Manager Product Development

Location: Swifwater, PA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $1.00 - $1.00
Date: 3/6/2018
Job ID: 02577339
Job Description
Global Pharmaceutical and Vaccine company is expanding the Marketing division:

Objective:  To maximize company dose and dollar sales volume in a manner consistent with profit goals. 
·Achieve forecast as planned.
·Develop realistic and achievable forecast in concert with Marketing and Sales Management.
·Use information systems and reports to monitor and direct the progress of sales and profits toward monthly, trimester and annual sales objectives.    
Objective:  To create and build the value of product line responsibility.        
·Assist in developing rationale on pricing, packaging, distribution, promotion, market research, and other issues which impact product line responsibility.
·Develop and expand technical knowledge nrugecessary for the product line management and customer interaction.
·Identify market/product opportunities based on changing customer demands and competitive activities and trends.
·Remain abreast of the market, the competition and the environment.  Act as an information resource to all of company functional areas.
·Assist in developing and managing product budgets within profit objectives.
Objective:  To develop and implement comprehensive, rational marketing plans which support companys strategic plan in selected segments.
·Assist in preparation and submit timely marketing plans in accordance with the planning cycle.  These plans are to include objectives, strategies, tactics, market expenses, sales and profit forecasts.
·Develop and assure timely execution of the annual and three-year plans to achieve market share targets.
·Assist in developing and executing contingency plans necessary to meet changes in the environment, such as but not limited to, patent expirations, regulatory changes, new competitors and interruptions in production.
·Assist in the development of strategy regarding: product, price, promotion and distribution.
Objective:  To coordinate and communicate all aspects of assigned product management responsibilities.
·Assist in providing direction to functional groups to include, but not limited to,: Manufacturing, R&D, Customer Alliances, Market Research, Finance, etc.
·Routinely meet with an ever-broadening base of sales representatives and customers to enhance market knowledge.
·Keep the sales force promptly and accurately informed on industry trends, competition, product acceptance, and new product releases.
·Encourage the sales force communications relative to market trends, new product acceptance and the overall perception of sanofi pasteur products.
·Communicate strategies and tactical plans as required to all functional groups so that they are prepared to support the plan with adequate lead time.
·Assist in coordinating activities of outside vendors and agencies within budget limitations.
Objective:  To achieve maximum personal efficiencies through effective organization and time management.
·Allocate time to activities in proportion to impact the accomplishment of domestic revenue and profit goals and the marketing plan direction.
·Make effective use of resources available in company and through other sources.
·Establish controls to monitor and to provide reports on product sales, profits and project status.
·Manage time and projects to acceptable and improving levels of quality and quantity.
Objective:  To improve performance and maintain attention to an ongoing Continuous Improvement Plan.  
·Routinely identify and prioritize areas of the job where improvement is indicated.
·Set realistic and attainable objectives for improving job performance in specific areas.
·Identify specific actions to be taken to improve specific job performance.
·Make use of company resources and manager assistance in achieving the Continuous Improvement goals.
·Establish standards and estimate completion dates by which to measure progress toward Continuous Improvement goals.
·Monitor progress toward the standard, recognize when the standard is being habitually met and establish another priority objective.
·Develop a plan designed to maintain or exceed desired competency levels.
·Attend competency workshops to improve identified competencies.
Basic Qualifications:
BA/BS degree required, preferably in the following disciplines:  Economics, Marketing or Sciences
Minimum 3-5 years Marketing experience
Preferred Qualifications:
MBA desirable
Sanofi US Services, Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]
At least 3 years Product Marketing experience 
Pharma, Biotech, Medical Device Industry experience Ideal
Strategic as well as Tactical experience in Marketing