Feb 09, 2022

Job Description

1996! In this year Sandoz initiated the world’s first biosimilar development program. Over 20 years of experience in biosimilar development have equipped us with extensive knowledge and outstanding expertise in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of biosimilar medicines to the healthcare community and patients worldwide. This opportunity is waiting for you to contribute to Sandoz success story in the area of biosimilar.

Job purpose:

Maximize the European Diabetes opportunity:

• Define Diabetes strategy and support BD&L/portfolio with commercial assessments
• Centrally define launch strategy and prepare all launch materials “Launch in a box”
• Support definition of digital materials developed in Content Hub

Your responsibilities :

• Define the European Diabetes Strategy, and support BD&L and Portfolio with expertise and commercial assessments to secure assets
• Leading the cross-functional launch for blockbuster launches in Diabetes, incl. the definition of the launch strategy and the development of all launch materials to be used by countries
• Closely collaborate with Digital Team and Medical to bring initiatives to life. Actively support digital transformation.
• Ensure understanding of market, competition, and key treatment trends
• Drive patient and customer understanding
• Ensure peer-to-peer leadership and close collaboration with country organizations

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:

• A business and/or science background and degree is required
• Minimum 6-8 years specialty commercialization experience
• Strong marketing background
• Experience with digital commercialization.
• Local country experience required
• Prior launch experience required.
• Prior line leadership preferable
• Previous experience in Global or Regional role is desirable
• Disease area experience is required for Diabetology
• Individual must possess excellent business acumen, external focus, strong communication, analytical and project management skills
• The individual must demonstrate the ability to lead cross-functionally and with country organizations
• Fluent English is required and fluency in another International language is beneficial

Why consider Sandoz?

Our number 1 priority is to pioneer patient access to better healthcare. We are a company of firsts. 1st to develop an oral penicillin antibiotic. 1st to develop and launch biosimilars. 1st to launch an FDA-cleared digital therapeutic. And we never stop asking: how can we continue to pioneer access in an ever-more digital and global world?

The answers come when curious, courageous and collaborative people are empowered to ask new questions, make bold decisions and take smart risks.

Sandoz, a Novartis division, is a leader in generic and biosimilar medicines and a pioneer in digital therapeutics.

Imagine what you could do at Sandoz!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Sandoz, a Novartis company, 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.

Hiring decisions are only based on the qualification for the position, regardless of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age and disability.

The law provides for severely disabled / equal applicants the opportunity to involve the local representative body for disabled employees (SBV) in the application process. If you would like to request this, please let us know in advance as a note on your CV.

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Holzkirchen (near Munich)
Commercial & General Management
Full Time
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Head Marketing Diabetes Region Europe (d/f/m)

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