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Government Affairs Manager England Wales FTC

Company: Novartis
Location: United Kingdom Frimley / Camberley
Reference: 241724BR
Closing Date: 21 Jul 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Government Affairs Manager England & Wales, Novartis, UKJob purpose:To lead on the development of government affairs strategy to support the business objectives for selected priority therapy areas in England and broad access to medicines policy in Wales. To drive implementation of related policy and government affairs initiatives in England and Wales. To facilitate effective trade association engagement to help achieve Novartis UK business objectives. ...

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Government Affairs Manager England & Wales, Novartis, UK


Job purpose:

To lead on the development of government affairs strategy to support the business objectives for selected priority therapy areas in England and broad access to medicines policy in Wales. To drive implementation of related policy and government affairs initiatives in England and Wales. To facilitate effective trade association engagement to help achieve Novartis UK business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop, maintain and share excellent understanding of the national and local NHS environment in England and Wales.
• Identify and interpret challenges and opportunities for designated priority brands within government and NHS policy, judging when and whether government affairs activity would add value.
• Develop policy positions aimed at delivering more favourable business environment for Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
• Develop and execute a plan of public affairs activity in alignment with relevant functional teams (wider Government Affairs, Communications, Market Access and Franchises).
• Lead all engagement with Government, NHS and other relevant political influencers (eg, patient groups, think tanks) on selected policy issues.
• Respond to consultations on behalf of the business and represent Novartis on selected industry groups.
• Develop trust based relationships with targeted high-level stakeholders. Act as internal champion for the Government Affairs team.
• Manage Novartis public affairs agency and budgets on allocated projects.

About Novartis:

Our mission is to care and cure; We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life. We also want to provide a shareholder return that reflects outstanding performance and to adequately reward those who invest their money, their time and their ideas in our company.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK has been certified by the Top Employers Institute as “Top Employer Europe 2017”!


Benefits of Working for Novartis:

Competitive Salary
Annual Bonus
Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working
Top UK Employer
Pension Scheme
Share Scheme
Paid holidays
Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Subsidised Canteen
Employee Recognition Scheme
Sports & Social Club

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’

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Minimum requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

• University Degree English.
• High level of fluency in CPO language 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 NICE and NHS policy and structures in England and Wales.
• Proven ability to develop trust-based relationships with parliamentarians, government officials, national level NHS 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.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited
Frimley Business Park
Camberley
Surrey
GU16 7SR
England
Tel:  +44 (0)1276 692255
Fax:  +44 (0)1276 692508
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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