Senior Product Manager Oncology (Belgium-Luxembourg)

Posted 15 Jul 2022

Overijse, Vlaams-Brabant - Belgium

Req Id 252162

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A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

 

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.

 


Your role: An exceptional opportunity has become available for a dynamic Senior Product Manager Oncology. You will develop and direct marketing programs for a significant product or portfolio in close cooperation with the BU Head, managing diverse portfolios including pre-launch projects’. You will establish marketing strategies including product direction, advertising, packaging, pricing, expense budgets, profits plans and future product development to lead a product category’s life cycle; collaborate with KAMs, suppliers and customers to develop product requirements and specifications; prepares and coordinates product introductions and updates. You will co-develop with the country franchise head an annual strategic marketing/country business plan for the assigned product range; outlining key activities and marketing programs to address the critical success factors and implement and closely follow-up strategies within agreed budgets. You will plan, develop and implement marketing materials, marketing and sales programs, and promotional (multichannel and digital) campaigns and provide support to customer-facing positions based on the global strategies and local customer's insights. You will support the preparation and implementation of local CME, AD board and other events. You will analyze regularly market trends and interpret market research data: to recommend product positioning. You will prepare and coordinate a cycle meeting with Field Force. You will deliver on-time reports and respect agreed-on deadlines in general. Is responsible with the BUH for the forecasting of the brands under his responsibility. You will be fully responsible for the accurate management of the promotional budget. First-line management of the external partners and collaborators 

 

Who you are: 

  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree preferably in Economics, Biology or an equivalent field 
  • You have at least 5/8 years of proven experience in Brand/Product management. Previous experience in the Oncology field is highly preferred. 
  • You have experience with launches preferably in the speciality care
  • You have a strong brand management track record in the pharma/healthcare sector 
  • You have notable multichannel communication experience: F2F, Social Media, emailing campaigns, Websites, ….  
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills. 
  • You are proficient in English, Dutch and French 

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

 

Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.merckgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

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