Product Manager OTC – Pharmaceutical

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The company is a key player in the South African OTC market and is market leader in a number of categories. We are a business, operating with a growth mindset, who believe in investing in brand building.

The successful candidate will become part of a successful, purpose driven business and will help drive the availability, visibility, knowledge and awareness of a quality OTC portfolio to the wider South African population. Empowering the consumer to make quality self care choices, is at the heart of our purpose.


-Develops brand strategy, promotional campaigns and tactical plans within marketing budgets
-Prepares content of Integrated Brand Teams and Launch Teams
-Runs market research programs & market insights for responsible brand and monitors /anticipates market development
-Responsible for execution, monitoring and analysis of the agreed tactical plans in order to ensure the growth of the brand(s)
-Lead the cross-functional local/regional brand Team, incl. coordination of Integrated Product Strategy Plan, and monitoring the execution of objectives
-Lead the development of promotional activities in line with internal SOPs and Code of Conduct guidelines.
-Monitor and control brand budgets, forecasts and expenses and assess the marketing mix of the product to evaluate cost effectiveness and results.
-Identifies area market insights and opportunity via customer interactions
-Executes central marketing activities as well as regional initiated marketing activities
-Monitors product performance and external environment using appropriate tools and taking corrective action if required to meet business objectives
-Compliance with applicable policies, procedures and other regulations

Minimum requirements

Experience in launching a new indication Marketing in Healthcare / Pharma business Launching a new product Market and customer intelligence Innovative & Analytical Technologies Integrated Channel Management [‘selecting right channel for right tactic’] Channel metrics & CRM systems Learn, try and apply new digital solutions and media (e.g. DTC) Customer Experience Dynamic campaign management Tertiary level in Product or Marketing Management. Post graduate will be beneficial

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Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks.

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