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Market Access Specialist

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Date: Mar 29, 2023

Location: Lakewood, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  30518  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 

JOB TITLE: Global Market Access & Health Economics Specialist



To continue our growth within the therapeutic apheresis, cell technology and whole blood automation environments, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is opening an exciting role in our team for a Global Market Access & Health Economics Specialist.


In this role you will contribute to our projects with a focus on running strategy reviews, health economic publication, preparing payer education, building market access landscapes, assessment of reimbursement structures, value dossier development, business case creation, and education of the commercial organization.



  • In collaboration with the regional market access teams, codevelop reimbursement pathways and strategies for the country.
  • Actively engage in health economic data collection, this includes meeting with customers using Terumo BCT technology and setting up systems to collect data related to patient outcomes, quality of life and health resource utilization.
  • Run analysis on health economic data sets and translate into abstracts, posters, publications, payer education documents and commercial tool.
  • For new product development and clinical indications, assess the market access and reimbursement pathways.
  • Keep on par with payer policy and identify opportunities for business growth and market access activities.
  • Identify opportunities for health data collection and health economic value demonstration together with the local stakeholders and the commercial organization.
  • Develop a regional value story and value dossier to support reimbursement requests.
  • Run strategic analysis in partnership with global or regional partners related to our enterprise development activities.
  • Works cross-functionally with direct peers from medical affairs, marketing and clinical sales to enhance patient access.





  • Knowledge required to perform at this level is generally acquired through completion of a bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience or above.
  • Post-graduate training in market access, health policy, or health outcomes/economics is an asset.



  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical or medical device industry. Experience in the medical device industry is preferred.
  • Experience running advance analytics is favored either in a professional environment or during education.
  • Experience consulting and executing on health outcomes projects from inception to publication is a plus.
  • Experience with statistical software, like STATA or SPSS, is an asset.




The diversity of the role requires analysts to constantly call on a broad skill set which will strengthen and grow over time.  Candidates need to be fascinated by the medical sciences and you are interested in developing a deep understanding of the life sciences, pharma and MedTech industry.


  • In line with Terumo BCT Core Competencies: Ensures Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Plans and Aligns, Instills Trust.
  • You combine analytical skills with the ability to think conceptually. You quickly grasp intellectually challenging ideas and are at ease working with complex quantitative data sets.
  • You possess strong communication skills and you can present complex health care related information concisely.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong desire for success.
  • Feeling comfortable moving away from data and thinking strategically as well as commercially
  • Action oriented personality that enjoys high-level infield conversations with external decision takers and decision influencers.
  • Ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Must master English (business proficiency), other languages covered is a strong asset.
  • Ability to work under time pressure, independent and in a proactive way
  • You are flexible in taking on a range of projects and assignments that vary in level of intensity and complexity.



  • Working remote from the home office as a standard.



Typical Office Environment requirements include: reading, speaking, hearing, close vision, walking, bending, sitting, and occasional lifting up to 20 pounds. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.



Target Pay Range:  $69,300.00 to $86,600.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. Absent accommodation permitted by applicable law, as a condition of employment with Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies in the United States you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide valid proof of vaccination to the company.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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