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Senior Patient Advocacy and Communications Manager

Date: Jan 15, 2022

Location: Moscow, RU, 115054

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

 

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Position summary:

 

Senior Patient Advocacy and Communications Manager role is integral to ensuring that Teva continues to improve the lives of patients that we serve in Russia. Reporting to the Associate Director of Corporate Affairs, this broad role sets overarching patient advocacy strategy and supports Teva corporate brand development in order to create, collaborate on and execute impactful, patient focused communications to various external stakeholders. The role aims to bring the voice of the patient to life by putting patient needs at the center of all we do. The scope of management includes strategic leadership, agency management, budget responsibility and leadership of compliance in patient and stakeholder engagements. Senior Patient Advocacy and Communications Manager will also be responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of patient support programs (PSP).

Responsibilities:

 

• Contribute to development and implementation of a strategic, pro-active Public Affairs agenda to shape external issues towards patient-centricity;
• Hold responsibility for the development, implementation and maintenance of patient support programs (PSP).
• Build strategic relationships with patient associations to understand patients’ needs and concerns, identify stakeholders and influencers, align mutual priorities and plan activities that impact decision makers;
• Empower/support associations in providing patient information and support services utilize cross-functional expertise where possible;
• Develop Teva corporate brand;
• Prepare and disseminate content for various external communication channels;
• Lead company’s web-site and social media channels;
• Support and coordination of external events;
• Oversee cooperation with PR agencies and other external vendors;
• Budgetary management for corporate brand communications and patient relations.

Requirements and Skills:

 

• High education
• Work experience in Patient Advocacy/ Relations or Communications role within the pharmaceutical industry or related health sector > 3 years;
• Experience and success track record of being able to empathize with patients to build insight into their needs/issues and strengthening communication channels;
• Previous experience working with patient associations or NGOs will be an advantage;
• Work experience with online platforms (website, intranet) and knowledge of SEO;
• Knowledge of PR tools will be an advantage;
• Advanced PC and standard office software knowledge (Excel, Power Point);
• Higher degree in Business, Natural/Social Sciences. Medical diploma will be an advantage;
• Project Management and organizational skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, both in English and Russian;

Already Working @TEVA?

 

If you are a current Teva employee, please apply using the internal career site available on "Employee Central". By doing so, your application will be treated with priority. You will also be able to see opportunities that are open exclusively to Teva employees. Use the following link to search and apply: Internal Career Site

The internal career site is available from your home network as well. If you have trouble accessing your EC account, please contact your local HR/IT partner.

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

 

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience.