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Edwards Lifesciences Senior Specialist, Market Access, Japan in Tokyo, Japan

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Support Market Access strategies in Japan to enhance patient access to Edwards’ technologies

  • Develop materials to demonstrate product value including economic models, value dossiers, and slide presentations

  • Conduct health services research to quantify the clinical and economic impact of our innovative therapies

  • Work with Japan business units, Global Health Economics and Reimbursement, Public Affairs, Medical Affairs, Marketing and Clinical Affairs to develop compelling health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) value propositions

  • Provide appropriate support in educating sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal teams in Japan to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and reimbursement competencies

  • Support the development of health technology assessment (HTA) submissions by leveraging key evidence and internal resources

  • Support effective and rapid communication with HTA and other key government bodies regarding the value of our products

  • Provide input to the interpretation of clinical, economic, and humanistic evidence relevant to the relevant regional business units

  • Present, discuss, and interpret health economic model results

  • Plan and support local economic model adaptations, especially with key clinical study results and statistical analyses

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a life science, health economics, or health policy is required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially presentation development

  • Exceptional project management skills

  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills and experience working with various internal business partners (especially Sales, Marketing, Medical Affairs, Clinical, Regulatory, Legal, and Government Affairs staff) to provide insight into key market access issues

  • Previous experience in or strong working knowledge of medical device industry, especially with functional responsibility in health economics and reimbursement planning and program implementation

  • Self-motivated and able to advance projects with limited supervision

  • Travel up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field (e.g., MPH or MBA with a relevant focus) plus 3 years of work experience OR PhD or equivalent in Pharmacoeconomics, Health Economics, Public Health

  • Formal training or experience in health economics and/or outcomes research a strong plus

  • Experience in public affairs and government relations, sales and marketing, tendering or pricing, reimbursement or health economics and outcomes research, and regulatory in multinational pharmaceutical or medical device company

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.

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