Celgene Manager - Market Access - The Netherlands in Utrecht, Netherlands


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


The Manager Market Access contributes to the planning, obtaining and safeguarding of access for Celgene's product portfolio.

This pertains in particular to obtaining national access (i.e. reimbursement or inclusion in the Basic Benefit Scheme), granted by the Ministry of Health, based on advice of the Care Institute of the Netherlands (ZiN).

Key performance indicators are the extent of the access (% of labelled indication), achieved (reimbursed) price and reimbursement restrictions (conditions). The Manager Market Access supports current business with relevant (economic) value propositions such as Budget Impact tools, tailored to the need of the customer.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The conception, approval and execution of market access plans consisting of at least a reimbursement strategy, a local pricing strategy and a HE&OR strategy.

  • Active participation and contribution to local Disease Teams and participation in local and regional functional teams.

  • The timely submission of high quality reimbursement dossiers, HE analyses supporting the economic value and for proposals for outcomes research to demonstrate clinical and economic value in practice.

  • Engage with relevant stakeholders and keep the knowledge and skills, needed for the function at a high qualitative level.

  • Support local cross functional and commercial teams with (economic) value propositions and relevant tools such as budget impact analyses or value-added services.

  • Provide input into global development programs and informs regional and global team about relevant developments.

  • Represent Celgene in local networks and forums.

  • Be responsible for the appropriate use of CelgeneĀ“s pricing systems and procedures and handle price mutations and requests accordingly.


  • Academic degree in life sciences or (health) economics, preferably with PhD.

Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry in similar position.

  • Experience in working within the Dutch reimbursement environment.

  • Technical expertise concerning pricing and reimbursement.

  • Proven project management skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent command of Dutch and English (verbal and written).

  • Flexible team player.

  • At least intermediate knowledge of Health Economics and Outcomes Research disciplines with hands-on

  • Experience.

  • Excellent leadership and cross-functional skills.

  • Willingness to travel and in possession of valid driverĀ“s license.

  • Acts as a role model for others in line with Celgene Values.



Manager - Market Access - The Netherlands

Location: Utrecht, 9, NL

Job ID: 17000795