Rome, Italy

Graduate Program Italy – Commercial

Based in Rome, Italy
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus

If you are an enthusiastic and entrepreneurial Graduate, 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 140 markets. Our mission is to improve patient health globally through the revitalisation of niche, tried-and-trusted medicines.

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 250 employees and 29 nationalities, operating from offices in the UK, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, U.A.E., India, Singapore, Italy, and South Korea.

We are an agile and imaginative 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.

Main responsibilities and duties:


  • Support multidisciplinary teams to ensure continuity of supply of products to the EU markets
  • Support the General Manager in preparing reports, budgets, and long-range planning
  • Keep track of in-market sales and monitor tender opportunities
  • Monitor key customers performances and run ad-hoc analysis
  • Monitor and track inventory levels
  • Draft preliminary sales and stock monthly forecasts
  • Ensure internal processes and SOPs are followed and executed in a timely manner


  • Monitor competition, with a focus on shortages, pricing & reimbursement
  • Run performance reports using IQVIA and other supportive material
  • Interface with local partners and end customers on day-to-day operations
  • Actively support the management of customer queries

About you:

The ideal candidate is a Graduate or a Junior professional, recently qualified with a degree-level qualification in a relevant subject (e.g., sciences, quantitative discipline, or business).

In addition, the candidate will have:

  • First class numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent standard of written and verbal communication in business English and Italian; able to relate to stakeholders at all levels and from different cultural backgrounds
  • Strong aptitude for technology and highly proficient in the use of MS Office particularly intermediate to advanced Excel and PowerPoint. Other software experience, SOP is a plus
  • Ability to maintain resilience, learn quickly and navigate ambiguity
  • Flexibility to align to the working requirements of a fast-paced Graduate scheme
  • Commercial acumen that can be applied with insight to inform or deliver results
  • Have a “can do” attitude, tenacious, flexible, open to learn and to be involved across disciplines
  • Some familiarity with the Pharmaceutical Industry and/or specifically with logistics is advantageous

What we offer:

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

To apply please submit your CV in English. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to interviews in June/July with final offers in July 2022 to begin in summer/fall.

Please note: You must already have the right to work in Italy.

We are unable to provide sponsorship or work visas at this time.

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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