AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Brand Manager Sweden – Inhaled Respiratory (iRIA) in Södertälje, Sweden

Based in AstraZeneca Nordic-Baltic Marketing Company (MC) Office in Södertälje.

The arena

AstraZeneca has a long heritage in respiratory disease with 40 years of experience and a strong franchise of marketed products. Our efforts to find ground-breaking medicines and to develop new technologies are underpinned by a deep understanding of the biology of respiratory diseases and our extensive experience in primary care medicine.

Our current respiratory portfolio includes Turbuhaler products Symbicort® and Pulmicort® as well as COPD treatments, Eklira® and Duaklir®. Recently, in 2016, the first Pearl™ product Bevespi Aerosphere™ was approved by FDA.

The role

The Swedish Brand Manager, is essential for developing and implementing the Swedish tactics for the existing inhaled respiratory portfolio as well as planning for upcoming launches in asthma and COPD. The role will report to the Inhaled Franchise Lead and be part of the successful Swedish LIT team as well as a high performing Nordic team of experienced Brand Managers.

Accountabilities:

  • Drive and execute local brand activities together with local implementation team

  • Drive Nordic projects in the Inhaled respiratory portfolio for implementation across NOBA

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

  • Generate market insight together with local implementation team and the business unit

  • Deliver local brand & campaign trainings to field force

  • Follow up on operational plans

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

Essential requirements:

  • 5+ years of pharma marketing and sales experience in Sweden (DFC experience)

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent, e.g. in Marketing or science

  • Excellent communication skills - fluent written and spoken English

  • Confirmed project leading capabilities

  • Strong personal drive

  • Good knowledge in market ethical rules

  • Respiratory experience is a plus but not essential.

Please submit your application no later than 7th June 2018. Interviews will be held ongoing during the application period.

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.