A multinational organization that reesearches and commercializes innovative therapeutics is looking to hire an experienced Product Manager to coordinate projects with external agencies, including advertising, public relations and medical education vendors on the development of programs, presentations and promotional material.
The successful candidate will demonstrate an intellectual curiosity about the business landscape with a working knowledge and experience with pharmaceutical markets and customers.
preferably with an MNC.A Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related fields requiredTherapeutic Area knowledge preferredKnowledge & SkillsDemonstrated understanding and experience with sales promotion and / or selling techniquesDemonstrated ability to contribute to the development and writing of business plans is requiredMust be proficient in MS Office, quantitative analysis and forecasting toolsMust have demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects / prioritiesMust have strong interpersonal and influencing skillsProven analytical skills is requiredDemonstrated strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills requiredUnderstanding of the health care system and its influence on the pharmaceutical business and products preferredJob ResponsibilitiesCoordinates outside vendor contracts and works to support product salesMaintains sound business relationships with all identified key customers / influencersLeads and implements support programs at the field, Community or Key Opinion Leader (KOL) levelLiaises effectively with the key client groups including field sales, Key Opinion Leaders and key Community Liaisons to ensure correct dissemination of the company’s product messagesProvides support for team on tactic development and implementationSupports area of specialty on Promotion Review Committee (PRC) to ensure proposed tactics are reviewed and signed off in alignment with the company's policiesLeads and implements internal communications plan related to products or marketing strategiesAssists in development of branding, messaging and positioning marketing for product within an area of focus (Promotions, Opinion Leader Program, etc.
Analyzes moderately complex problems and situations, provides logical recommendations and leads any required action planningProposes priorities in circumstances of continued complexity and conflicting requirementsAssist in development of non-routine plan of action or may independently develop routine plan of actionInterfaces with market research to ensure market and competitive learning is translated to the brand teamEnsures all marketing activities are in compliance with regulatory and legal requirementsKey ContributionsAs an individual contributor, you will be responsible for executing Marketing goals and objectivesMay have ownership of a particular brand including the day-to-day management of materials, messaging, and budget adherenceYou will use defined templates and be responsible for developing, revising or refreshing data for visual aids and promotional material.
Coordinate with vendors involved in development of medical education presentations and for obtaining legal and medical review of contentMay make recommendations to more senior members of the Marketing team on new types of collateral materials or promotional programs and participate in the development of guidelines for external vendorsUnderstand the difference between various types of market research and know how to interpret the resultsMarketing OperationsResponsible for updating and maintaining data for the systems that support Sales and Distribution.
Able to communicate system related capabilities or limitations in a clear and concise manner to non-systems professionalsCompiles data used by more senior members of Marketing Operations for analysis of system performancePromotionsAssists product management team with the implementation of product strategy and brand planningMakes recommendations for promotional budgets and local product development budgetsAt the affiliate level may have overall responsibility for brand tactics under guidance of Marketing DirectorOpinion Leader ProgramWorks with external speakers on training materials and may participate in the development of slides with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL)Conducts Speaker Bureau management on multiple levels including field force, vendor and internal partnerships (Sales Ops)Provides training opportunities for speakersManages the marketing budget and project timelinesMay manage agency relationships to develop promotional materialsLeads and implements internal communications plan