The Head of the Liaison Office is Biogen’s ambassador in Brussels. This senior professional develops and leads the implementation of Biogen’s policy and advocacy strategy with key European stakeholders based in the capital of Europe (EU Institutions, Permanent Representations, Embassies, Political Organizations, Patient Advocacy Groups, Media, Trade Associations etc.).
He/She demonstrates a high level of political judgment, owns a solid network among EU stakeholders, has a detailed knowledge of the workings of the EU Institutions; significantly increase Biogen’s profile and visibility and is responsible for the management and day to day running of the office in Brussels. This role is part of the Public Policy and Government Affairs Department (PPGA) and reports directly to the Head of Europe, Canada and IPM (PPGA).
Leveraging his/her European network, the Head of Brussels Liaison Office will provide intelligence on policy developments to help tailor business strategies and generate new opportunities. The candidate will represent the company in Brussels towards external stakeholders and support planning and preparing strategic and innovative corporate activities at European level. He/she will lead the creation of position papers and policies, as well as campaigns, presentations, and analyses in coordination with relevant internal departments. He/she is responsible for advising and connecting Biogen’s business leaders to key European stakeholders and decision makers.