Commercial Marketing Manager

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Commercial Operations
  3. United Kingdom
Birmingham, West Midlands
Posting date: 28 Mar 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading biotechnology firm to advertise a vacancy for a Commercial Marketing Manager position. The organisation supplies laboratories around the world with clinical diagnostic tools and offers a portfolio of over 200 protein assays across a range of clinical diagnostic systems. Based in Birmingham, this is an exiting opportunity to bring expertise and skills to an established and in-demand company.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring achievement of revenue budget for area of responsibility.
  • Actively supporting sales in order to achieve budget.
  • Aligning activities with Product Management teams and collaborating closely.
  • Developing and implementing marketing plans in collaboration with regional teams, ensuring close alignment with subsidiaries and their tactical marketing plans.
  • Working closely with Scientific Communication and Medical Scientific Liaison teams to develop appropriate scientific data and communications to support marketing plans.
  • Aligning Marketing plans with Product Development plans and Medical/Scientific plans.
  • Developing and understanding Customer Decision Journeys for portfolio/therapeutic areas.
  • Developing and executing creative promotional campaigns in close collaboration with the Marketing Centre of Excellence.
  • Ensuring promotional campaigns correlate with and speed up the customer's journey through the marketing funnel.
  • Setting up KPIs to measure marketing effectiveness and determining ROI for all activities.
  • Developing market entry strategies for new products as well as the product/portfolio roadmap by the Product Management Teams.
  • Participating in interdisciplinary project teams towards launch of new products.
  • Contributing to product launches, including preparation for markets, product and commercial readiness, and the production of launch materials and promotions on time and in budget
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with global KOLs, key customers, networks, and procedures.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A scientific degree, PhD or equivalent and/or Marketing or Business degree or MBA.
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience, including a minimum of 3 years of experience in product management/marketing in the diagnostic/Life science industry & sales experience.
  • Previous experience with executing strategic and tactical marketing campaigns.
  • Previous experience of digital marketing.
  • Numerical skills for the manipulation of market and sales data, profitability calculations and development of business cases.
  • Ability to develop strong stakeholder relationships (internal and external).
  • Required to travel internationally, up to 40%, including some evening and weekends.
  • Marketing related qualification.
  • Member of Institute of Marketing or equivalent professional body.
  • Experience with international markets and marketing across subsidiary organisations.
  • Other languages.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

To Apply:

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.