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Product Manager

Job description

ACCOUNTABILITIES

To the Business Unit Sr/Mgr Director (Affiliate)

  • Maximizes the brand potential at national level
  • Executes Country Operating Plan
  • Delivers branding campaign in line with international guidance

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drives motivation of sales force towards brand aspiration (cycle and launch meetings)
  • Develops and implements Country Brand Plan in congruence with International Brand Plan
  • Designs and executes promotional activities (detail aids, message scripts, advertising, congresses, etc.) in line with international branding and key messages
  • Develops LRP with Business Planner
  • Proposes national sales target and achieves agreement with Business Unit Leader and Sales/District Managers
  • Partners with international PM
  • Translates/implements international brand campaign locally
  • Analyses market research and develops POA
  • Coordinates competitive intelligence and drives competitive action plans
  • Partners with the Medical Affairs Manager to optimize the brand performance (goals of clinical trials, KOL development, etc.)
  • Agrees with other PM in Franchise Team on joint projects
  • Recruits and manages external vendors
  • Identifies business opportunities and develops business cases 

OUTPUT

  • Brand DOE budget
  • Country brand plans
  • Sales support tools
  • Promotional campaign
  • Marketing events
  • Product Forecast and LE
  • Brand Performance
  • Business presentations for Brand/Franchise/Country Reviews

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Academic education or experience from similar positions
  • Minimum 5 of experience in industry
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a Product Manager
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written communications
  • Financial and budgeting skills and experience
  • Documented track record of product launch
  • Computer skills (MS Office programs)
  • Tenure at last two jobs for at least 2 years each

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum 2 years in a big pharmaceutical company
  • Documented experience in Franchise area
  • Documented success in gaining or maintaining market leadership position

COMPETENCIES

  • Applies project management skills
  • Applies advanced analytical skills
  • Demonstrates strong industry knowledge and commercial attitude
  • Examines and understands issues from multiple perspectives or points of view, readily sees inter-relationships and cause and effect relationships; takes a systematic approach to successfully resolving all issues
  • Demonstrates networking capabilities
  • Applies advanced communication and presentation skills
  • Serves as a role model and resource to others in promoting open, honest and cooperative relationships throughout the organization
  • Displays strong organizational and time management skills; multi-tasks effectively; delivers on commitments in a timely manner
  • Takes initiative and acts pro-actively, enthusiastically and creatively
  • Demonstrates open-mindedness and helicopter view capabilities
  • Communicates effectively at all levels both internally and externally, and (inter-) nationally

Contract

Executive search

Experience

Minimum 2 years

Education

Higher Scientific Degree

Languages

Dutch, English, French

Sector

Pharmaceutical industry

Region

Brussels

Job Type

Full-time

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