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BU Director Neurology & Immunology - Austria


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your Role: As Business Unit Head Neurology & Immunology in Austria, you have the chance to make a difference to the lives of many patients with Multiple Sclerosis in Austria.You do so by refining and executing the strategy of one of our largest Business Units, leading a team of highly dedicated and capable marketing and sales professionals. You will be responsible for setting, monitoring and realizing the sales and cost targets of the Business Unit and ultimately for its P&L. Also, you will be in charge of the planning and successful execution of all marketing and sales activities. You will develop a long-term vision for the brands and our portfolio and prepare for the launch of new products. Overseeing all pricing changes and rebating approaches will be also on your list, as are recommendations regarding changes to distribution channel management and terms. Beyond that, you will build trustful relationships with KOLs, Patient Support Groups and other external stakeholders. You will inspire and lead the team with a strong focus on accountability, people development and integrity. In this role, you will report directly to the General Manager, be a part of the Merck Austria Country Management Team and work closely with other internal functions at local, regional and global levels, such as Medical, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial Excellence and the Global Business Franchise N&I.


Who you are:

Required qualifications

  • You have a Graduate Degree in Medicine, natural sciences or business
  • You have a minimum of 10 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry, including leadership and marketing experience in a speciality area
  • You possess a proven track record of achieving sales results over a minimum of 3 years
  • You gained a significant experience in developing and executing successful business plans
  • You have a strong inspirational leadership skills
  • You have a strategic mindset, financial acumen, scientific literacy and a strong oral and written communication skills
  • You possess the ability to manage multiple major concurrent projects
  • You are fluent in German & English
  • You demonstrate a strong „digital mindset“
  • You have availability and willingness to travel

Preferred qualifications

  • You have neurology marketing and sales management experience


What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Job Requisition ID:  216279
Location:  Wien
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Careers during Covid-19
Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
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