EMEAA Brand Manager - Epilepsy – Hertfordshire


East Anglia, East Midlands, Europe, International (Outside EU), London, South East (Excluding London)


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We have been instructed to recruit for a dynamic, specialist Pharmaceutical company who have a range of products within the Neurology market. If you are looking to work in an innovative and tenacious environment as a Brand Manager, then this position may be for you. The main purpose of this role is to support the Epilepsy Brand Director on tactical plan development and implementation, provide hands-on marketing project management, and support the Director with brand meetings and running the marketing forum. This vacancy covers Europe, Middle East, Africa and Australia. Some International travel will be expected.

Degree level or equivalent in Science and/or Business.
Candidates with UK experience looking to take on an international role will be considered.
Candidates who have International experience but not specifically UK will also be considered.
A background working with high cost Pharmaceutical products is advantageous but not essential.
Desirable (but not essential) degrees: DipM, MBA or equivalent.
Proven experience and success in specialist area, preferably Neurology or Epilepsy.
Experience of different therapeutic fields – ability to demonstrate marketing excellence in a variety of areas.
Proven experience and track record of success at a national / regional level achieving brand sales growth.
Previous specialist sales experience desired.
Demonstrable experience and success working in a matrix environment.
International experience and cultural sensitivity.
Good knowledge of European codes of practice, especially ABPI desirable.

Role Responsibilities:
Support the Epilepsy Brand Director in the development and implementation of the annual brand plan.
Monitor roll out of the tactical brand plan, attending business related meetings and ensuring alignment with strategy in allocated markets as defined each half year.
Support the Epilepsy Brand Director in the management of the discretionary spend for allocated products, working closely with Finance Teams and taking responsibility for process regarding specific projects / countries you are responsible for.
Liaise effectively with internal departments and external agencies (med affairs, med info, communications, marketing agencies) complying with Company SOPs and Codes of Practice including ABPI.
Maintain compliance to SOPs, processes, practices and guidelines and aiming towards excellence.
Lead and support local marketing planning in collaboration with affiliate teams for allocated markets under guidance of Brand Director.
Work in close collaboration with the Communication Department to maximise the media as a cost-effective marketing channel for disease awareness, patient advocacy & brand awareness.

Role Specific Competencies:
IT literate with strong analytical skills.
Comfortable leading from the front, presenting and engaging an audience.
Flexible “can do” attitude needed to thrive in a fast-growing company.
Innovation, tenacity and drive to ensure success.
Self-motivation, persuasiveness and competitiveness.

Recruitment Process:
2 stage process.

Flexible salary & benefits DOE

Evolve Selection is a leading UK recruitment and contract sales organisation (CSO), operating within the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Medical Device sectors. We offer a highly comprehensive range of permanent recruitment and flexible contract sales solutions. P

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