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Posted on : 22 April 2017

Project Description

Policy Manager-POL000257

Description

The Public Policy Lead’s key responsibilities:

1. Delivery of MSD’s Public Policy Objectives

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Identifying current
and future public policy threats and opportunities to MSD’s business and methodically
planning to meet them

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Developing and
shaping a distinctive and realistic policy agenda, in support of the wider
external affairs strategy, to help achieve commercial goals

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Engaging with
current and future legislative activity in the national assembly

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Informing and
influencing the agenda of industry trade associations

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Initiating, cultivating
and maintaining relationships with government officials, and national assembly
members

·
Leading patient and
clinical advocacy activities

·
Maintaining
partnerships with external organisations in support of public policy goals

·
Identifying relevant
conferences to attend and speaking opportunities to engage with (for, for
example, the senior leadership team), with a view to making the case for the
company’s public policy agenda

·
Responsible for the
company’s CSR activities

2. Leadership
and strategic counsel

·
Contribute as a company-wide senior leader in
developing an aligned, constructive culture

·
Offering counsel to
the senior leadership team on issues concerning public policy engagement

·
Build
a strong network within MSD’s global policy community, ensuring Korea
contributes to the global organisation’s policy program and leverages global
resources and best practice

Qualifications

Candidate specification: key selection criteria

1.
Education

·
University educated
to a high level (Bachelor’s degree is required)

2.
Experience

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8 years of
experience of government relations roles

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Knowledge of the
access and reimbursement environment, in relevant therapy areas

·
Knowledge of the
political and regulatory environment, and how it impacts business specifically

·
Proven track record
of success in managing high level stakeholders

·
English language
skills

Critical competencies for success

·
Healthcare systems and policy expertise: the public policy lead will have a detailed
understanding of the healthcare landscape, and have experience of developing
and / or shaping policies subsequently championed for adoption in, and / or implemented
in, the healthcare system

·
Understanding of the policymaking landscape: the public policy lead will have an in-depth
understanding of individual policymakers, policymaking processes, and of the leverage
points which can shape the policymaking process

·
Strategic thinking: the public policy lead will have a track record of shaping a
sophisticated public policy strategy and in overseeing its implementation
towards success in achieving a public policy goal

Other personal characteristics

Other desirable
personal characteristics include being:

·
Highly committed

·
Able to engage with a
complex set of issues

·
Of impeccable
integrity

·
Calm under pressure

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Persuasive

·
Collaborative

·
Great communications
skills

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Leadership

Job: Policy/Government Relations Job Title:Assoc. Dir, Policy/Govern. Relations

Primary Location: APAC-Korea, Republic of

Employee Status: Regular

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD


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