Brand Director - Cardio - Buckinghamshire


South East (Excluding London), South West


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Reference: 3782

* This Vacancy Has Now Expired *

Therapy Area: Cardiovascular

Package: Negotiable basic salary between 95,000- 115,000, car allowance and comprehensive reward package

Location: Berkshire/Buckinghamshire - Full time, office based role, with some travel required across the UK

Role type: Marketing Director, Brand Director

The Client is a global pharmaceutical company providing innovative products and services in more than 20 countries around the world. With more than 100 years of scientific expertise, the company draws upon a rich legacy of innovation and a robust pipeline of promising new medicines to help patients.

They are committed to placing stakeholders at the centre of everything they do. To make this a reality, they have changed their approach by enabling the entire organisation to live the principles of Key Account Management.

As the Brand Director you will lead, champion and deliver a customer centric, company aligned brand plan with the aim of delivering and exceeding the UK sales targets.


Leads the Development of a Customer Centric Brand Planning process throughout the organisation
Works effectively with all departments/stakeholders within the business (both UK and International) to ensure that all company policies are followed and opportunities for integration and synergy are fully leveraged to enhance product and Company performance.
Works in close partnership with counterparts from alliance partners to ensure a clear mutual understanding of key UK market issues so that sales and marketing plans can be fully aligned and integrated, and UK profitability is optimised.
Engages with relevant stakeholders to develop and implement a Marketing Excellence programme to ensure high quality plans are developed and delivered using all available channels and resources
Ensures that personal expertise in terms of markets, NHS understanding, clinical data and sales/marketing best practice is sufficient to optimise performance
Positive and constructive contribution to the Company’s UK Leadership Teams decision-making process.
Leads, inspires, motivates and develops the Marketing team to optimally deliver against the teams business goals


Essential: ABPI and Full driving license and flexibility to travel when necessary

Desirable: Degree level education, preferably life sciences

Person/Experience Required


Proven experience designing, and developing Marketing strategy, within an international brand framework.

Proven leadership skills with highly effective communication, networking and influencing capability both with senior internal and external stakeholders.

In-depth and current understanding of the secondary care market and proven ability to successfully commercialise brands to deliver business objectives in the UK.

Proven expertise leading a cross functional team to drive brand performance within the UK.

Proven ability to develop and successfully deliver annual revenue, cost and/or profit plan across a team, brand or Business Unit.

Substantial and successful experience gained in managing teams of sales professionals and/or marketers within a pharmaceutical organisation.

P&L management responsibility.


Substantial experience gained in managing teams of sales professionals (including sales managers) and marketers within a pharmaceutical organisation.

Proven ability to develop and lead the implementation of Key Account Management within a specialty business leading to high performance.

Professional qualification obtained in a relevant subject - e.g. MBA, CIM etc

Previous experience of leading a business unit assuming full responsibility for sales and marketing

Previous experience of negotiating and successfully delivering cross-company alliance projects that deliver additional profit for Business Unit/ Company.

Experience working within a relevant NHS role.

To Apply If you are suitable for this position please attach your CV. Alternatively call the recruitment team at Chemistree Solutions Ltd. Chemistree is a pharmaceutical and healthcare recruitment specialist.

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