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Value & Access Vaccines

date posted 10/14/2020
contract type Full time
job id R2569283
location Porto Salvo, Portugal

Value & Access Sanofi Pasteur

About the Opportunity

Directly reporting to Head of Market Access & Public Affairs for Active participation on the local market Access and pricing strategy for Sanofi's Products.

About Sanofi Business Unit

Sanofi Pasteur is Sanofi's vaccine unit. We are proud that our vaccines help protect ourselves and our loved ones from a wide range of infectious diseases. We manufacture and distribute one billion doses of vaccines worldwide every year and we do not give up in our efforts to extend the benefits of vaccination to new infectious diseases while continuing to work on improving and increasing the effectiveness of existing vaccines. Our experience supports us, as we are responsible for 40% of the global manufacture of vaccines against influenza and we are a leader in the immunization of diseases such as whooping cough, yellow fever, hepatitis A, diphtheria and tetanus.

Here you will find an international work environment in which you can deploy your talents and develop a successful professional career. In this area, you will find an international work environment in which you can display your talents and make ideas and innovations in teams. You can design your personal career at Sanofi and we support and accompany your professional and personal development with determination. As a company dedicated to health care, Sanofi offers diverse and global professional careers.

About growing with us

In this role you will:

  • Contribute for the development of a unified vision and strategy for market access, and maintains, a seamless interface with European Market Access, Pricing and Reimbursement group to ensure alignment of local market access plans with regional plans

  • Participate actively in all country brand teams of therapeutic areas/products assigned under his/her responsibility, creating market access plans for all key brands integrated with marketing and medical plans

  • Identify and profile key local market access customers and stakeholders (including influencers, payers, policy makers, patient groups, media and other stakeholders)

  • Be accountable for all actions related to Price and Reimbursement activities of products under his responsibility (new or mature products), such as clinical and economical dossiers, ensuring access to the Portuguese market

  • Scan and monitors external environment to identify and analyse trends/changes which will influence access, and their implications for Sanofi

  • Proactively seek out new approaches from within and outside of Sanofi and continually optimizes activities based on new learnings

  • Demonstrate the business ethic and judgment to enforce internal controls to comply with the company’s policies and procedures without compromising competitiveness

About you

Qualifications/ Education & work experience


  • University degree within relevant areas or other  applicable health care education


  • Fluency in English and Portuguese; knowledge of other languages is an asset

Professional Experience and specific knowledge:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, including experience in market access

  • Experience or knowledge on principles, methodologies and tools applied on pricing, reimbursement, outcomes   research, health economic modelling, clinical trial design, regulatory affairs, brand communications and other relevant areas

  • Ability to work effectively in an matrix environment at a Local and European level

  • Experience in delivering business objectives in alignment with multiple internal and external stakeholders

  • Experience in analysing complex issues, utilising strategic thinking and implementing tactical plans

  • Experience in building local relationships/networks with health care decision makers

  • Clear understanding on how to effectively motivate, manage and influence functional teams and key decision makers

  • Strong inter-personal skills

  • In-depth knowledge of local pharmaceutical market, health care environment and competitive forces

Inspire your Journey. What Sanofi can offer you:

  • A role where you are instrumental to creating best practice and as the organisation grows, you can too

  • We offer a generous package including flexible benefits, and are committed to helping you have a healthy work-life  balance throughout your career with us

  • We have highly subsidised restaurant

  • Parking available onsite

  • This is a full time role and we support flexible working

About Sanofi

Empower Life Everyday

At Sanofi we work across human health from vaccines to rare diseases, and consumer healthcare. This creates opportunities to work across different areas to build a diverse and exciting career. Sanofi has the capabilities and resources to support your aspirations to fulfill your ambitions and be the best you can be.

Our purpose at Sanofi is to work passionately every day to understand and solve healthcare needs of people across the world. Our ambition is by 2025, to be a top 3 innovative, global and diversified human healthcare company. One that embraces transformative technologies and is focused on its area of excellence, which means we’re not there to try to solve everybody’s problems. We want to focus on those areas where we know we are making a difference.  

The values we are live by are teamwork, courage, respect and integrity.

This is our Sanofi. Discover yours: https://www.sanofi.com/en/careers/

Own your future. Make your move!


At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

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