Feb 02, 2022

Job Description

4! The 4 essential elements that shape our culture: Inspired. Curious. Unbossed. Integrity. Our mission is to discover new ways to improve and extend peoples’ lives.

The Senior Manager for Public Affairs role is a facilitation, coordination and harmonization role at the local level to implement country Public strategy, build strong stakeholder relationships, shape the external environment to help expand patients reach. The PA Senior Manager will work with stakeholders such as payors, customers, patients, governments to ensure Novartis is a trusted medicines company in the Philippines.

Your Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Identify key policy areas where we need to shape the environment externally, build and execute engagement plans
• Active member of the local trade/industry associations and participate in the policy discussion to shape the favourable environment
• Formulate and obtain alignment across functions to implement consistent public affairs strategy in line with Novartis corporate strategy and implement them consistently
• Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders including government, research institutes and media to support business objectives
• Communicate effectively within the organization to ensure the achievement of business objectives.
• Disseminate information to relevant stakeholders through appropriate use of communication channels.
• Work within any given legal framework, Novartis Ethics and Compliance policies and ensure those around him/her do the same
• Work to ensure a diverse and inclusive environment, free from all forms of discrimination and harassment

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• University degree in policy, public health, development, health economics, health systems, developmental economics
• In depth knowledge of the Pharma value chain and environment, healthcare services and communications field
• Excellent interpersonal communication and influencing skills; Excellent negotiation ability
• Independent and innovative orientation. Strong analytical skills. Strong understanding of healthcare environment.
• Understanding of National Health Care, regulatory environment of drug P&R and Listing processes
• Proven ability to understand and clearly communicate scientific and economic topics
• Additional training on the areas of management, public management, health policy, or health economics, experience in private sector business development role is a plus

Why Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

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Metro Manila
Communications & Public Affairs
Full Time
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Senior Manager - Public Affairs

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