Project Manager

Open Health

Project Manager- Market Access

About OPEN Health

OPEN Health is a family of expert practices, working in partnership to drive positive change in healthcare communications and market access.
Founded in 2011, OPEN Health is structured as three specialist practices, all operating under the OPEN Health brand.
  • OPEN Health Medical Communications focused on medical affairs consultancy and content, publications planning and execution, multi-channel medical education and internal training
  • OPEN Health Patient & Brand Communications - focused on PR, advertising and patient engagement
  • OPEN VIE and Pharmerit – focused on HEOR, RWE and market access
Collaboration and connectivity was a founding philosophy and will continue to be a key driver for OPEN Health providing value for our clients and also offering an environment in which our employees can continue to thrive.
We have 15 offices across 6 different countries: US, UK, The Netherlands, Germany, India and China, with over 700 employees. OPEN Health works with 90% of the world’s top 40 pharmaceutical companies, across a broad client base including biotechnology and medical devices. Our therapeutic range is broad, with particular strength and focus on oncology, rare diseases and specialist medicines.

Value, Informatics & Evidence - bringing value to life

OPEN VIE believes that a compelling value strategy, supported by a robust and appropriate evidence base, should be at the heart of all activities to optimize patient access to life-changing healthcare interventions. We work in partnership with the life-sciences industry in the development and delivery of robust product value strategies throughout the product life cycle at a UK, EU and Global level.
Our offerings incorporate real world evidence, data analytics and value communications to support our clients in securing reimbursement and optimal commercialization of their assets. Our high-calibre, experienced team provides the full range of market access and real-world evidence services to ensure patient access to our clients’ new drugs and devices.
Our specialisms include:
  • Market access
  • Health informatics
  • Real world evidence
  • Patient centred outcomes (PCO)
Market Access:
Developing strategic solutions to enable our clients to support budget holders and reimbursement stakeholders, involved in managing the entry of new technologies into clinical practice at a global, European and UK level.
You will love this role if you:
  • Want to work across a variety of UK, EU and Global market access projects
  • Wish to work in an environment where individuals are encouraged to develop through participating in training programmes aligned to personal development plans
  • Enjoy working in a fast growing team, all dedicated to optimising patient access to life-changing drugs, devices and diagnostics
  • Thrive in a busy, exciting and fast-paced environment
  • Take pride in your work
You will be a success if you:
  • Are an independent, alert and eager self-starter
  • Have strong communication and relationship building skills (verbal and written)
  • Are a problem solver with excellent project management skills
  • Can demonstrate an excellent eye for detail
  • Are able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Have the ability to multitask and prioritise your work effectively
  • Have good financial acumen
As part of the OPEN VIE team, you’ll be responsible for the following activities:

To support the delivery of timely, profitable and high quality market access projects.
Primary responsibilities:
  • Manage – in collaboration with the Associate and Market Access Consultants – the day-to-day delivery of profitable and high quality market access projects
  • Act as point of contact for specified clients, with support from the wider OPEN VIE team
  • Assist in the management of project timelines and tracking of project activities, including regular communication with specified clients
  • Ensure clients are continually updated on project progress
  • Manage some financial aspects of project delivery including the development of cost estimates and invoicing
  • Begin to develop knowledge of the UK, EU and Global healthcare environment to support project delivery and business development
  • To ensure all editorial content is checked for correct spelling, grammar and formatting, as well as consistency
  • To ensure the house (or other appropriate) style guides are adhered to
  • To fact check all documents against the relevant references
  • To mark-up references on approval systems (e.g. Zinc) as necessary
  • To help meet deadlines and achieve the highest quality work
Additional responsibilities:
  • Contribute to the continuing achievements and annual targets of OPEN VIE
  • Maintain thorough working records of all project activities
  • Coordinate effectively and efficiently with appropriate members of the wider OPEN Health group  
What you’ll bring:
  • Graduate or relevant healthcare qualification
  • Interest and understanding of science, medicine and market access
  • Proven track record of project management from conception through to delivery
  • A keen eye and excellent attention to detail
  • Exemplary reference checking and proof reading skills
  • Experience of working in market access in the pharmaceutical industry or consultancy is desirable
  • Minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Car owner with full driving license
  • IT literate – working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint is essential
  • Financial awareness
What we offer:

At OPEN Health, we are entirely dependent upon our people. They are the basis of every contract we win, every service we provide and every project we deliver. As a result, we are always on the lookout for the brightest, most enthusiastic, creative and ambitious individuals to join our teams in the UK. We work hard to create friendly and collaborative workplaces; to provide fascinating professional challenges and amazing opportunities.
We have an extensive benefits package that includes:
  • A total of 29 days holidays – 25 plus an additional 3 at our Christmas shutdown plus your birthday off
  • Flexible start and finish times around core office hours
  • 4 pm Friday finish
  • A training platform that provides access to self-paced and face-to-face learning & development
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Casual dress code
  • Active CSR community supporting a range of worthwhile causes