Head of Marketing – Pharmaceutical

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Key Performance Areas

  • Marketing:
    • Monitoring and achievement of Marketing lead measures to ensure Company achieves
    • Monitoring and achievement of Marketing lead measures to ensure Company
    • Monitoring of Brand manager activities to maintain
  • Work with Conference team for planning of January conference, as well as identifying and planning for any Cycle meeting needed throughout the year.
  • Monthly review of Forecasting with Marketing/Procurement team and weekly review of stock reports with Procurement Team. Corrective measures to be taken for over- and underperforming Insights to be given regarding market changes andcampaigns that
  • might affect stockholding negatively or
  • Managing and overseeing the Advertising and Promotion for Brand Managers to ensure they are in line with budget.
  • Oversee and assist with the development of effective sales and marketing plans for the
  • Ensure new launches are duly allocated to a Brand manager and project plans are in
  • Responsible for engaging in field work to ensure company standards are met and to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Daily/Monthly approval of purchase orders
  • Manage the administrative function of the Marketing assistant to ensure processes are in place and executed
  • Assisting HR with selection of Marketing personnel
  • Manage the performance of team, identify performance problems and take corrective action incl. development and succession planning
  • Weekly meeting with Team and individuals to assess execution plans of their key performance areas and taking corrective measures if need be.
  • Timeous, comprehensive, completion of g. planners, reports, action plans, assessments, trackers and presentations on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Manage training (with other role-players) of new & existing Brand managers to ensure full exposure to all areas of the business pertaining to their role.
  • Maintain and ensure execution of SOP’s for the Marketing

 Minimum Requirements



  • Degree or diploma in Business Management or



 At least 5 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry as a Product/Brand

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a managerial



 Good understanding of MS Office(Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook)

  • Good Financial understanding


 Attention to detail

  • Deadline driven
  • Time management skills
  • Leadership qualities
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Assertive
  • Fair
  • Able to inspire others
  • Self motivated
  • Follow up skills
  • Able to delegate
  • Able to work under pressure



 A course on People Management or Leadership


General working requirements

 Drivers licence

  • Motor Vehicle
  • Working overtime when required



 The role holder will travel 25% of their time on a mixture of planned and ad-hoc business travel during the year.

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