Value and Market Access Manager / Senior Manager

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville & Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland Basel, Spain (Madrid), Italy (Milano), Germany (Munich), UK (London) and in 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 Value and Market Access (V&MA) Manager / Sr. Manager

Scope of the job


The Value & Market Access (V&MA) function at Galapagos will be responsible for demonstrating and communicating the value of Galapagos and our products to ensure that patients have timely access to treatments that improve and extend their lives. This person will support the payer strategy for Filgotinib and our pipeline and will primarily support the V&MA leaders and cross-functional teams in order to make a true difference in the lives of patients.

Your role

  • Contribute to global and European pricing and market access strategy through collaboration with V&MA leadership, Medical, Health Economics, Policy, and Commercial colleagues
  • Project management – creation of project plan of access deliverables, tacking and updating project plan
  • Support affiliate needs for market access success; coordination and facilitation of affiliate-level V&MA collaboration; Coordination of meetings with affiliates
  • Conduct pricing and access related competitive intelligence and market research on the competitor landscape;
  • Support the price tracking, implementation, approval process and ensure proper pricing governance; analytics – price trends, etc.
  • Updating existing resources with new information – e.g. VM&A strategic plan with new P&R dates etc.
  • Maintaining all material on shared site, including extracting data elements from various decks into knowledge resource per topic (e.g. finding pricing slides throughout several decks and incorporate into single pricing document).
  • Project management – creation of project plan of access deliverables, tacking and updating project plan
  • Vendor management – search new vendors, set up initial scoping calls, maintain vendor list for VM&A, contract management, data management within projects; coordination of project meetings
  • Coordinating team input into various documents for review and consolidating where needed; Creating summary decks from existing resources and data


Job requirements

Who are you?

You are a professional preferably with an MBA or other graduate degrees. You have at least 3 years global or regional industry or consulting experience and preferably at least 3 years of experience in the value, market access, or pricing functions. You are someone with superior analytical skills who can figure out tough problems and to craft thoughtful, clear, and logical strategy plans that act as central roadmaps towards payer success. Experience in inflammation a plus. You have excellent project management skills, in a fast-paced environment, with demonstrated ability to lead multiple workstreams and priorities. You should have demonstrated an ability to make decisions in the face of uncertainty and to chart the course for smart payer strategies. Last but not least you have outstanding written and verbal communication skills. You are here to work within Galapagos to unlock the value that our medicines bring to patients, HCPs through smart success with payers.

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 biopharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos: together we can make it happen…!