Senior Government Affairs Manager Oncology

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Account Management, Commercial Operations
  3. United Kingdom
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Posting date: 25 Jul 2019
BD.JC.24516_1564067053

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Government Affairs Manager Oncology at one of the leading biopharmaceutical companies in the UK at their office in Maidenhead. With products which help people over 170 countries and approximately 25,000 employees, this company is focused on developing leading -edge therapies and innovations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Focus on the development of oncology policy, stakeholder management and reputation enhancement to positively impact patient care.
  • Build and sustain the company's reputation with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Manage and conduct this alongside GA and other functional colleagues with clear points of internal communication for maximum impact.
  • Provide insight and expertise regarding the political and oncology healthcare environment and the opportunities for engagement that can be leveraged.
  • Anticipate and identify trends in a fast-moving healthcare space and communicate their implications.
  • Ensure that the company actively contributes to key initiatives identified as a priority, for example the Cancer Drugs Fund and the development of cancer strategies in England and the devolved nations.
  • Lead, build and execute the company's GA plans for oncology brands ensuring above brand advocacy is aligned with the company's therapeutic area focus.
  • Ensure such plans are agile and quickly adaptable given the rapidly changing nature of innovation in this healthcare area.
  • Successfully work in a matrix operational structure, manage against budgets, organise and build consensus on GA activities
  • Manage external agencies to support key GA programmes
  • Ensure policy programmes are cascaded down to field based and medical teams, and other relevant functions, to maximise opportunities.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Focus on the development of oncology policy, stakeholder management and reputation enhancement to positively impact patient care.
  • Build and sustain the company's reputation with a diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Manage and conduct this alongside GA and other functional colleagues with clear points of internal communication for maximum impact.
  • Provide insight and expertise regarding the political and oncology healthcare environment and the opportunities for engagement that can be leveraged.
  • Anticipate and identify trends in a fast-moving healthcare space and communicate their implications.
  • Ensure that the company actively contributes to key initiatives identified as a priority, for example the Cancer Drugs Fund and the development of cancer strategies in England and the devolved nations.
  • Lead, build and execute the company's GA plans for oncology brands ensuring above brand advocacy is aligned with the company's therapeutic area focus.
  • Ensure such plans are agile and quickly adaptable given the rapidly changing nature of innovation in this healthcare area.
  • Successfully work in a matrix operational structure, manage against budgets, organise and build consensus on GA activities
  • Manage external agencies to support key GA programmes
  • Ensure policy programmes are cascaded down to field based and medical teams, and other relevant functions, to maximise opportunities.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

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