Product Manager (Strategic Marketing Manager) (Multiple Roles Available)

Roche - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Title: Product Manager (Strategic Marketing Manager) (Multiple Roles Available)

Location: Mississauga

Duration: Full-time Permanent

As a leader within the Marketing Chapter you are an innovative thinker that brings a wealth of experience in all things related to brand management. You are patient centric, a strong strategic thinker with the ability to lead a cross-functional team to develop, implement, and adjust strategic and tactical plans as needed. In addition, you bring an agile working style, curiosity, a strong desire to deliver greater value to our customers and their patients and the leadership to make it happen.

Roche Canada is undergoing an exciting transformation journey designed to better serve our customers and this journey is shaping the mindset and behaviours of our employees moving forward. In addition to your excitement around the Product Manager role, the thought of being part of creating this journey is something you’re passionate about and want to be part of.

Job Accountabilities

1) Brand Strategy and Management

Lead the development and execution of customer and patient centric marketing plans and programs for assigned product(s) and evaluate and adjust implementation as needed
Demonstrate curiosity and the ability to question and challenge to drive innovation in the development and execution of marketing plans
Seek to understand market trends, business opportunities and the performance of assigned products including regional opportunities trends gaps and competitor performance
Investigate opportunities to expand market size by networking and developing contacts beyond the traditional customer base as appropriate by brand
2) Cross-functional collaboration

Motivate and inspire cross functional head office and field teams to optimize brand performance and effectively deliver on customer and patient needs
Actively develop a network across Roche Canada and global organization within and across brands
Effectively coach and mentor colleagues within marketing division
Act as leader and team player on Canadian and global teams as required
3) Customer Focus

Develop ongoing insights of plans from interactions with key customers and ensure integration into brand strategy
Establish strong relationships and presence with National and Regional Therapeutic Area Experts working with colleagues in the Field Chapter
Collaborate with squad to integrate customer and patient centric perspective into marketing plans and activities
Develop strong understanding of path to purchase and patient journey and how they influence marketing plans and activities

Education / Skills/ Knowledge / Experience Desired:
Bachelor’s degree required, preferable in Science or Business

5+ years of work experience, including:
Demonstrated success as a Product Manager and several related pharmaceutical positions including: Sales Manager, Sales Training, Medical Manager, Market Research Manager and Sales Representative

Experience in competitive landscapes is strongly preferred
Proficient in the development and execution of marketing strategy, and exposure to the various levels of brand cycle including product launch
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a highly collaborative and networked environment
Track record of taking risks and questioning and challenging of the status quo
Proven ability of building trust and empowering cross-functional teams
Pragmatic approach and leadership style
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by: July 31st, 2019

This position is not eligible for relocation support.

This position is not car eligible.

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon any legally protected ground. Roche will make a good faith effort to accommodate the individual needs of applicants with disabilities in our recruitment process.

NOTE: All employment is conditional upon completing and obtaining a satisfactory background check, including educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not been granted) checks.

AGENCY NOTICE: Please note that Roche Canada does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Services Agreement with agency/recruiter, Roche Canada will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Roche Canada explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Who we are
Roche Pharma Canada has its office in Mississauga, Ontario and employs over 850 employees. The Mississauga facility is bright, vibrant, fosters collaboration and teamwork, and is reflective of Roche's truly innovative culture.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.