Government Affairs & Market Access Manager

Hungary · Full-time

About The Position

Medison is a global pharma company on a mission to help patients around the world get faster access to lifesaving, innovative, breakthrough therapies. We operate in 4 continents and over 24 countries and are growing fast. If you want to be part of our mission and help save patients by getting them the latest treatments, join us!

As a Governmental Affairs & Market Access Manager, you will oversee development and execution of integrated national market access/policy/advocacy/government affairs/corporate affairs, as well as pricing strategy.

Working in collaboration with country management and regional market access leadership to deliver against overall short-, mid- and long-term business strategy – within a highly complex environment.

You will initiate and lead negotiations with government authorities to gain/maintain appropriate patient access & reimbursement for the products promoted by Medison.

You will be accountable for external engagement strategy and will be the senior spokesperson for Medison.

Developing and implementing of policy/government affairs/corporate affairs plan and accountable for critical relationships with government, advocacy groups, media, and other key external stakeholders.


  • Gain & maintain access and reimbursement for inline products to help deliver Medison’s short-, mid- , long-term success, and develop effective access strategies for pipeline products to support the company’s future success
  • Coordinate planning and assumptions for budget and long-range plans
  • Develop & execute healthcare policy, government relations and customer/stakeholder engagement strategies to shape our environment, working as Medison and with Medison’s Partners
  • Develop and execute corporate affairs plan which ensures effective bidirectional communication with key stakeholders
  • Innovation & transformation: Leads horizon scanning and partners to anticipate and build critical future capabilities
  • Pricing: Develop & execute innovative pricing and contracting strategies, within governance, to deliver value to customers and secure an appropriate value capture
  • Reputation: Build & leverage Medison’s reputation as a credible, science-based thought leader that makes meaningful contributions to patients, providers, health systems and society
  • Collaboration: Partner effectively with Medison commercial, medical and functional colleagues to support Medison’s business and mission
  • Maintain good coordination with Country Manager’ s & Medison’s partners 


  • Strong understanding of payer and government environment, including reimbursement, pricing, and contracting, value drivers, formulary management, understanding HTA (Health Technology Assessment) policy and government affairs/policy/advocacy at local level
  • Minimum 5 years of expertise and experience in corporate affairs/market access
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with direct payer or experience in product commercialization
  • Good knowledge on macroeconomic, political, and social environment
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams and engage in productive debate and collaboration with senior leaders
  • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and succeed in a highly matrixed environment
  • Strong oral & written presentation skills
  • Strong strategic planning skills—both at the product and country (cross-portfolio) levels
  • Strategic planning and health policy experience
  • Fluent in English