Patient Access Manager - Immunology & Dermatology - East Anglia

NHS Liaison

East Anglia

£Competitive

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Evolve Selection are currently recruiting for an exciting new opportunity with a dynamic and supportive Pharmaceutical organisation. Our client has an extensive product range within the Rheumatology and Dermatology markets. This exciting role will be working as a Patient Access Manager across East Anglia, incorporating Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.
The purpose of this role is to work with external customers and company stakeholders to ensure optimal patient access to innovative medicines inclusive of funding and service activities.

Essential Requirements:
Market Access and/or Service Development experience.
Rheumatology/Dermatology/High Cost drug experience -preferred but not essential.
Direct or indirect leadership experience with sales teams, service projects or commissioning customers.
Matrix working.
Degree in Science or Business, or equivalent education desired.
Key Account Management.
Customer facing roles interacting with senior NHS staff.
A current driving licence with no more than 6 points.

Role Responsibilities:
Collaborating with the Business Leader and Account Team to create and implement a locality access plan which is aligned to both franchise and team objectives incorporating both commissioning and service activities and informing the Key Account plans.
Customer facing account management responsibility for NHS decision makers in their designated Health Economy.
Represent the company and build trust and relationships with key commissioning stakeholders at a regional and local level.
Build sustainable strategic relationships with key regional influencing centres that set guidance at a sub national level and have a broader national impact beyond the immediate local geography.
Develop an in-depth understanding of national/local policy with the ability to influence and shape the local health economy.
Ensure an optimum environment for the prescribing of the company medicines to ensure patients have appropriate access.
Secure and implement positive NHS policy (including guidelines, funding and budget inclusion) and NICE/SMC/AWMSG implementation.
Represent the company and build relationships with relevant NHS stakeholders to ensure service/patient pathway challenges are identified and solutions implemented.
To map the locality funding flows, decision making process and key commissioning stakeholders to inform and implement the business plan.
Develop and implement partnership initiatives with customers where there is a prioritised patient need, principles of these initiatives are consistent with the franchise, business & account plan objectives.
Build business cases/joint working proposals and gain approval from the trust board and the Franchise Leadership team.
Measure progress of agreed key commissioning & service activities designed to improve the speed and ease of patient access and optimise patient care in line with agreed KPIs and project management principles.

Role Specific Competencies:
IT literate with strong analytical skills
Able to influence NHS staff at the highest levels
Flexible “can do” attitude needed to thrive in a fast-growing company
Self-accountability/motivation
Innovation, tenacity and drive to ensure success
Self-motivation, persuasiveness and competitiveness

Recruitment Process:
2 stage process

Package:
Exceptional package in line with experience and achievements.

Evolve Selection is a leading UK recruitment and contract sales organisation (CSO), operating within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Medical Device sectors. We offer a highly comprehensive range of permanent recruitment and flexible contract sales solutions. Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us on 0113 457 0777.

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