Country Brand Lead Neurology & Global Brands

Pfizer Inc.

Capelle Ad Ijssel, Netherlands

Job posting number: #7257863 (Ref:pf-4911310)

Posted: June 24, 2024

Job Description

Do you want to be part of an international, innovative, world-class pharmaceutical company? Of an organization committed to putting patients first? Pfizer has always evolved with the changing needs of the people who rely on us to create a healthier world. Guided by our four values: Courage, Joy, Equity and Excellence, our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives.  

Country Brand Lead Neurology & Global Brands

Location: Netherlands - Capelle Ad Ijssel

About the role

This role is responsible for overseeing the operational and financial performance for the designated portfolio, including financial sales and budget planning. It manages different products across the product lifecycle including preparation of new launches.

Additionally, it involves monitoring performance, identifying opportunities and risks, and executing corrective actions in alignment with the XFT.

On the strategic front, the role leads, coordinates and manages the internal XFT and focuses on planning and delivering customer experience and understanding the customer needs.

The role is developing and implementing omnichannel plans, creating tailored content with measurements for marketing optimization.

For Eliquis the Country Brand Lead (CBL) collaborates with the alliance partner for monthly alignment on expected DOTs, cost and if needed parallel trade.

Main responsibilities

Operational and Financial Performance

  • Owns the yearly OP planning, brand planning sales targets, long range forecasting of the portfolio and contributing to ad hoc updates that are reported and forecasted in the latest estimates for the assigned portfolio.

  • Accountable for the planning, spending & controlling of budgets of the portfolio and developing regular spending forecast updates to aid financial planning for the portfolio.

  • Monitor and track performance and stock situations, identify areas of opportunity and risk and develop and execute correcting actions where needed in agreement with the Specialty Care Lead .

Strategy, Execution and Measurement

  • Good knowledge of the brand and designated therapeutic areas

  • Deep understanding of patient journey, key barriers, patient/HCP and payer needs, preferences, and behaviors along the customer journey.

  • Develop and implement local strategic and tactical omnichannel plans by uncovering omnichannel insights along the patient & customer journey and identify the must win moments that represent where to focus to enhance the customer’s current and desired experience.

  • Define smart customer (behavior and experience driven) engagement goals for the omnichannel execution and lead the process of content generation needed to reach the engagement goals.

  • Create local adaptation of immersive, bite-sized content tailored to brands, segments, and channels.

  • Construct and manage tests to optimize marketing efficiency and effectiveness across brands, segments, and channels.

  • Use advanced analytics to measure attribution and drive marketing and sales performance, use CEM dashboard and Adobe Analytics to drive automation.

  • Pursue market innovation opportunities aligned with customer needs and business goals.

  • Lead and align the in-country cross-functional team strategies, tactics, and activities.

  • Building long-term relationships with hematology societies.

  • Support product training for the Field Force.

  • Drive KOL development and advocacy in accordance with Pfizer policies.

  • Ensure high standards of compliance to norms, policies, and procedures.

About you

  • Preferably has a university degree and 6+ years of experience in similar positions or a bachelor's degree and 7+ years of experience in similar positions in the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in the field of vaccines.

  • Is solution driven and has a proven track record of strategic thinking, proven analytical skills, creativity and excellence in execution of tactics.

  • Is very well organized and able to work in a very dynamic, constantly changing environment.

  • Is a strong team player, has excellent communication skills, influencing skills and leads by example.

  • Ability to understand the effects of the external environment on the fundamental drivers of the strategic accounts and their implications on our business nationally; seize accountability for driving the business forward.

  • Ability to challenge and discuss (un)conventional business solutions with internal and external stakeholders with the aim to establish added value creation and a patient-centered sustainable healthcare environment.

  • Ability to perform and prioritize effectively in stressful circumstances and request timely assistance when required.

  • High level of commercial drive & strong result-driven attitude.

  • Thorough understanding of revenue drivers for the brand/portfolio

  • Role modelling, visibility, upholding values, adhering to standards

  • Ability to facilitate stakeholder & customer commitments and act on customer insights

  • Entrepreneurial mindset combined with business and marketing acumen

  • Managing complexity across brands – ability to simplify complex situations into simple solutions

  • Ability to influence and inspire across stakeholders in a matrix environment

  • Broad knowledge and experience of the NL healthcare and pharmaceutical environment

  • Proven track record of working collaboratively with others across functions

  • Strong Communication and Presentation Skills in both Dutch and English

  • Decisive, result driven, solution oriented, proactive, can-do mentality, seizes accountability, agile

  • For all CBL roles flexibility is required for the assigned brands/portfolio in the category and focus brands may change as a result of changed market conditions and opportunities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous customer facing experience

  • Previous experience in the designated therapeutic area

What do we offer?

Innovative company Pfizer has a pipeline full of innovative medicines for a variety of conditions. As a Pfizer colleague, you'll have the opportunity to maximize the impact of medicines for patients in a variety of ways. In short, you make a real difference.

Development opportunities We are always looking for top talent. We believe you will never stop learning and there will always be a new opportunity for your development. That is why we have broad opportunities in the Belux organization. There are regular opportunities for training or to gain experience in a different field or even advancement to an international position.

A culture where you can be yourself We are a large, international organization with people from all over the world. At Pfizer everyone should be able to be themselves, that's what we strive for and live by.

Work/life balance At Pfizer, we know that if you really want to make an impact on people's lives, it's important that your people are at their best. That's why we offer our colleagues good working conditions, such as an appropriate salary and opportunities to work from home. Working a lot of overtime is not the norm for us. We also believe that work and having fun should go hand in hand. That's why, for example, you can participate in all kinds of activities outside of work.

Are you interested?

Do you know enough and have you decided to respond? We are curious about you and invite you to submit your application via the apply button below. You don't have to worry about a deadline to respond. We keep looking until we have found the right candidate for this position.

Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

We kindly ask you to provide your application documents in English!


Pfizer is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction in which it operates.

Pfizer's aim is to provide equality of opportunity in the recruitment process by avoiding any bias or potential discrimination on any grounds including (but not limited to): sex, age, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability. At Pfizer we are creating an organization and promoting a culture that respects each individual's unique character and life experiences and reflects the diversity of our society, customers and markets. We will achieve this through fostering and sustaining an environment in which every colleague feels valued and supported. 

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Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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Job posting number:#7257863 (Ref:pf-4911310)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Pfizer Inc.
New York,New York
United States
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