- HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS - BAGSHOT UK, UK
Location: UK - Bagshot/London
Function: Communications and Public Affairs
Company: Vifor Pharma
We are currently looking for an experienced Head of Communications to join our organisation in UK. Reporting directly to the Marketing Director, you will be responsible for the following tasks:
Support the development of the strategic plan for Ferinject and Veltassa in the UK
Construct and manage the annual Communications operational plans and budgets for Ferinject and Veltassa in the UK
Develop and roll out a robust and efficient digital strategy
Develop communication objectives (in line with brand team and Global)
Manage the publication plan, maximising asset management through multichannel activities
Develop Public Relations objectives in line with PRM team, Communications Manager, Head of Current Brands and Global Communications
Communicate plan to UK team and Global
Identify, in liaison with brand team and Global, target publications for delivery of market shaping messages
Lead and manage 2 people: Communications Manager who leads PR, Health Policy, Patient groups, and a the PRM (advocacy) team led by the Head of Professional Relations
Delivery of Communications operational plan
Help to shape agenda around key messages from congress opportunities in liaison with Professional Relations team, Comms manager and Global Comms as appropriate
We would like to welcome the following experience and skills for the role:
Higher scientific or economics degree
Minimum 4 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry
Experience of people management ideally a Communications team
Significant experience of strategic and operation planning for GP or hospital lead products as well as profound digital channel experience
Basic understanding of medical aspects of therapeutic area along with willingness to develop in-depth expertise
Professional level in English, both in oral and in written communications
Excellent user of Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
You describe yourself as a good networker with strong communication skills in English. Your past experience proves your excellent scientific, pharmaco-economic and medical knowledge. Also you have a proven record in advocacy development and digital excellence.
Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions.
The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives.
Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world.
The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.
Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.
For more information, please visit: http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/who-we-are.
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Job posted on 4 August 2017.
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