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Senior Government Relations Manager - Pharma (Animal Health)

Senior Government Relations Manager - Pharma (Animal Health)

  • Location

    West Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    up to £75,000

  • Contact:

    Nisha Darbar

  • Contact Email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 7436 4243

  • Job Ref:

    ND 916 107

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date:


  • Consultant:


​Exciting opportunity for a Senior Government Relations Manager to join a leading business in the pharmaceuticals industry. You will be leading on Government Relations/Policy areas across the Animal Health sector as well as wider Corporate topics.

Role responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and executing high impact policy positions and Government Affairs programmes across Animal Health & Corporate.

  • 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 relevant Animal Health trade associations on policy topics.

  • Represent UK&I within relevant government relations network.

Key skills:

  • In-depth understanding of policy.

  • A background in pharma is not mandatory, however prior experience working in a highly regulated environment such as manufacturing, engineering, energy etc would be helpful.

  • 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.