Government Affairs Manager – Global Pharma – 6mths / £600 per day
We are working on a superb new contract opportunity with a top global pharmaceutical company.
The Government Affairs Manager role sits within the General Medicines Government Affairs team in the Corporate Public Affairs department. The team works across England and the devolved nations cross-functionally with our business franchises and external partners to shape the external policy environment in order to support optimal patient access to innovative medicines.
The objectives of this role include –
*To lead on the development of UK government affairs strategy to support the business objectives for selected priority therapy areas and selected broad access to medicines policy issues.
*To drive implementation of related policy and government affairs initiatives in England, including development of company positions and asks and engagement with key stakeholders.
*To understand and interpret impact of policy environment, working closely with relevant business franchise team members to identify opportunities and threats and deliver aligned activity.
*To develop trust-based relationships with targeted high level stakeholders relevant to the business such as government officials, regulators (e.g. national guideline bodies, HTA agencies), senior NHS managers and patient groups.
*To facilitate effective trade association engagement to help achieve business objectives.
To be considered you will need the following experience –
*Experience in healthcare policy and public affairs, gained within a patient group, agency, industry, Government or NHS role
*Well-developed understanding of healthcare policy and regulatory environment, particularly NHS policy and structures and NICE
*Proven ability to develop trust-based relationships with parliamentarians, government officials, national level NHSE stakeholders, think tanks and other third parties
*Strong networker able to manage a large number of external relationships
*Ability to work cross-functionally, navigate large complex organisations and manage a high number of internal customers
*Proven ability to understand and clearly communicate complex and technical topics simply and succinctly
*Outstanding oral and written communication skills
*Excellent negotiation and influencing skills.
To find out more please contact Richard Maxwell at Paramount Recruitment or submit your CV online today!
Job Reference: GAMA3421_1601981636
Broadcast As: 30032
Salary Currency: GBP
Salary From: 62
Salary To: 75
Salary per: Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Job Term: Contract
Job Industry: Pharmaceutical
Job Specialism: Public Affairs
Recruitment Consultant: Richard Maxwell