Pharma Group Policy Manager

Pharma Group (PG) represents the voice of the international research-based
pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam. Pharma Group currently has 23 members
who all share the vision of ensuring fast and sustainable access to high quality,
safe and innovative medicines for Vietnamese patients in collaboration with
the Government of Vietnam. Member companies represent industry from EU, UK, Swiss, US and Japan.

Pharma Group operates as a Sector Committee of the European Chamber of
Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham). EuroCham is one the principle voices of
the European business community in Vietnam, representing over 1,000
businesses. EuroCham’s mission is to represent the business interests of its
members in Vietnam and to improve the business environment in the country
for the benefit of all.

Pharma Group is currently looking for a Policy Officer to join the team in Ho Chi Minh City.

Reports to: PG Director

Job Summary: The Policy Manager is responsible for managing PG Working Groups’ activities and projects, to achieve the objectives set out by the PG Board. This includes monitoring and analysing policy changes, developing position papers and implementing advocacy actions together with industry experts

Key Working Relationships:
 Internal: Pharma Group Board and General Assembly, EuroCham
 External: Vietnam authorities, Embassies, regional and global associations

Main Duties:

 Anticipate policy changes, analyze and collaborate with industry leaders to build common industry policy positions and advocacy actions to advance the innovative pharmaceutical industry’s mission.
 Lead the activities of PG Working Groups (including meetings, communications) and report progress to the PG Director and WG Sponsors.
 Project management: Lead PG policy-related projects and manage 3rd party consultants to ensure high quality deliverables.
 Support the PG Secretariat team members in engagements with Government, local and regional associations.


 Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in policy/advocacy work, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry, public health
 Experience in industry advocacy organizations/associations/platforms, preferably related to the pharmaceutical industry
 Experience in project management
 Preferably an academic background in public health policy

Core Competencies:
 Ability to take complex and technical information and create clear, convincing and audience- appropriate materials for internal and external communications
 Stakeholder engagement and management – Internal & External
 Excellent written and visual presentation skills

Language: Good command of English and Vietnamese

What We Offer:
 Strong network development in business community, in particular with high level stakeholders in the healthcare sector
 Competitive compensation package
 Opportunity to work in a diverse and multicultural work environment

If you are interested in this job opportunity, please send your CV with a cover letter and your references (if any) by 17:00, 16 November 2020

NB: due to the high number of expected applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Employment offers are subject to successful clearance of pre‐employment checks.


15th Floor, The Landmark, 5B Ton Duc Thang, District 1, HCMC

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