Hiring Organisation: Sanofi

engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.

Ref No: R2562948
Reports to: Business Unit Head
Grade: L2-1
Function: Marketing
Job Type: Full time

Job Purpose

Contribute to objectives attainment within the framework of the global strategy of Sanofi by elaborating and implementing marketing plans for the products in portfolio to achieve the sales profit and growth performance objectives in the annual budget.

Key Accountabilities

Contributes to the development and the validation of long-range planning and forecasting models.
Contributes to the development of positioning and key strategies for the brand.
Implements the marketing plans and key strategies.
Integral part of cross-functional brand team – fosters working relationships across Medical, Regulatory Affairs, Sales and Finance Departments.
Develops relations with Sales Managers and Representatives where appropriate to drive business growth.
Manages all business and promotional activities in accordance with relevant Acts, legal demands and ethical standards, including internal procedures.
Maintains and updates the market intelligence databases.
Evaluates the effectiveness of promotion and advertising programmes, using set guidelines, and makes recommendations for improvements within internal guidelines.
Manages working relationships with advertising agencies and other servicing companies.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Scientific background (medicine, pharmacy, biochemistry, etc.) and/or business education (specialization in Marketing could be an advantage).

The following skills are essential:

A minimum of 5 Years’ experience in a Pharmaceutical industry with at least 3 years as a Medical Representative.
In-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and its distribution system
Effective strategic planning abilities
Ability to communicate commercial value of our products to target audience
Creative ability
Computer skills must include working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
Effective forecasting, budgeting skills, Negotiation skills
Goal and result oriented
Proven team work with sales representative/managers

Working Relationships:

Internal: Other Product Managers, Marketing Zone Coordinator, Supply Chain Manager, Business Support Manager.
External: Opinion Leaders, Communication Agencies.