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Product Manager Job at Maven and Oaks Nigeria
« on: Oct 26, 2013, 11:31 PM »
Job Title: Product Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: International Pharmaceutical Company

Recruiter: Maven and Oaks  

Reporting to: Marketing Manager

Department: Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Position Purpose:

•    To manage the promotion and positioning of Primary Care brands at Pharmacy level; including effective resource allocation, in order to optimise sales and profits across SSA markets

•    To provide Pharmacy relevant material to the Pharmacy Sales team for AstraZeneca’s Primary. Care brands

•    Develop professional and successful working relationship with internal and external customers in Nigeria and across SSA markets

•    To strategise, write and implement the Pharmacy marketing plan in relation to the Primary Care brands

Key Performance Areas:

•    Responsibility for delivery of the Regional Pharmacy Sales Targets

•    A&P and personal variable cost management

•    Acquire and maintain specific knowledge on all areas related to the success of the Primary Care portfolio

•    Close cooperation with the Brand Team and the markets in the development of promotional campaigns and the professional presentation of campaigns to sales teams involved in promotion

•    Drive rigorous market insight generation based on robust analysis of market data to ensure that well informed strategic decisions are made

•    Responsible for generating annual sales and expense budgets for centrally driven and in-market driven activities

•    Establish and maintain strong customer relationships with key stakeholders in key SSA markets

•    Personal effectiveness

•    Team effectiveness

•    Alignment of personal and company values

We wish to employ a candidate to steer these objectives with the following:

•    The candidate should have a relevant tertiary qualification

•    Strong proven marketing abilities, Minimum of 1 year Marketing experience in the Pharmaceutical industry in the Pharmacy Channel

•    Experience marketing prescription brands within the Pharmacy Channel

•    Solid relationships (A demonstrated ability to network, build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and ability to work cross-functionally)

•    Proven Ability to engage and motivate internal employees

•    High energy levels

•    Financial acumen related to measurement of sales performance, forecasting and budget control

•    A strong sense of the importance of conducting business in an ethical manner

•    The successful candidate would be expected to travel both regionally and Internationally

The successful applicant should demonstrate the following areas of competency:

•    Professionalism and industry knowledge to a level that gains the respect of external and internal customers

•    Ability to plan and implement annual brand plans and various projects

•    Management of cross functionality across the organisation

•    Maintain administrative systems

•    Personal effectiveness

•    Alignment of personal and company values

•    Excellent Interpersonal and organisational skills

•    Strong presentation skills

•    Ability to analyse data to formulate business plans

•    Strong organisational skills with a quality focus on; – Analysis – Planning – Time management – Implementation – Monitoring – Co-ordination of Activities – leadership Abilities

•    Team effectiveness

•    Sound Business knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry in SSA markets

•    Proven competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Deadline: 05.11.2013

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Product Manager Job at Maven and Oaks Nigeria
« on: Oct 26, 2013, 11:31 PM »