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Date: Nov 24, 2018

Location: Voisins le Bretonneux, 75, FR

Company: Boston Scientific

With the increasing demand for affordable healthcare services and growing requirement for innovative medical devices, it has become pertinent for us, to increase our Health Economics & Market Access function.


In this context, we are continuously looking for talented Health Economics and Market Access (HEMA) professionals who will be support the development and execution of effective health economics, reimbursement and market access strategies for Boston Scientific’s in close collaboration with internal and external teams.


A career with Boston Scientific is more than just a job. It’s personal. As a leader in medical science, we’re committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. If you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, courage, and spirit to make a meaningful difference, there’s no better place to build your career.


Location: Any of the following hubs UK (Hemel Hempstead), France (Voisins le Bretonneux), Germany (Ratingen), Spain (Madrid) or Italy (Milan).


Key Responsibilities


  • Represent the HEMA function cross-functional Business Team.
  • Assess reimbursement opportunities and challenges facing the business’ emerging technologies and commercially marketed products and communicate business impact to senior management.
  • Identify key health economics needs for Boston Scientific platform products, working with health economics and outcomes research colleagues to determine actions required.
  • Lead development and execution of practical strategies to secure optimal reimbursement (coding/coverage/payment) for Boston Scientific products and procedures Lead implementation of tactical planning activities required to achieve reimbursement objectives (e.g., new code applications, customer billing guides).
  • Work with new product development teams to ensure global health economics and reimbursement needs are incorporated into product development plans and timelines; ensure all HEMA product development deliverables are completed on time and on budget.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams in the development and communication of economic value messages to support product adoption.
  • Manage provision of appropriate internal training to sales, marketing, clinical, regulatory, and legal to increase awareness and understanding of health economics and market access competencies and their role in supporting a product’s success.
  • Monitor policy developments that impact the reimbursement of BSC products. Build relationships in key markets with government, physician, hospital, and third-party payer decision makers.
  • Establish and support a work environment of continuous improvement that supports BSC’s Quality Policy, Quality System and the appropriate regulations for the area they support.  Ensure all employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented.




What we’re looking for:

  • Solid work experience involving leadership of functional and cross-functional teams
  • Experience in health policy, market access, reimbursement, health economics and/or outcomes research
  • Demonstrated knowledge of EMEA/Europe and local European countries. and global healthcare systems including expertise in health care financing, reimbursement policies related to the device industry, and technology assessment
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including demonstrated ability to develop relationships at all levels in an organization
  • Ability to interpret and integrate business strategies into actionable, value-added reimbursement and outcomes planning initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions independently and to work in a fast-paced matrix environment




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