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Operational & Launch Lead Sweden,  

Posted on : 30 May 2017

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Operational & Launch Lead-PRO015672DescriptionThe difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. With a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products, MSD s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.MSD s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a patient first, profits later  ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The division is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing MSD's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.The Operational & Launch Lead drives activities both in launch and operational phase for key products in addition to handling support on a broad brand portfolio. The position is part of the Swedish Hospital Accute Care Customer Unit and reports to the Hospital Accute Care Customer Unit Head.The Operational & Launch Lead work across brand portfolios in Hospital Accute Care area and have the opportunity to build a broad network within different functions in MSD. Product launch planning and operational implementation are key elements of your job. In collaboration with the Nordic marketing team and National management (Customer Unit Head), you will secure local execution of key success indicators before, under and after our product launches.You will act as the in-country point of contact for the Nordic Business & Portfolio Team. Support and localization of campaigns in different channels, leading and coordinating local franchise team meetings and securing sales force implementation (in collaboration with Sales Manager) and execution of brand strategy and tactics are examples of your tasksOther relevant areas where we need your communication skills can be development of materials highlighting national guidelines or tenders. You will have promotion budget responsibility and allocate promotion budget to value added activities in accordance to an approved plan.Acts as in-country point of contact for Nordic Brand Leads securing local execution of brand/franchise marketing plans and customer activities (i.e. drives/coordinates internal sales cycle meetings and provides business input in planning of advisory boards/external customer meetings)The Operational & Launch Lead will coordinate with relevant cross-divisional stakeholders to: " Ensure activities are aligned with MSD priorities and brand strategies. " Lead and drive launch planning. Ensure all key elements are in place. Coordinate and follow up KPI s with tools and dashboards for launches. " Coordinating and securing sales force implementation and execution of brand strategy and tactics together with Sales Manager and Customer Unit Head and follow up on operational KPI:s. " Drive Implementation excellence after launch. Leading and coordinating local product franchise teams within defined product areas in order to ensure implementation of prioritized activities. " Localization and local approval of marketing materials and brand campaigns " Localization and support of Multi-Channel Marketing campaigns " Promotion Budget monitoring; allocate promotion budget to value added activities in agreement with Customer Unit Head and within approved plan.QualificationsEducation, Experience & Skills " Master degree from an accredited university, preferably in business or marketing " 2-4 years of work experience from the pharmaceutical industry (preferably), business consultancy or other relevant background " Commercial & product management/project lead experience " Excellent project management skills " Analytical and well-structured mindset " Ability to work efficiently against tight deadlinesProfessional Competencies and Attributes " Strong business acumen " Excellent in informally leading and motivating others " Able to handle several ongoing tasks at the same time " Good collaboration and communications skills " Ability to work across functions, levels and different customer types. " Good problem solving skills " Good execution & operations skills " Fluent in English and Swedish in both written and oral are required " Product knowledge and portfolio management " Launch planning and executionYour role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we re inventing for life.Application and further informationStart the application process by clicking on the application button. Application deadline is June 14th. For further information about the position, please contact Hospital Accute Care Customer Unit Head Fredrik Andreasson +46 (0) 706 72 74 75.About MSD in the Nordics:For over 125 years and counting MSD has revolutionised global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for MSD in the Nordics alone. Innovation is our life s blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment. We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping. Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. MSD is a tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. For more information, visit Product Management/Marketing Job Title:Sr. Spclst, MarketingPrimary Location: EMEA-Sweden-StockholmEmployee Status: RegularNumber of Openings: 1Company Trade Name:MSD Job Segment: Pharmaceutical, Medical, Product Manager, Pharmaceutical Sales, Franchise, Science, Healthcare, Operations, Sales, Retail


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