European Market Access & Pricing Director Oncology (m/f/x)

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Date: 28-Aug-2021

Location: Munich, Germany, 81379

Company: Daiichi Sankyo Europe

Affiliate: Daiichi Sankyo Europe GmbH


Passion for Innovation. Compassion for Patients.™

Daiichi Sankyo is dedicated to creating new modalities and innovative medicines by leveraging our world-class science and technology for our purpose “to contribute to the enrichment of quality of life around the world.” In addition to our current portfolio of medicines for cancer and cardiovascular disease, Daiichi Sankyo is primarily focused on developing novel therapies for people with cancer as well as other diseases with high unmet medical needs. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise and a presence in more than 20 countries, Daiichi Sankyo and its 16,000 employees around the world draw upon a rich legacy of innovation to realize our 2030 Vision to become an “Innovative Global Healthcare Company Contributing to the Sustainable Development of Society.” For more information, please visit


For our headquarter in Munich we are seeking highly qualified candidates to fill the position:


European Market Access & Pricing Director Oncology (m/f/x)



The position:


The European Market Access & Pricing (MA&P) Director Oncology leads the development and implementation of the European Market Access strategies for Daiichi Sankyo's Oncology portfolio. The European MA&P Director Oncology will partner with pricing, HEOR/RWE, Medical Affairs & Commercial at the global, regional and country levels in order to develop winning value propositions and maximize the value of the Oncology portfolio for Daiichi-Sankyo. The job holder reports to the Head of Market Access Oncology Europe.



Roles and responsibilities:

  • Leads the European access strategy development and supports flawless implementation in European markets for his/her products including pipeline
  • Fosters close collaboration with EU-4 & UK markets to ensure appropriate input into and development of strategies that will lead to successful access and reimbursement in these markets
  • Interfaces with regional and key country teams including market access, medical, HEOR& RWE and commercial on matters of pricing and market access ensuring alignment with global counterparts
  • Inputs and helps shape the global value propositions and if required adapts to support the regional market access strategy
  • Work closely with global price, reimbursement and access to provide European insights into and help influence the clinical development programs to ensure indication seeking trials have endpoints and design that support broad patient access
  • Ensures price guidance and corridors are in place, in close collaboration with global and key countries, including evaluation of Innovative Value Strategies and contracting
  • Accountable for the development of the regional Access Strategies and payer toolkit to support launch 
  • Ensures effective and impactful collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Effectively represents DS at major external agency meetings, including payer Ad Boards, internal workshops, and conferences.
  • Establishes and promotes positive and highly productive working partnerships with Commercial, R&D and global colleagues to ensure timely coordination of activities to drive delivery of plans and programs
  • Key member to interact with senior leadership on price & market access strategies and topics


​​​​​Personal skills and professional experience:


  • University degree (e.g. master’s degree in economics, pharmaceutical sciences, or similar level)
  • Relevant and demonstrable experience in Pricing & Market Access at country and above country level in a pharmaceutical company (or related such as medical devices); at least 8-10 years
  • Deep understanding of the EU4 & UK Market Access needs 
  • Prior experience in working in Oncology portfolio is a must
  • Fluent in English
  • Personal values matching Daiichi-Sankyo values: integrity, collaboration, commitment and courage are our basic values for the day-to-day interactions with customers and colleagues
  • Dedication to bring our customer-centric and quality-driven approach to life in all day-to-day interactions with our customers and colleagues
  • Hands-on mentality with positive can-do attitude to become a role-model for our values commitment, collaboration, integrity and courage
  • Strong sense of ownership combined with the ability to develop new approaches
  • Proven ability to work and lead in a matrix organization
  • Courage to challenge conventional thinking and share ideas and learnings with the company
  • Strong communication, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Capable in bringing together the strategic and tactical objectives and plans to deliver on the overall market access and pricing objectives set forth by regional team
  • Willingness to travel



What we offer:


We offer an interesting, diversified and challenging position, good contractual conditions, flexible working models, all the social benefits of a modern company and a professional environment where you will have the opportunity for personal growth.


Please apply online at our Career Portal. We are looking foward to hearing from you.