Public Policy Manager

  • Dublin
  • Temporary
  • JO-1903-64321_1552584403


Our Dublin based multinational Biotechnology client currently has vacancy for a Public Policy Manager to join their team for a 9 month contract.


  • Develop and deliver initiatives which influence the policy environment in priority therapy areas.
  • Analyse healthcare policy/environmental change, understanding how it impacts on our clients business and share understanding across the organisation.
  • Develop a policy plan for key therapy areas and in collaboration with the Brand team, execute the plan.
  • Manage therapy area policy budgets and programmes.
  • Implement programmes which positions our client as a true partner of choice with key stakeholders and build trusted and sustainable relationships with key partners.
  • Work with the local strategic Healthcare Reform team and environment and stakeholder champions to develop strategy; and collaborate with partners such as the HSE, DOH and Healthy Ireland initiatives
  • In collaboration with the Director, apply intelligence, knowledge and insight to analyse trends and policy and review and propose strategic responses.
  • Research and formulate policy positions on key national and therapy area policy issues and use to mobilise engagement and debate on key issues.
  • Build sustainable effective relationships/networks with key stakeholders who influence public health policy.
  • Initiate and drive the development of strategic and integrated policy and communications campaigns and/or in conjunction with third parties to shape and drive changes in our clients key priority areas.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5-7 years in a policy / public affairs role in the health area e.g. DOH, HSE.
  • Educated to degree level ideally in politics, policy or a related field.
  • Communications, project management, collaboration.
  • Some consultancy / public affairs experience would also be beneficial.
  • A strong network in healthcare policy and academic arenas.
  • Knowledge of Oireachtas procedures and legislative process

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