Organisation

Clinigen Group plc is a rapidly-growing global specialty pharmaceutical and services company with a unique combination of businesses focused on delivering the right medicine to the right patient at the right time to improve the quality of people’s lives around the world.  The group consists of complementary businesses that focus on key areas of global medicine supply: clinical trial, unlicensed and licensed medicines.  Our businesses can operate efficiently in a complex global regulatory environment and can ensure that precious medicines are delivered securely and effectively, wherever they are needed throughout the product lifecycle.

We are currently 800+ people, headquartered in the UK, with global offices in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong and Athens.  Clinigen is a rapidly growing company that has a great future ahead. To sustain our growth we’re always on the lookout for highly motivated, ambitious and committed individuals to join our highly successful team.

Role

The role’s responsibility is to develop and take ownership of partnerships to manage pharmaceutical products and portfolios, across multiple companies and therapeutic areas, to provide health care professionals and patients access to medicines that are not available via the normal commercial licensed route.

The key responsibilities for this role are:

Portfolio Development and Planning

  • Working with Business Development and Commercial colleagues across divisions and regions to share and collaborate on product leads
  • Oversight of ‘on-demand’, quoted and supplied medicines on an unlicensed basis to drive pricing strategy and identify products of interest for the portfolio (unlicensed or licensing opportunity)
  • Contribution to annual business plan and three-year strategic planning
  • Provide support to regional commercial division/s as required

Product Management

  • Work with Medical and Account Management teams to understand and evaluate market demand and product usage insights to develop commercial proposals and subsequently determine appropriate product pricing and strategy
  • Development of a 3 year strategic demand plan and strategy for assigned products
  • Develop a portfolio of marketing tools, necessary to support the plan
  • Manage products through stages of product life cycle
  • Develop professional relationships with Key Opinion Leaders in areas of core business
  • Monitor key financial areas including the recording of monthly sales, expenditure and margins
  • Communicate strategies to the field team, encouraging ownership and involvement to ensure delivery of activities
  • Attend relevant trade events

Partner Relationship Management

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with partner companies/suppliers as assigned by the business development team and management
  • Manage partner expectations and implement operational processes to ensure requirements of agreements are met
  • Comply with partner requirements such as reporting, forecasting and communication
  • Attend partner meetings and product training internationally
  • Identify opportunities for new business through partner relationships

KOL and Customer Relationship Management

  • Develop and leverage relationships with key customers, KOLs, patient advocacy groups and other key stakeholders relevant to assigned projects
  • In collaboration with the field-based team, implement and undertake customer-facing activities required to support partner expectations
  • Provide feedback to partners with customer intel as required
  • Coordinate and manage customer enquiries regarding the assigned products
  • Represent the organisation in negotiations, at conferences, seminars and official occasions

Project Management

  • Collaborate with the business development team to take ownership of assigned products and partnerships
  • Act as the key point of contact for assigned partner companies
  • Develop business plans and product development plans
  • Project manage cross-functional product related activities relating to unlicensed supply, regulatory/reimbursement processes and licensed supply
  • Communicate with all involved cross-functional teams and drive product development to achieve growth targets and milestones
  • Conduct market analysis and regularly review impact of any market changes
  • Communicate any significant market changes to key stakeholders and management team
  • Provide regular updates of project progress and milestone achievements

Knowledge and Compliance

  • Maintain a current and comprehensive knowledge of relevant (global and regional) competitors, regulatory and reimbursement pathways in key markets, new products/therapeutics and general medicine advances

Requirements

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Extensive experience within pharmaceutical industry, with specific experience in Product Management or a Medical Affairs external-facing role
  • Educated to degree level in pharmacology, pharmacy or related chemistry degree
  • Demonstrable experience in pre-launch product planning and unlicensed medicines supply 
  • Product and institutional knowledge
  • Experience in market and asset analysis relating to medicines
  • Experience of operating globally, preferably in multiple countries is desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and demonstrated relationship building skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in Early/Expanded Access Programs is desirable
  • Flexible, adaptive and self-motivated
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally (30-40% global travel is required for this role)
  • Solid people management experience

Application

If this role is of interest to you please send a recent copy of your CV to recruitment@clinigengroup.com and a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in touch.