The role of the Policy & Communications Manager includes

MSD Danmark

Udlandet (øvrige)

  • external stakeholder management
  • developing and executing policy and communications strategies
  • monitoring and responding to policy developments within areas of strategic importance, and developing and handling PR relations, including press.

The Policy & Communications Manager will be part of a small Policy & Communications team, however, the position requires the ability to work cross-functionally across the entire organization as well as working very independently.

In more detail, the Policy & Communications Manager will be responsible for

  • Driving policy priorities by liaising with external stakeholders within key therapeutic areas
  • Transforming policy strategy into tangible policy results
  • Proactively engaging and handling media
  • Driving external corporate communication


  • Experience from working in a political organization, preferably in a political secretariat, public authority, advocacy group or similar
  • Experience with work requiring PR and PA capabilities
  • Highly skilled communicator with the ability to network effectively both internally and externally
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure,
  • Good prioritization skills
  • Strong leadership, project management and problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Strong and sound ethical platform in line with our company’s core values
  • Fluency in Danish and English (spoken and written)

About our company in the Nordics
For over 125 years and counting our company has revolutionized global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for our company in the Nordics alone. Innovation is our life’s blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment. We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping. Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.

Application and further information
Start the application process by clicking the application button. Application deadline is January 4th. .

Who we are…
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for…
In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.


Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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No relocation

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Requisition ID:R26296

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