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Basildon, UK

Head of Communications

ABOUT US:

Pharmanovia is a fast-growing pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across 140+ markets. Our team of over 200 employees are based globally across offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Australia, Singapore, Italy, South Korea and many more.

Since we first opened our doors in 2013, we have focused on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers and healthcare providers across the globe.

Our purpose is to reinvigorate and innovate iconic medicines for the benefit of patient health globally. We aspire to be an agile and imaginative specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies.

Our Therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Women’s Health & Endocrinology, Neurology & Pain and Gastroenterology and Oncology.

JOB PURPOSE:

As Head of Communications at Pharmanovia, you will lead the strategic direction, development and implementation of our communications programme. Your role will require you to develop communications plans encompassing a range of media (including traditional and digital communications channels), and you will be responsible for telling our story and protecting and strengthening the company’s reputation.  You will oversee all internal and external communications and to align these with our strategic objectives and priorities.  

KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Internal Comms 

  • Creating internal communication plans and campaigns (both regional and global) focused on the Company’s Long Range Plan and growth strategy and vision, including our ESG and sustainability agenda. 
  • Working with the communications manager and HR Team to roll out a communications strategy that fosters a sense of community across our global network of employees and which cultivates trust and drives collaboration internally including campaigns around people initiatives, recognition, innovation and conduct risk & controls
  •  Working with the communications manager and HR Team to roll out a communications strategy that fosters a sense of community across our global network of employees and which cultivates trust and drives collaboration internally including campaigns around people initiatives, recognition, innovation and conduct risk & controls.  

External Comms 

  • Creating and implementing communications strategy including financial and investor communications, crisis communications, media relations and campaigns. 
  • Enhancing media engagement and positive coverage in international, national and trade media – working alongside PR agencies where necessary. 
  • Working with the Head of Digital to optimise our digital and social media strategy.  
  • Ensuring the brand is presented globally in the best possible light though active management of press, events, media relationships and collaborations. 
  • Continuing to develop the corporate website, brand guide and associated collaterals.   

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Communications, Journalism, PR or Marketing is an advantage, though other degrees are acceptable 
  • Experienced in transforming communications and brands in fast-moving and competitive environments 
  • Have proven experience of developing and leading communication and/or marketing campaigns  
  • Strong background project managing from concept to conclusion and managing budgets
  • A creative candidate with excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to build positive stakeholder relationships, enabling effective collaboration 
  • Experience of planning and implementing communication strategies and plans working with a wide range of stakeholders 
  • Be a highly strategic thinker 
  • Have strong stakeholder relations experience demonstrating that they are able to work with the SLT 

BENEFITS:

  • The ability to work from home in accordance with our flexible working policy (although we find that many of our colleague enjoy working from our new offices located in Essex when permitted).
  • We offer a generous bonus scheme.
  • Health care benefits.
  • All of our employees receive a subscription to Perk Box which includes various discounts and benefits.
  • The business hosts a staff party in the summer and Christmas each year and host quarterly town hall events for all staff to attend.
  • There are opportunities to be involved with various charity events hosted by the company.

Apply now and become part of our team

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