Head Marketing Switzerland - Fribourg

Location: Switzerland - Villars-sur-Glâne/Fribourg

Function: Marketing

Company: Vifor Pharma

Marilda Martins

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 851 67 69

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About You

In this function, you report directly to the General Manager of the Swiss affiliate and are part of the Country Leadership Team . You lead the Marketing department of approximately 15 people,  develop and execute the overall brand strategies in close cross-functional collaboration. Your goal is to achieve a high level of functional and operational competences within the marketing department and to enable the company to reach its sales objectives. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Lead the marketing department (group product managers, product managers, congress and event, …)
  • Coach and develop individuals in the department
  • Ensure the elaboration of high-quality strategic and tactical plans, as well as their implementation
  • Drive functional innovation
  • Identify new Marketing opportunities through market, customer and competitors analysis
  • Contribute to support and empower the brand teams
  • Support cross-functional initiatives and projects (ex. Multichannel approach), in close collaboration with the sales, medical and/or market access departments
  • Ensure optimal use of available resources and close tracking of promotional budget
  • Support the coordination with the global Headquarter
  • Manage and follow budgets and deadlines

We are looking for a well-organized person able to work in a very autonomous and energetic way bringing the following profile:

  • Degree in Business administration, Science or Medicine
  • Proven working experience in the field of marketing (RX) in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Sound leadership experience, experience in people and team management
  • French or German as mother tongue with good knowledge of the other language. Good knowledge of English is also required.
  • Experience in sales is a plus

You describe yourself as an entrepreneur that brings new ideas and is able to implement them and to federate people around them. You feel comfortable in a leader position where you make decisions and take initiatives to move things forward. You know how to motivate and coach people towards a common goal thanks to your excellent analytical and communication skills. You have a strong customer, success and results orientation and want to actively participate in the development of our Swiss affiliate

About Us

Vifor Pharma Group, formerly Galenica Group, is a global specialty pharmaceuticals company that researches, develops, produces and markets its own pharmaceutical products and is the partner of choice for innovative, patient-focused solutions. The company’s goal is to be a global leader in iron deficiency, nephrology and cardio-renal therapies and strives to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases to lead better, healthier lives. Vifor Pharma Group has production sites in Switzerland and Portugal as well as a dynamic network of affiliates and partners offering broad market coverage all over the world. The company has an ever-growing global presence while at the same time remaining firmly rooted in its home market, Switzerland.

Vifor Pharma Group consists of Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma, its joint company with Fresenius Medical Care; Relypsa; and OM Pharma.

For more information, please visit: http://www.viforpharma.com/en/about-vifor-pharma/who-we-are.

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