Nordic Market Access Manager

Ipsen Nordic

For Ipsen Nordic, we are looking for a Nordic Market Access Manager, who can manage market access projects according to company strategy and pipeline.

Management of Market Access Projects

As the new Nordic Market Access Manager your main task will be to manage market access projects according to company strategy and pipeline with the purpose to ensure that all appropriate patients who would benefit, get rapid and maintained access to Ipsen’s medicines.

In cooperation with the Market Access team, you will work with development of reimbursement/HTA applications for new products or indication extensions in close collaboration with local and global functions (HEOR, Medical Affairs and Commercial). This includes full responsibility and project lead of the processes in terms of managing communication and requests from all HTA agencies, from submission to end negotiations.

Furthermore, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Creation of product value communication in line with the overall product strategies.
  • Provision of market access expertise to support commercial strategies and campaigns and ensuring that market access requirements are embedded within the brand plan.
  • Management of reimbursement renewals related to Finland.
  • Serve as a member of the cross-functional brand teams.
  • Keeping yourself updated regarding the market access environment and on key trends in the Nordic countries, and the impact for Ipsen products.
  • Develop relationships with key influential authority bodies to optimize chances of success in the above activities.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of public relations and government affairs strategy as it pertains to the market access environment.
  • Monitor local pricing issues, assess risks and opportunities and communicate to global & local stakeholders to develop appropriate plans.
  • Handling of price changes to the Nordic pricing and reimbursement authorities.
  • Maintenance of internal planning and price/reimbursement databases.
  • Ethics & Compliance: Aid team to ensure all materials such as tender plans & reimbursement dossiers developed, implemented, and effectively administered are consistent with Ipsen’s corporate guidance and all regulatory, legal, ethical SOPs.

You will join Ipsen’s Market Access Department for the Nordic region. The team consists of Market Access Managers and a Tender Manager. You will report to Market Access Director, Peter Mathiesen.

The position as Nordic Market Access Manager also includes extensive cross-functional collaboration resulting in a broad knowledge of all different departments and products at Ipsen.

Experienced Market Access Manager with Nordic outlook

You have a master’s degree in for instance Health Economics, Public Health, Pharmacy, Business & Administration and several years of experience in a similar role within Market Access/HEOR. We are looking for a person with experience in managing processes with multiple internal and external stakeholders within a Nordic setup. You have demonstrated resilience in handling challenging situations and have a track record of driving projects to success. Knowledge of the Nordic Health Care systems, financing systems and HTA pathways and guidelines is a must. You understand scientific data and how it can be utilized for market access purposes.

As a person, you are trustworthy, self-driven, focused, and have strong decision-making capabilities. You have great interpersonal skills and a big network within the field. The successful candidate will have a high level of integrity and professionalism and be able to handle high-pressure situations effectively and methodically. Furthermore, you are thorough and meticulous and can prioritize independently.

You are fluent in either Swedish or Danish and have a high level of verbal and written English. In general, you have good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively.


The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company, Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your CV, please do not hesitate to contact Senior Director Tom Zehngraff at +45 22 66 18 18 or Research Consultant Julie Hastrup-Markussen at +45 28 44 33 33. As we process CVs continuously, we encourage you to submit your CV at your earliest convenience if you are interested. Please note that all inquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which your CV is sent.

Ipsen & Ipsen Nordic

Ipsen is a global mid-size specialty-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering new solutions for targeted debilitating diseases and improving quality of life for patients. The Group has more than 5,700 employees worldwide.  Ipsen sells more than 20 drugs in more than 115 countries, with a direct commercial presence in 30 countries, and total sales exceeding €3.128bn in 2023 with double digit growth.

Ipsen Nordic covers Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland. The Nordic headquarter is in Kista Science Tower outside Stockholm. In Norway, Denmark and Finland they have locally based product specialists. Today Ipsen has 55 employees in the Nordic region who work with clinical research, marketing and product sales.

Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Workplace: Copenhagen (remote)
Reference: 2401.159
Company: Ipsen Nordic

Tom Zehngraff →

Senior Director

Julie Hastrup-Markussen →

Research Consultant