Bristol Myers Squibb GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS AND POLICY MANAGER in Braine L'Alleud, Belgium


Location: Braine l'Alleud


The Government Affairs and Policy Manager Belgium and Luxemburg will be accountable to establish/maintain constructive collaboration between BMS and external key stakeholders: local governmental officials, public and private agencies, associations,... She/he will develop, facilitate and implement a government relations strategy plan, aligned with and supportive of BMS company and product market access plans. She/he will enhance BMS’s visibility and reputation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deep up-to-date knowledge of the health care environment (monitor, analyze& shape)

  • Development of strong relationship and network: policy makers, HCPs, universities, government officials,…

  • Policy Development and Positioning

  • Policy Makers Advocacy

  • Political and Market Access Communications


  • Min 5 years of experience in Belgian healthcare sector.

  • Preferably min 3 years of working experience in Market Access

  • Experience in relationships building and management with key stakeholders/influencers (preferably in the policy environment).

  • Strong networking and negotiation/influencing skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking to understand and address access stakeholders needs.

  • Demonstrated records as a self-starter who sees & grabs opportunities, who translates them into strategies and who delivers.

  • Good understanding and high interest in the broader environment (macro – political, economic, social, technological).

  • High interest in the (innovative) pharmaceutical, healthcare sector.

  • Solid communications and presentation skills to make the complex easy to understand and a good affinity to adapt messaging to the relevant audiences.

  • Demonstrated strong capabilities to work in a complex matrix structure with different functions (marketing, medical, access, etc.).

  • Developed partnerships with external and internal stakeholders.

  • Time flexibility and ability to work under pressure.

  • Verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluent in Dutch, French and English.

We’re creating innovative medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We’re also nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

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