(Junior) Value & Market Access Manager - München, Germany

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Basel (Switzerland), Italy (Milan), Spain (Madrid), the UK (London), Germany (Munich), the Nordics, Austria (Vienna) and in the US,(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 a (Junior) Value & Market Access Manager for Germany!


Scope of the job

The (Junior) Value & Market Access Manager supports demonstrating and communicating the value of Galapagos products in Germany to ensure that patients have timely access to treatments that improve and extend their lives.

As part of the Value & Market Access team the person will support the Value & Market Access Lead Germany defining the local V&MA strategy, preparing futures launches as well as providing strategic, technical and methodological input in cross-functional teams at local and global levels.

The (Junior) Value & Market Access Manager will be responsible for preparing and submitting statements/dossiers to the G-BA, participating in price negotiations as well as monitoring the health policy environment in Germany and developing new strategies for our products.


Your role

  • Contribution to the development and implementation of national and regional access strategies.
  • Preparation of value dossiers for benefit assessment and support of price negotiations as well rebate negotiations with regional payers.
  • Observation of the health policy environment and the legal framework in Germany and interpretation of arising implication for the Galapagos products in Germany.
  • Analysis and communication of the framework conditions of the statutory and private health insurance, as well as the clinic market.
  • Collaboration in cross-functional teams from Marketing, Medical and Infield teams.
  • Collaborate with the European headquarter to highlight specific needs of the German market, e.g. study requirements, statistical analysis/evaluation, to optimize market access.

Job requirements

Who are you?

  • Bachelor / Master degree in natural sciences or in economics with specialization in healthcare/health economics or statistics
  • 1-2 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry or healthcare
  • Profound knowledge of the German healthcare system and the field of market access, ideally experience with benefit assessment according to § 35a SGB V and price negotiations according to § 130b SGB V
  • Convincing appearance, strategic and analytical way of thinking, distinct communicative and cooperative skills, networker as well as a high degree of self-initiative, reliability and independent working as well as the ability to competently present and represent even complex issues verbally and in writing on different levels of argumentation
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken
  • Start date: first quarter 2022.


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…!