Jan 10, 2018

Oncology Brand & Customer Manager - Gulf Careers - MSD

  • MSD
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Health Care Jobs Management and Executive Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Oncology Brand & Customer Manager - Gulf

Company Name: MSD

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Oncology Brand & Customer Manager will take responsibility of the marketing and promotional efforts supporting selected KEYTRUDA indications as well as other oncology in line brands, you will closely collaborate with the sales team and market access function to implement the Oncology Business Unit Strategy. Furthermore, you will work together with Medical team to provide critical customer insight and a coordinated approach to the implementation of promotional and non-promotional field based activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the successful delivery of the marketing strategy and tactics to deliver performance across selected KEYTRUDA indications
  • Analyze local market and identify commercial opportunities; allocate resources and manage budgets
  • Develop strategies for major accounts; track, monitor progress and adjust activities accordingly
  • Lead alignment between different cross functional teams
  • Ensure cross functional team Plans (Sales, Medical, CDx, Market Access, Communication & Regulatory are in line with brand / franchise local strategic priorities
  • Understand and articulate the Customer Buying Process and execute Customer segmentation and targeting
  • Lead local customer teams for Brand and align around local brand / franchise Strategy
  • Implement Regional & Global Marketing Strategy for the Brand locally
  • Develop country PP – marketing Tactics, Channel Mix, PA, resources sections
  • Provide forecasting and track local initiatives and utilization of local promotion budgets (oversight)
  • Utilize materials developed by the global and customize it to local market
  • Search for new and innovative ways of interacting with the Customer
  • Understand the Customers channel preferences and develop and deliver innovative programs and services in line with Customer needs


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  

  • The applicant must hold a BS/BA degree (medical/pharmaceutical)
  • Five years of experience in the pharmaceutical market
  • Multinational pharmaceutical company experience as a must
  • Gulf Market Experience is a must
  • Oncology sales or marketing background is a plus
  • Fluent spoken & written English is a must
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Understands and effectively communicates with internal cross functional team as well as external customers
  • Strong understanding of the business and regulatory environment in which company competes and communicates
  • Demonstrates initiative, strategic thinking and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under stringent time lines and due dates in the most effective and efficient manner.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to brand, promote and market products  and concepts
  • Demonstrated effective organizational and communication skills are required
  • Technical
  • Analytical Skills with strong business acumen
  • Marketing Analysis & Communication
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Creative, Innovative and has the ability to motivate others
  • Excellent in handling PowerPoint & Excel
  • Behavioral
  • Drive results
  • Foster collaboration
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • High-end interpersonal skills & customer centricity
  • Focus on customer & patients

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