Sunday, 13 November 2016

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager

Region:                West Africa
Location:             Lagos, Nigeria

Expiry: Friday - 18th November, 2016

Job Purpose
H/she will be responsible for the creation and development of marketing strategy for a portfolio of brands within a franchise/disease area. Provides global cross-functional leadership and alignment for all marketing-related activities and is responsible for achieving global marketing KPIs. Inspires and motivates the Global Marketing Team.

·         Develops new methods/tools related to marketing research, creates new analytical models to support forecasting and creates new ways to capitalize on insights.
·         Actively searches for new programs and customer types to influence long-term position across portfolio.
·         Predicts future drivers of the business, identifies early trends and makes recommendations to capitalize on opportunities and minimize risks.
·         Drives innovative approaches to the integration of clinical, regulatory and commercial inputs across all stakeholders.
·         Drives pursuit of new indication strategies with business cases across Business Franchise opportunities.
·         Develops innovative life cycle options to optimize brand value and differentiation.
·         Creates and develops new markets and commercial models for brands in the portfolio.
·         Influences all customer groups/stakeholders and builds alliances to improve brand potential and performance.
·         Drives long-term value through brand and portfolio strategy.
·         Drives innovative marketing best practices across the organization.
·         Interprets the impacts of trends in the healthcare environment and communicates to marketing team and stakeholders.
·         Leverages customer insights and emerging needs to create innovative business opportunities.
·         Develops aggressive strategies to mitigate or build upon competitor offerings.
·         Leads development of innovative marketing practices, capabilities and best practices (from inside and outside pharma).
·         Develops synergies across product portfolio and between brands.
·         Ensures effective resource allocation across portfolio of brands/products.
·         Provides inspirational leadership, motivation and communication to marketing team members.
·         Ensures appropriate level of talent acquisition and staffing.

·         University degree in Science and/or degree in Business Marketing or Clinical Research.
·         10+ years’ operational marketing experience with focus on extensive product/brand management including customer facing/sales experience.
·         Languages:  Fluency in French & English is compulsory.

Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

Reports to: Managing Director
Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Expires: Monday - 28th November, 2016

Role Summary:
Responsible for the day-to-day general personnel and administration of the organisation, assisting the MD and supporting the staff team.

·         Act as the main point of contact for visitors and callers, including reception duties.
·         Provide general administrative support to the MD and staff team.
·         Assists in personnel management and selection in his branch or division, induction and records at the department level, and discipline, training and promotion at the branch level.
·         Organize office operations and procedures
·         Review and approve supply requisitions
·         Assign and monitor clerical and secretarial functions
·         Coaching and disciplining staff
·         Plan and implement office systems, layout and equipment procurement
·         Perform other related duties as required

Skills and requirements:
·         BSc. or HND in Business Administration or related fields; 
·         3-5 years managerial experience in an Export/Import/FMCG environment.
·         Very strong communication skills, verbal and written;
·         Self confident, assertive individual;
·         Psychology and human behavior knowledge;
·         Computer skills, such as MS Office, Word, Excel, the use of Internet browsers;
·         Able to build and keep relationships with the other employees;
·         Able to speak confidently in public;
·         Able to be impartial, and judging by people's skills, to realize who is the best candidate for an available position; 
·         Able to keep confidentiality if required;
·         An extremely organized person with an eye for details;
·         Able to organize career coaching training sessions by themselves or with little supervising.