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Bayer Senior Director Cell & Gene Therapy Access Lead in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Senior Director Cell & Gene Therapy Access Lead


The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Director Cell & Gene Therapy Access Lead, are to:

  • Develop and steer Global Market Access strategy for Bayer’s Cell and Gene Therapy portfolio with a focus on key in-clinic assets and markets such as US market;

  • Lay the foundation for Bayer to maximize market access and pricing opportunities via innovative pricing and financing models;

  • Apply strategic, scientific and healthcare systems expertise as part of cross-functional team in order optimize commercialization strategy;

  • Ensure access-critical evidence requirements are incorporated into evidence generation plans for specific assets and overall portfolio such as clinical development programs and real-world evidence generation plans;

  • Collect country-specific input in order to optimize Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT) access strategies;

  • Leverage leadership and interpersonal skills to establish strong cross-functional and country rapport for key strategic initiatives;

  • Build external relationships to inform Bayer's CGT market access strategy and to shape external view on market access for CGTs;

  • Partner within Bayer’s CGT Market Access team to deliver on both strategic and tactical elements of market access plans, Bayer’s Cell and Gene Therapy and Digital portfolio is a critical area of future growth for Bayer Pharma;

  • Develop innovative approaches to pricing, payer engagement and market access optimization;

  • Develop and implement strategies to optimize market access for Bayer’s CGT portfolio.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or Advanced Academic degree in Science or equivalent with at least 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotech industry with progressive levels of strategic responsibility in market access;

  • Demonstrated success in optimizing market access for pharmaceutical products;

  • Experience with specialty medicine/rare diseases;

  • Experience with cell and gene therapies;

  • In-Depth experience and proven track record within US market access landscape;

  • Experience navigating complex market access files in order to deliver tangible results;

  • Demonstrated success collaborating cross-functionally and with global/regional/country colleagues to optimize market access and pricing;

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a track record of successful internal and external collaborations;

  • Willingness to challenge status quo;

  • Courage to experiment and advance new ideas.


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Location: United States : Massachusetts : Cambridge

Division: Pharmaceuticals

Reference Code: 394063

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