Health Economics and Market Access Leader

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden) and in The USA, Boston.


We’re in the business of changing lives.  In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities.  We want to challenge the impossible.  We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters.  Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class.  In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’. 


We are looking for Health Economics and Market Access (HE&MA) Leader 


Scope of the job


Health Economics and Market Access (HE&MA) Leader is responsible for the development and implementation of health economic and market access strategies in support of the commercial, medical, and R&D organizations.


Your role


The Health Economics and Market Access Leader will lead the planning and execution of health economic models and studies to support a smart understanding of health economics for our pipeline products, with a focus on a novel, first-in-class specialty product for a rare disease that aims to make a true difference in the lives of patients. Accordingly, we are looking for someone who will support the development and execution strategic and smart health economic plans that will enable market access and commercial success. Someone who can also ensure that real-world evidence and outcomes research efforts aligned with corporate, market access and commercial objectives.


As you will be the owner of payer submission and economic modelling related activities, we are interested in hiring someone who is able to lead the development of global health economic models and conduct strategic and tactical planning of payer evidence to support market access. Someone who can ensure the gathering of competitor evidence and the interpretation to inform global value and health economic strategy.


Who are you?


You are a professional preferably with an MBA or other advanced graduate degrees. You have at least 6 years of relevant professional experience in health economics research including market access, value-based healthcare decision making, or other related fields for biopharmaceuticals. You are someone with a strong technical background in evidence-based medicine, health economics, reimbursement or health policy. Last but not least, you have excellent project management skills in a fast-paced environment, with the ability to work from strategy development to execution and value creation in a dynamic organization. A strategic mind-set will be indispensable in this role as will the ability to manage external vendors, and internal collaborators, while achieving your objectives.


What’s in it for you?


You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company.  As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful.  At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.


We are Galapagos: together we can make it happen…