Business Franchise Head Cardiology, Czech Republic

Sep 27, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

5% by 2030! We believe we can help achieve the Czech Cardio Society objective to decrease mortality of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Diseases. Thanks to our key launch brand that represents novel therapeutic approach using RNA technology to reduce LDL cholesterol. We will partner with the Government, Payers, and Scientific Societies to help achieve this goal.

Ready to accept the challenge? We have a new opening for Business Franchise Head Cardiology.

You will lead our key therapeutic area with a portfolio of two major brands, including this key launch. Together with your great cross functional team, you will positively impact patients' lives in the Czech Republic.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Develops Cardio Franchise strategy and portfolio development plan, aligned with the local priorities and Global and Regional requirements
• Drives responsibility for profitable growth from innovative and established Cardio Franchise products
• Drives effective use of resources according to commercial priorities of the Cardio Franchise
• Drives efficiency in marketing and sales through cost containment initiatives
• Identifies and implements new ways to reduce sales erosion for Cardio products
• Ensures customer satisfaction
• Performs effective leadership and management of the Sales and Marketing teams
• Leads talent development
• Executes the overall performance management process

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• University degree in bioscience, medicine, business, and/or economics, MBA preferred
• Extensive sales & marketing experience within pharmaceutical industry, including 5 years in management position
• Proven track-record of P&L responsibility
• In depth knowledge of customers/marketplace, key dynamics, and current knowledge of key competitors and their strategies
• Well developed understanding of country regulatory and market environments
• Well developed planning and resource allocation skills
• Experience with productivity increase projects in the pharmaceutical business desirable
• Proven understanding of product launch and product commercialization processes
• Experience in building relationships with KOLs and payers
• Strong leadership skills and experience in leading, teaming with, and motivating marketing & sales teams

You’ll receive:
Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, health insurance, flexible working arrangements, meal vouchers, employee recognition scheme.

Why consider Novartis? Need to renew this part?
769 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2020. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?
We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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Czech Republic
Commercial & General Management
Full Time
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Business Franchise Head Cardiology, Czech Republic

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