|Novartis is recruiting for an Associate Director, State Government Affairs role located in Boston, MA.
A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field. We’re committed to peak performance, improving the quality of life, and embracing and leveraging diverse backgrounds, cultures and talents to achieve competitive advantage.
Individual will be responsible for successfully developing strategy for, and executing, the development and implementation of key State Government Affairs strategies in multiple states within a region. The overall responsibilities include: (1) leading state lobbying/advocacy efforts consistent with Novartis position and (2) building/enhancing strategic partnerships with targeted patient advocacy groups, professional societies and other key policy stakeholders. This individual will provide significant leadership to internal/external key stakeholders in area of responsibility.
•Lead, develop, and execute plan to attain key goals that support Novartis business and policy objectives;
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
•Bachelor’s Degree required; Advanced Degree preferred;
•Ability to influence others from various external/internal groups without direct reporting relationships;
•Demonstrated ability to build relationships with patient advocacy groups, government officials and other stakeholders;
•Ability and skill to deal effectively with executive management, Regional leadership, USMM, corporate medical officers and staff;
•Direct state government and/or patient advocacy groups;
Job Posted: January 23, 2017