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Head of Government Affairs, Market Access and Partnership, SG & MY

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Head of Government Affairs, Market Access and Partnership, SG & MY


Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Feb 04, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

This position will be responsible for developing, coordinating and driving Medtronics Government Affairs strategies within Singapore and Malaysia. In addition, this position will drive the development and execution of Market access programs across Business Units, including clinical pathway development, health economics and reimbursement. The prime focus will initially be on Market Access (~60% time allocation) with a secondary focus on Government Affairs (30%) and create future possible opportunities for Partnerships (10%)

**A Day in the Life**


**Government Affairs**

+ Develop, coordinate and drive government affairs strategies for Medtronic Singapore and Malaysia, balancing appropriate priorities across the Business Groups and aligning with overall Medtronic business strategy and the threats and opportunities in the external policy environment.

+ Map key government and other stakeholder relationships for Medtronic Singapore and Malaysia considering the strategy and priorities and drive a plan to build and sustain excellent relationships with those stakeholders.

+ Build the government affairs functions role as a full strategic partner to the Singapore and Malaysia Management team in integrating government affairs strategies into overall business strategy development and execution.

+ Actively drive prioritized government affairs strategies to shape the external policy environment or identify the pathways for Medtronic Singapore and Malaysia to successfully implement its business programs.

+ Position Medtronic as a thought leader and reliable and credible partner to government officials who shape the health policy environment, through understanding government policy priorities and shaping and advocating Medtronic strategies in relation to government priorities. Mount, when necessary, vigorous strategies to preserve Medtronics most fundamental business interests.

+ Leverage Medtronic global corporate and regional Asia-Pacific resources, support and best practices to support Singapore and Malaysia government affairs strategies, through proactive participation and engagement with APAC and Global government affairs teams and coordinating bodies.

+ Lead and coordinate Medtronic Singapore and Malaysia s overall engagement with industry associations. Ensure that Medtronic maintains strong leadership in appropriate industry associations, and drives associations for effective policy advocacy on priorities of concern to Medtronic.

**Market Access (Focus on reimbursement/ health economics)**

+ Use specialist knowledge of Medtronic therapies and health economic and outcomes research (HEOR) methodologies to optimize Health Technology Assessments (HTA), Reimbursement applications, Case-Base Groups funding mechanisms, and Hospital- or Payer-level business cases

+ Work with private insurers to develop therapy-based reimbursement strategies.

+ Lead or provide input to evidence development plans including input to clinical study design, including measurement of healthcare utilization and patient reported outcomes / quality of life, and analysis of real-world healthcare administrative datasets or registries

+ Analyze and communicate clinical economic evidence to target audiences including publication of research findings

+ Be an internal expert on reimbursement of designated products and identify risks and opportunities for business planning processes

+ Provide therapy specific and general reimbursement/HE education and training to key internal and external audiences


The individual will work closely with Country and Business Unit leadership and adjacent functions such as clinical research, marketing, pricing, training education and medical programs. The scope of activity is broad and requires strong skills in people management, advocacy, prioritization and project management.

**Must Have Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience

**Your Profile**

+ Master in Public Health, or Degree in Economics, Health Economics or Bioscience (including Medicine, Pharmacy, Biostatistics) is preferred

+ Previous experience in reimbursement and/or health economics is required in this position

+ Specific Healthcare background (Pharmaceutical / Medical Device)

+ Track record of successful reimbursement and funding achievements for medical technologies (pharma or devices)

+ Knowledge of epidemiology, clinical study design and analysis of healthcare administrative databases including analysis, interpretation and reporting (optional)

+ Expertise in methods of economic evaluation of medical technologies

+ Deep knowledge of the reimbursement/funding policies in Singapore Malaysia

+ Willingness to travel internationally (~20%)

**Key Behaviours**

Resultsoriented, high attention to detail, and strong communication and advocacy skills are critical requirements.

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2021-02-09 Expires: 2021-04-19
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