Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Sr Market Access Strategist

Your tasks and responsibilities

 Develop and execute strategies to optimize public and private reimbursement (time to listing, breadth of coverage) for assigned products

Responsible for developing cost-effectiveness analyses, budget impact analyses, real-world evidence generation plans (including execution of said plans) to ensure that the value proposition for assigned products is optimized.

Partner with Payer-interfacing team (i.e. market access and gov affairs field team) to drive the implementation of reimbursement and negotiation strategies.

Develop and implement reimbursement/PLA negotiation strategies that optimize reimbursement of assigned products with pCPA, provincial/federal/territorial plans, and private insurers and actively monitor existing product listing agreements to ensure continued optimized reimbursement

Responsible for ensuring applicable payer (e.g. CDR/pCODR" and INESSS, Ontario, Quebec.) guidelines are followed, and appropriate scientific and health economic information is prepared and submitted to payers in a timely fashion.

Develop and execute drug reimbursement advocacy strategies to optimize patient access.

Assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with payer-influencing key opinion leaders (HTA, influential clinical experts, patient groups/advocacy)

Execute/participate in internal processes for launch and growth products (e.g. clinical development plan, product labeling, KOL development, forecasting, brand planning) to ensure that Canadian market access needs are incorporated into launch and growth strategies to optimize revenue and profit. This would also include: - Acting as a core member of cross-functional brand team - provide input/collaborate on pricing recommendations - consultation into brand defense teams Influence and shape eMAST work product: function as local reimbursement expert on local/regional/global cross-functional teams for assigned products (i.e. GMACs eMAST teams). Responsible for influencing regional/global strategy and providing guidance on current Canadian reimbursement requirements.


Who you are


Minimum 7 years health care industry experience, including 4+ years experience within market access or equivalent.

Advanced knowledge/expertise with health technology assessment and health economic and outcomes research methodology

Experience/expertise with public and private payer reimbursement

Demonstrated success securing reimbursement of branded pharmaceuticals, preferably in Canada

Demonstrated success negotiating product listing agreements, preferably in Canada

Excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical sector with an emphasis on internal processes (marketing, regulatory, clinical, reimbursement) linked to advanced understanding of the external market access/reimbursement environment

Proven track record of strategic thinking and execution

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Experience managing third-party vendors

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills– ability to effectively interface with Cross-functional team members to drive towards common objectives

High degree of initiative and sense of urgency


* A preferred candidate has been identified; however, all applications will be reviewed for consideration *


At Bayer we take care of you and offer you a wide range of excellent career prospects around the world, a modern working environment and a competitive compensation. There will be plenty of possibilities for you to grow and develop yourself. Additionally, you get to work with enthusiastic, professional and driven colleagues from around the world. We strive to hire the best, most talented people from around the world, and work to keep our employees as long as possible. Bring your enthusiasm and talent to a leading organization that has been awarded as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2018!


Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process who need accommodation because of a disability or medical need, are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with so that appropriate arrangements can be made.


Your Application

Bayer welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Candidates participating in our selection process requiring accommodation due to a disability or medical need are encouraged to notify the Bayer representative that they will be meeting with to ensure appropriate arrangements can be made.

Country: Canada
Location: Mississauga