Patient Engagement Partner

Patient Engagement Partner

We have a great opportunity for someone who is wholeheartedly engaged with (cancer) patients. Do you have a scientific background, experience in the Life Science Industry and wish to commit yourself to help support breast cancer patients getting a better treatment outcome? Please find great offer of one of our partners: patient engagement / patient journey partner Flanders

Job Scope

The Patient Engagement Partner (PEP) is responsible to oversee the patient journey in its entirety, to deliver better outcomes for patients. He/She:

  • Leads the development and execution of the local Patient Engagement Strategy, in collaboration with the cross-functional teams
  • Conducts the ecosystem mapping and drives projects to optimize patient journey / patient support programs in breast cancer.
  • Contributes to local brand strategy in breast cancer by bringing an outside-in perspective and insights on patients’ needs
  • Strengthens the Patient Engagement capability at country level, and actively integrates “Shared Best practices” from other countries concerning patient engagement, patient support and patient solutions
  • Plays a key role in strengthening and building capabilities internally and externally on maximizing value for patients
  • Maximise the degree in which the company can positively impact the sustainable value of solutions benefiting patients, healthcare systems, society

The role may include -but is not limited to- the development of patient support programs, patient educational material, side effects management materialsThe PEP reports to the Medical manager.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

1. In cooperation with onco-nurses & nurses association:

  • Support nurses education on adverse events
  • Support Patient Support Programs
  • Represent the company at national nurses’ congresses, meetings and events

2. In cooperation with HCPs (e.g. radiologists, pneumologists, onco-psychologists, ...)

  • Collaborate with HCPs touching the patient journey in breast cancer
  • Support HCPs in communicating with their patients (and their caregivers)
  • Inform and exchange on ongoing Patient Support Programs in the hospital

3. In cooperation with of PAG & Patient associations:

  • Identify relevant PAGs for engagement.
  • Support PAGs initiated Patient support programs
  • Represent the company at national patient-related congresses, meetings and events

Cross-functional interaction with: Sales Representatives, Brand Manager, Medical Science Liaisons, Medical manager, Omnichannel Manager


  • Scientific background or has worked closely with cancer patients on different roles
  • At least 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, preferably in Oncology
  • Passionate about improving “patient outcome” for breast cancer patients
  • Able to work with a general level of autonomy and independence
  • Knowledge of patient journey and related treatments in breast cancer
  • Experience in working in a cross-functional team
  • Experience in partnering with Patient Advocacy groups in Oncology is a plus
  • Excellent multi-disciplinary stakeholder engagement skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain trustful relationships with diverse groups of people and audiences
  • Must have a strong knowledge of compliance requirements for patient engagement
  • Ability to use both strategic and tactical approaches to problem-solving and multi-tasking
  • Able to summarize complex medical and scientific concepts using layman's terms to successfully communicate to target patient/advocate audience
  • Strong strategic leadership and influence skills
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch; be competent in English (both oral/written) and French


You wil receive a perm contract, including fringe benefits at a company that puts its people and patients first


Please don not hesitate to make yourself known and apply today!

Katleen Broeckhoven

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