Governmental Affairs & Patient Engagement and Advocacy Specialist (Ref. No.: 1805658553W)

Johnson & Johnson

Place of work
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
21.600 EUR

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

At Janssen, we are dedicated to addressing and solving some of the most important unmet medical needs of our time in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Driven by our commitment to patients, we bring innovative products, services and solutions to people throughout the world. Janssen is a pharmaceutical company of Johnson & Johnson. Please visit for more information.
Janssen, part of Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is now looking for an experienced Medical Science Liaison:

Located in Bratislava
Full-time temporary contract

Specialist executes local government affairs strategy and action plans and in collaboration with other departments to ensure improved access to Janssen innovative portfolio and business objectives. Executes all patient centric initiatives and effectively maintains established relationships with the key strategic patient advocacy stakeholders.
You will have the following areas of responsibility:
 Maintain and assist in development of effective relationships and dialogue with relevant Health Authorities and other important stakeholders, KOLs and other health care decision makers.
 Execute activities in support of therapeutic areas through projects developed in conjunction with other functions of the company (market access, medical and commercial departments)
 Involve and contribute to Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry and Amcham
 Execute patient advocacy strategy and ensures alignment across a matrix environment
 Maintain interactions with Patients Associations for different projects that can contribute to better health outcomes including patient’s access to the innovative medicines thus improving the Company’s image in local community
 Execute engagement plans for local patient advocacy groups/ associations
 Participate in Functional CEE and EMEA Patient advocacy networks and projects
 Keep records for all sponsorships to Patients Associations and ongoing projects
 Follow the company procedures and report any adverse event/PQC they become aware about in 24 hours from the receipt

If you are interested in this role and you fulfill the requirements set above, do not hesitate to send us your CV and cover letter in English.

Employee perks, benefits

In return, we offer:
 An opportunity to be part of a global market leader.
 A dynamic and inspiring working environment.
 Possibilities for further personal as well as professional development.
 Work in a positive atmosphere with a highly motivated, energized team a good track level of success in business
 Many employee benefits.
We offer attractive conditions of employment and possibilities for further career growth within our company. For this position we are offering an annual gross salary starting at 21.600 EUR (excl. variable component). Depending on your skills, qualifications and experience this can be negotiated.

Information about the selection process

If you are interested in this role and you fulfill the requirements set above, do not hesitate to send us your structured professional CV and short cover letter in English through the "Apply for the position" button below. You will be redirected to our career page and guided through the application. Should you face any technical issues, please contact us on career(at)

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

Slovak - Proficiency (C2) and English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

Qualifications and experience of the successful candidate:
 A university degree in a related field, such as political science, public policy or health care
 Experience in public policy area (governmental institutions, trade association advocacy; government/public affairs consulting or NGOs)
 Basic knowledge about Slovak Health Care system and legislation
 Knowledge of GA and public affairs area
 Good verbal and written communication skills, including effective listening and the ability to speak and write persuasively
 Experience with project management
 Fluency in English


Brief description of the company

Caring for the world, one person at a time... inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Johnson & Johnson
PO Box 1359
111 21 Praha 1
Czech Republic
ID: 3413700   Dátum zverejnenia: 13.8.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   21.600 EUR