National Market Access Manager

Full Time
Hemel Hempstead, Vereinigtes Königreich
Experienced Professional
February 01, 2024


This position will support the Commercial Function and will play a pivotal role in shaping the growth of our products. You will aim to maximise the value of the company’s brands to deliver benefits to the NHS, HSE & patients.

You will be required to be aligned to market dynamics and support the business in improving patient access with an in-depth understanding of market trends and industry developments, including everything from coverage and reimbursement, payer policies, and the competitive landscape to potential barriers to access.


  • Market Analysis: Continuously monitor changes in health economies across the UK and Ireland. Develop innovative strategies to ensure patient access to Merz products and service delivery challenges are effectively addressed.
  • Tender development & pricing strategy: Develop pricing scenarios and strategies. Prepare tender submissions, conducting detailed assessment of impact on revenue.
  • Market Conditions Analysis: Analise the conditions of public and private health economies across the UK and IRE and convey your findings in strategic business plans
  • Business Development and HEOR Projects: provide national insights to support Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) projects in the region. Lead on market access, reimbursement, and pricing scenarios for new products and indications.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with internal and external teams, including participation in cross-functional teams on a global level, external committees, and associations.
  • Additionally, provide support to local Marketing, Medical, and Key Account Management (KAM) teams on healthcare policy matters and develop training programs addressing Market Access-related questions. 





  • BA or BS degree required, preferably in life sciences
  • You must have at lease 5-8 years of progressive experience in pharmaceutical environment with broad experience in a Market Access function with demonstratable project delivery at a national NHS level
  • Demonstrate robust understanding of both medical and commercial aspects, combined with entrepreneurial mindset
  • Results orientation & strong business acumen as well as excellent communication skills paired with a hands-on mentality
  • Be a team player and core member of the UK & IRE Management Team, you thrive in a matrix organisation, demonstrating high social competence and a willingness to navigate complex networks



  • 25 days Annual Leave, increasing with length of Service
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Holiday Buy/Sell scheme
  • Dental Care
  • Flexible Hours
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Collaboration in multi-functional international team
  • Great development opportunities and on the job training 


The Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company, have been dedicated to the development of innovations for more than 110 years. Merz Therapeutics GmbH is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is represented in more than 90 countries worldwide including UK and Ireland.  

Merz Therapeutics is committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients around the world. With our relentless research & development efforts and culture of innovation, we strive to identify unmet patient needs and provide appropriate treatments. In particular, we focus on patients suffering from movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health issues that severely impact quality of life.

For more information, visit https://www.merztherapeutics.com/uk

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