Director, US Alliance Development

Washington, District of Columbia

Posted in Pharmaceuticals

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Are you ready to co-lead policy-based advocacy campaigns and advance public policy goals? We are seeking a Director, Alliances who will work cross-functionally with internal colleagues and external stakeholders to ensure campaign goals align with corporate priorities. This is your chance to take accountability and be trusted to run with it and innovate every day in a fast-paced environment!


  • Lead and partner in the development and the execution of outreach strategies to advance the company's public policy goals, engaging collaboratively with third party stakeholders (e.g., patient advocacy organizations, medical societies, industry partners).
  • Engage and demonstrate leadership with trade associations and/or coalitions in which the company participates.
  • Demonstrate and maintain strong working relationships with key influencers.
  • Manage activities and proactively outreach to stakeholders that establish or build on AstraZeneca's relationships with third party stakeholders and serve as a connector and a source of credible information by consistently delivering meaningful opportunities and relevant communications to partners.
  • Collaborate effectively cross-functionally with global and therapeutic area advocacy teams to advance shared priorities.
  • Execute inline product outreach across different disease states including oncology and chronic disease.
  • Lead and drive public policy solutions through external partnership.
  • Provide leadership within the company on federal public policy issues, including environment and sustainability and equitable access to care.
  • Understand and accurately align to the company's business goals and priorities.
  • Proactively identify emerging issues and opportunities in the legislative and political environment.
  • Evaluate, with cross functional partners, the political and policy implications of campaign approaches to increase the sustainability of campaigns with changes in government.
Essential Skills/Experience:
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree
  • 8+ years of equivalent experience
  • Experience in the healthcare sector
  • Strong internal stakeholder
  • Ability in alliance building capabilities
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communications (public speaking and writing) skills
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical regulatory issues and regulatory and political processes
  • Proficiency in standard business software applications
  • Travel up to 20% of time
Desirable Skills/Experience:
  • Advanced degree
  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization
  • Experience working on Capitol Hill, at a Federal agency or at The White House
  • Experience working at or with patient advocacy, industry trade association and other groups seeking to advance chronic disease awareness and patient access to care
When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire 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 ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?
Join us at an exciting time of growth through innovation for AstraZeneca. Here, you can apply your skills and abilities to genuinely impact patients' lives. We're the global team that helps to make excellence and breakthroughs possible. We're innovating and taking intelligent risks to steer the enterprise, powering every function to run faster, more efficiently, and achieve more. As key contributors to our evolution, we're comfortable stepping up whether it's guiding our tech and digital journey or harnessing disruptive technologies. This is the place to drive change, challenge the norm, take ownership, make quick decisions, and run with them.

Ready to make an impact? Apply now!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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