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Sr. Manager/Manager, Health Economics and Market Access, APAC Job

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Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Company: Boston Scientific


Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth 


At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work. 


Purpose statement


Health systems in APAC are evolving and decision-makers are increasingly looking for evidence of value to support reimbursement and therapy adoption. We are seeking a HEMA professional to join our dynamic regional team and lead health economics, reimbursement and market access strategies for key products across our Neuromodulation (NMD) and Rhythm Management (RM) divisions.


What we are looking for in you:


The role reports to the Director of HEMA for APAC, and will collaborate closely with global, regional and country regulatory, medical, HEMA, marketing and commercial teams. 


Location: No relocation will be made within country in APAC

  • Lead the development and execution of HEMA strategies to support premium reimbursement and patient access for key Neuromodulation and Rhythm Management technologies in APAC.
  • Proactively engage with Divisional stakeholders to ensure APAC market requirements are considered throughout the BSC product development, evidence generation and commercialization processes.
  • Partner with Global, Regional and Local stakeholders to optimize investments in clinical and economic outcomes planning, research and publication.
  • Localize tools, messages and programs associated with NMD and RM portfolios, including localization of budget impact/cost effectiveness models and dossiers.
  • Work with physician key opinion leaders on the development of economic abstracts and publications to support key technologies in our Neuromodulation and Rhythm Management portfolios.
  • Collaborate with relevant societies, informing society position statements and guidelines reflective of community standards of care
  • Identify and develop value-based procurement solutions for economic customers.
  • Engage medical technology stakeholders through consortia, APACMed and other regional organizations relevant to NMD and CRM portfolios.
  • Build relationships with government, physicians, hospital, and third-party payer decision makers.
  • Develop and execute training for sales, marketing, clinical and HEMA colleagues.
  • Establish regional processes, such as best practice sharing, that: a) support local teams, b) build an institutional memory, and c) grow HEMA as a core business partner.
  • Advise senior management on implications of regional reimbursement or legislative changes that affect adoption or coverage.




  • The successful candidate will have excellent technical skills in health economics and market access. This position requires the candidate to be current in the field and able to work in a wide array of settings.
  • Advanced knowledge and a proven track record of securing reimbursement in key APAC markets.
  • Minimum 8+ years of relevant work experience in the region eg. industry/HTA body/payer experience. Experience in the pharma/device space is a significant advantage.
  • Formal training in health economics, public health, health services research, policy analysis, epidemiology, biostatistics, health care administration or related discipline preferred.
  • Ability to develop and adapt health economics models will be advantageous.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of APAC healthcare systems including expertise in health care financing, reimbursement policies related to the device industry, and technology assessment. 
  • Ability to interpret and integrate business strategies into actionable, value-added health economics and reimbursement initiatives.
  • Strong communications skills and experience developing interpersonal relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Track record of strong project management in matrix organization
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions independently and to work in a fast-paced matrix environment with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to work across different cultures
  • Lead a cross functional project team in the achievement of organizational goals. 
  • Foster a diverse workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives.
  • May direct and control the activities in product groups and projects/programs for  relevent divisions
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures (e.g. federal/country and regulatory requirements)


Quality Systems requirements


In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures. For those individuals that supervise others, the following statements are applicable:

  • Assures that appropriate resources (personnel, tools, etc.) are maintained in order to assure Quality System compliance and adherence to the BSC Quality Policy.
  • Establishes and promotes a work environment that supports the Quality Policy and Quality System. 


About us 


As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen. 


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran. 


Boston Scientific is proud to be recognized for our innovations that impact patients' lives, our performance as a company, our workplace culture and our contributions to communities around the world. Some of our recent accolades include: 


  • 2021 FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies 
  • 2021 Top 100 Global Innovators by Clarivate Analytics 
  • 2021 Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality 
  • 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 
  • 2020 Forbes Best Employer’s for Diversity 


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Visit www.bostonscientific.com to learn more and apply 

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