AbbVie Health Economist / Market Access Manager (Oncology) in Dublin, Ireland

Health Economist / Market Access Manager (Oncology)

Ireland, Leinster, Dublin


Requisition #1804856

Do you want to work for the No 1 Great Place to Work in Ireland? Be part of a team dedicated to understanding the impact of the changing Oncology market in Ireland while educating key stakeholders in relation to the health economics of this therapy area, then we might have the right role for you!

We are currently sourcing a Health Economist / Market Access Manager who will partner with our payer organizations to guide, coordinate, plan, and prioritize the broad area of market access while implementing innovative market access solutions and leveraging health technology assessment (HTA) so that we have a systematic evaluation of properties, effects and/or impacts of health technologies and interventions within Oncology.

This is a broad role - providing an amazing opportunity to not just contribute to market access within AbbVie but also deliver measurable impact within the HEOR field of expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will engage and partner with internal commercial teams to provide Market Access & HEOR expertise

  • You will build strong sustainable commercial relationships with payer organisations relating to current and pipeline product ranges in the Oncology field

  • Have accountability for HTA while delivering on relevant research studies on key industry topics such as micro costing

  • Ensure pricing and reimbursement at national and local level is aligned to and leverages other commercial strategies in order to meet or exceed affiliate plan

  • Work closely with other functions such as Medical and Government Affairs to build networks, understanding and close partnerships with key decision makers and develop joint programs of action.

  • Ensure close collaboration with Area and Global and maintain awareness and understanding of the impact of local affiliate decisions on AbbVie’s global business and vice versa in order to ensure Area and Global strategies and tactics are aligned with those of the Affiliate to meet both, local and Area/Global needs to maximize momentum on delivering brand performance.

  • Anticipate and contribute to Contracting and Tendering situations and develop strategies in order to deal with C&T challenges and maximize their opportunities for the business.

  • Manage cross-functional task forces to elaborate key insights for new products (prior to Phase 3) and help better tailor clinical development to ensure optimized access and price.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Master’s in Health Economics is essential

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role, with Oncology background and demonstrated market knowledge is strongly preferred

  • Relevant experience with proven track record of success in delivering commercial results and/or being responsible for product access to market.

  • Extensive knowledge of the healthcare environment, including deep knowledge of payer and provider mechanisms, funding flows, and legislation affecting market access of pharmaceutical products.

  • Good understanding of area healthcare systems to have an area-wide perspective for local affiliate decisions.

  • Ability to drive complex cross-functional collaboration to involve and to align Market Access strategy with other business strategies.

  • Relevant experience working within a payer and provider organization & international health care environment experience strongly preferred

Travel 80% Office; 20% In-Field (including10% International travel)