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Public Affairs Manager At Hamilton Lloyd And Associates

Date Posted: 10/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Our client is a Global Pharmaceutical company.

The Nigerian office has decided to start the search for Public Affairs Manager

Reports to: Head of Public Affairs

Function: Public Affairs

Location : Nigeria


To establish institutional and professional relations with authorities, key decision makers at country level; Develop the relationships with government in particular with MOH and key stakeholders.

To develop the most favourable conditions for the access and the maintenance of our products on the market

To increase the company visibility (all activities) and to position Company as a trusted Public Health partner and opinion leader in the pharmaceutical and Healthcare environment and to valorise The company production capacity when interacting with authorities

To build trust, preserve and develop the reputation of the company as a patient focused company

To build and manage strategic relationships in order to leverage business, advocate the company added values to deliver full services offer for medical community and patients, support the business in attaining its commercial and market share objectives, and contribute to the development of our growth platforms and key products

To contribute, in cooperation with all concerned Directions (medical, market access, regulatory, communication …) to communication strategy for maximizing the company actions



  • Provide Public Affairs expertise within the affiliate through a transversal approach and business orientation with strong focus on strategic orientations
  • Develop Public Affairs action plan to support the affiliate strategy and priorities
  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of Government, regulatory and legislative bodies
  • Master the regulatory and legislative environment of Pharma business through a proactive identification of potential regulatory, legislative health, trade and political evolutions: assessment and mitigation of their associated risks in order to manage impact on the company’s reputation and business objective
  • Organize business intelligence near the Pharma market authorities through an active role in shaping the Healthcare environment by interacting and networking activities with National / Regional Health Systems, government, local Industrial Pharma Association and influencers to optimize the institutional environment and to contribute to the company’s growth.
  • Deliver a coordinated interaction strategy and formulation of relevant positions and solutions for the management of relationships with Government, external stakeholders and communities
  • Develop and implement a program designed to enhance public understanding of the organization’s objectives, achievements, and strategies to ensure communications between the organization and the government are in the organization’s best interests
  • Design and propose public / private partnerships that position The company as a Public Health reference and build long term relationships with decisions makers and the civil society (patient associations, NGO…) for promoting the company notoriety and image
  • Recruit, manage, train and motivate direct reporting staff according to company values
  • Respect of Company’s values, code of Ethics and social charter; Ensure compliance of actions with legal requirements and ethical norms
  • Respect personal data protection
  • Responsible for assigning the risk of their domain of responsibility
  • Perform other duties and projects assigned

Additional Information:

i.              Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • UniversityGraduatewithamedical or pharmacist background
  • 5-8 years long and diversified practicalexperienceinrelatedfields of Pharma Industry with proven success records in Public Affairs
  • Broad knowledge and experience with MOH regulatory affairs
  • Outstanding Leader with strong strategic thinking capabilities
  • Cooperate transversally
  • CommunicationSkills(ActiveListening,SpeechClarityandSpeechrecognition)
  • Business understanding and ability to assimilate legal, commercial, financial and HR aspects and their impact on the Public Affairs function
  • Criticalthinking, Creativity, & ProblemSensitivity
  • Quick to analyze and take action without compromising on ethic and quality
  • ServiceOrientation, SocialPerceptiveness
  • ExcellentcommandofEnglishlanguage. Frenchisanasset
  • Integrity, tenacity, adaptability in complex and often changing environment; able to handle pressure and commit to and respect deadlines

Working Relationships:

Internal:         Alldepartments of the Affiliate

External:         Other the company OpCos, Thepublic, Government, Health authorities andallother External PA parties


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