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HEMA Global Senior Manager, RESP

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 20, 2024


Workplace Flexibility: Field

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The Global HEMA Senior Manager is part of Health Economics and Market Access and the position works closely with the Endoscopic Solutions Divisions (ESD) and/or Therapeutic Solutions Division (TSD) business units to ensure competitive advantage and market access of the Olympus products and systems. The incumbent will develop and execute a global value-based market access strategy that integrates health economics, reimbursement, outcomes research and market access solutions across all product stages and lifecycles.

Job Duties

  • Serves as a strategic lead for assigned ESD/TSD business units by providing strategic and technical HEMA expertise and leadership for the platform of products and services.
  • Works to ensure market access requirements are understood and built into product development and that reimbursement and economic value propositions reflect the needs of non-clinical stakeholders.
  • Develops health economic/reimbursement/market access/health policy strategies with minimal supervision
  • Leads development and execution of lifecycle reimbursement, economic evidence and market access strategies that enable favorable reimbursement and commercial success.
  • Works collaboratively with regional HEMA teams to identify requirements for evidence and potential barriers to access.
  • Works with regional HEMA teams to secure positive endorsement when applicable from HTA agencies and leads the coordination of responses to HTA committee requests to demonstrate product value.
  • Champions the payer/ providers from a value requirement perspective by consolidating and refining requirements from regional and key geography partners.
  • Drives evidence generation from clinical programs and real-world evidence sources to substantiate and sustain product value proposition.
  • Partners with regions and key geographies to ensure value messages are clearly communicated and supported by appropriate tools and evidence.
  • Leads the strategic planning and execution of health economic, reimbursement strategy and outcomes studies to support the business and direct the development of global market access strategies in support of ESD/TSD business units.
  • Manages research activities that include but are not limited to burden of illness, retrospective database studies, creation of global economic models and value messaging, patient reported outcomes development and analysis, interpretation of economic, satisfaction and QoL endpoints and results
  • Leads market access and reimbursement activities that include but are not limited to assessing market access and reimbursement needs/trends and developing required market access/reimbursement strategies to optimize market access and commercial success.
  • Accountable for the development, management and tracking of HEMA goals & objectives global and local budgets.
  • Duties as assigned

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in the healthcare industry with experience working from strategy development to execution and value creation in a dynamic organization.
  • For Sr Manager: A minimum of 3-5 years direct HEMA experience, including strategy development
  • Previous track record of leading health economics, reimbursement, health policy, HTA projects for medical devices.
  • Experience working in a global cross-functional team (functional/matrix) environment and knowledge and/or experience working with groups with varied cultural backgrounds and learning styles is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of medical delivery systems, reimbursement, market access conditions and health policy trends in major global markets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the evidence needed to drive favorable reimbursement and market access globally.
  • Significant experience in leading health economic. reimbursement or outcomes research studies from concept through publication with minimal supervision
  • Experience in partnering with multiple internal & external stakeholders to deliver against the business unit strategy.


  • Strong knowledge and application of ICH GCP/GxP, global regulations and good document management practices preferred.
  • Ability to think strategically, critically analyze and synthesize complicated data and scientific information.
  • Strong consulting, facilitation, and communication skills bridging between scientific and business priorities, to manage effective international and cross-divisional collaboration.
  • Experience in budget and forecasting
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities as well as success driving results.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Medical Affairs