OPEN Health brings together deep scientific knowledge, global understanding, and broad specialist expertise to support our clients in improving health outcomes and patient wellbeing.

We are united as one flexible organization, harnessing the power of the collective to solve complex challenges. Being built from cohesive partnerships across a range of specialist sectors gives us the ability to approach opportunities from fresh perspectives, creating solutions and innovations for market access and medical communications that are informed by the experience and knowledge of the many.

Our global team of experts — many with PhD and PharmD degrees — work strategically alongside our client partners in Medical Affairs, Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR), Market Access, and Commercial teams across a wide range of therapy areas.

OPEN Health: Established as many. United as one.

OPEN Health Values

We unite

We embrace and respect our different perspective and strengths
We nurure and open, caring, collaborative community
We support, encourage and empower the team and the individual

We exite

We love what we do, because it really matters
We inspire our clients and one another with our passion and proficiency
We do things the right way, with pride and integrity

We ignite

We drive innovation through curiousity and resourcefulness
We constantly endeavor to find opportunities to excel
We learn from experience and strive for brilliance in everything we do

You will love this role if you:

  • Are committed to exceptional strategic market access (SMA) projects and team leadership that maintain and grow the business
  • Thrive at the intersection of creativity and scientific/technical rigor to solve important market access puzzles
  • Rise to the unique challenge in every proposal you craft to meet our clients’ global and multidisciplinary needs
  • Want to be a leader in the delivery of innovative market access solutions while driving business revenue
  • Aim to become part of a well-established, yet ambitious global team of strategic market access experts
  • Are keen to mentor and teach team members to support their professional development
  • Drawn to have a tangible impact on the growth of OPEN Health

You will be a success if you:

  • Understand the changing landscape of market access, especially in German and European markets
  • Provide leadership in German HTA strategy and market access projects – for pharmaceuticals as well as digital therapeutics and medical devices
  • Have knowledge of drug approval and reimbursement processes in Germany, including evidence needs for patient-relevant outcomes (PRO) and real-world evidence (RWE)
  • Bring in innovative commercial ideas in this fast changing market environment
  • Possess scientific leadership and demonstrate delivery excellence across a wide variety of therapeutic areas and have a deep understanding of SMA projects (including market access strategy, HTA strategy and dossiers, value communication and evidence synthesis)
  • Design, sell, execute, and communicate projects that delight the client and deepen the relationship
  • Have built a progressive career in leading consulting teams and projects in a cross-functional environment
  • Have a deep understanding of operational best practices for project delivery
  • Contribute, create and collaborate to a positive and upbeat work environment
  • Can lead by influence and behaviors that advance OPEN Health culture
  • Support the business strategies, metrics and objectives of the SMA team, all of which align with overall company goals

What you will bring:

  • 10+ years’ experience in market access strategy with a consulting company or pharmaceutical company
  • Master’s degree or PhD in pharmacy, biomedical sciences, health economics, medicine, public health, health policy, epidemiology or any other related sciences is required
  • Documented track record in the design and implementation of HTA and market access strategy projects
  • Experience of leading expert delivery teams, which may be local or globally based
  • Demonstrated success in business development with a special focus on Germany
  • Prior experience in working with writing proposals, responding to RFPs and managing project teams
  • Experience of leading cross Center of Excellence integrated solutions (including PRO, RWE, and modelling) is appreciated
  • Strong analytical, writing and organizational skills that include the ability to prepare and present summaries of complex materials
  • Exceptional presentation skills and the ability to present complex information to non-technical audiences
  • The ability to forge and effectively manage relationships within OPEN Health and with external stakeholders
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to question the status quo
  • A demonstrated capability to be proactive, responsive, and able to balance shifting priorities to ensure that promises are kept and expectations are exceeded
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office

Reasons to join OPEN Health

People are at the heart of our business. Without our incredibly talented people we couldn’t offer our clients the world-class service they have come to expect. We know how important it is to support, develop, reward and encourage.

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To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to with Director SMA and the preferred office location in the subject line.  Pharmerit provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran or marital status.