Communications Associate - SANDOZ - Frimley - Wizbii

Communications Associate

  • Frimley (United Kingdom)
  • Communication / Community Management / Advertising

Job description

Job Description

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives?
Look no further, apply today.

Sandoz is currently recruiting for a Communications Associate to join Sandoz on a permanent basis

This role will be responsible for delivering internal communications to forster the organizational culture, employees engament and the Sandoz UK positioning within Novartis Group locally and globally; as external communicator responsible for supporting the business in positioning Sandoz in the UK as a trustworthy partner providing value to the patients and NHS.

Job purpose

You will be deploying an effective Internal Communications platform for Sandoz in the UK by supporting development, preparation and implementation of company's activities and by implementing effective user-friendly communications tools such as: Sandoz UK newsletter, share point, Share meetings, Company meetings, social events, recognition scheme communications to further drive the winning culture;

Key Responsibilities

• Developing and implementing communication programs including disease awareness campaigns, employee engagement initiatives, culture surveys;
• Supporting the D&I champion with promoting diversity and inclusion within the organization;
• Promoting corporate brand promotion and cultural values of innovation, passion to win and customer focus among Sandoz employees;
• Running communication campaigns to raise Sandoz UK brand awareness within Novartis UK and within Sandoz Division globally;
• Developing and coordinates communication plans in-line with Country and corporate strategic goals, and desired market position for key brands
• Monitoring media environment for relevant development and informing Sandoz UK leadership
• Supporting the organisation with communications to position Sandoz on the UK pharmaceutical landscape;
• Disseminating information to relevant public (customers, regulators, shareholders) through appropriate use of the media
• Developing and coordinating media content, including press statements, press releases and conferences in both traditional and digital mediums

About Sandoz:

Sandoz is a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilar medicines. As a division of the Novartis Group, our purpose is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We contribute to society’s ability to support growing healthcare needs by pioneering novel approaches to help people around the world access high-quality medicine. Our portfolio of approximately 1000 molecules, covering all major therapeutic areas, accounted for sales of USD 10.1 billion in 2016. In the same year, our products reached well over 500 million patients, and we aspire to reach one billion. Sandoz is headquartered in Holzkirchen, in Germany’s Greater Munich area.

Our single greatest differentiator is our entrepreneurial culture and the quality and commitment of our associates. We combine the resources and long-term visions of a global pharmaceutical leader with the energy, drive and flexibility of a start-up. Many of our top leaders cite this deep-rooted entrepreneurial culture are some of the main reasons they choose to work at Sandoz.

The group-wide Novartis Values & Behaviours are key to creating a culture that is performance oriented but still focussed on collaboration, inclusive leadership and innovation, whilst safeguarding quality and integrity. Our company values are integrated into our Performance Management system to incentivize and reward a ‘values driven’ performance.

Sandoz has been certified as Top Employer Europe 2018 by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings!

Benefits of Working for Sandoz
• Competitive salary
• Performance based annual bonus
• Work/life balance
• Pension scheme
• Life insurance
• Single Medical Health Insurance
• 24 days annual leave
• Flex Benefits
• Subsidised on-site cafeteria
• Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Farnborough station
• Additional benefits

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’

Position Title

Communications Associate

Seeked profile

Minimum requirements

The ideal candidate will have

• Experience in internal or external communications in large multinational organisations.
• Experience in Pharmaceutical industry would be beneficial.
• Ability to operate effectively under pressure with autonomy.
• Able to deliver effective results, meet tight deadlines and targets.
• Effective problem-solving skills.
• Medium proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and Internet Explorer.

We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.
Job Type

Full Time

United Kingdom
Work Location

Frimley / Camberley
Functional Area

Communications & Public Affairs

Business Unit

Commercial Ops SZ
Employment Type

Company/Legal Entity

Sandoz Limited

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Sandoz, une division de Novartis, est un leader mondial parmi les fabricants de médicaments génériques. Sandoz (26400 collaborateurs répartis parmi 130 pays avec un CA de 9.6 milliards USD en 2014) met à disposition des patients et des professionnels de santé des médicaments de qualité dont les prix maitrisés facilitent l’accès aux soins et contribuent à l’optimisation des dépenses de santé. Sandoz France fonde son développement sur la confiance des patients, de ses clients, de ses partenaires et appuie son succès sur : une recherche permanente de l’innovation, tant pour ses produits (génériques et biosimilaires) que pour ses actions ; Un portefeuille large, qui inclut une offre croissante de biosimilaires et qui répond aux besoins essentiels de santé publique ; Le savoir-faire industriel du Groupe Novartis, et de plus de 40 partenaires français ; L’engagement d’équipes fières et responsables, réunies autour d’une vision commune et de valeurs partagées.

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