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Project Manager

OPEN Access ConsultingMarlow, Buckinghamshire

Company Summary – OAC

OAC believes that a compelling value strategy, supported by a robust and appropriate evidence base, should be at the heart of all activities to optimise 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 high-calibre, experienced team ensures that all stakeholders involved in the decision-making pathway to fund, prescribe and deliver products and services are considered, and that a robust programme of activities is created and implemented to optimise uptake of the product.

At OAC, we recognise that demonstrating value is getting tougher and that there is a requirement from payers, physicians and patients for stronger, more compelling supporting evidence. Our unique market access offering works closely in partnership with our OPEN Health sister companies to ensure the entire value strategy and market access programme is underpinned with the right data, at the right time, to drive a change in practice.

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

Overview of the role:

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 OAC 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 OAC
  • Maintain thorough working records of all project activities
  • Coordinate effectively and efficiently with appropriate members of the wider OPEN Health group

Personal specification:


  • 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


Marlow is without a doubt one of the loveliest locations on the River Thames, set amongst the rich meadows of the river valley and alongside the woodlands of the Chiltern Hills. The vibrant Georgian market town is made up of historic streets and an abundance of boutique shops, restaurants, cafes and bistros all adding to the town’s unique charm, as well as being the host to OPEN Health’s headquarters.

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About OPEN Access Consulting

We understand the challenges involved in managing the entry and uptake of new drugs, devices and diagnostics. We have significant experience in the development of strategic solutions to enable pharmaceutical companies to support budget holders and reimbursement stakeholders involved in managing the entry of new therapies into clinical practice at a Global, European and UK wide level.


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