Job for B.Pharm, B.Sc, MBA as Associate Manager at Merck Limited

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Merck Limited (formerly E. Merck Limited) was set up in India as the first Merck subsidiary in Asia in 1967.  The Company operates both its Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals businesses in the country. Merck was also the first Merck Group Company to go public in the year 1981.  The Merck Group now holds 51% of the share capital in Merck Limited, while the remaining 49% is traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd. and National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.  Merck Specialities Pvt. Ltd., the wholly owned Indian subsidiary of Merck KGaA, was incorporated in 2005.

Post : Associate Manager - Marketing

Job Description

  • Proactive development of marketing strategies and promotional mix to meet brand objectives and customer needs.
  • Market development, expansion and monitoring for assigned product towards achievement of key financials.  This involves market planning, forecasting and analysis.
  • Development of launch plans and co-ordination of implementation including co-ordination of pre-launch activities
  • Monitor business performance and external environment via appropriate tools to deliver corrective action as required to meet business objectives.
  • Effective management of promotional budgets for brand.
  • Work in close partnership with marketing, medical and all important stakeholder external partners to launch and drive M&S programs.
  • Key input into all marketing agency selection and liaison with them to deliver initiatives for brand
  • Design, Development, Execution and Monitoring of Brand Campaigns
  • Full accountability for brand and delivery of all programs related to it.
  • Garnering Customer (Doctors) insights through Field Work, Personal Dr Interviews, Round Table Meeting, CMEs, Advisory Board Constitution, Feedback Mechanism
  • Support sales team to drive sales – work in close partnership with sales team to ensure implementation of marketing programs and achieve team goals
  • Management of external agencies to meet team goals
  • Acts as brand champion to create enthusiasm and focus internally and with external customers and agencies.
  • Cross-functional interaction: work with Medical, Regulatory, SFE, Operations and other functions to launch marketing and sales programs.

Candidate Profile
• B. Pharm / B.Sc and MBA Marketing from reputed Institute.
• Min of 3-5 years experience in Brand Management. The person should have experience and/or exposure to ethical brand management
• Exposure to Diagnostic and Targeted therapy segment will be added advantage. Prior sales experience or experience in launching brands will be an added advantage though not a necessity
• Strategic thinking
• Analytical skills
• Hands on execution skills
• Market Research
• Worked with agencies - PR/ Advertising
• Knowledge about marketing process and planning tools
• Experience in designing and executing communication strategies
• Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
• Computer Proficiency
• Commercially astute, with strong organizational and prioritizing skills, and the ability to succeed in a highly results-driven environment
• Ability to work in a complex and constantly evolving environment
• Passionate and able to work and deliver against short deadlines
• Ability to listen and engage
• All round standards of professionalism and integrity
• Excellent training and presentation skills
• Willingness to travel – within India and abroad

Additional Information
Experience : 3-5 years
Qualification : B.Pharm, B.Sc, MBA
Location :  Mumbai
Industry Type : Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area : Marketing
End Date : 30th December, 2018


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