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Patient Advocacy Manager - Surrey

Company: RBW Consulting
Location: Surrey
Reference: DM-PAM12000
Closing Date: 06 Dec 17
Type: Maternity Cover
Salary (£): 40,000 - 60,000

Job Summary:

I am currently assisting a novel company within the Pharma industry who are looking to develop a more robust patient centric approach by appointing a Manager focused on Patient Advocacy. The role will work to further develop relationships with Patient Groups to ensure that patients' voice is heard within the business.



To create and maintain appropriate patient-facing content and materials that empower and educate patient groups. Content to include corporate website, social media channels, materials used in f2f meetings and at conferences.

To design and implement an education and empowerment programme aimed at patient advocacy groups, in targeted therapeutic areas.

To act as point of contact for incoming enquiries from patient advocacy groups, providing compliant guidance and support as required, and to channel information appropriately within the business

To ensure that the company’s compliance framework is fit for purpose regarding patient advocacy activities

Develop a Patient Advocacy strategy for Medicine Access with input from relevant internal stakeholders

To establish a strategy and mechanism to engage employees on Patient Access focussed initiatives (e.g. company conferences, newsletter articles, lunch and learns)

To manage the annual budget and cycle of corporate sponsorship renewal with advocacy groups and not-for-profit organisations, and ensure transparency of such initiatives

To attend and present at industry events where relevant, supportive of corporate and patient access objectives

To act as the knowledge leader and expert for patient advocacy initiatives within the business, providing a feedback loop to relevant teams as necessary



Previous Patient Advocacy experience within a corporate environment

A passion for all topics related to patient access to medicines, and deep understanding of the role of patient advocacy within drug development and commercialisation

Ability to think creatively, advocate and innovate where processes do not exist


This is one of several positions I am currently recruiting for so do please get in touch for a confidential discussion around your current situation and what your ideal next move would be.


To make an application please feel free to apply via this website, I am also available on LinkedIn to message regarding the role and will accept all invitations that refer to this advert - look for Dominic Mitchell at RBW Consulting.


Please note that owing to the high volume of applications we receive for our roles, if you have not received a response within 48 working hours, do please consider your application unsuccessful.

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