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Business Unit Head

Connectus Group - Expires on Oct 11, 2013
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Singapore
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 10+ years
  • Expat and local
Sales / Business Development
Job Category
Pharmaceutical / Biotech / Life Sciences
S$9000 - S$11000 (Negotiable)

Job Description

Our client is the largest pharmaceutical company in Asia among the world top pharmaceutical company. They are a research-based global company with its main focus on pharmaceuticals including metabolic disorders, gastroenterology, neurology, inflammation and oncology.

Role Purpose

  • Responsible with Sales and Marketing teams to plan and execute Brand and Sales Force Effectiveness plans across Gastrointestinal; Cardiovascular and Bone franchises with market and customer focus.

  • Deliver /exceed annual sales budget and attain Theraputic Areas-market leadership position by optimizing resources and tools within approved marketing spend in accordance with Global Code of Conduct and Organization values.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accountable for annual sales budgeting, periodic product forecasts and brand plans across all Therapeutic Areasí(TA) and deliver with team both top-line revenue sales ; % market share and % growth across all customer segments within approved A/P ratio

  • Responsible to strengthen brand franchise with matured and new brands to meet % growth and % MS objectives in line with brand life cycle management

  • Responsible for minimum field working days/month to coach the sales team to deliver high performance, interact and record customer insights and evaluate competition intensity to make tactical changes in brand plans if required

  • Responsible to plan and optimize sales and marketing resources with robust Customer profiling and S&T exercise and benchmarking market standard

  • Responsible for both pre and post brand launch activities within LEAP framework using requisite market research/advisory board and non-promotional meets

  • Responsible to engage with KOLís and HCPs across TAís/Customer segments in accordance with Organization Compliance Policy and Procedures and approved brand plans

  • Responsible for periodic Sales and Marketing MIS (using both internal and IMS data) and effective use of BI and ETMS reports to guide/enhance team Commercial and Marketing effectiveness and benchmark with industry practice

  • Responsible to work closely with HR on Performance Management process to monitor and guide team performance supported with Field Coaching/Classroom training as per individual development plans

  • Responsible to plan and recruit/induct/retain top talents as per business needs specific to TA

  • Responsible for budgeting and approval of marketing and sales expense as per SOP and delegation of grant of authority matrix.

Job Requirements

Professional and Technical Capabilities


  • Thorough understanding of business and sales planning processes

  • In-depth knowledge of how the GP channel and the hospitals (both private and restructured) channel function in Singapore

  • Significant experience leading a team (sales and marketing)

  • Self motivated and a drive for Result and Process

  • Strategic approach and ability to executes plans

  • Strong people development skills and excellent communication

  • Budgeting and controls

  • Strong analytical and commercial acumen

  • Innovation and problem-solving

  • Lead and manage Change


  • Ability to analyze and work with IMS Databases, Excel, Powerpoint

Key Performance Indicators

  • TA % annual Sales and Brand % market share

  • % SFE and Financial annual target

  • Industry Benchmarked Brand plans- Degree of Innovation/Customer centricity/Ease of implementation

  • IMS /Data Monitor Customer perception studies on brand health and sales force capabilities

  • Compliance/Values/Process/Budget controls and adherence/deviations

  • % Field Coaching days and retention of top talents

Job Requirement

  • Degree in Pharmacy/Life Science with Post Graduate in Marketing or related subject

  • Min 10 years in Pharmaceutical industry Sales and Marketing (all channels of sales)

  • Min 5 years supervisory experience leading a team

  • Preferably in Sales and marketing in Gastrointestinal, Cardiovascular and Bone franchises

About the recruitment agency

Connectus Group

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