Brand Manager Vaccines 9 month Fixed term contract

Brand Manager, Vaccines 9 month FTC

London

Do you have expertise in, and passion for marketing? Would you like to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

We are on a journey to bring life-saving medicines to patients. Our role in contributing to decreasing mortality rates globally is clear – shaping the future by spotting a scientifically-led commercial opportunity and acting now to operationalise and scale it.

Our UK Marketing Company (UKMC) is responsible for the marketing of our medicines in the UK. Here you’ll also find colleagues from AstraZeneca’s corporate functions and our European and International regions’ sales and marketing teams As a member of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), all of our sales, marketing and communications activities are subject to the ABPI Code of Practice.

It has been agreed that the UKMC head office will move from Luton to Pancras Square, London in early 2022. This role will be initially based in our Luton office, until this move takes place.

Our move to Pancras Square offers us the strongest possible platform to transform the lives of patients in the UK, as the country’s leading biopharmaceutical company. The move will bring the UK Marketing Company closer to customers, partners and stakeholders in the UK’s healthcare environment, as well as foster greater collaboration with the wider AZUK footprint. Are you looking for an exciting role within an outstanding Marketing team? Then please read on and apply.

What you’ll do

You’ll join a passionate and talented marketing team on an initial 9 month maternity cover Fixed term basis with potential to extend to 12 months.

*Supporting the development and implementation of the Vaccines brand campaign in the local market, through sales team and channel working

* Working with key clinical advocates including Specialists, and lead GPs to ensure implementation of brand strategy

* Collaborating with key partners including area lead market, medical teams, cross functional team, channels and sales teams to implement brand campaigns

* Delivering key marketing campaign items e.g. promotional campaign material, remote detail material, service items, training support, meetings support material, materials development, approval, production and distribution.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Significant pharmaceutical commercial experience with a strong performance track record
  • Strong sales / marketing leadership with a successful track record of growing market share
  • Creative marketing capabilities together with rigorous commercial business sense

Desirable:

  • Good experience of the UK market, with its unique NHS system
  • Experience within Vaccines

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have one seat available and we hope it’s yours.

Closing date: 11th November 2021

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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