Product Manager - Nephrology - Munich

Lieu: Germany - Munich

Fonction: Commercial

Niveau de Séniorité: Manager

Votre profil

Vifor Pharma, a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company, is experiencing rapid growth due to pipeline realization and optimization. As such we are seeking at this time a talented product manager / brand manager to support multiple launches within our Nephrology portfolio in our Munich offices. 

You will have a track record of product / brand management with prescription pharmaceutical products within the German market. Working closely with colleagues in a cross functional team (Medical, Market Access, Sales) you will be responsible for the orchestration of launch activities for high value specialty products within our growing portfolio. On offer is a unique opportunity to be at the heart of multiple drug launches over the next few years which will bring genuine life improving benefits for patients with serious diseases. 

Main Accountabilities

  • Leading and integrating market research into strategic and operational activities
  • Supporting the development of strategic and operational local plans and budgets for defined therapy areas and in-line / new products
  • Engaging with thought leaders and professional societies
  • Managing the delivery of marketing programmes and initiatives as per strategic and operational local plans
  • Tracking and acting upon performance metrics to increase marketing effectiveness
  • Managing marketing budget and vendors
  • Collaborating cross-functionally and with the global brand team


  • Initializes and evaluates market research, market conditions, and competitor’s data, extracting and implementing country-specific insights into the local marketing plan
  • Contributes to the development and execution of cross-functional strategic and operational plan for in-line / new products
  • Contributes to the identification of business threats and to the development of related contingency plans
  • Builds relationships with thought leaders and professional societies
  • Manages the annual operational plans and budgets for the products under his / her responsibility in the country 
  • Assists in the development and implementation of local tactics, incl. prioritizing appropriate targeting, positioning and messaging across all customer segments
  • Creates sustainable, long-term relationships with thought leaders and professional societies
  • Works effectively with field-based staff (incl. sales reps), training them on strategy, materials and other product-related capabilities as well as providing support for local programs and initiatives
  • Ensures key performance metrics are in place, tracking and reporting KPIs to enable adherence to and tracking of local marketing budget 
  • Manages external vendors / agencies and leads day-to-day operational projects
  • Collaborates cross-functionally and liaises with global / region to enrich the brand strategy and tactics and share standard methodologies and market best practices

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the life sciences industry
  • Strong track record of strategic and operation planning for GP and/or Hospital lead products
  • Understanding of medical aspects of therapeutic area along with willingness to develop in-depth expertise
  • Knowledge of the local legal and regulatory landscape
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work with key customers, such as KOLs and developing opinion leader programs  
  • Professional level in English, both in oral and in written communications
  • Ability to travel

Preferred Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years industry of experience in marketing roles
  • Documented success in working with customer facing teams and medical departments

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).

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