Intern - Global Public Affairs Specialty Care - China & International

The Programme

The Global Specialty Care Public Affairs team for China and International supports the countries in China and priority countries of the international zone in the development and implementation of local public affairs / external engagement strategies (fully integrated with market access and communications) that meet shared patient and Specialty Care business objectives.

What You Will Do

Main responsibilities:

  • Support the China and International public affairs team on strategic projects and plans. Develop presentations.
  • Communicate with internal leaders working in different functions. Communicate externally with patient organizations, patients and healthcare specialists.

Other responsibilities:

  • Candidates would monitor and research global political developments as well as working directly on public affairs projects for Specialty Care. 
  • Candidates will attend team meetings and participate in country work, writing reports, preparing briefs, etc. 
  • Supports the Global Public Affairs team with planning, presentation development, budget tracking, contracts, development of an annual policy newsletter, meeting planning and communications.
  • The apprentice will support team projects and be involved in project development and tactical implementation in the region. S/he will support engagements with public affairs colleagues across the global network and with internal and external stakeholders.
  • The apprentice will report to Global Public Affairs for China & International and meet the needs of the team, including Public Affairs Managers in the region.

Required Skills and Abilities


  • Candidates are preferably enrolled in a degree in political science, economics, and express interest in public health and pharmaceutical policies.


  • Experience in public affairs, government affairs, health policy and systems, patient advocacy, or having held responsibilities in political and/or advocacy campaigns, awareness campaigns or having exercised a role in public affairs in industry or advocacy in a global organization.

Soft skills and technical skills:

  • Strong experience of collaboration between teams, including between national and global teams. 
    ability to work in a fast-paced environment and with multiple team leaders. 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities. 
    ability to think strategically and critically. 
  • Strong interest in understanding and supporting the needs of patients and communities at the regional level. 
  • Project management experience in a highly complex environment.


  • Fluent English (oral and written).

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. 

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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Economics, Science
  • Citizenships:
  • Locations:
    Petaling Jaya
  • Closing Date:25th Oct 2022, 6:00 pm


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