Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia or Seoul, Korea

Associate Director – Product Innovation

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Singapore or Seoul, Korea

Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you have a passion for exploring emerging unmet therapeutic areas in Endocrinology and Cardiovascular and spotting patient needs & unlocking the full potential of new & current therapies, then we want to hear from you.

Join us to help improve peoples’ lives and make healthcare better for everyone!

Why Pharmanovia?

Pharmanovia is a dynamic, fast-growing international pharmaceutical company with a portfolio of over 20 brands across more than 160 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

Our core behaviours are:

  • We act decisively but we never compromise on quality.
  • We keep our promises and do as we say.
  • We value our heritage and foster an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We reinvest in our future – in our products, our brands, and our people.
  • We give back to our communities.

Since its inception in 2013, Pharmanovia has grown consistently year on year, focusing on delivering high-quality branded prescription medicines to patients, prescribers, and healthcare providers across the world. Our growth has enabled the company to reinvest in its products, brands, people, and to give back to its communities. A people business with a strong, supportive culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurial spirit, our team comprises over 300 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, and South Korea.

We are an agile, committed, and innovative global specialty pharma business and a preferred partner for innovator pharma companies, instigating a paradigm shift in the life cycle management of iconic medicines. We seek to extensively engage with clinical communities to communicate product improvements and prioritise environmental, social, and governance considerations across the business and workforce.

Pharmanovia’s therapeutic areas include Cardiovascular, Oncology, Endocrinology and Neurology.

The role:

You will be a part of the Product Innovation Team reporting directly to the Associate Vice President. The department has an ethos of continuous drug innovation through identifying, assessing new product prospects to support the development of a profitable and sustainable pipeline that can deliver 3 to 5 new product launches per therapy area per year.

Main responsibilities:

  • Endocrinology & Cardiovascular Expertise: Market and Disease Assessment
  • Conducting systematic literature reviews and analyse local databases for assigned disease-specific conditions.
  • Analysing health outcomes & patient pathways through local publicly available sources like disease epidemiology, treatment guidelines, regulatory/clinical trial sites, pricing policies and licensed / off-label /imported medicines and unmet treatment needs.
  • High-level HEOR understanding of cost-effectiveness and pricing and reimbursement strategies
  • Developing epidemiological models with prevalence, incidence, diagnosis and treatment trends to predict opportunity size, forecasts, risk analysis supported by the study of the standard of care and future competitive landscape, including IQVIA data.
  • Compiling bimonthly updates of a specific subset of diseases and/or therapy areas
  • Determining the scientific, medical, regulatory and market feasibility of proposed product enhancements.
  • Developing strategies to extend the life cycle of existing endocrinology products applying the LCM toolkit.
  • APAC Competitive Intelligence across prospects in other therapy areas like neurology and oncology supportive care.
  • Maintaining insights on trends & new developments.
  • Patient pathways, epidemiological stats, treatment algorithms-standard of care, competitive landscape, pricing trends, market dynamics and recommend strategies to maintain or gain a competitive advantage. Scientific, medical, regulatory and market requirements of proposed product enhancements.
  • Compiling bimonthly updates of a specific subset of diseases and/or therapy areas.
  • Producing quality content within timelines.
  • Networking with colleagues within Product Innovation & across functions to support projects.

About you – you will need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in life-sciences epidemiology, biostatistics or pharma industry-related field or Economics, Business Studies etc.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical / biotech industry, academia or consultancy in roles related to epidemiology and business strategy.
  • Proficiency in epidemiological modelling, data interpretation, and financial modelling skills.
  • Knowledge of local (& global) publicly available sources for disease epidemiology, treatment guidelines, regulatory/clinical trial sites, licensed / off-label /imported medicines, HEOR, pricing and reimbursement.
  • Some prior experience / exposure to endocrinology.
  • Excellent written and verbal English.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive salary plus bonus and rewards package including holiday, health & wellbeing program, employee recognition awards, social events, pension scheme and hybrid working.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.

Apply now and become part of our team

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