Breda Netherlands

Product Manager – Belgium (Cardio experience)

Netherlands based in Breda, NL

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

If you have a strong commercial mindset and a scientific background with cardiovascular therapeutic area experience, then we want to hear from you! 

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

About 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.

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, 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.

About the role:

Due to the expanding portfolio in Belgium, we are looking for a Product Manager Belgium with Cardiovascular therapy area experience. This role will be based in our office in Breda, Netherlands.

Reporting directly to the Business Unit Director you will be responsible for the marketing of the portfolio of products in Belgium. This includes both market and scientific research, developing the plans for positioning our products and being involved in the implementation of your own plans. You work closely together in a small and dynamic team and have the opportunity to use both your commercial and scientific skills  

You will have overall responsibility for activities within a therapeutic area including P&L, financial performance, strategic marketing, market access, life cycle management, designing strategies to engage with KOLs, patient groups and other stakeholders to further differentiate and advance the brands.

You will also support the Cardio Franchise and Global Strategic Marketing business area by developing and implementing global brand plans, market access, marketing programs, new product planning for pipeline CV projects, and LCM strategy .This cardio role

works with all departments across the business and will be supported by a digital content creation platform and marketing resources.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Screening & analysing of scientific studies
  • Identify market developments and make recommendations for commercial activities with a focus on the added value of the products and brands
  • Work together with the Business Unit Director and Chief Brand Officer to create local and global brand plans and marketing programs
  • Develop and implement marketing materials & sales promotional tools and ensure validation and follow-up
  • Train the sales force both scientific as well as in marketing and encourange and support them in the field.
  • Deduct and translate scientific data in commercial recommendations and easy understandable core messages
  • Give scientific presentations/clinical lessons to HCPs
  • Relationship management, expanding and maintaining contacts with all relevant stakeholders including building and maintaining a KOL network
  • Attend national/international scientific congresses
  • Close communication, both internally (sales, logistics) as well as with Pharmanovia’s business partners
  • Attend product manager meetings of business partners
  • Work closely with Global Market Access director to develop and implement market access activities for the Cardiovascular Franchise

What we are looking for:

  • Degree in life sciences (medicine, pharmacy, biomedical sciences)
  • Marketing Experience in Pharma / Biotech and/or leadership experience in healthcare
  • Experience in Digital Marketing; including in marketing strategy, brand planning, multi-channel (digital and non-digital) marketing operations and campaign/tactic execution/management.
  • Experience in the Cardiovascular field
  • Proven track record of coordinating and collaboration across multiple teams to prioritise varying business objectives and drive action to meet business requirements
  • Experience with, business case development, including setting market price and management/communication or brand performance
  • Working knowledge of financial metrics and ability to monitor performance of activities undertaken
  • Project/programme management and ability to effectively author creative briefs
  • Ability to work and lead (a cross-functional team) in a matrix environment
  • Ability to thrive and deliver in a cross-functional team and work to deadlines
  • Ability to translate scientific findings into easy understandable language
  • Commercial mindset
  • Strong personality, passionate, pro-active and a real team player
  • Fluent communication skills and excellent speaking and writing skills in Dutch and French.
  • Good knowledge of English 

What we offer?

Besides a market competitive base salary, Pharmanovia offers a dynamic business environment with growth and development opportunities. Interesting benefits including a company car, telephone, laptop, medical insurance, and group insurance are part of the package.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing and supporting applicants. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days.

Apply now and become part of our team

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