Amgen Product Mgr in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Accountabilities:

Maximises the brand potential at national level

Executes Country Operating Plan

Delivers branding campaign in line with international guidance

Responsibilities

Drives motivation of sales force towards brand aspiration (cycle and launch meetings)

Develops and implements Country Brand Plan in full congruence with International Brand Plan

Designs and executes promotional activities (detail aids, message scripts, advertising, congresses, etc.) in line with international branding and key messages

Develops LRP with Business Planner

Proposes national sales target and achieves agreement with Business Unit Leader and Sales/District Managers

Partners with international PM

Translates/implements international brand campaign locally

Analyses market research and develops POA

Coordinates competitive intelligence and drives competitive action plans

Partners with the Medical Affairs Manager to optimize the brand performance (goals of clinical trials, KOL development, etc.)

Agrees with other PM in Franchise Team on joint projects

Recruits and manages external vendors

Identifies business opportunities and develops business cases

Minimum Requirements

Academic education or experience from similar positions

Minimum 5 to 8 years of experience in industry

Minimum 3 years of experience as a Product Manager

Experience in matrix organization and collaboration cross-functionally

Fluency in English, both oral and written communications

Financial and budgeting skills and experience

Documented track record of product launch

Computer skills (MS Office programs)

Tenure at last two jobs for at least 2 years each

Preferred Requirements

Documented experience in Franchise area (Cardiology, Bone/Endocrinology)

Documented success in gaining or maintaining market leadership position

Minimum 2 years in a big pharmaceutical company

Minimum 2 years of experience in a US pharmaceutical company

Competencies

Applies project management skills

Applies advanced analytical skills

Demonstrates strong industry knowledge and commercial attitude

Examines and understands issues from multiple perspectives or points of view, readily sees inter-relationships and cause and effect relationships; takes a systematic approach to successfully resolving all issues

Demonstrates networking capabilities

Applies advanced communication and presentation skills

Serves as a role model and resource to others in promoting open, honest and cooperative relationships throughout the organization

Displays strong organizational and time management skills; multi-tasks effectively; delivers on commitments in a timely manner

Takes initiative and acts pro-actively, enthusiastically and creatively

Demonstrates open-mindedness and helicopter view capabilities

Communicates effectively at all levels both internally and externally, and (inter-) nationally

Serves as a role model for Amgen Values