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Job Advert Title
Value & Access Senior Manager
Function/Business Area
Sales & Account Development
General & Admin Dept
Employment Class


Value & Access Senior Manager - Portugal

About Astellas:

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others.

Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society. Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force. We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners.

Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity.

We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership. Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About this job:

As Value & Access Senior Manager, reporting to the General Manager, you will work within a matrix organization in a team that is accountable for the effective implementation of the local strategy. The key areas include localising market access and pricing strategy, understanding and tracking local healthcare system developments and identifying new opportunities for product access to Astellas' life-saving products for patients in the local country for new pipeline and current products.

Your main responsibilities would be:

  • Identifies opportunities to shape the system to improve pricing, reimbursement and access, and create health system improvements enabled by our value offerings.
  • Understands decision-making processes and trends in health care financing and policy.
  • Understands how health system(s) incentivize and dis-incentivize payer and stakeholder behavior and decision making.
  • Supports development of value creation strategies and plans for customers and stakeholders that go beyond the clinical evidence (e.g., Integrated Care, Patient Support Programs), to ensure, optimize and sustain access and product uptake.
  • Work in an integrated team responsible for all areas in Access as well as coordinate with vendors and link with regional team.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • At least 10 years of Pharmaceutical Industry and 3 years Market Access experience.
  • Understanding of local healthcare system.
  • Strong people skills, able to communicate with people from different functions effectively.

Preferred Knowledge/Experience/Qualifications:

  • Experience working with high-cost Oncology products.
  • Able to interact well with people from different backgrounds and positively influence people.


  • Relevant degree or professional qualification
  • Fluent in Portuguese and English.

Additional information:

  • Full time.
  • Location: Porto Salvo, Portugal.
  • Hybrid work from home / in-office policy.

We offer:

  • A challenging and diversified job in an international setting
  • Opportunity and support to continuous development
  • Inspiring work climate

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.