Marketing, Product Manager

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Weston, FL, US, 33326

Company: Apotex

 

Apotex is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines (both generic and innovative pharmaceuticals) for patients around the world. We are the 7th largest generic pharmaceutical company globally with more than 12,000 employees and estimated sales of approximately $3 billion. Our fully integrated operation is comprised of four lines of business: Global Generics; Apobiologix; Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API); and ApoPharma (Innovative Products). With our worldwide manufacturing sites, Apotex can produce up to 24 billion dosages per year. We produce 300 medicines in 4,000 dosages and formats that are exported to 115 countries. Apotex will spend $2 billion over the next 10 years on research and development.

Job Summary

The Product Manager will be primary responsible for setting the strategy, positioning/targeting customers and forecasting for a select group of existing products. This individual will collaborate with other functions Sales, Supply, Commercial Operations and Finance to execute decisions and monitor product performance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Owns the product life cycle management from maturity (typically 6-12 months post launch) to end of life for his/her select group of products. S/he will utilize deep understanding of the business, customers, and drivers of performance to set and execute product strategy, monitor product performance, and influence pricing decisions.
    • Analyzes competitive landscape, market dynamics and bid history in support of strategy
    • Oversee product line P&Ls and manage each for growth, identifying opportunities to grow while managing costs effectively.
    • Evaluates strategic packaging options for product portfolio
    • Recommend for discontinuations
  • Strategically position and target customers in collaboration with Sales, Supply & Commercial Operations
    • Assess key metrics to respond to RFPs and bid activities
    • Presents bid analysis to senior management
    • Monitor market pricing and evaluate pricing positions
    • Monitor sales and contract compliance
    • Collaborate with Demand Planning to ensure adequate product supply; safety stock, back orders, allocation etc.
  • Provide forecast assumptions for Finance to support Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
    • Assists on reporting of product performance drivers and trends
    • Provides relevant product risks and opportunity updates
    • Supports dosage form analysis, as needed
  • Lead cross functional product strategy sessions
  • Prepares and presents product related presentations as needed for Executive Management, Sales, Customers and Partners 
  • Performs ad-hoc analysis
  • Manages projects as required for the department
  • Responsible to ensure compliance of team members (direct reports) with the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies. 
  • Works as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes;
  • Leads with a global mindset that respects all cultural dimensions;
  • Performs all work in accordance with our Code of Conduct and Business Ethics, and all established regulatory, compliance and safety requirements;
  • Delivers all work in support of our Values of Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion; and
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required either in Business Administration, Marketing, Finance, Economics or a similar degree
  • Advanced Degree (MBA, MS etc.) preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in the U.S. generic pharmaceutical industry; or similar/comparable industry experience
  • Data analysis experience and an advanced MS Excel user is a must
    • Experience with pivot tables and advanced complex formulas
    • Power Query a plus
    • VBA Macros and Database (SQL) a plus
  • Strong and proven quantitative, qualitiative, analytical reasoning and communication skills
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking ability & able to analyze & visualize data effectively
  • Forecasting and financial modeling knowledge experience
  • Strong multi-tasking and time management capability
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to travel (approximately 10-20% travel)

 

At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami