Global Pricing & Market Access Director, Vaccines & Immune Therapy

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Job Type: Full time


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- Reshma Saujani


At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big, and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

At AstraZeneca we play a critical role in making our pipeline accessible to patients.

As partners across the enterprise, our advice helps to inform and shape strategies across varied functions and levels. It’s through our strong negotiation and storytelling abilities that we connect the entire enterprise and beyond, reaching payer and government.

The Global Pricing and Market Access Director, Vaccines & Immune Therapy, is primarily responsible to deliver clear, customer-focused, and regularly updated core global payer materials for our infectious disease portfolio and early assets.

The role will represent Global Market Access and Pricing function on the relevant Global Product Teams (GPTs) and Global Brand Teams (GBT)s and will have to demonstrate outstanding insights, knowledge and influencing skills to be able to bring diverse opinions together and build and implement a strategy meeting the needs of multiple internal and external partners.


  • Deliver credible, commercially viable payer and patient value messages and stories for key payer archetypes in strategic markets to guide development of evidence base
  • Collaborate with strategic and key markets on the development and specification of the pricing and market access strategy, value story and supporting evidence base Champion the payer perspective and drive it into overall Infectious Diseases strategy
  • Provide Pricing and Market Access leadership in development of early Infectious Diseases assets to ensure all relevant pricing and value issues are coordinated into TPPs, strategies and plans
  • As required by the business, serve as the GMAP representative on GPTs, championing payer requirements and incorporating evidence needs within product development strategies


  • 15+ years of pharmaceutical or related healthcare business
  • Bachelors’ degree in biomedical science, business, economics, or political sciences/public policy
  • Understanding of the needs and expectations of national and regional payers, insurers, and commercial customers in our strategic markets
  • Validated understanding and knowledge of the development process for new molecules to influence development strategies to meet the requirements of payers
  • Knowledge of how different factors drive payer decision making at country level
  • In-depth specialized knowledge of global payer archetypes and the application of non-trial methods (e.g., health economic and real-world evidence) to support the development and market access at an international level
  • Pricing and access strategies
  • Forecasting


  • Graduate Degree
  • Vaccines and/or Immune Therapy knowledge

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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