Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Division
Release Date
Jean-Michel Carpentier
Grand Montréal

Position Summary • Champion the development and execution of the strategies and tactics to launch and promote successfully assigned products. • Liaise with all departments to ensure optimal current and future development of assigned products. • Work with all segments of supply chain to manage inventory, forecasts and packaging for the assigned brands • Work in collaboration with the Market Access Manager for provincial and private formularies issues, pricing and opportunities related to assigned products. • Collaborate to evaluation of new business opportunities. • Participate to relevant events/meetings organized • Manage the P&L of the assigned brands • Coordinate all market research projects for the assigned brands. Major Areas of Responsibility For assigned products, • Develop successful strategies, positioning and action plan and present it in an annual marketing plan. • Ensure optimal implementation of strategies with all departments • Coordinate tools and programs development with selected agencies. • Justify and follow-up promotional expenses budget versus yearly forecast. • Justify and follow-up sales budget versus yearly forecast. • Liaise with the sales force and sales management to ensure the sales support materials meet their needs and are utilized in compliance with marketing strategy. • Liaise with the Medical Affairs team to ensure optimal development and coaching of KOL’s and coordinates KOLs’ presentations at conventions, conferences, ad boards, consultant meetings etc. • Track market and competitive environment for optimal plan. • Recommend future development for assigned products (clinical studies, publications…) • Work in collaboration with Market Access Manager for provincial and private formularies issues, pricing and opportunities. • Collaborate with the Business Development department in the evaluation of potential new opportunities • liaise iwith other markets for the support of the assigned portfolio (if applicable)
Education/Competencies requirements • Education: Bachelor’s degree. MBA preferable (Marketing or Project Management). • Experience: 5-7 years in the marketing product manager position. Pharma experience is required. Experience in dermatology and direct to consumer marketing are strongly recommended. • Specialized Training: Sciences or Administration areas​ • Administrative/Managerial Competencies: ​ • Interpersonal Skills/Competencies: Strategic thinking, good understanding of all influential regulations of the Canadian market (federal regulations, provincial regulations, pricing regulations, advertising regulations, etc.), business acumen. • Other: Dependability and flexibility Contacts (Internal And External) • Internal:​All departments, most commons: Medical Affairs, Sales, Training, Market Access, Finance, Supply Chain. etc • External:​Marketing, Multimedia, Market Research Agencies, Health Governments, Consultants, KOLs & Advocates for assigned products. • Customer focus: o dedicated to meeting expectations and requirements of customers (external and internal) and acts with the customer in mind o establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect o report potential adverse event information, events of special interest and medical device incidents as soon as possible but within 24 hours after becoming aware, regardless of the severity of the event and whether or not you think it is caused by the product. Information should be sent as per the company Adverse Event Training.