Biogen is on a mission to transform patient lives by pioneering and leading in neuroscience.
At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Since our founding in 1978 as one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen has led innovative scientific research with the goal over the last decade to defeat devastating neurological diseases.
This function accumulates all associated Public Affairs and Patient Advocacy activities at the Colombian Affiliate. The person will be responsible to create and develop the foundation of the Public Affairs and Patient Advocacy work in the Colombian affiliate, will liaise with the global SMA and MS public affairs and patient advocacy teams to bring international best practices to the Colombian affiliate, educate the affiliate about the challenges and benefits of engaging with the Media and Patient Advocacy Groups and will be responsible to develop local procedures and policies to guarantee that the function will be implemented in accordance to local compliance norms.
This person will be responsible to support the affiliate to generate awareness about its therapeutic areas for both the internal and external public.
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or a related
- Knowledge of the biopharmaceutical industry, with an understanding of the local health system and other regulatory bodies
- Experience de 3 years in a similar position in Pharmaceutical industry
- Experience directly engaging senior business executives in a large, global organization
- Strong interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills with the ability to conceptualize, structure, write, and present compelling stories for a wide range of audiences
- Must have the ability to develop strategic communications plans, and advise senior leaders on communications strategy but also the ability to deliver at the tactical level
- Experience working across multiple levels (including executive level), functions, and regions; able to communicate complex information in an easy to understand manner; able to deliver key messages effectively both verbally and in writing
- Broad experience with and knowledge of print, video, and web technologies
- Fluent in English