As a result of our continued growth and an internal development move, Vifor Pharma has an exciting opportunity for a Brand Manager with a specific focus on the cardiorenal area to join the marketing team in the Netherlands The position is based in Breda and you will report to the Country Manager. This is a truly unique opportunity to play a key role in the expansion and transformation of Vifor Pharma.
Your tasks and responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to the following:
To lead the strategic development of our product(s) in defined therapy areas
To lead and deliver efficient and effective marketing programs that encourage increased use and growth of our product(s) within defined therapy areas
Builds and constantly develops knowledge and expertise in key therapeutic areas
Development of all promotional materials related to the strategy in close cooperation with Medical and National Sales Manager
To support and comply with the Organization’s duty of care obligations, pharmacovigilance and medical information
To construct and manage the annual Brand and Operational plans and marketing budget
To support the development of the company’s long-term strategic plan
To understand of market dynamics as well as patient, prescriber and payer attitudes
To support the development of detailed patient driven product forecasts that can be used for planning and manufacturing purposes
To ensure excellent internal communication of brand plans
To organize Brand Team meetings
To ensure excellent marketing network and relationships with HQ and other affiliates
To work effectively with field based staff and provide high levels of responsiveness and support for local initiatives
Cross functional collaboration with Medical, Sales and Market Access
Play a proactive role in developing and managing relationships with KOLs and key stakeholders
The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combination of education, experience and knowledge, or the equivalent.
Preferably Scientific or Economics Degree (BSc, MSc, Ph.D., Pharm. D.);
Minimum 5 years of relevant sales and marketing experience in pharmaceutical industry
Significant experience of strategic and operation planning for hospital brands
Proven track record of developing and implementing Operational plans for hospital brands
Basic understanding of medical aspects of therapeutic area along with willingness to develop in-depth expertise
Professional level in Dutch & English, both in oral and in written communications.
>5 years industry experience in Hospital marketing roles
Sales and marketing experience in assigned therapeutic areas
Previous launch experience
Experience of working in cross functional projects and teams
Works and champions ideas and applies entrepreneurial thinking and spirit
Displays strong organizational excellence and time management skills; reliable in completing tasks and delivering on commitments in a timely manner.
Acts as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma values
Able to influence / persuade and be credible to senior managers and external opinion leaders / influencers.
Able to demonstrate capability to prioritize & operate under pressure.
Works effectively in cross-functional teams (e.g., Marketing, Sales, Medical, Market Access)
Positive, solution-oriented and with a great commitment
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
Results oriented and yet flexible and sensitive to the needs of others in handling conflicting priorities.
Strong customer orientation with the ability to continuously expand market knowledge
Strong networking and stakeholder management skills
Outstanding analytical skills - science-based and marketing oriented
A propos de nous
Le groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale spécialisée. Son ambition est de devenir le leader mondial dans les domaines de la carence en fer, de la néphrologie et des traitements cardio-rénaux. L’entreprise est le partenaire de choix pour les médicaments et les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. Le groupe Vifor Pharma aspire à aider les patients du monde entier atteints de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. La société développe, fabrique et commercialise des produits pharmaceutiques offrant des soins de précision aux patients. Le groupe Vifor Pharma occupe une position de premier plan dans toutes ses activités clés. Il se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care); et OM Pharma.
Le groupe Vifor Pharma a son siège en Suisse et est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).