Director, Market Access & Reimbursement

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October 28 2020
Other, Science Policy
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Director, Market Access & Reimbursement
Taiwan - Taipei

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


  • Ensure Gilead products being reimbursed in NHIA in targeted timeline for patient access maximization
  • Work with cross functions in developing robust internal pricing proposals/ business cases and present/ support them at the Global Pricing Committee and play as a contact window with Global Value and Access
  • Expected to closely work with local market colleagues to develop and implement strategies to secure, sustain and appropriately optimize pricing, access and reimbursement
  • Provide strategic leadership and recommendations on local initiatives to optimize price across markets and maximize long term profitability
  • Development of local market access planning framework for long range plan for Gilead Taiwan (i.e single payer budge, Price Volume Agreement
  • Ensure local market access needs are collected, well understood, clearly and timely communicated, and HEOR programmes are put in place to meet them
  • Maintain an always up-to date understanding of local payer needs and monitor the future competitive/ regulatory/ pricing landscape in order to proactively adapt company strategy to emerging trends in the reimbursement and drug pricing landscape as well as build and maintain professional relationship with external stakeholders/accounts
  • Collaborate across Brand Teams, Medical Affairs, Finance, Market Research, Legal, Government Affairs, Public Affairs and other functional teams, to develop strategies that reflect all relevant current and projected market dynamics
  • Play as an advisory role on price adjustment, payment to NHIA and risks on long range commercial planning and pricing adjustment scenario
  • Ensure that the local Market Access activities comply with regulatory agencies, public policies/guidelines, and with corporate policies and procedures

  • Develops, executes and tracks all strategic plans and initiatives across all therapeutic areas to support reimbursement and access
  • Provides input and recommendations on Taiwan pricing strategy and payer value proposition
  • Presents key findings and implications to internal stakeholders up to senior management level

  • Strong track-record in Market Access, HEOR and/or Pricing and reimbursement experience at a local level with understanding of the inter-dependencies
  • Experience in HTA submissions and responding to HTA queries and requests
  • Personal leadership and hands-on involvement in the development of core value models/ reimbursement dossiers
  • 12+ years of work experience with Bachelors degree; 10+ years of work experience with Masters degree
  • Work hand in hand with the Market Access to appropriately cover the whole of the region
  • Work closely with commercial, medical, government affairs, HEOR, public affairs colleagues in order to develop the optimal market access strategy
  • Develop a comprehensive plan on reimbursement submission status and strategy of markets and work with the commercial and pricing colleagues to optimize launch sequencing
  • Project manage and oversee creation of robust P&R facilitating materials (payer detail aids, market access resources, simplified budget impact models, formulary packs etc)
  • Identify, analyze, develop and implement strategies that would shape P&R policy to prepare for product portfolio
  • Analyze, synthesize and translate technical HEOR, P&R information, including coverage and payment policies, into meaningful decision points, recommendations, and strategic tactics
  • Have excellent presentation skills and be able to communicate technical pricing/ HTA concepts to colleagues that may not be experts in the field
  • Ability to take initiative, work within existing management structure, and to consistently deliver high-quality work products
  • Communicate frequently and effectively with manager and other identified stakeholders/team members
  • Produce well-written Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, and Excel spreadsheets that communicate key points in a clear and concise format
  • Fluency English and Mandarin are MUST

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