Director, Sustainability Policy, BioPharmaceuticals

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Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
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Job Title: Director, Sustainability Policy, BioPharmaceuticals
Introduction to Role:
Are you ready to take the lead in developing and implementing global policy programs in the BioPharmaceuticals sector? As the Director of Policy, BioPharmaceuticals, you will focus on achieving environmental sustainability goals for AstraZeneca’s leading respiratory pipeline and portfolio. This role is a unique opportunity to influence across our whole enterprise and adapt to the shifting needs of a global company in high growth.
Your core responsibilities will include understanding and securing relevant policies, partner relations, coalition building, evidence generation, external engagement and internal alignment. You will report to the VP, Global Head of Policy, Advocacy and Health Equity with a dotted line to VP, BioPharmaceuticals Corporate Affairs.
Crucial Skills/Experience:
  • 5-10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Deep understanding of healthcare systems, the EU institutions, and how to drive healthcare policy change at country level
  • Experience of successful projects realized across diverse markets
  • Ability to use Global platforms, e.g., the Sustainable Healthcare Initiative (SHI) to drive positive policy change at country level
  • Understanding of environmental EU and Global legislation and platforms (e.g., Kigali/Montreal Agreements, F-Gas, PFAS, REACH, EU Green Deal)
  • Strategic problem solver with ability to comprehend sophisticated matters and chart a clear path forward
  • Self-starting, independent, entrepreneurial demeanour – an inquisitive adventurous person who flourishes with new challenges and on seeing things through to completion
  • Eagerness and ability to collaborate with and mobilize different people and organizations; work effectively in a matrix organization and ability to prioritize optimally
  • Ability to communicate highly optimally with senior leadership, peers, as well as with a variety of partners
When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we ignite bold thinking with the power to encourage life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That's why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we're not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and bold world.
Why AstraZeneca?
At AstraZeneca, you'll be part of a team of specialists that is valued and essential to our growth. We encourage ambitious and innovative thinking in a creative yet thorough environment. Our strength lies in our global, diverse network. We work together seamlessly to solve challenges and make a substantial impact. We value wellbeing and flexibility. You can expect to feel at home from the moment you join. As AstraZeneca transforms and grows, so do our careers. We're constantly learning more about the innovative and technical side of our work. Here you have the remit to work on things that you wouldn't get at other large organizations. It means there's even more potential to impact the business through specialist capabilities, technical expertise and strategically important work.
Ready to make an impact? Apply now to join our team!

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Belgium


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
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