Government Affairs and Patient Advocacy Specialist

Posted 08 Feb 2022

Rome, Rome - Italy

Req Id 240670



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.


Your role: 

As a Government Affairs and Patient Advocacy Specialist you will be supporting the Government Affairs Lead in activities and projects that are cross-cutting for the Company and relative to Government Affairs and Patient Advocacy. You will be responsible for: legislative monitoring activities; drafting of dossiers on legislations of interest for the Company at EU, National and Regional level; supporting the Government Affairs Lead in the execution of projects and initiatives for all of the Company’s businesses, both from a government affairs and from a patient advocacy perspective; supporting the Government Affairs Lead in the coordination with the businesses and with other cross-cutting functions and with the EMEA Region. 


Who you are: 


Who you are: 


  • Master's Degree in International Relations and Affairs, Political Sciences, Law and similar 
  • 1-3 years' experience in Health/Pharma 
  • Fluent italian and English 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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