Associate Director, Diversified Brands
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck’s Global Human Health (GHH) Division abides by a “patient first, profits later” ideology. Results-driven and ambitious, this team of individuals represents a functional balance between meeting company objectives and the needs of people around the world. The organization is comprised of sales and marketing professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing Merck's prescription medicines, vaccines, and other medical products to our customers worldwide.
In this position the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the management of a sub-segment of the Diversified Brands portfolio.
To optimize the portfolio the candidate will focus on the following areas;
- Content Management: Move to content curation approach for all DVB brands with limited/no new content development – event-driven only. Find efficient solutions for upcycling of local content into global marketing hub for best practice sharing
- Leading key business initiatives which could include CTC strategy or Externalization approaches
- Ongoing Profitability analyses and SKU optimization
- Internal planning including forecasting, supply chain management, country operation interactions
- Bachelor Degree required
- Minimum of 3 years pharmaceutical marketing
- Strong analytical capabilities
- Project Management/ Six Sigma skills
- Track record of superior abilities to organize and plan work, collaborate with teams and stakeholders to pull through execution.
- Advanced degree preferred
- Experience of working with portfolios is preferred
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life.
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Employee Status: Regular
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