Brand Manager-GIT


Multinational pharmaceutical company is looking for a Gastroenterology Brand Manager to join their team. Only candidates that meet the requirements set out below will be considered for the role.

Minimum Requirements

• Commercial acumen
• Analytical skills
• Project management
• Networking ability
• Interpersonal skills
• Ability to perform under pressure
• Self-starter and self -motivated
• Sense of urgency
• Prioritizing and planning -
• Verbal and written communication skills
• Aptitude for continuous learning
• Influential and impactful presentation skills
• Adaptability and flexibility in a changing environment
• Relevant Post matric Marketing/Health Science qualification
• 6+ years Pharmaceutical /Marketing industry experience
• 2-3 years brand management with GIT experience
• Applicable industry knowledge
• Financial literacy
• Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
• Ability to work on Qlikview models is advantageous

Role Description

• Strategic Decision making
• Market analysis and insight
• Develop portfolio/brand strategy for sustainable business growth and profitability
• Successful implementation and monitor the roll out of the above with the required measurements in place for successful outcomes
• Anticipate future trends in disease management and the market environment
• Commercial capability
• Ability to set sales budgets
• Compile and manage advertising budget and spend
• Ability to manage the cross functional networks and channel resources for the portfolio to drive profitable growth with the required and shared accountability to achieve business targets
• Ability to interpret and implement insights drawn from a variety of internal and external data sources as result of the required interactions
• Forecasting accuracy and stock management which entails minimizing write-off costs and returns, monitoring and
• Managing wholesalers’ stock holding and backorders.
• Maintaining portfolio profitability through pricing strategies, profit margins and batch MOQ’s
• Accurately assess market potential by preparing product P&L’s to successfully implement new product launches
• Evaluate Congress attendance and participation to maximize ROI
• Innovative way of thinking to secure a competitive advantage
• Solution orientated
• Provide creative direction for brand/ portfolios strategies and manage Agency outcomes
• Pipeline management to secure future portfolio assets
• Sense of urgency in resolution of customer queries
• Quality assessments of portfolio/ brand strategy implementation through in field visits

City: Johannesburg, Gauteng

Salary: TBD

Duration: Permanent