TR- Market Access Manager

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: Istanbul, Turkey, 34700

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.


Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees in more than 20 countries are dedicated to the creation and supply of innovative pharmaceutical products. In Europe, we focus on two areas: In the cardiovascular space, our strong portfolio of medicines reflects our long-standing commitment and shows that we care for every heartbeat; in oncology our goal is to become a global pharma innovator until 2025 by providing novel therapies to patients across the world. Our European headquarters are in Munich, Germany, and we have affiliates in 13 European countries. For more information:


The successful candidate will report into the Director of Market Access & Regulatory Affairs and will be responsible for Market Access, Pricing, Health Economics and Public Affairs through working in close collaboration with the local marketing, medical, sales, business excellence teams in addition to global Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Pricing and Value & Access teams to develop the market access strategies, value proposition and plans. The key responsibilities of this role encompass leading the constitution of the reimbursement strategies and related implementation as preparation of reimbursement dossiers to SSI, the development of pricing strategies, management of price negotiation and the implementation with a broad collaboration and coordination with local, regional and global internal and external stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes market access strategies and evidence generation plans to meet reimbursement submission requirements aligned with country objectives,

  • Works cross functionally with global and local medical and commercial functions to develop value propositions and messages tailored to multiple stakeholders including payers, clinicians and policy makers,

  • Project lead (including day to day management) for reimbursement submissions, and pricing strategies for both existing and new pipeline products (Oncology & Cardiovascular),

  • Contributes to the development and evaluation of innovative pricing strategies (including submissions),

  • Fosters key relationships with stakeholders and implement action plans for realization of stakeholder engagement regarding existing and pipeline products,

  • Anticipates and shapes future dynamics in the external environment impacting market access and reimbursement, working closely with global teams to convey requirements for programme development to satisfy local needs,

  • Design and implement related public affairs plans on the corresponding disease area on top of market access, reimbursement and pricing strategies,

  • Maintains strong compliance with all relevant internal policies, compliance and legal requirements



  • Minimum of 5-7 years strategic market access experience within the pharmaceutical industry or a consultancy

  • Degree educated in a relevant scientific discipline

  • MSc in health economics or equivalent preferred

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Turkish Healthcare systems and reimbursement processes

  • Ability to combine strategic vision with tactical hand-on execution and a high work capacity

  • Strong technical skills with prior experience in assessing and critiquing health economic models

  • Highly analytical with excellent written and verbal skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skill with the ability to build working relations both internally and externally

  • Disease area expertise in the Oncology and/or Cardiovascular is  preferred

  • Experience in working in a dynamic, lean environment is preferred

  • Customer focused

  • Fluent in English



What we offer

Working at Daiichi Sankyo

At Daiichi Sankyo in Europe, we offer a workplace where your voice is heard. Everything we do, we do with a high level of commitment and a clear focus on patients’ needs. We know that our bold ambition to change patients’ lives for the better can only be achieved through the power of collaboration and the exploration of new approaches. Thus, we encourage our colleagues across Europe to be courageous, to bring their ideas to the table and to embrace opportunities to grow. When you join our European family, you will be a part of a dynamic company where everyone, no matter their role, rolls up their sleeves and gets things done.