Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives.
As biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.
Every year, Amgen is included on numerous best employers’ lists worldwide, as we understand that our success rests on attracting and retaining the best talent.
Are you keen on making an impact?
We are currently seeking a Product Manager for our Oncology team in the Swiss Affiliate, based in Rotkreuz, Switzerland.
The successful candidate will mainly focus on developing and implementing launch and marketing strategies, plans, promotional and educational programs in Oncology within the Swiss Market in the area of solid tumors, including a potential launch asset.
Additional responsibilities include :
Lead the cross-functional Disease Team and partner with all relevant stakeholders on national and international level
Develop and implement the strategic launch & brand plan in alignment with the international brand plan to drive commercial success in Switzerland
Set up and maintain a fruitful partnership with Swiss Key Opinion Leaders regarding all aspects relevant for the market success of the Oncology Solid Tumor Business
Responsible for planning and implementation of all promotional activities within the marketing mix in accordance with Swiss regulations
Ensure conception and effective roll-out of marketing campaigns and patient-centric solutions & partnerships
Analyze and process extensive market data / intelligence and incorporate the findings into the planning process
Provide coaching and close interaction with the sales organization to plan and execute the most effective activity mix
Perform planning and controlling of cost and sales budgets in close collaboration with Sales, Finance and Business Unit Head
Develop business opportunities, by providing strong business cases for additional resource
Keep up to date with all new information / data for the brand and its competitors and utilize the information to provide a competitive advantage for the brand
Be an active member of the international marketing and cross functional team and develop and manage relationships with other Amgen colleagues
Support the Business Unit Head during preparation for Management presentations, Business Reviews, Sales analyses, Incentive plan design or modifications, etc.
Collaborate with other Amgen Business Units, such as Biosimilar Business Unit, in order to identify opportunities for collaboration, optimization and synergies
Your Profile :
Minimum Requirements :
You have a Scientific degree or master’s in science
You possess a minimum of 5 years’ pharma industry and minimum of 2 years product management or marketing experience, preferably in Oncology
You are a strong team player with the ability to work cross-functionally, especially with the Sales and Medical teams
Documented track record of product launch
Ability to think strategically, as well as to act operationally
Excellent written and oral communication skills required
Knowledge of the Swiss pharmaceutical Market
Proficiency in German and English, solid knowledge of French is a plus
Minimum 2 years in a big pharmaceutical company
Minimum 2 years of experience in a US pharmaceutical company
Market research, Project Management, Market Access and / or Sales experiences in the pharmaceutical industry are a plus
Knowledge and experience in design thinking and agile ways of working
International exposure and cultural sensitivity through education and residence / work
Would you like to contribute to improve patients' lives? Does this sound like the perfect next step in your career?
If you answer both questions with yes, please submit your application online.
We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.