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Guidehouse Associate Director - Market Access (US or Global) in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Family :

Strategy & Transformation Consulting

Travel Required :

Up to 25%

Clearance Required :


What You Will Do :

Is life sciences in your DNA? Breakthroughs in pharma are helping people live healthier lives, while medical devices enable patients to proactively maintain health – this is undoubtedly a transformative time for health care companies. Guidehouse’s Life Sciences practice is an engine of innovation, helping pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device, and diagnostic companies develop custom solutions that tackle today’s challenges, while anticipating tomorrows. You will have an immediate impact by partnering with our clients, across all levels, to deliver product planning, pricing, reimbursement, product commercialization, and regulatory and compliance solutions. Do you think you are up for the challenge?

We continuously strive to foster an inclusive and diverse work culture and thoughtfully develop our people through challenging work, valuable learning and educational programs. We cultivate a culture of mentorship and feedback for professional and personal growth. We help our clients take control of their future. This mission extends to our employee's careers, health and well-being and by the many ways we give back to our communities. If you’re passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at

What You Will Do:

The Market Access & Pricing team provides commercialization strategy and reimbursement services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics companies. Our client services range from pre-commercialization marketing strategies to working with managed care organizations to develop policies affecting the use and payment of our clients’ novel therapies or diagnostics.

Associate Directors are key members of the Market Access teams and contribute to all levels of the consulting process. Associate Directors are responsible for the day-to-day management of consulting staff, project quality, and integral in building and maintaining client relationships. Specific responsibilities for the Market Access position include:

  • Support development and review of project deliverables to ensure proper framing of strategic issues, use of appropriate methods, and that documents are up to client standards

  • Facilitate client presentations and manage ongoing relationships

  • Actively support in business development and project sales cycle

  • Manage and develop staff, including performance management

  • Create corporate- and product-level commercialization strategies for technologies in the early stages of the product development cycle

  • Lead qualitative research with payers and providers, including supporting the development of materials and facilitating discussions as required

  • Develop payer strategy including value proposition, payer segmentation, channel strategy, gross-to-net, etc.

  • Conduct pricing studies for new products

  • Perform market landscape assessments for our clients’ technologies and their competitors, which include evaluating clinical literature, health economic and outcomes literature, payer medical policies, payer formularies, and pricing dynamics

  • Travel is project dependent but averages 20% percent

What You Will Need :

  • BA/BS degree in Science, Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare, Business or related course of study

  • 8 plus years of prior work experience in the healthcare industry; experience in market access, reimbursement, pricing, and/or health economics is required, with transferrable management consulting experience

  • 4 plus years experience managing the activities of a project team including workplan, staffing, deadlines scope and budget

  • Demonstrated success supervising, coaching and mentoring more junior level staff and ownership and guidance of their career development

  • Must be willing and able to travel to client sites across the US, up to 20% of the time

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • An MBA/MS/MPH/PhD preferred

  • Candidates should be able to clearly communicate the clinical and business implications of technically complex products and services

  • Candidates should possess strong analytical skills and a deep interest in healthcare, market access and reimbursement. We seek candidates with strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Candidates should be strong team players, take initiative, and think strategically and creatively

The annual salary range for this position is $136,100.00-$272,100.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.