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Public and Government Affairs Director (Pharmaceutical)

Bangkok, Thailand

Job Type:

Full Time

Job Description:


  • Ensure the development and implementation of corporate and public affairs strategic and tactical plans to support the company’s objective in Thailand

  • Identify partnership opportunities with government, public and private sectors around NCDs, design and deliver programs that address patient access to quality originator medicines in Thailand, and advance business goals

  • Act as an expert in the Thailand market:

  • Anticipate potential issues, effects of government, competitors, NGOs, and other external action and reaction to brand, address policy and reputational issues, crisis management

  • Identify and anticipate impact of business development opportunities on pricing, reputation, policies

  • Embed external environment assessment, policy objectives and stakeholder engagement plan into country strategic operation plan development and execution.

  • Manage pricing policy challenges related to off-patient medicines (e.g., procurement, pricing, and tender) and create strategies to mitigate onerous policies.

  • Identify priority public policy, government affairs, and public health/patent access and communication opportunities to maximize value to the business

  • Support in executing the value narrative for the company Thailand and its brands

  • Coordinate with local counterparts from legal, compliance, commercial and medical and with the regional corporate affairs ASEAN lead to ensure alignment across initiatives and issues.

  • Support GM in building connection with local trade associations and patient advocacy groups to advance key policy priorities in Thailand

  • Offer counsel to GM and support CA capabilities building initiatives

  • Develop Thailand public affairs strategy and track effectiveness

  • Ensure activities are in full compliance with Pfizer policy and legal obligations


  • Minimum 8-10 years’ experience in Thailand public policy and/or market access, government relations, public affairs, corporate affairs, legal affairs, communication, media relations.

  • Thailand health care industry or highly regulated industry knowledge preferred

  • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and persuasively, to communicate at highest level of government and business and with internal cross functional teams

  • Intellectually curious

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment

  • Proven track record of coalition building in complex environment

  • Hands-on crisis and reputation management experience

  • Strong organization, prioritization and project management skills.

  • Innovative and process driven with regards to problem solving and results oriented.

  • Must be able to work 1) under pressure, 2) both independently and in a team environment, and 3) with all levels of the organization as well as government officials.

  • University degree in political science, science, law, pharmaceutical science or health economics highly desirable.

  • Thai Nationality only.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your resume to or fill in your information on the section below.

*All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality. All material submitted in connection with your application will become part of our confidential recruitment files. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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