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Head of Government Affairs - France & Benelux

ID de la oferta JR - 131147 Ubicación Guyancourt, Isla de Francia, Francia Categoría de Trabajo Government Affairs Fecha de publicación 04/26/2024

Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy

Baxter is on a journey to separate our ~$5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive* will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us.

At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don’t settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients’ lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support.

*Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.

#Thisiswhere you shine !

In the strategically key position of Head ofGovernment Affairs for France & Benelux, you will report directly to the Head of Government Affairs & Market Development, EMEA, and will be instrumental in leading government affairs, market development and public policy in France & Benelux.

This position will be involved in commercial business development, educational program development and regulatory strategies across Baxter’s Kidney Care business.

What you'll be doing

  • Advise and counsel internal executives on public policy and governmental matters, including pending legislation/regulations and policy initiatives and their potential implications.
  • Develop, in partnership with company executives and the regional business unit head, government relations and public policy strategy and agenda in the region to help prioritize actions and resources.
  • Participate and engage in trade organizations, non-governmental organizations and strategic industry groups that the Kidney Care segment is a member in to influence legislation, regulations and public policy that affect the industry and advance our interests.
  • Develop relationships with key government officials in the central government, Members of Parliament, health institutions, their staff and administrative agency personnel on issues of importance such as expanding access to kidney care.
  • Assist in government business transactions with Ministries of Health, Finance and other relevant government agencies.
  • Develop thought leadership and influence commercial strategies.
  • Expand, in collaboration with local universities, government agencies, and key opinion leaders, education programs and symposia to improve adoption of best clinical practices.
  • Lead and balance external and internal resources.

What you'll bring

We are seeking candidates with 8-15 years of governmental or non-governmental organization and/or trade or industry association experience and/or experience within the private sector including:

  • Knowledge and ability to appropriately influence the political/policy process, including working with and managing consultants.
  • Experience in public policy making processes.
  • Experience in developing partnerships with trade associations and other industry partners to push an agenda.
  • Formulating and implementing business development, government relations and external affairs policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze key regulatory and policy issues with respect to our strategic goals and to focus on those issues that advance (or could potentially inhibit) our driven business interests.
  • Proven track record of partnering optimally with internal business collaborators.
  • Record of achievement and accomplishment.

Must be organized and a self-starter and comfortable working within a team located across the region.


Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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