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Brand Manager, Hematology, Oncology

Québec, Quebec, Canada Req ID 2211036 Category Marketing Division AbbVie

Joining AbbVie means, you will be part of a team of outstanding professionals dedicated to making a remarkable impact on patients' lives. At AbbVie, we conduct ground-breaking science on a global scale every day. AbbVie Canada is one of the Best Workplaces in Canada whereby 98% of our employees are proud to say they work for AbbVie and 96% are proud of how we contribute to the community.

AbbVie is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the world’s most complex and critical conditions.

The company’s mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience.

When choosing your career path, choose to be remarkable. 

The team is looking for a talented and experienced individual to lead the marketing and commercial activities of Venclexta in AML Through innovative tactics and a team-oriented approach, the candidate will contribute to AbbVie solidifying itself as a leader in Hematology/Oncology. This position is based in Montreal (Saint-Laurent) and reports to the Marketing Manager Hematology/Oncology.

Key responsibilities

  • Review the strategies identified by the Global brand plan, to craft the Canadian Affiliate’s brand strategies and implement & measure the aligned tactics.
  • Manage and strategically spend the advertising and promotion budget.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Forecasting team to deliver accurate and timely output.
  • Communicate strategic goals, positioning, messaging and tactical plans to internal customers, field sales force and external agencies.
  • Analyze market issues and opportunities and communicate findings to brand team members and to senior management.
  • Plan and develop sales promotional materials and coordinate with cross-functional partners.
  • Ensure successful collaboration between agency of record and AbbVie internal partners (advertising, AbbVie Care, patient relations, Business Technology Solutions and AbbVie Medical Institute).

Education / Experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Science or related field is required.
  • Relevant marketing experience with proven track record within the biotech/pharmaceutical industry:
      • Brand management experience within a relevant therapeutic area is a strength (minimum of two years).
      • Oncology/hematology experience is preferred; knowledge of hematological malignancies is a definite asset.
  • Ability to think and plan strategically (i.e., work plans, activities, timelines, targeting) and operating with execution excellence.
  • Understanding of digital/virtual programs deployment is required.

Essential skills and abilities:

  • Advanced French and English language proficiency (oral and written).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Must be at ease with technology (the use of various tools/systems to perform day-to-day tasks). Experience with Veeva is an asset.
  • Travel required about 30% of the time.
  • Valid driver’s license and passport.

Key leadership competencies

  • Drive and communicate brand vision and strategy in collaboration with the extended pipeline team.
  • Prioritize decisions and activities to ensure efficient use of resources and address critical issues impacting the brand.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to the different stakeholders; adapt key messages to the audience, drive and manage projects, and propose new and innovative marketing solutions.
  • Work effectively in a matrix structure and be a strong team collaborator.
  • Create a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement.
  • Embrace the ideas of others and nurture innovation.

COVID-19 vaccination for new hire amendments

Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for this position, with possible accommodation for validated exemptions, within the limits of applicable legislation. AbbVie employees are also required to comply with any COVID-19 related external requirements, including any testing requirements, applicable to their work activities outside AbbVie premises (i.e., travelling and visiting stakeholders or customers).

AbbVie is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply.

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Schedule: Full-time

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