Product Manager Nephrology (Rare Diseases) – H/FKYOWA KIRIN LIMITEDHoofddorpNL2021-06-09
WE PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF MEDICINE.
LEAPING FORWARD TO MAKE PEOPLE SMILE
Everything we do at KKI, is rooted in the idea of leaping forward to make people smile. We are committed to innovation, for the benefit of the patients who count on us to support them. From medicines for rare and underserved diseases, to the support families need when facing a life-changing diagnosis – our team is proud of all we deliver, but also humble in knowing how much more needs to be done. By listening to patient stories, we gain a better understanding of the obstacles patients and their families face – so we can work to better meet their unique needs. The real proof of our impact is in the smiles we see on patients’ faces, when we have helped answer a need, or improved their well-being through our work. While the journey is not easy, it is one that is filled with purpose. To meet the expectations of our patients and to truly deliver on our Commitment to Life, we are continually looking for people who embrace this spirit. We are committed to providing a culture that offers both inspiration and reward – in terms of compensation and in work satisfaction. And in turn, we want people who’ll bring their unique ideas and diverse approaches, while also aligning to our ultimate goal of making people smile. If this sounds like a company that aligns with your values, we’d love for you to join us in our efforts.
Kyowa Kirin International is an equal opportunities employer.
Product Manager Nephrology (Rare Diseases) – H/F
Kyowa Kirin Pharma B.V. Hoofddorp
Support regional Marketing/Product Managers to develop effective regional brand strategy to ensure it meets the needs of the local market.
Produce and monitor the implementation of strategic brand/marketing plans in line with regional strategies, ensuring that stated objectives are met on schedule and within approved budgets.
Working with Launch Excellence colleagues, develop cross-functionally aligned launch plans for new products, new indications, line extensions and formulations.
Collaborate with local Medical Affairs and RDAs to gain field insights, incorporating these into the localisation strategy and feeding market insight to regional.
Develop and coordinate the execution of local tactical plans, including budgeting and liaising with agencies where required.
Develop sales forecasts for each individual product within the franchise.
Gather continuous intelligence on each product’s performance, competitors, and customer attitudes, proposing appropriate actions as the market environment for a product change.
In conjunction with Sales & Marketing, Medical Research, Supply Chain, Medical, Medical Information and Legal departments, identify, initiate, and monitor projects concerning products and disease areas
Where required, translate and/or tailor centrally developed key messages and promotional materials for face to face and digital channels and continuously appraise the material’s effectiveness and adherence to local regulations.
Lead the selection and management and training of agencies, providing specific marketing information on therapeutic areas/products as required for training courses and agency briefs.
Assist in the successful planning, attend, and support both local and international symposia.
Engage with key customers through regular field contact, especially focusing on relationships with key opinion leaders.
To proactively maintain and update market knowledge with regard to both competitors and payers
Assist in the successful planning and running of both local and relevant international symposia.
Manage the co-promotion or co-marketing of products where appropriate.
To ensure strong commercial performance by representing the voice of the country in Regional marketing activities, localising brand strategy, tactical plans and materials and delivering against the tactical plan. An increased focus on digital engagement, with the objective of maximising sales and profit potential for each product.
Who are you and what do you need to be successful in this role:
You have at least a higher degree life sciences or marketing and 2 to 3 years of experience as a product manager in a pharmaceutical company within the rare disease area. You have some knowledge of relevant therapeutic areas and strong proven project management skills and experience working in a matrix environment. You know the local market (the Netherlands and Benelux) very well and you have successful launch and commercial experience within those markets. You are fluent in Dutch and English and any other language would be a plus. You are a strong communicator and although you might be junior, taking the lead and showing leadership skills comes natural to you. You like working in a matrix organisation with a team that is dispatched in different European countries. If you recognise yourself in the above and you are ready for your next step within your career, join us by applying through the apply button.
In return for your talent, we will provide support through smart working, adopting best practice, deploying the latest technology and ongoing personal development. Plus: