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Strategic Communications Lead 1


Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Job Function:  Corporate Affairs & Communication
Job ID:  67647

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with significant unmet needs. Working together, we blend the best of our talents to deliver thoughtful solutions that patients value. Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?


To strengthen the Rozimab Missions nPVU team  based in Smyrna, Georgia, United Kingdom or Brussels, Belgium, we are looking for a talented individual to fill the position of:  Strategic Communications Lead (Rozimab)


The Strategic Communications Lead will assist the Leadership team with the communication strategy for Rozimab, UCB's first launch into Rare Disease.  This individual will assist with communications to internal and external stakeholders on the progress of the mission, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications as well as external content.


You like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Communicate customer/indication/brand specific messages thatt are developed by differentiating experience teams (HCP and patient marketing, market access, patient advocacy) as part of the brand launch plan development for hallmark indications.
  • Drive policy discussion where appropriate for this upcoming novel therapeutic class.
  • Assist Leadership team with communication plans to engage with internal stakeholders in China, Japan, U.S. and other countries.
  • Propose optimal news/ media flow to ensure constant build of external coverage to align with anticipated launch timelines.


You will contribute by:

  • Act as the central point within the Rozimab mission for all communication topics, building a network to see the holistic picture.
  •  Follow communication recommendations from the various stakeholders.  Provide Rozimab LT recommendations if proposed communication align with intended communication strategy.  Highlight risks and opportunities proactively.  Act to validate recommendations where possible.
  • Work with stakeholders e.g. Medical, Commercial, Global comms, IR, CI, and Publications to oversee the implementation of the Rozimab communication strategy.
  • Support in communication of platform strategy preparations for senior leader interactions.


Interested?  For this position, you'll need the following education, experience and skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Business or Life Sciences.  
  • 7 + years of strategic communication related roles.
  • In-Depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and related business compliance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA Preferred.
  • Capable to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience working with the Rare Disease space.


About Us

At UCB, we come together every day to work, laser-focused, on a simple question: How will this create value for people living with severe diseases? By putting patients at the heart of everything we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees worldwide operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases. We are looking for people with passion and empathy who develop a real understanding of patient’s needs and can deliver thoughtful solutions to decisionmakers across the heath care ecosystem.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.


UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity.

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