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Edwards Lifesciences Manager Market Access (m/f/d) in Brussels, Belgium

Job Purpose:

As a Market Access Manager you will be the strategic partner for local Government, Healthcare Institutes, Hospitals, Patients and Business Units to enable and improve market access of innovative therapeutic solutions for structural heart disease and advanced critical care technologies to simplify decision-making in the hospital environment.

Market Access Manager ability to work anywhere in Europe.

Other Essential Job Functions Include:

Pro-actively lead and work seamlessly with Business Units on Market Access Projects include creating new therapeutic/device charge code, obtaining pricing approval and obtaining reimbursement approval to enable and improve access of innovative therapeutic solutions for structural heart disease and advanced critical care technologies to simplify decision-making in the hospital environment

Provide direction and guidance to external project teams to execute tactical market access projects and/or initiatives. Participate on internal product launch teams

Develop and plan market access projects and activities with accountability for successful completion of all project deliverable

Actively participate industry groups to maintain dialogue with provincial government. and influence policy formulation and implementation whenever appropriate

Build and maintain good relationship with KOLs and Healthcare related authorities

Develop local market assess opportunities in collaboration with the sales team

Identify and evaluate market access process improvement and/or course correction/course alignment opportunities

Other incidental duties

Desired Skills And Experiences:

Bachelor's Degree in in related field, 10 years years experience of previous related experience required or Master's Degree or equivalent in in related field, 8 years years experience of previous related experience required

Experience in government relations, sales, tendering or pricing, reimbursement function, regulatory in multinational pharmaceutical or medical device companies required

Pricing & reimbursement experience is highly preferred

Medical education and health economic training background preferred

Additional Skills:

Ability to work in a remote team environment

Self-motivated, result oriented, problem solver with strong ownership and leadership skills

Strong communication and influencing skills, able to work in a matrix environment and to work with governmental officials

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English required; Ability to speak local language(s) is required

Proven successful project management skills

Proven expertise in both Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and Power Point systems

Recognized as an expert in government policies with specialized depth within the organization

Expert understanding of related aspects of pricing & reimbursement processes

Expert understanding of healthcare industry

Strict attention to detail

Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization

Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

Represents leadership on projects within a specific area interfacing with project managers and cross functional teams

Consult in project setting within Market Access

Ability to build good relationships with KOLs and Healthcare related authorities

Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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