Roche Senior Manager, Government Relations and Health Policy (Vancouver) Full Time in Vancouver, BC


Branch Vancouver BC CA

Senior Manager, Government Relations and Health Policy (Vancouver)
Vancouver, BC

Pharmaceutical policy/industry knowledge. Senior Manager, Government Relations. Field based (Vancouver)….

Job Title: Senior Manager, Government Relations

Location: Field based (Vancouver)

Division: Customer Strategy

Department: Government Relations

Reports to: Director, Government Relations

Job Purpose:
Optimize reimbursement of Roche products and support portfolio planning in the assigned region through the development and implementation of Market Access plans, as well as government and professional stakeholder relationship management and policy influence activities.

Develops and implements integrated strategic and operational plans

Leads a cross functional team (including representation from Market Access and Pricing, Corporate Relations, Medical, Product Strategy and Customer Strategy) in the development and implementation of integrated strategic and operational Market Access plans to achieve provincial reimbursement and health policy objectives.

Participates in the development and implementation of the local negotiation plan to support product listing.

Optimizes reimbursement for Roche brands

Optimizes reimbursement and funding of Roche products by developing and maintaining relationships with key government stakeholders including cancer agency and drug program managers and staff, and by leveraging relationships with political officials and key bureaucrats. This includes facilitating relationship building/strategic communications between Roche Executive (President and CEO, Customer Strategy and Product Strategy VPs and VP Regulatory Affairs and Market Access) with key senior government officials, agency leaders and provincial political players.

Engages in provincial health policy issues

Influences provincial health policy outcomes by developing and maintaining relationships with provincial government players (governing party and opposition), assessing evolving political/policy environment and managing strategic communications with these players.

Supports Regional Customer Strategy teams

Participates and inputs into regional strategies within the Customer Strategy Leadership Team

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

4 year Bachelor degree

Minimum of 5 years working experience in specialty and/or oncology therapeutic areas

Knowledge of reimbursement pathways/process in the region

Development of relationships with key bureaucrats and policy makers for their assigned geography

Pharmaceutical policy/industry knowledge

Government relations, stakeholder relations and/or reimbursement experience in health care

Technical and reimbursement knowledge about Roche brands and main competitors in their respective region

Development of internal relationships with key cross-functional colleagues (Market Access and Pricing, Public Policy, Product Strategy, Customer Strategy, Medical)

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by: October 4, 2016

This position is car eligible (20-25% travel required)

This position is not eligible for relocation support.

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon any legally protected ground. Roche will make a good faith effort to accommodate the individual needs of applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process.

NOTE: All employment is conditional upon completing and obtaining a satisfactory background check, including educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not been granted) checks.

AGENCY NOTICE : Please note that Roche Canada does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Roche Canada will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Roche Canada explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Who we are

Roche Pharma – Canada has its office in Mississauga, Ontario and employs over 700 employees. The Mississauga facility is bright, vibrant, fosters collaboration and teamwork, and is reflective of Roche’s truly innovative culture.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-09-20
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