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Want to make a difference in Canada’s healthcare system?Innovative Medicines Canada is the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. We believe in ensuring Canadians have access to the treatments they need, when they need them. Our work is a fundamental part of safeguarding our healthcare system for future generations. We encourage our members to focus on what matters: delivering better healthcare solutions to Canadians.

Innovative Medicines Canada posts relevant job opportunities from entry-level positions to leadership team openings. We do not recruit on behalf of our members and/or industry partners, so contact about a posted position should be based on the information contained in the job posting. Members and/or industry partners interested in leveraging the Innovative Medicines Canada website as part of their recruitment efforts can contact Alison Sargent, Chief of Staff & Vice President, Operations, at asargent@imc-mnc.ca or 613-236-0455 ext. 219.

Positions at Innovative Medicines Canada

 

Senior Policy Analyst

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national association representing the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. The association advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians and supports the members’ commitment to being a valued partner in the Canadian healthcare system. The association represents 44 companies investing over $1-billion in R&D annually, fueling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $19-billion overall to Canada’s economy. Guided by the Code of Ethical Practices, all members work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

Innovative Medicines Canada is now seeking a Senior Policy Analyst. Reporting directly to the Vice-President Policy & Research, you are responsible for economic and health policy analysis to support the achievement of Innovative Medicines Canada’s overall strategy and objectives. You will also provide in-depth understanding and analysis of health policies and programs to the Policy & Research team.

As the ideal candidate, you have the ability to identify key relevant policy findings, with a background in health economics. You bring with you a strong ability to understand and apply relevant policy framework and analytical tools. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are known for being a collaborative team player with above average organizational and analytical skills. A Master’s in Public Policy/Administration, Health Policy Management is an asset. Your ability to interpret and synthesize complex information and translate into concise plain language will be essential in meeting the needs of a dynamic and high-performing association. The ability to work in both official languages is a definite asset.

For more information about this outstanding opportunity or to apply, please contact Careers at careers@imc-mnc.ca  prior to March 15, 2019.

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Research Analyst

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national association representing the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. The association advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians and supports the members’ commitment to being a valued partner in the Canadian healthcare system. The association represents 44 companies investing over $1-billion in R&D annually, fueling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $19-billion overall to Canada’s economy. Guided by the Code of Ethical Practices, all members work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

Innovative Medicines Canada is now seeking a Research Analyst. Reporting directly to the VP Policy & Research, you are responsible for designing and conducting research studies/analyses, and to identify and communicate key findings. You will also monitor industry trends and relevant external research and communicate these to the Policy & Research team.

As the ideal candidate, you have the ability to identify key findings, have excellent data manipulation and analytical skills with a high attention to detail. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are known for being a collaborative team player with above average organizational and analytical skills. You bring with you an expertise in macro-economic data and have experience with data visualization software. Your ability to provide technical expertise on industry statistics including both macro and micro indicators will be essential in meeting the needs of a dynamic and high-performing association. The ability to work in both official languages is a definite asset.

For more information about this outstanding opportunity or to apply, please contact Careers at careers@imc-mnc.ca  prior to March 15, 2019.

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Director, Atlantic

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national association representing the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. The association advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians and supports the members’ commitment to being a valued partner in Canadian healthcare systems. The association represents 44 companies investing over $1-billion in R&D annually, fueling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $19-billion overall to Canada’s economy. Guided by the Code of Ethical Practices, all members work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

Innovative Medicines Canada is seeking a Director, Atlantic. Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Government Affairs, you are responsible for building relationships and liaising principally with municipal leaders, provincial legislators and federal parliamentarians and their officials to advocate on issues of importance to the pharmaceutical industry. Working with your Innovative Medicines Canada colleagues you will also monitor activities of all three levels of government within Atlantic Canada, and proactively contribute to the development of industry positions in healthcare, innovation and economic development.

As the ideal candidate, you have the ability to adapt in ambiguous and ever-changing work environments. You thrive in a fast-paced setting and are known for being a collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. With these skills you will lead a diverse group of member-company representatives, coordinate and manage the activities of this group, and ensure that these align with the objectives of Innovative Medicines Canada.

You bring with you an understanding of and practical experience in government relations and public affairs, and operate with a high level of diplomacy, tact, judgment and leadership. Your ability to see the big picture while possessing a strong attention to detail and your issues management skills will be essential in meeting the needs of a dynamic and high-performing association. The ability to work in both official languages is a definite asset.

For more information about this outstanding opportunity or to apply, please contact careers@imc-mnc.ca prior to March 8, 2019.

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Director, Member Services

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national association representing Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. The association advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians and supports the members’ commitment to being a valued partner in the Canadian healthcare system. Innovative Medicines Canada represents 44 companies investing over $1-billion in R&D annually, fueling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $19-billion overall to the Canadian economy. Guided by the Code of Ethical Practices, all members work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

Reporting to the Chief of Staff and Vice-President of Operations, the Director is responsible for the development and implementation of a strategy that clearly articulates a strong member value proposition. The Director will build and nurture strong relationships with existing and future members, and work with national and international partners to promote member retention and growth, and to build an active and committed community. The Director, Member Services, will ensure that the portfolio is optimally built to leverage a member-driven operational support structure of more than 180 highly engaged, member-based staff.

As the ideal candidate, you have experience working in a member or client-focused environment, giving you the ability to understand and balance the needs of a diverse constituency. A driven and ambitious self-starter, you thrive in fast-paced and ever-changing environments, and possess a high degree of political acumen and impeccable judgement. Creative, strategic and analytical, you embrace complexity and challenge with energy, enthusiasm and a bias to action. Peers and colleagues describe you as a team player and effective relationship builder with strong interpersonal and communication skills. You possess strong project management and marketing skills, and your ability to communicate and work in both official languages is an asset in this national role.

If you are interested in applying for this newly-created role, please forward your CV and cover letter, in confidence, to jcaminiti@boyden.com. Please state “Director, Member Services, IMC” in the subject line of your e-mail.

For more information, please contact John Caminiti at 613-742-3202.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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Executive Assistant

Innovative Medicines Canada is the national association representing the voice of Canada’s innovative pharmaceutical industry. The association advocates for policies that enable the discovery, development and delivery of innovative medicines and vaccines to improve the lives of all Canadians and supports the members’ commitment to being a valued partner in the Canadian healthcare system. The association represents 44 companies investing over $1-billion in R&D annually, fueling Canada’s knowledge-based economy, while contributing over $19-billion overall to Canada’s economy. Guided by the Code of Ethical Practices, all members work with governments, private payers, healthcare professionals and stakeholders in a highly ethical manner.

Innovative Medicines Canada is now seeking an Executive Assistant who will be accountable for managing the President’s Office. Reporting directly to the President, you are responsible for providing executive support on a wide range of office management and operational support services. You will proactively organize and coordinate executive outreach and external relations efforts, provide updates for new information or events; ensure follow-up as required; and manage special projects as requested.

As the ideal candidate, you are a fluently bilingual, forward-thinking and diplomatic administrative professional. You can handle confidential information, while being a collaborative, nimble team player with above average interpersonal and communication skills. You bring with you an understanding of Association knowledge and can effectively interact with high-level executives. Your strong attention to detail and ability to exercise sound judgement in a variety of high-priority situations will be essential to meet the needs of this fast moving and high-performing Association.

For more information about this outstanding opportunity or to apply, please contact Lee-Anne McDougall from LRO Staffing at lmcdougall@lrostaffing.com.

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Positions at Innovative Medicines Canada member companies

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Industry-related positions

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