Job OverviewPatient Journey Partner (Pharma) This position is limited to BBBEE candidates due to BEE requirements. Location: Midrand, South Africa Position Overview: A multinational research-focused healthcare company in the Pharmaceutical industry is seeking to appoint a Patient Journey Partner (PJP) who offers sound Oncology or Haematology experience. Healthcare In South Africa is changing: Radical innovation, increased openness to change, increasing patient empowerment, multiple sources of medical information, and pressure on public spending. As a result of all this, the needs of our stakeholders continue to evolve. As a Patient Journey Partner (PJP) you will be at the center of the company’s new organization, by offering world-class medicines towards much more partnering, innovating, and leading generative disruption. By doing so the PJP will be directly accountable to deliver better outcomes for patients, their community, the ecosystem, and the organisation, faster. The PJP is an empowered leader and the local face of the company. One will partner closely with all stakeholders directly touching the patient journey (in a given therapeutic or disease area), gaining a deep understanding of their needs in order to connect the company’s capabilities to co-create meaningful solutions. This role is locally embedded in the ecosystem, it is an integrated role, functionally agnostic, (i.e., it does not fit into the traditional concepts of Commercial/Sales or Medical Affairs) It has no profitability, sales objectives, or incentives. Essential Experience, Qualifications and Skills Required:
- A completed advanced degree in Life Science and/or MBA or a completed university degree / NQF 7 (Scientific, Economic, or Business Degree)
- Patient Journey Experience In Oncology Or Haematology Is Essential
- A minimum of 4 – 5 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry with at least 1 year in a senior / associate role required.
- Practical understanding of Digital Innovation Methodologies