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Healthcare Partnership Executive - (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Location: Galashiels, Edinburgh
Reference: 249387
Closing Date: 04 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Assurance

Job Summary:

The Healthcare Partnership Executive will be working with a forward thinking and ambitious team promoting pharmaceutical products at a strategic level.


This opportunity is important for the continued success of Kyowa Kirin International and another step towards our vision by creating an environment that offers a positive, progressive culture which leads to outstanding development opportunities.

About us
Kyowa Kirin International plc is the market leader in the therapy area of Osteoporosis.  A significant and ongoing part of this success is the work of our Healthcare Partnership team to deliver value and outcomes to CCGs and Health Boards across the UK.  We work in close partnership with key strategic customers to develop and add expertise to Bone Health throughout the UK.  

Our Developments
The strength behind our success and future opportunities are our highly committed and skilled staff, supported by our parent company Kyowa Hakko Kirin - a Japanese Specialty Pharmaceutical company with a turnover in excess of $5 billion, whose substantial reinvestment into R&D is creating products at both early and late stage development. This prosperous time includes developing new teams, new departments and moving into novel areas.

Our UK Commercial Team
We understand the value of our talent and are driven to provide the best support and development programs. Our UK Commercial team has over achieved year on year with a large number of product launches and line extensions, allowing the team exposure to continued new challenges.


The Healthcare Partnership Executive will be working with a forward thinking and ambitious team promoting pharmaceutical products at a strategic level.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Relationship management with and influencing of NHS/CCG commissioners, public health leads, medicines management managers, CCG managers/leads, clinical leads and all other stakeholders that can have an impact on the Portfolio;
    • Engaging CCGs and Key opinion leaders in joint working initiatives and using complex health economics to support initiative;
    • Working to customers agendas to add and create value for the health economy locally
    • Developing a positive environment for the portfolio of products;
    • Ascertaining key influencers and decision makers in the NHS-wide customer base;
    • Liaising with the Regional Business Managers to streamline activities in region;
    • Liaising and aligning with Representatives to initiate and deliver projects;
    • Being the regional and national NHS expert.
  • Capitalise on business opportunities by adding value and providing solutions to customers
  • Provide medical information to healthcare professionals
  • Provide value through health economic tools
  • Achieve sales and activity targets
  • Apply marketing strategies and initiatives
  • Establish, maintain and develop strong relationships with Commissioners, Medicines Manager customers and local KOLs
  • Work closely with CCG leads to gain positive outcomes 

About you

You’ll have experience in a strategic level commercial environment and within the pharmaceutical industry. You will be happy to be involved in a range of tasks as required, be ambitious, innovative and a strong team player

  • Driven to make a difference by working in partnership with CCGs and Healthboards
  • Experience in a customer facing commercial environment within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Proven high achievement and consistent success
  • Ambitious, innovative and a strong team player
  • An extremely high level of understanding and knowledge about National and Local Health Systems and how they interact and a strong ability to articulate responsibilities and opportunities.

This position is based in South London, Kent, Surrey & Sussex


  • Bonus
  • Ongoing support and training; Kyowa Kirin is driven to promote from within
  • Company car, iPad, Laptop, Mobile phone
  • Daily allowance

If you would like to be involved with a rapidly expanding pharmaceutical company then contact Kyowa Kirin.

Kyowa Kirin International is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply for this job: Healthcare Partnership Executive - (12 month Fixed Term Contract)

Contact Information:

Address:  Kyowa Kirin Ltd
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
Tel:  01896 664 000
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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