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Global Brand Director, Prostacyclin Therapies

Actelion Pharma Schweiz AG

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Global Brand Director, Prostacyclin Therapies

Global Brand Director, Prostacyclin Therapies - (160000IM)

About the Company

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is a leading biopharmaceutical company employing over 2,500 dedicated professionals covering all key markets around the world – including Europe, the US, Japan, China, Russia and Mexico. Headquartered in Allschwil, near Basel, Switzerland, our functional, award-winning Actelion Center is a symbol of our innovative spirit and culture.

We are searching for breakthrough medicines for high unmet medical needs and this inspires and motivates all of us to work towards achieving our overriding mission: to treat more patients with groundbreaking therapies.

Besides highly competitive compensation and tangible benefits, would you like to have a noticeable impact and enjoy our culture of innovation, trust and teamwork? Do you want to grow in a different kind of company with an enthusiastic, stimulating environment fostered by open communication and a results-driven approach? Then we welcome your application to join our team in the role of Global Brand Director, Prostacyclin Therapies, based in Allschwil.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the global commercial launch team
  • Lead the development and roll-out of the commercial strategy across the organization
  • Provide leadership and support to LoC’s with the development and implementation of marketing platforms and materials
  • Responsibility for all Global Communication, Branding, PR and Advertising deliverables
  • Partner with Global Insights Lead in the development of Insights initiatives (marketing research, competitive intelligence and business analytics projects), and responsible for activating the insights into the brand strategy and execution
  • Coordinating congress activities with the Global Congress Team
  • Partner with Health Economics and Pricing work with the global HE&P team to develop pricing and reimbursement/value messaging and strategy
  • Acting as key liaison with Business Planning/Analytics and Technical Operations to ensure supply needs are met
  • Align with and represent the views of the BSOMT in the Global Life-Cycle team for UPTRAVI
  • Developing excellent relationships to International Opinion Leaders
  • Act as the product champion in BSO



Candidate Requirements

  • Master degree in business life sciences or related discipline, MBA preferred
  • At least 5 years marketing and sales experience in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably with experience in cardio-pulmonary diseases
  • Previous role experience marketing function lead within a country affiliate and/or international/global
  • Marketing experience
  • Experience in marketing orphan or as a minimum secondary care products in a competitive marketplace
  • Excellent persuasiveness & influencing skills, with proven ability to work within matrix organizations
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English (additional language skills are an advantage)
  • Demonstrable leadership, interpersonal and collaborative skills, ability to successfully interact with senior management
  • Strong strategic mind-set, innovative and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Ability to manage complex issues and to establish fruitful working relationships with multiple partners and stakeholders internally and externally
  • International working experience and excellent intercultural social skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Flexible, dynamic, results driven and a team player

What Actelion Offers

  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits
  • The possibility for development and advancement within our dynamic organization
  • The innovative and stimulating atmosphere of a multicultural environment

The research facilities are located in Allschwil, Switzerland, a suburb of Basel on the borders of France and Germany.


Primary Location

: CH-BL-Allschwil


: Marketing


: Full-time

Job Type

: Standard

Job Posting

: Oct 18, 2016