Director Biopharma Region Europe (m/f)

Division SANDOZ
Geschäftseinheit BioPharma SZ
Standort Munich
Art der Stelle Vollzeit
Anstellungsverhältnis Regular
StellenID 241630BR


Director Biopharma Region Europe, Sandoz, Holzkirchen (near Munich) Germany

Job Summary

Would you like to work for a Global Generics and Biosimilars company and contribute to our mission to extend and improve people’s lives?

Look no further, apply today. Director Biopharma Region Europe, Sandoz, Holzkirchen (near Munich) Germany.

Job purpose

The Director Biopharma Region Europe will be responsible for the commercial operations and P&L management (incl. sales, margin, TFCs (Total Functional Costs), OpInc) for Biopharmaceutical products in selected markets in Region Europe.

Key Responsibilities

• Deliver country sales, profit and organisational objectives through effective leadership and management of the Country BU Heads and Teams
• Manage TFC budget and ensure optimal resource allocation across regions, countries and products
• Develop and execute a growth plan for the countries focusing on internal (maximizing in-line brands, successful pipeline launches) and external opportunities (BD&L)
• To drive and ensure successful launches of new products
• To develop and execute a long-term strategy for the selected markets
• Ensure fit of organisation with market/customer requirements, allocating resources, portfolio priorities and driving organisational changes
• Build, develop and retain strong teams, responsible for personal development of direct reports
• Oversee the effective implementation of the commercial plans critical to the success of the product
• Define pricing and market access strategies together with Global Market Access
• Actively shape the environment for Biosimilars with key decision makers and stakeholders, with focus on responsible markets
• Proactively work with Novartis Oncology and Immunology and implement customer first initiatives
• Drive Strategic Plans for selected markets, and provide input into BU and Region Europe strategic plan
• Drive financial planning processes, e.g. TGT (Target) and LF (Latest Forecast) for responsible markets in alignment with Region Europe and BU
• Close collaboration with Region Europe and BU Global functions on brands, key activities and projects
• Act as the deputy for the Head Biopharma Region Europe, when he / she is not available

About Sandoz:

Sandoz is a global leader in generic pharmaceuticals and biosimilars. As a division of the Novartis Group, our purpose is to discover new ways to improve and extend people’s lives. We contribute to society’s ability to support growing healthcare needs by pioneering novel approaches to help people around the world access high-quality medicine. Our portfolio of approximately 1000 molecules, covering all major therapeutic areas, accounted for 2017 sales of USD 10.1 billion. In 2017, our products reached well over 500 million patients. Sandoz is headquartered in Holzkirchen, in Germany’s Greater Munich area.

Benefits of Working for Sandoz

• Competitive salary
• Performance based annual bonus
• Work/life integration
• Eligible to Sandoz pension plan
• 30 working days' holiday per calendar year
• Subsidised on-site cafeteria
• Free shuttle bus between Sandoz and Holzkirchen train station
• Additional benefits

‘I came for the job, I stay for the culture’


The ideal candidate will have

• University degree in Science plus MBA or Business degree
• English: excellent spoken & written; other major European languages are a plus
• Extensive experience in business management positions, preferably in the Pharma Industry
• Successful record of contribution and/or P&L responsibility
• Strong leadership skills
• Proven sales and marketing management
• Good understanding of regional and local dynamics, including regulatory and market environments
• Understanding of product launch and product commercialization processes
• High degree of self-motivation and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Pragmatic, agile and flexible mindset
• Experience working with and ideally leading cross-functional teams (directly or indirectly) across countries
• International experience

We focus on creating an inclusive organisation and welcome people who have different knowledge, perspectives, experience and working styles from across the global population.

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