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Policy & Programmes Manager


Murray McIntosh is delighted to have partnered with Company Chemists' Association, the trade association for large pharmacy operators in England, Scotland and Wales.

They are searching for a dynamic policy professional to join them in their vision that everyone, everywhere, can benefit from world class healthcare and wellbeing services provided by their community pharmacy.

In a newly created function, this role will lead their medicine supply programme, looking holistically at existing legislation and systems, as well as the influence on future demands across the supply chain in accordance with net zero.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively managing the production and use of CCA policy positions and associated programmes of work for the benefit of its members.
  • Representing and expressing the position of the CCA at various events, meetings and on external working groups or committees.
  • Working alongside the Chairs of CCA working groups, ensuring that plans and activities deliver to the overall company business plan.
  • Proactively establishing and managing effective relationships with external stakeholders.

Requirements include:

  • Solid understanding in policy development, with experience in supply chain management
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to understand and influence highly complex systems and situations to further a specific purpose.
  • Ability to manage multiple programmes of work and associated deadlines.
  • Desirable: Experience working within a healthcare setting, being able to understand and explain current systems, policies and processes across Britain

Company Chemists' Association operate on a fully remote model, with quarterly team meetings in London.

Murray McIntosh is proud to be an equal opportunity agency on behalf of its clients. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age.

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Sara Ahmed

Recruitment Consultant – Policy, Public Affairs & Strategic Communications