Current Job Openings

Program Manager (UK)

Company Description

Founded in 2002, Tanner Pharma Group is a specialty service provider in the biopharmaceutical industry focused on improving patient access to medicines on a global basis. Tanner Pharma offers its biopharmaceutical partners a portfolio of four distinct service offerings that span the product lifecycle from clinical development to commercialization. With its global headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina and offices in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Brazil, Tanner Pharma is in a phase of rapid growth.

TannerMAP works with pharmaceutical companies to develop and deliver access programs enabling patients with unmet medical needs access to medicines in countries where those medicines are not commercially available. These access programs may be referred to as Named Patient, Expanded Access, Early Access, or Compassionate Use Programs. With a solid foundation established to support future growth, TannerMAP has rapidly expanded its portfolio of programs supporting both big pharma and many small- to mid-size specialty and rare disease companies. To help drive and support this growth, TannerMAP is seeking a Managed Access Program Manager.

Role Accountabilities
Expected Responsibilities for the Program Manager are:

  • Design and develop managed access programs through collaboration with prospective pharmaceutical company partners
  • Support in the definition of inclusion/exclusion criteria and other program requirements
  • Participate in discussions on overall pricing strategy and implications
  • Educate on program regulatory requirements for countries in scope
  • Provide input on projected program participation rates
  • Support in the development of commercial proposals for managed access program service
  • Manage program implementation until fully up and running, including developing and managing a project plan and developing risk mitigation and contingency plans
  • Oversee program delivery, manage client relationships, and handle internal and external communication of program performance, including regular client status update meetings
  • Develop initial and ongoing program forecast and budget
  • Establish high levels of customer service, delivering program specific KPIs and program financial results, and account relationship development objectives
  • Troubleshoot and firefight
  • Analyze and review prospective program opportunities
  • Develop program materials and presentations to support business development or account management activities

Desired Candidate Profile & Capabilities


  • BS or Master’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry or consulting, preferably in a market access, commercial, medical, clinical, or R&D role
  • Previous experience with the design, setup, and execution of a managed access program preferred
  • Clear proficiency in project management skills including ability to develop a project plan, lead periodic review meetings with clients, and hold internal and external parties accountable to meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge and interest in oncology or rare diseases
  • Basic understanding of the drug development process
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and manage multiple stakeholders internally with Tanner and externally with clients
  • Pharmaceutical supply chain knowledge helpful.
  • Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong command of the English language including concise, clear, and error-free written grammar
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 20%

Soft skills:

  • Personal Effectiveness: Demonstrating initiative, self-confidence, resiliency, and a willingness to take responsibility for personal actions.
  • Ongoing Learning: Like ongoing learning and research as part of your daily routine
  • Problem-solving: Able to handle difficult or unexpected situations in the workplace as well as complex business challenges.
  • Project Management: Able to effectively coordinate a project from start to finish; using effective communication, interpersonal skills, and organization to complete projects within defined parameters and timelines.
  • Results Orientation: The ability to focus on the desired result of one’s own or one’s unit’s work, setting challenging goals, focusing effort on the goals, and meeting or exceeding them.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Pension scheme (UK)
  • Private health insurance
  • Attractive performance incentive plan with profit sharing
  • Vacation and paid sick leave

Tanner Pharma Group’s Core Values: Everything we do at Tanner Pharma Group is dictated by our values. We take them very seriously, and we are proud of this unwavering commitment.

Check out to learn more about our company.

Candidates may be required to organize reference calls upon request. Confidentiality will be respected. Additionally, Pre-employment drug and background screening will be required.

Tanner Pharma Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time | Exempt

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £45,000.00-£50,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Wellness programmes


  • 8 hour shift


  • Bachelor’s (required)


  • Pharmaceutical: 5 years (required)
  • Project management: 2 years (preferred)
  • Consulting: 5 years (preferred)
  • Microsoft Office: 4 years (preferred)
  • Program Manager: 2 years (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (required)

Apply Now

Tanner Pharma Group uses cookies on its website. By continuing to access this website you are agreeing to Tanner Pharma Group’s Data Privacy Policy. For more information, click here.