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Brand Leader


Puerto Rico

Job Description

Job Description

Are you a skilled and experienced marketing professional seeking a new challenge in the pharmaceutical industry? We have an exciting opportunity for a Brand Leader based in Puerto Rico.

As the Brand Leader, you will be responsible for managing the development, implementation, and monitoring of marketing strategies and plans for assigned products and indications. Your primary focus will be on ensuring the integration of these plans within the overall brand strategy, leading the development of marketing tools and digital initiatives, and collaborating with cross-functional teams and regional counterparts. You will play a key role in achieving results through direct efforts, cross-functional teams, and field employees while ensuring compliance with company policies, ethical business practices, and applicable regulations.

To excel in this position, you should have a strong background in marketing within the pharmaceutical industry, coupled with proven project management skills and strategic thinking. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our team. Apply now and be part of our mission to achieve healthcare excellence through innovation and collaboration.

Main requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Science, Finance, Business, or related field;
  • Master’s degree is preferred;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience within pharmaceutical industry, medical or Clinical Research Organization;
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in marketing or direct marketing results related experience (e.g., brand leader, product manager, omnichannel brand leader);
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English and Spanish;
  • Solid understanding of the marketing planning & implementation process to optimize development of the market;
  • Ability to translate strategic priorities into operational realities, set stretch goals & measure progress;
  • Demonstrate the ability to initiate and maintain strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside of the organization;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Willing to travel at least 20% of the time.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5, 2023, employees in office-based positions in the U.S. will be working a Hybrid work consisting of three total days on-site per week, generally Tuesday, Wednesday and either Monday or Thursday, although the specific days may vary by site or organization, with Friday designated as a remote-working day, unless business critical tasks require an on-site presence. This Hybrid work model does not apply to, and daily in-person attendance is required for, field-based positions; facility-based, manufacturing-based, or research-based positions where the work to be performed is located at a Company site; positions covered by a collective-bargaining agreement (unless the agreement provides for hybrid work); or any other position for which the Company has determined the job requirements cannot be reasonably met working remotely. Please note, this Hybrid work model guidance also does not apply to roles that have been designated as “remote”.

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Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the Brand Leader position in the pharmaceutical industry in Puerto Rico should have a strong background in marketing, project management skills, and strategic thinking. To stand out as a candidate, consider the following tips:

  • Highlight your experience in the pharmaceutical industry and any direct marketing results-related roles you have held.
  • Showcase your ability to develop and implement marketing strategies, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and lead the development of marketing tools and digital initiatives.
  • Demonstrate your proficiency in spoken and written English and Spanish, as well as your understanding of marketing planning and implementation processes.
  • Emphasize your experience in setting and achieving strategic goals, building strategic relationships, and optimizing market development.
  • Ensure your resume includes your experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook, as well as your willingness to travel at least 20% of the time.

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