Governmental Affairs & Market Access Manager, Turkiye

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  • Ankara, Ankara, Ankara 06796, Türkiye
  • İstanbul, İstanbul, Türkiye
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Work flexiblity: Hybrid Req ID: R516730 Employee type: Full Time Job category: Communications Travel: 30% Relocation: No

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Job description

At Stryker, the government affairs and market access capabilities integrate the fields of access/reimbursement, advocacy, and policy to support our growth and help achieve the company’s mission. This position is a critical strategic role that will work with businesses and functions to drive growth in Turkiye, by ensuring all deliverables are aligned with Turkiye business requirements and regional strategy.

Based in Ankara, the Government Affairs & Market Access Manager, will report to the General Manager, Turkiye & CEE. This role sits on the Country Leadership team and will be a key enabler for growth.

What you will do:

  • Collaborating across the Turkish leadership team and the Corporate Government Affairs & HEMA Team, to implement a government affairs and market access strategy to build the company brand in the region and advance commercialization of key products

  • Designs plans for government outreach by providing analysis of emerging or existing legislative public policy issues impacting the company

  • Gathers intelligence and assists in the preparation of position papers, policy briefings, presentations, and legislative testimony for pending legislative actions

  • Position Stryker as a thought leader by coordinating actions through strategic partners in government, lawmakers, policy influencers and industry, building strategic partnership and communicating corporate positions and objectives

  • Lead specific government affairs and advocacy projects supporting product adoption

  • Partner with Corporate Government Affairs and Health Economics and Market Access (HEMA) Teams and Turkish leaders to lead trade association engagement and support Stryker’s representatives to trade association boards

  • Collaborate with business and functional leaders to identify risks and opportunities within public policies in the region

  • Direct the development, creation, execution and communication of reimbursement assessments

  • Proactively provide guidance with regard to clinical and economic study designs to meet Market Access requirements of payers across the Turkiye region, be accountable for Turkish Market Access results

  • Establish and drive health economic data collection and analysis strategies to demonstrate economic value of Stryker technologies, including support for hospital negotiations and budget impact of key technologies to key stakeholders

  • Identify and drive Market Access and reimbursement opportunities, own key relationships with reimbursement organizations, key payers, surgeons/KOLs and medical specialty societies, and academia, to drive Stryker technologies and key business goals in an evolving marketplace

  • Proactively drive significant reimbursement policy trends in Turkiye that impact Stryker technologies and key business goals

  • Provide subject matter expertise to Country Leadership Team in market access and health economics strategy development

  • Work collaboratively cross-divisionally and cross-functionally to integrate market access considerations into business strategies and continually build organizational capabilities in market access across the region

What you need:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Health Policy, Health Economics, Communications, or related field. Master’s or doctoral degree in a healthcare related discipline or related field strongly preferred

  • A minimum of 8 years of related work experience in politics, government, or the life sciences

  • Prior relevant experience in a government agency or legislative office and/or government affairs at a company, trade association, or multi-client firm, experienced in representing a company at trade associations in front of government officials

  • Expertise and understanding of how policy is developed, advanced, and implemented

  • Understanding of the health policy landscape and experience in medical technology policy strongly preferred

  • Successful history meeting deadlines and effective time and process management

  • Track record of initiating and leading government affairs related projects

  • Demonstrated ability to be effective and successfully collaborate across a matrixed organization and to build strong working relationships with senior management and their teams

  • Thorough understanding of, and experience interacting with, payers and reimbursement bodies, value assessment organizations, Turkish health authorities, and relevant KOLs and a well-developed ability to drive market access strategies to compete in an evolving climate

  • Demonstrated experience with successful development and implementation of reimbursement strategies

  • Experience in leading reimbursement strategies, developing payer value propositions and reimbursement solutions in a competitive global medical device marketplace

  • Expert knowledge of health economic research and the ability to strategically apply technical reimbursement knowledge to a variety of business situations

  • Strong analytical, project management and problem-solving skills

  • Strong influence management skills and ability to lead teams to work effectively across competing organization

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to all levels, including executive management

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