About the Department
Novo Nordisk’s Market Access and Public Affairs team engages diverse stakeholders across political and healthcare landscapes to forge solutions that drive patient access to innovative products. We strive to deliver the best possible outcomes for patients with diabetes, obesity, growth hormone deficiencies and rare bleeding disorders through mutual wins for both Novo Nordisk and our Market Access customers. Our passion for helping people live better lives and our award-winning product pipeline can only be as effective as our ability to provide life-changing information to healthcare providers, key stakeholders and policymakers. Our Market Access and Public Affairs professionals ensure that the latest therapies and products reach the people who need them most, by creating an environment where innovation and chronic disease management drive optimal health outcomes. Are you ready to realize your potential?
Accountable for identifying business risks and developing defensive and responsive state level strategies to address legislative and public policy initiatives that could also affect patient access to Novo Nordisk Inc (NNI) therapies or the ability of the company to develop or market its products in a defined geographic region. Collaborates with Market Access, Field Sales and Medical Affairs teams to implement state strategies that promote the Novo Nordisk brand and/or issues and/or relationships in the States. Oversees and directs the activities of contract lobbyists in several states in the region. Conducts the strategic lobbying activities in designated region, including Colorado, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. Owns the development, advocacy, communications and execution of key business and triple bottom line legislative initiatives and issue response in the states, both for diabetes and BioPharmaceutical issues. In collaboration with Market Access Account Executives, initiates strategies to assure patient access to Novo Nordisk products in state funded health programs.
External relationships include: Governors and staff, state Legislators and staff, Public Health officials, including the State Departments of Health, Diabetes Prevention and Control Programs and other state health agencies. Owns the relationships with various national and regional business, policy and political organizations, such as Governors Associations, National Conference of State Legislators, Council of State Governments., for example, and with local chapters of national patient advocacy organizations, BIO and business and trade groups. Internal relationships include: Public Policy, Federal Government Affairs, Market Access, Sales, Medical Affairs, Finance and Legal.
Owns the relationship with the state arms of major trade associations, BIO and PhRMA, and interacts, as necessary, with many other external parties, including physician and patient groups, state diabetes and other health-related coalitions, trade associations, law firms, professional associations, vendors, consultants, contract lobbyists and customers. Reports to Senior Director, State Government Affairs.
30-40% overnight travel required.
Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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