Associate Director, Marketing

Full Time Permanent
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Brampton

Career Connections Canada Inc.

'Connecting great people with great companies'

Our client in Brampton is seeking an Associate Director, Marketing, to join their team.

What They Offer:    

  • A safe and clean; GMP regulated work environment
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • A competitive wage/salary
  • Incentive bonus programs that are designed to reward employees for their individual contributions
  • Benefit programs designed to support our employees and their families, including a comprehensive health & dental benefits package, group RRSP matching program, direct access to healthcare and well-being programs, and paid time off
  • Employee training and organizational development programs including tuition reimbursement, internal mobility programs, and employee recognition programs

As a valuable member of the Canadian Commercial Team, you will be responsible for the development of strategic and tactical initiatives aimed at increasing product revenue, profitability and market share. You will use your years of pharmaceutical marketing experience to manage the lifecycle of existing product portfolio, while working to grow strategic segments of our overall Canadian offering.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Develop strategic product marketing plans through insightful interpretation of evolving stakeholder strategies, competitive intelligence and overall industry knowledge
  • Develop, coordinate, communicate and implement a marketing plan for the company’s complete product portfolio
  • Prepare regular reports and communication on changing market dynamics (political, legal, and economical) and potential impact on industry, customers and company
  • Manage the intake of competitive and industry intelligence to identify risks and opportunities that exist within existing portfolio and future pipeline
  • Work closely with Sales and Customer Service in identifying competitive opportunities or potential risks to monthly performance targets.
  • Manage complete lifecycle of product portfolio, including launch strategies, pricing and sku optimization, market share and penetration targets through to product discontinuation
  • Lead the preparation and submission of long-term and annual product sales budgets and quarterly estimates based on historical performance, external and internal factors and sales intelligence
  • Develop and maintain complete database on all active marketed products
  • Identify, prepare, communicate and monitor product sales targets and product promotions to ensure revenue and profit targets are met
  • Working with Trade Marketing to ensure all digital and print material related to product information is relevant, up to date and effective
  • Working with Commercial Operations, develop product and sales promotions to reduce inventory obsolescence
  • Manage customer listing grids to ensure appropriate inventory and allocation of product, ensuring superior customer fulfillment and listing retention
  • Working with Director of Commercial Operations, Demand Planning, Supply Chain and Customer Service to ensure product supply meets with demand expectations
  • Manage our Market Research team, ensuring timely and accurate market information is produced on a monthly and ad-hoc basis, using IQVIA, Neilson and other data sources as required
  • In collaboration with the Sales and Commercial Finance teams, set annual sales objectives, promotional allowances and profitability objectives to establish agreed upon growth and market share targets
  • Work with Business Development and Portfolio Management to identify and recommend future product opportunities, in line with company goals and objectives
  • Work with a cross functional team related to pre-launch, launch and post-launch activities
  • Hire, coach, develop and mentor a Best in Class marketing team
  • Participate in Internal, Customer and Regulatory Audits when required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of a University degree, preferably in Science or Business
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of pharmaceutical marketing experience (preferably in the generic industry)
  • Experience working with IQVIA with advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple internal stakeholders such as Supply Chain, Quality, Business Development and Sales
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, navigating multiple priorities
  • Experience working within a global environment, an asset
  • Solid understanding of the Canadian pharmaceutical market
  • Strong strategic aptitude
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical abilities
  • Quickly adapts to a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Exceptional multi-tasking and time management skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Dynamic leadership skills

***Career Connections Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request an accommodation, please contact Career Connections

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