Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people"s lives.
Het bedrijf / The company
As a leading global medicines company, we use innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world"s top companies investing in research and development. Novartis products reach nearly 1 billion people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 125 000 people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world.
The Rare Diseases Unit provides dedicated, focused team and resources to prompt patient access in the most efficient and effective way. Addressing significant unmet medical need is a cornerstone of Novartis strategy and why we spend so much time and energy researching rare diseases. By definition, a rare disease affects just a small fraction of the population
De functie / The role
We are currently looking for the WEC & Nordics Customer Marketing Manager Rare Diseases, who will lead the Brand strategy and the design, adaptation and implementation all the key marketing activities in Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, Greece, Portugal and Nordics. This is an international role since it is part of the European Rare Diseases marketing team. Because on average one out of 1 hundred thousand people are diagnosed with rare auto inflammatory diseases, this team is very passionate about helping others. If you are as passionate and mission driven as we are, we want you to be part of our team!
As a Cluster Customer Marketing Manager, you will lead key initiatives related to the product aiming at growing the overall business through innovative patient centric services and programs for patients and health care professionals. Furthermore, you will work closely with the European Rare Diseases Brand Director to localize key global programs and services, according to the market needs of your countries. In this role, you need to demonstrate excellent relationship-building skills cross-functional and cross-countries, where best practice sharing and learning will be core part of your role. In addition, you will be part of the Region Europe marketing Rare Diseases team for Ilaris® reporting to the Region Europe Brand Director Rare Diseases at our head office in Basel. You will be based in Amsterdam, whereas you will be traveling 30%-40% of the time.
Your major accountabilities:
o Provide ownership and leadership for customer marketing-related activities maximizing Region Europe brand strategy with local needs adaptations for the allocated countries in your cluster;
o collaborate with the Rare Disease team, regional team and country organization teams in order to develop, implement and execute operational local plans that optimize sales, market share and revenue growth for Rare Disease products;
o support the implementation, coordination and execution of activities led by Rare Disease Advisors, Medical Cluster Managers, the Regional Rare Disease team and country organization teams;
o understand the varied patient journeys in the Cluster Countries and, in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, develop programs/activities to improve the patient journey particularly prior to diagnosis of Rare Disease;
o identify and understand the roles and responsibilities of key decision-makers in each Treatment Centre and how their key needs differ;
o develop knowledge of competitors through market research, field visits and competitive intelligence;
o support the preparation of product message and communication strategies;
o support in the execution of key opinion leader development programs;
o adapt the core positioning and strategy to the needs of specific segments and high priority decision makers (across geographies/regions as appropriate).
Het profiel / Your profile
o A university degree in Bioscience, Medicine, Business, and/or Economics or similar. MBA or PhD preferred, but not required;
o broad experience of more than 10 years in marketing in a pharma company (Orphan drug/ Oncology/ Rx / hospital); Sales and/or medical experience preferred;
o strong digital experience, focusing on new innovative ideas on maximizing customers multichannel digital engagement;
o good command of the English, Dutch and German language;
o ability to challenge status quo, drive change and very strong leadership skills;
o excellent stakeholder engagement skills (internal and external). Ability to establish a strong collaboration with all the countries within the cluster plus all the other clusters cross-functional;
o strong analytical and strategic skills;
o motivation to work for patients good. Mission driven mindset;
o you will be based in Amsterdam, this role requires about 30%-40% travel time. This is a fulltime position.
Het aanbod / The offer
a competitive salary;
o a company car;
o being part of a passionate, mission driven team and an international work environment with key responsibilities;
o a wide range of possibilities for personal development;
o attractive secondary employment conditions.
Reactie / Reaction
For more information about the role and recruitment proces, please contact Gabriella Sep, Corporate Recruiter, via email@example.com or +316-22477853