Public & Government Affairs Manager (m/f/n) – freelance – On-hold

  • Position zu besetzen ab 6. März 2023
  • Permanent-ID OCR-FL-2214
  • Branche Pharma
  • Beschäftigungsform Freelance/ Contracting
  • Kategorien Freelance/Contracting, Pharma

Public & Government Affairs – Human Pharma

Project Description
Our customer is looking to shape a favorable environment for the Human Pharma Business by creating a new policy environment and implementing outreach programs to shape global policies.

Project Tasks & Responsibilities
The scope of services includes the following tasks, which are independently performed by the external contractor:
• Policy and stakeholder analysis: Mapping the policy environment and implement outreach programs to shape global and pan-regional policy in order to drive business objectives for the TAs (Therapeutic Areas) in Human Pharma. Mapping will be based on existing policies and the Contractors experience in policy creation.
• Strategic counsel: Providing strategic counsel to Senior Management by shaping brand plans with a policy perspective and drive budget discussions with the relevant internal stakeholders. The strategic counsel is based on the Contractor’s expertise in international health policy trends and dynamics.
• Overall policy coordination: Identifying key policy trends and opportunities; potential solutions; and developing initiatives that can be cascaded to the regional/country level. Identification will be based on the Contractor’s policy creation expertise and experience.
• Alliance building and policy-shaping: Shaping outreach programs to position the customer in specific disease spaces to the ability to acquire license to operate, support future launches and drive growth. This will be based on alliance building projects that will focus on awareness raising initiatives, evidence generation, policy shaping and advocacy campaigns.
• Support Public Affairs capabilities & execution worldwide: Developing ready to use policy advocacy materials for localization which follow the principles Corporate Affairs.
• All work is conducted in line with the customers business objectives, according to specification from the Therapeutic Areas, Asset Teams, other relevant departments (Healthcare Affairs, Patient Engagement, Health Economics and Outcomes Research) as well as in line with external stakeholders’ expectations.

• University master’s degree in Life Sciences, Political Science/Public Policy, Communications, Health Economics, Marketing or equivalent qualification.
• Long-term experience in Public Affairs, including experience in therapeutic-area specific engagement across the value chain (from pre-launch timeline and for to mature products)
• Deep insights of the pharmaceutical industry, therapeutic areas and relevant global/local policy trends. Affiliate experience and/or agency experience, will all be considered a plus.
• Therapeutic area expertise within either cardio-metabolic, oncology, rare diseases and CNS will be a plus.
• Business know-how in delivering national or global policy initiatives with demonstrated success.
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Fluent in English (additional languages are a plus).

Additional information:
Start: 06.03.2023
Duration: 7 months (with option of extension)
Workload: full-time
Location: Remote (Ingelheim)