Region Europe Marketing Strategy and Operations Head (d/f/m)

Region Europe Marketing Strategy and Operations Head (d/f/m)

Job Description

8 Biosimilars leading in Europe today & 15+ assets in development! Our portfolio is in the fast growing area of Biosimilars and Specialty generics across oncology, immunology, multiple sclerosis and endocrinology.

Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a global leader in Biosimilar & Generic medicines, committed to playing a leading role in driving access to medicine worldwide. We were the first pharmaceutical company to receive approval of a biosimilar in Europe, Japan, and the United States. Our biosimilars have been used in clinical practice for 15 years, are available in 100 countries, and have over 730 million patient-days of experience.

Would you like to join the European market leader and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives? If you answer is yes, then join Sandoz and our Region Europe business!

Drive central value creation across the region to support the Sandoz vision of being #1 in sales and market share in the Region Europe Biosimilars & Specialty business.

Your responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Lead project management responsibilities for strategic marketing initiatives that cut across the entire region and function in strong collaboration with the marketing & cross-functional team, including support functions
• Act as an Oncology team utility player: depending on current initiatives and project workload in the Oncology TA, take ownership for applicable in-market or launch brands and all associated marketing responsibilities that come with that
• Drive efficiency and improvements in the Regional Central Value Creation business model
• Lead the Region Europe Sandoz Way annual planning process
• Engaging with external agencies to prepare and develop content, tools and events
• Creating and maintaining cross-country and cross-functional relationships
• Continue operational activities to support a best-in-class launch excellence function for upcoming launch preparations
• Drive a Central Value Creation KPI Measures & Feedback process to improve country delivery and impact

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Experience in the Oncology therapeutic areas (3 years minimum) – can be Hematology and / or Solid Tumors
• Strong pharmaceutical marketing background (6 - 8 years industry experience overall) with at least 2 years of working experience in an above-country role
• Direct working experience in the Generics / Biosimilar arm of pharma would be a plus (2 years minimum)
• Experience in marketing excellence initiatives, patient journey, customer segmentation, market research, strategic and tactical planning
• Commercial launch background (a minimum of 2 years in pharmaceutical / biosimilar and / or Gx launches)

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary; Performance based annual bonus; Work/life integration; Eligible to Sandoz pension plan; 30 working days' holiday per calendar year; Subsidised on-site cafeteria; Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Holzkirchen train station; Additional benefits.

Why consider Sandoz?
Our number 1 priority is to pioneer patient access to better healthcare. We are a company of firsts. 1st to develop an oral penicillin antibiotic. 1st to develop and launch biosimilars. 1st to launch an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic. And we never stop asking: how can we continue to pioneer access in an ever-more digital and global world?

The answers come when curious, courageous and collaborative people are empowered to ask new questions, make bold decisions and take smart risks.

Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics.

Imagine what you could do at Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Sandoz, a Novartis company, embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Sandoz International
Full Time