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Senior Government Relations Manager - Pharma

​Exciting opportunity for a Senior Government Relations Manager to join a leading business in the pharmaceuticals industry.

Role responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and executing high impact policy positions and Government Affairs programmes.

  • Explain complex policy issues to internal audiences to strengthen understanding and engagement across the organisation.

  • Monitor and analyse political and legislative developments, including government health policies and assess the possible impact on the business and reputation, providing insight and counsel in key business planning decisions.

  • Direct, devise and execute strategic plans to leverage or mitigate upcoming changes and trends.

  • Enhance visibility and give the business a prominent voice with policy makers.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key UK policy stakeholders to advance business goals and further develop the business’ reputation.

  • Support engagement with the ABPI on policy topics.

  • Represent UK&I within relevant government relations network.

Key skills:

  • In-depth understanding of policy, ideally healthcare policy.

  • Understanding on the issues facing the pharma industry and a grasp of it’s regulatory environment.

  • Ability to build and develop strong business relationships of senior politicians and policy makers.

If you have the experience and would like to discuss further please apply ASAP with your current CV.


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.