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Date Posted: 23/Oct/2013
Deadline: 05/Nov/2013
  • Specialization Admin / Finance
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria


Our client, an international Pharmaceutical company with investments in the SSA and Nigeria is currently seeking a Product Manager to join its dedicated Pharmacy Sales Team
The mission of this company is to make the most meaningful difference to patients' lives through great medicines with focus on Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA} in particular.
They operate in 12 different markets in SSA and their marketing team is split between Johannesburg (HQ), Nairobi and Lagos.

Job title:

Product Manager: Pharmacy

Reporting To:

Marketing Manager


Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)

Job Location

Lagos, Nigeria

Position Purpose

  • To manage the promotion and positioning of Primary Care brands at Pharmacy level; including effective resource allocation, in order to optimise sales and profits across SSA markets
  •  To provide Pharmacy relevant material to the Pharmacy Sales team for AstraZeneca's Primary Care brands
  • Develop professional and successful working relationship with internal and external customers in Nigeria and across SSA markets
  •  To strategise, write and implement the Pharmacy marketing plan in relation to the Primary Care brands

Key Performance Areas

  • Responsibility for delivery of the Regional Pharmacy Sales Targets
  • A&P and personal variable cost management
  • Acquire and maintain specific knowledge on all areas related to the success of the Primary Care portfolio
  • Close cooperation with the Brand Team and the markets in the development of promotional campaigns and the professional presentation of campaigns to sales teams involved in promotion
  • Drive rigorous market insight generation based on robust analysis of market data to ensure that well informed strategic decisions are made
  •  Responsible for generating annual sales and expense budgets for centrally driven and in-market driven activities
  •  Establish and maintain strong customer relationships with key stakeholders in key SSA markets
  •  Personal effectiveness
  •  Team effectiveness
  • Alignment of personal and company values

We wish to employ a candidate to steer these objectives with the following:

  • The candidate should have a relevant tertiary qualification
  • Strong proven marketing abilities, Minimum of 1 year Marketing experience in the Pharmaceutical industry in the Pharmacy Channel
  •  Experience marketing prescription brands within the Pharmacy Channel
  •  Solid relationships (A demonstrated ability to network, build and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and ability to work cross-functionally)
  •  Proven Ability to engage and motivate internal employees
  •  High energy levels
  • Financial acumen related to measurement of sales performance, forecasting and budget control
  • A strong sense of the importance of conducting business in an ethical manner
  •  The successful candidate would be expected to travel both regionally and Internationally

The successful applicant should demonstrate the following areas of competency:

  • Professionalism and industry knowledge to a level that gains the respect of external and internal customers
  • Ability to plan and implement annual brand plans and various projects
  • Management of cross functionality across the organisation
  •  Maintain administrative systems
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Alignment of personal and company values
  •  Excellent Interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  •  Ability to analyse data to formulate business plans
  •  Strong organisational skills with a quality focus on;
  • Analysis
  • Planning
  •  Time management
  •  Implementation
  •  Monitoring
  •  Co-ordination of Activities
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Team effectiveness
  • Sound Business knowledge of Pharmaceutical industry in SSA markets
  •  Proven competency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Method of Application
Please visit our website and click on “submit CV” Or mail your CV to: [email protected].
Kindly ensure the subject title on email is: PRODUCT MANAGER – YOUR NAME
No late applications will be accepted.


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