinking with clear, accurate, and concise communication.


The PAREXEL Market Access Consulting Group within PAREXEL Access is a market leading provider of Health Outcomes, Pricing and Market Access, and Data-Analytics services to the global healthcare industry.

We are currently looking for a Consultant to join our Pricing & Market Access Group (P&MA). The overall aim of the group is to develop a skilled team of individuals able to combine strategic thinking with clear, accurate, and concise communication. The group is focused on developing payer and market access-focused communications as well as providing insights and strategic support to help inform the Market Access & pricing strategy of a product.

The P&MA Group works closely with the Health Economics Modelling (HEMU) and Evidence Evaluation (EE) service lines within PAREXEL Market Access Consulting as well as the wider PAREXEL Access and PAREXEL organization to provide clients with continued support throughout a products life cycle. By working closely with these teams P&MA is able to provide a cross-functional approach to all projects undertaken.

Key Accountabilities:

For this particular role, we are looking for experience of developing a wide range of materials that support Pricing & Market Access (e.g. Global Value Dossiers, HEOR focused manuscripts, Health Technology Appraisal, payer focused Value Stories, Competitor Landscape assessments, as well as other Market Access and Pricing Strategy materials) as well as the ability to guide and mentor a team to develop such materials. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to draw on his/her prior experiences to advise clients on their needs as well act as the main PAREXEL client contact during the project.

Specific objectives of the role will include:

• Utilization of experience and insight in the development of convincing project scopes, plans, and project deliverables, gaining the agreement of both internal and external teams
• Development of in-depth knowledge of various disease areas and demonstration of the ability to apply this knowledge to strategically position a product
• Assisting clients with the development of product value messaging and communication strategy, providing consultancy and advice to enable understanding of the disease/clinical landscape/market
• Managing client relationships effectively, controlling scope and expectations within won projects and identifying opportunities for future projects
• Effectively managing more junior individuals within a project team to ensure the timely delivery of high quality work
• Motivating, supporting, and managing project teams while openly communicating to senior levels to create a positive working environment for all staff at all levels
• Fostering working relationships with Business Development colleagues through high-quality project work, contacts, and contributions to the development of proposals for new projects
• Leading by example on aspects of client presentation and project delivery, ensuring all quality assurance procedures have been followed and every project deliverable is timely and of the highest quality
• Working efficiently and with skill in time management/task prioritization to enable profitable completion of projects
• Responsible for the financial governance of a project, including regular monitoring and tracking of project finances (revenue recognition and forecasting) to ensure projects are completed profitably and according to budget

Qualifications and attributes required include:

• 2:1 or above Bachelors degree in a life sciences (or related) discipline from a well-recognized and high quality university (a higher degree is desirable, but not essential)
• Fluent verbal and written English, with a high degree of written accuracy and attention to detail
• Strong medical writing abilities with clear experience in report writing, with a strong desire to produce high quality deliverables
• Extensive project management experience in evidence-based medicine/outcome research, with the ability to control projects from proposal through to delivery with successful client outcomes
• Ability to understand client issues and develop a framework for solving the issues identified, with proven experience and ability in innovative and strategic problem solving
• A strong track-record of timely and high-quality project delivery, with demonstrable experience in producing client-ready deliverables that clearly show an understanding of client requirements
• Experience in managing large written communication based projects such as GVD’s including a high degree of understanding of the factors that impact on successful completion of such large written market access communication projects
• In-depth understanding of the pharmaceutical market
• Good time management skills, including the ability to manage own time and others time to work to deadlines and the ability to manage multiple work-streams and lines of communication simultaneously
• Self-motivation, ambition, and flexibility with an ability to cope under pressure/with competing demands
• Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills and a positive attitude
• Proven client-facing skills and exceptional communication skills (including presentation skills)
• Computing skills, including a working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in particular)
• Experience within a healthcare or pharmaceutical organization and/or healthcare consultancy as well as training and experience in medical/scientific writing are desirable

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Contact Information:

Address:  PAREXEL International
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
Fax:  +44 1895 238494
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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