Senior Patient Engagement Manager Position

Patvocates a Germany-based, patient-driven, not-only-for-profit consultancy, acting in the triangle of patient advocacy, health policy and medicines research and development.

Patvocates is a social enterprise that also donates a proportion of its revenue to capacity building and education initiatives of the patient community.

We are looking for an engaged Senior Patient Engagement Manager for our Industry Services Team at Patvocates, to drive forward our exciting projects in patient engagement and patient advocacy.

  • Full time / permanent.
  • Working language is English.
  • Travel up to 30 days a year.
  • Home based / Munich area (Germany) or Barcelona area (Spain).
  • Gross salary: 45.000-55.000 EUR/year.


Patient engagement

  • Deliver successful consultancy on patient engagement.
  • Co-create, implement, and monitor patient engagement projects.
  • Moderate of focus groups, workshops and other types of meetings.
  • Interact with different patient communities to ensure patient engagement happens in close alignment with these communities.
  • Ensuring the patient community is meaningfully involved in our projects.

Project management

  • Plan, manage and deliver successful projects for clients, including, e.g., content development, report writing, budgeting, coordination, moderation, facilitation, administration, logistics of meetings.
  • Develop, present and pitch projects to clients.
  • Coordinate, contract and involve external partners, consultants and suppliers.
  • Carry out project acquisition and client management.
  • Monitor and make sure projects adhere to milestones and deadlines, report on progress.
  • Follow up proactively on all project- and team-related open actions, tasks and urgent priorities, make sure that follow-up happens.
  • Plan, prepare and implement project meetings (virtual and face-to-face), e.g., organisation of meetings, venues, travel, logistics, technology, material.
  • Monitor correspondence of clients, suppliers and the Patvocates team.
  • Prepare proposals and project budgets, supervise progress, track invoicing and payment schedules.
  • Coordinate and implement communication with clients, including preparing interim progress reports and updates for client and Patvocates team.

Required experience and skills:

  • Minimum professional experience of 6 years.
  • Experience in working with pharmaceutical companies, preferably in the field of patient engagement and patient advocacy.
  • Knowledge/experience in working with patient communities.
  • Deep understanding of the concept of meaningful patient engagement.
  • Experience in delivering work on time and within budget.
  • Excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Very advanced English (C2), written and spoken.
  • Professional skills in developing and holding PPT presentations.
  • High-level ability to use electronic office and online tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Email, Telegram).
  • Ability to be pro-active, flexible, self-driven and work independently, within tight deadlines.
  • Experience of collaborative working in a virtual environment
  • Commitment to patient-centred healthcare and the core values of patient-led organizations.
  • Availability to travel.

Desired experience and skills:

  • University degree or equivalent in related area.
  • Knowledge/experience in working either in the non-profit sector, in a health-related consultancy or in patient advocacy.
  • Knowledge of European healthcare systems.
  • Knowledge of additional languages is a plus.

How to apply:

  • Please send your CV and your motivation letter to with the subject “Application Senior Patient Engagement Manager”.