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Market Access Manager

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Our location in Alameda, CA currently has an opportunity for a Market Access Manager.


  • Support efforts to remove or lower barriers to patient access to company product by developing and implementing strategies directed at healthcare providers, thought leaders, payers, health plans, public agencies and patient advocacy groups
  • Ensure market access for current and pipeline products
  • Develop and implement market access and reimbursement tactical plans for new and existing products
  • Monitor relevant health policy developments and provide meaningful guidance on opportunities and risks for product adoption and suggest actions to mitigate the risk
  • Work with public and private payers, Medical and Actuarial Directors to negotiate coverage and payment

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and develop market access projects with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide guidance on reimbursement research as well as patient advocacy efforts
  • Manage deliverables such as reimbursement dossiers, reimbursement landscape analyses, consultant driven research projects
  • Ensure that deliverables are accomplished on time and within budget
  • Work with Global Market Access and Reimbursement, Global Marketing, R&D, Medical, Clinical, HEOR and selected consultants and KOLs to create effective channels of communication and gain support in the formation of the value proposition and the implementation of strategy
  • Assist in guiding the outcome of Health Technology Assessments, where they are used to determine coverage, coding and payment



B.A. or B.S. Degree required.

At least 5 years of experience in healthcare reimbursement and health policy is needed with background in real world evidence, health economics and outcomes research and peer review publication process.

Experience working with KOLs, as well as government and private payers.

Critical for success: Exceptional analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail. Excellent oral and written communication skills (including presentation and listening skills with senior level staff).

Positive attitude; confidence, integrity and professionalism. Initiative and self-motivation; strong work ethic; Leadership and team orientation; Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to work with others; ability to work in a matrixed environment, strong cross-functional management by influence.


A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Health or Health Policy preferred.  

Medical Device experience is preferred but not a hard requirement.

Broad knowledge of government and private payer reimbursement in the US and OUS markets and understanding of the health care policy is desired.

TRAVEL: Approximately 20% international.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

• Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

• Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

• Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

• Paid time off

• 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

• The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity. Connect with us at, on Facebook at and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Full time
Salary Range
$105,000.00 - 177,000.00
per Year
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Alameda, CA 94501, US