Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dubai


Play a key role to achieve and maintain rapid patient access and appropriate prices for Roche Diagnostics’ high medical value products. The candidate will have broad cross-functional involvement in demonstrating and communicating product value propositions both internally and externally on regional and country level.
Your Responsibilities
The ideal candidate’s key responsibilities can be grouped in three major fields:
(1) Technical expertise in various market access and Business Development
(2) Cross-functional collaboration and communication
(3) Product and disease area understanding.
Technical expertise in Market Access and Business Development
Formulate market access strategies (including related functional strategies, such as: health economics, strategic pricing, KOL engagement and market access publication) supporting Roche Diagnostic projects/products throughout their entire lifecycle.
Execute health economics and outcome research (HE&OR) strategies that demonstrate overall product value for Roche Diagnostic products.
Manage efficient and timely development of market access deliverables (value dossiers, health economic models, publications).
Develop and maintain robust understanding of relevant pricing and reimbursement criteria used by payers in key markets for assessment of Roche Diagnostics’ products.
Develop comprehensive payer insights by organizing expert panels, payer and KOL advisory boards.                                                                                                                    • Conduct Market research and analysis to assess market potential and opportunities for existing products and new launches.                                                                                                                                               
Develop market reports and recommendations for the countries of responsibility.
Develop and execute Business Development projects in the countries of responsibilities.
Product and disease area understanding
Maintain high standard and level of knowledge and understanding regarding scientific, clinical and commercial developments in the specific diagnostic/disease area(s) of assignment
Impact on the organization
Achieve and maintain rapid patient access for Roche Diagnostic products on appropriate prices and reimbursement (if required) by demonstrating and communicating product value to payers. / Product launch new and opportunity (before marketing)
You are expected to adhere through your conduct to all applicable laws and regulations as well as to the high integrity standards as set forth by Roche.
Who You Are
You hold a post graduate degree (Masters, PhD or MBA) in health economics, life sciences, public health, public policy, finance, business or marketing disciplines
You have 3 to 5 years of professional experience in healthcare with focus on reimbursement strategy, market research, payer strategy, health economics and business development. Preferably a minimum of 2 years of relevant market access, pricing, reimbursement and health economics experience in the Middle East
You have very good understanding of the regional and global healthcare and pricing environment and in depth knowledge of payer evidence and value demonstration requirements as well as knowledge of health economics tactics and pricing strategy
You have good knowledge/experience working with medical affairs, finance and/or business development, product development and regulatory processes
You have strong project Management skills
You have strong strategic thinking and analytical capabilities
You are a strong team player and are able to work in cross-functional teams in a complex matrix organization
You have strong influencing, facilitation, communication and presentation skills
You are fluent in English and Arabic, both spoken and written
You are flexible and willing to travel around 40% of the time in the Middle East

About the company

Roche is a Swiss global health-care company that operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Its holding company, Roche Holding AG, has bearer shares listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

The company headquarters are located in Basel and the company has many pharmaceutical and diagnostic sites around the world – including: Tucson, AZ; Pleasanton, CA; Vacaville, California, Oceanside, California, Branchburg, NJ; Indianapolis, Indiana; Florence, South Carolina; and Ponce, Puerto Rico in the US; Welwyn Garden City and Burgess Hill in the UK; Clarecastle in Ireland; Mannheim and Penzberg in Germany; Mississauga and Laval in Canada; Shanghai in China; Mumbai & Hyderabad in India; São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Segrate, Milan in Italy; Johannesburg in South Africa; Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan. There are 26 manufacturing sites worldwide.

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