AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Nordic Brand Manager - NOBA in Espoo, Finland

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we're more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

The Nordic-Baltic (NOBA) Marketing Company employs around 450 people across 7 countries and has offices located in Södertälje, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius. By 2025 AstraZeneca NOBA aims to become a recognised leader in its core therapy areas and thus improve the lives of millions of people. This will be achieved by driving excellent launches, building close collaboration and partnerships with stakeholders in health care systems, and developing high performing teams.

As Nordic Brand Manager Oncology you will contribute to AstraZeneca’s oncology business, one of our key growth platforms. You will take on the responsibility to lead the strategic brand plan development in the Nordic Cross-functional Brand Team and coordinate market activities across the Nordic countries connected to the assigned brands in one of our core tumor type areas; Breast, Lung and Ovarian cancer as well as Haematology and Immuno-Oncology. At AstraZeneca, we are committed to advancing the science and redefining the treatment paradigm in oncology with a bold ambition to ultimately eliminate cancer as a cause of death.

As Nordic Brand Manager you will play a major part in bringing our innovative medicines to the market for the benefit of the patients.

Key Accountabilities

Person in this role

  • Drives and executes local brand activities together with local implementation team

  • Develops local marketing material based on agreed overall strategy – co-develops campaigns, aligns key messages and manages the local production agencies

  • Drives specific Nordic business unit initiatives according to individual’s interest and skills

  • Manages the local PR agencies and patient organizations

  • Generates market insight together with local implementation team for the business unit

  • Delivers local brand & campaign trainings

  • Follows up of operational plans and provides Segmentation & Targeting guidance for sales force

  • Manages relationships with local Key External Experts in collaboration with Medical and HCA

In order to succeed in the role you have

  • A marketing/finance/science or pharmacy degree

  • Demonstrated several years of pharma marketing or sales experience

  • Experience in the area of oncology

  • Proven a strong sense for strategic planning and execution

  • Confirmed project leading capabilities

  • Good knowledge in market ethical rules & health care systems

  • Excellent communication skills - fluent written and spoken English

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, e.g. in Marketing

  • Experience from multicultural business environment

  • Insight of market access work

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.