Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager – Immunology and Respiratory

  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £75,000 (+ benefits, bonus and car allowance)
  • Ref: FL-1909-6883
  • 2020-01-10T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Leading pharmaceutical company seeking a Public Affairs and Advocacy Manager

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company that concentrates their research efforts where the most pressing medical needs and public health issues are, advancing new therapies spanning across rare diseases to vaccines to consumer healthcare. Sitting within the External Affairs global function along side Communications and Market Access, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the UK's Public Affairs and Advocacy plans for the Immunology and Respiratory Franchise.Through this you will help shape the external environment, engaging with stakeholders and support the largest number of patients to access our client's treatments. 

Key responsibilities: 

  • You will be accountable for the planning, development and implementation of the strategy, plans and initiatives at the country level
  • Develop and maintain relationships across a wide variety of stakeholders from Ministers, parliamentarians and civil servants through to patient groups and other policy stakeholders 
  • Champion best practice in patient advocacy activities

Skills and experience:

  • Broad industry, NHS & political knowledge, with an understanding of matrix organisations and the relevant regulatory and compliance environment
  • Experience working in advocacy, ideally in patient advocacy within a patient association, or the pharmaceutical and consultancy industries (experience of pharmaceutical product launches would be advantageous)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrable experience in building strong relationships and networks

For more information or to apply for this role, please follow the link below or email your CV to quoting job reference number FL-1909-6883


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