Corporate Affairs Graduate

24000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
6 Dec 2021

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Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Are you passionate about discovering new ways to improve and extend people's lives? If you've got what it takes to support us in our mission to pioneer new approaches to helping people around the world to access high quality medicine, then we've got the opportunity for you. #ImproveLives

About Sandoz

Sandoz medicines reach 433,000 patients a month, 5.2 million a year.

Sandoz is a global leader in generic and biosimilar medicines. Our purpose is pioneer access so the NHS can treat more patients. Our business is to develop, produce and market affordable medicines following the loss of patent protection.

Sandoz, a division of Novartis, is the second largest generics company globally and has a reputation for exceptional quality. We have built a culture that is 'unboss' where servant leaders put their teams' success above their own. The UK organisation is friendly, fast-paced and focused on achieving results. We are keen to develop ourselves and our business.

Graduate interns learn quickly from their manager and hands-on experience with the wider business, making them more skilled, experienced and employable within and outside Sandoz.

Job accountabilities


Day-to-day coordination of projects and liaison with business units to deliver communications and government affairs activities;
Set up vendors, purchase orders and have materials approved. Follow all internal processes for administrative activities;
Meeting administration and diary management.Active member of the Corporate Affairs team

Lead on projects with increasing responsibility as your capability develops;
Work with Head of Corporate Affairs and Corporate Affairs Associate to map and track project milestones;Lobbying and communications:

Take increasing responsibility for drafting the Sandoz UK newsletter, managing the SharePoint site, logistical organisation of all-company meetings;
Support the Corporate Affairs Associate on roles such as re-designing the corporate website and exploring the use of social media;
Interpret policy and political developments to inform leadership;
Works with public relations and lobbying agencies on campaigns;
Work with the UK group communications and group government affairs to support cross-divisional initiatives;
Monitors website content and milestones for updates; Compliance

Have a working knowledge of Sandoz compliance processes and ensure all activities and materials are compliant using two internal systems; We are looking for a talented individual

Someone with a positive, can-do attitude who is open to receiving feedback and ambitious for personal growth
Can demonstrate organisational and communication skills and self awareness
Is interested in exploring a career in communications, government or public affairs
Has a degree in Life Sciences, Business Studies, Politics or Economics.If you think this role sounds interesting and you have the required skills, we would really like to hear from you - please get in touch or apply today.

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