About the job
Sanofi is looking for a Country Head Communication!
The Country Head Communication leads the department and is responsible for external and internal communications for Sanofi Austria. Strengthen the brand „Sanofi“ by creating and driving strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholder groups to position the company and its main objectives to act transversally as business partner for all Business Units and functions to support Sanofi´s reputation and portfolio in Austria´s politics and payer system.
In this function you will report to Sanofi Österreich Country Lead.
- Further position Sanofi as partner in healthcare and strengthen positive reputation in the external environment:
- Drive corporate communication strategy across the full range of internal and external communications platforms to preserve and enhance our corporate reputation, drive patient access to our brands, and support and advance our pipeline
- Spread relevant information for employees inside the company according to actual needs
- Act as spokesperson on behalf of Sanofi Austria towards the media environment
- Issue Management
- Act as business partner for all Sanofi divisions to drive PR activities and initiatives
- Support Country Lead
Strengthening partnership and collaboration with political stakeholder groups to position Sanofi as a trusted partner in healthcare
Support patient associations in their needs and thrive for further collaboration and common projects/initiatives to strengthen Sanofi´s values of patient centricity and patient-focused spirit
University degree in Political Science, Communications or Legal Studies
Market Access knowledge preferable
3-5 years experience in communication (budget management, concepts & strategy, project organization)
Experience in healthcare would be an asset
Public institutions/political background preferable
Knowledge And Qualifications
fluent in English and German
basics in French
Presentation skills and media training
Social media skills
Professional knowledge of political environment in Austria
Market Access skills
Ability to work in a matrix organization with different brand teams locally and different nationalities on an international basis
Knowledge of various communication tools/strategies
Quick adaption to variable situations
Solid in stressful situations
Open minded & result oriented team player
Creative & out of the box thinking personality
Capable of efficient interactions at all levels within an organization
Our employees are the centre of our attention, especially with the great possibility to combine private and professional life and work in an inclusive environment. In addition to flexible working, we offer our employees other advantages in the area of mental and physical health, various benefits and other additional services. Further training and international career opportunities are also part of our offer. The minimum salary for this position is € 2,284 depending on individual qualifications with overpayment possibility.
At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.