Health Economics and Market Access Specialist

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Date: Nov 30, 2023

Location: London, GB

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.



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


In this role you will contribute to our projects with a focus on health economic work (cost-effectiveness models, budget impact etc.) and payor interactions (building market access landscapes, assessment of reimbursement structures, value dossier development, business case creation, and education of the commercial organization)



  • Develop and validate cost-effectiveness models. Identify the right internal and external partnerships.
  • Identify opportunities and 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.


  • Identify opportunities and actively engage in dossier submission to enhance access to care (HTA, funding and reimbursement opportunities etc.). In collaboration with regional market access teams, co-develop reimbursement pathways and strategies for the selected countries.
  • Develop a regional value story and value dossier to support reimbursement requests.


  • Analyze health economic data sets and translate into abstracts, posters, publications, payer education documents and commercial tools. Contribute to the development of healthcare systems atlas / reimbursement of Terumo BCT portfolio
  • Work cross-functionally with direct peers from medical affairs, marketing, commercial and clinical sales to enhance patient access.




  • Knowledge required to perform at this level is generally acquired through completion of a master’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, consulting or medical device industry is preferred. Experience in academia is also accepted.
  • Experience in interaction with HTA bodies eg NICE is strongly desired
  • Experience consulting and executing on health outcomes projects from inception to publication is a plus.





The diversity of the role requires specialists to constantly call on a broad skill set which will strengthen and grow over time. Market Access Specialists are enhancing their skillset to allow growing into a market access manager role.


Candidates need to be fascinated by the medical sciences and interested in developing a deep understanding of the life sciences, pharma and MedTech industry.

When assessing candidates, the following skills will be considered:


  • In line with Terumo BCT Core Competencies: Ensures Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Plans and Aligns, Instills Trust.
  • You are empathetic, a team player, and able to support and empower your peers and colleagues.
  • 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 healthcare-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.
  • International / domestic travel may be required less than 10% of the time.

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