At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are fearless in both decision and action.
And we believe that good business means a better world.
Global Product Strategy (GPS) drives Roche’s strategy and portfolio of products - from research through to patients. As a member of GPS, you will be part of a truly international group who collaborates with functions and affiliates worldwide to craft the future of medicine.
Within GPS Oncology, our vision is to lead the Cure for Cancer and we do this with the world’s leading portfolio and pipeline of cancer medicines.
We currently have multiple openings in our Breast Franchise for Global Marketing Managers / Leaders to join our Basel-based team, supporting HER2, Breast Cancer.
You will be responsible to support the development and co-creation of the integrated strategic plan (iSP) and commercial tactical plan with I8 / US, in close coordination with medical and access tactical plans.
More responsibilities will be :
Support the iSL and iSquad in ensuring the I8 / US strategic plans are aligned with the global iSP
Ensure I8 / US business performance is on track by monitoring, benchmarking and engaging in productive 2-way dialogue with key affiliate commercial team members
Develop portions of the brand strategy, such as customer segmentation, positioning, branding, messaging, public relations / communications
Support global brand alignment by advising I8 / US on appropriate product positioning and branding
Lead internal communications including sharing platforms, internal awareness / excitement campaigns, guidance documents and global implementation meetings to align on strategy and execution
Be a congress lead, including overall coordination, development of affiliate highlight meeting, pre and post congress communications
Prepare the content for specific congress exhibit booths in line with the Brand Roadmap strategy
Develop and implement effective promotional materials for the brand / indication
Drive promotional tactics such as core sales aids and all materials derived from CSA
Goals and objectives meeting
Analyze the evolving market environment in collaboration with SI&A and CI
Ensure effective rollout of the global brand strategy to the iCommunity and beyond
Develop and craft the iCommunity, which may include event planning that engages members and encourages broad best practice sharing
Ensure all launch and global material are available via prescribed systems
Track tactics and spending to adhere to the global marketing budget
As appropriate, provide general support for inquiries from I8 / US markets and direct interaction with them
Key experience used in this position
Core commercial skill set (strategy and tactics at affiliate level)
Understanding of market access and medical
Helpful to have worked in global or matrixed project teams
Key competencies used
Teamwork & collaboration / / Achieving results / / Technical & business expertise
Who you are
To be successful in this role you need at least 8 years of affiliate pharma experience. We're looking for someone with strong oncology disease area experience (must have), strong business acumen, who understands our business model and value proposition, key competitors and other marketplace factors / dynamics.
Bachelors Degree (marketing, business management or life sciences discipline is preferred)
MBA or other relevant Graduate or Post-Graduate Degree is a plus
Skills / Abilities
Proven track record for consistently meeting or exceeding financial and other quantitative targets, as well as qualitative goals
Financial acumen and strong analytical skills capable of effective and efficient use of market research, business forecasts and other quantitative and qualitative data : demonstrable ability to use such data to help inform and shape strategies, plans, activities, events, opportunities and the like
Strong communication & presentation skills : exhibits professional maturity, confidence and competence
Strong interpersonal & partnering skills : has proven abilities to work effectively and efficiently in cross-functional, often virtual and matrix teams
Strong organizational & time management skills : proven ability to effectively manage and complete multiple priorities and projects across numerous time zones
Good negotiation skills; Strong customer orientation / focus
Ability to travel globally; Fluent written and verbal English
Are you ready to apply? We want someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.
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