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Senior Manager HEMAR Policy EMEA

Johnson and Johnson
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time

• An exciting opportunity has arisen in Access Policy within the Health Economics, Market Access & Reimbursement (HEMAR) team in Janssen EMEA.

• The individual will work in collaboration with key internal stakeholders to drive Access Policy across EMEA. Key areas of focus involve monitoring policy developments, collaborating with a cross-functional team and providing HEMAR input to the EU legislative and policy agenda, developing content and policy positions, delivering research to inform evidence-based debate, building internal capabilities, developing and executing an external engagement plan to drive the debate for policy reform.


• Shaping the Access Policy Strategy

• Liaising closely with cross-functional colleagues (Comms, GA&P, Legal etc.), OpCos and TA's to align on policy priorities, and develop relevant action plans to drive VBHC

• Developing and executing external engagement plans (e.g. publications, panels, round tables, thought-leadership etc.) to drive the debate around policy priority areas.

• Developing and shaping policy positions relating to access (in collaboration with other key functions).

• Tracking access-related policy developments and communicating these internally.

• Monitoring health and pharmaceutical expenditure trends.

• Conducting policy research and generating evidence to support our organisation in driving the debate around access-related policy issues

• Providing expert input into the EU legislative and policy agenda, draft legislations and EFPIA documents.

• Supporting HEMAR input into the Pharma Regulation (developing/contributing to briefings for senior leadership and ensuring EFPIA co-ordination within HEMAR)

• Co-ordinating HEMAR topic experts and developing content/presentations to support/update HEMAR leadership as necessary (at ELT, ELST, JPAC)

• Supporting workstreams focused on EU HTA Regulation (shaping policy and company readiness).

• Co-leading an Access Policy functional network.

• Partnering with colleagues from TA's to support evidence development and policy shaping in the respective areas.

• Enhancing internal knowledge around Access Policy issues, our policy priorities, and respective company positions.

• Supporting development of capabilities across our OpCos (communicating information, sharing materials, and organising training sessions)

• Leading the execution of external engagements (liaising with event organisers, shaping event structures and participation, developing speaker notes, and briefing our leaders in advance).

• Participating in external engagement events, discussions and sharing insights and learnings.

• Leading internal and external meetings and workshops as required on policy topics.

• Developing and reviewing content/presentations required for internal and external meetings, and co-ordinating compliance review as needed.

• Maintaining and developing tools to maximize efficiencies in processes and communication with internal stakeholders such as SharePoint sites, tracking engagement activities, and maintaining master Access Policy documents.

• Setting up contracts (RFP, contracting, HCC processes etc.) and as needed with external vendors to deliver high-quality projects and manage consultants as necessary.

• Tracking project progress and budgets to ensure contractual processes are adhered to and budget spend commitments are met.

• Ensuring all activities, publications and external engagements are carried out in accordance with legal and compliance rules (e,g. iMR, JPUBS)



The role is EMEA based and will involve travel It is anticipated that the role holder will be based in his/her current country of residence as long as easy access to travel/transportation and local hosting is available at a Janssen office. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

• First degree or equivalent in Health Economics, Economics or a life-science relevant to the pharmaceutical industry.

• Advanced degree (MSc., MBA, Ph.D) in health economics or a closely related field is usually expected.

• Strong understanding of European price & reimbursement systems highly recommended

• Deep understanding of HTA Processes and Methods highly recommended.

• Experience working in policy related roles or projects.

• Good understanding of Health Care systems.

• Ability to create alignment across functions and geographies and work constructively with diverse groups in a complex matrix.

• Excellent networking, listening, presentation, negotiation, and scientific writing skills.

• Strong project management skills.

• Ability to think out-of-the-box and propose creative and solid solutions to address complex problems.

• "Make it happen" and "roll up the sleeves" mentality, drive and motivation, persistence to achieve goals, and real team player.

• Open to change with a flexible attitude to be able to handle a complex, multiple stakeholder environment, both internally and externally.

• Seeing the big picture without losing analytical focus with an eye for detail as needed.

• Excellent written and spoken English.

• Awareness of and strict adherence to J&J Credo values, SOPs, Policies and Guidelines.


Significant professional experience in Market Access & Health Economics at a pharmaceutical company at global, regional or operating company level, especially working in the areas of Pricing and Reimbursement, HTA, and Policy

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