Ophthalmology Brand Lead, Novartis, UK – Product Launch

United Kingdom Frimley / Camberley
On Application
09 Mar 2018
09 Sep 2018
Job Summary:

Would you like to work for a Global Pharmaceutical company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives by leading a strategic launch?
Look no further, apply today.

Novartis’s Ophthalmology Franchise is currently recruiting for an experienced marketer to build and lead a cross functional launch team as a Brand Lead; the successful applicant will be responsible ensuring a class leading launch of our new anti- VEGF therapy. Ophthalmology is one of Novartis’s strategic growth franchises with an established presence across medical retina, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Our expanding eye care pipeline includes 3 potential innovative launch compounds over the next 5 years and we are resourcing to ensure continued business expansion and benefit to patients impacted by eye disease.

Job Role:

The purpose of the Brand Lead role is to develop our marketing strategy and lead the cross functional team to success. Key accountabilities include leadership of the development and implementation of brand strategy, marketing mix and operational brand plans, to optimise sales, market share and/or revenue in the short- and long-term.
In our new operating structure this individual will also be a core member of our Global Brand Team, helping to shape our global strategy and enabling the successful candidate to gain significant exposure to our global headquarters environment.

Minimum requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

• Strategic and operational brand management across multiple therapy areas and/or products, to include exposure across all stages of the product lifecycle, launch experience is highly desirable
• Strong people and matrix management background
• Experience to include customer facing/sales experience and cross-functional working
• University degree in Science and/or degree in Business Marketing or Clinical Research
• Professional qualification in marketing desirable (e.g. CIM) English fluent, additional language(s) desirable

We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.


About Novartis:

Our mission is to care and cure; We want to discover, develop and successfully market innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life. We also want to provide a shareholder return that reflects outstanding performance and to adequately reward those who invest their money, their time and their ideas in our company.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK has been certified by the Top Employers Institute as “Top Employer Europe 2017”!

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’

Benefits of Working for Novartis:

Competitive Salary
Annual Bonus
Strong Work/Life Balance, flexible working
Top UK Employer
Pension Scheme
Share Scheme
Paid holidays
Comprehensive Medical Insurance
Subsidised Canteen
Employee Recognition Scheme
Sports & Social Club

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