GlaxoSmithKline Recent 2014 Job Vacancies in Ilupeju Lagos

We are a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer.
We have three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. Our commercial success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible. By achieving this, we will be able to grow our business and provide benefits to patients, consumers, society, our employees and our shareholders.

1.Job Title Patient Access Manager

Experience: 5 year(s)

Course of Study: pharmacy

Location - Town / City    Ilupeju
Location - Country           Nigeria
Reporting To (Job Title) Marketing Director
Type of position Permanent

Job Purpose/Scope       
This job exists to develop and implement strategic brands plan to achieve revenue, profit / market share and life cycle objectives for brands in the Access portfolio within Anglophone West Africa.

Key Responsibilities      
•To successfully manage products in the Access portfolio
•Develop strategies and tactical plans for the sales team and ensure implementation.
•To review brand strategy periodically, to exploit positive changes in environment or to effectively manage constraints to its implementation for the achievement of brand / portfolio objectives.
•Manage external agencies to ensure that appropriate, accurate and timely brand messages are communicated to the right target audience, using the most appropriate cost-effective medium
•Design, develop and dispatch relevant brand promotional materials to the field force in a timely manner
•Effectively manage medical, regulatory and marketing information on brands to achieve portfolio objectives in line with international medical marketing code and GSK global policy
•To generate necessary data required for market and brand building, and brand planning across life cycles.
•Ensure strict adherence to medical governance and quality management related issues

Qualifications, Experience          
•Bachelor degree, major course of study in pharmaceutical sciences
•At least 5 years work experience in a marketing/brand management role within the pharmaceutical industry
•Possess knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry

•Strategic marketing/brand management skills
•Product / technical knowledge
•Communication / Presentation skills
•Computer literacy skills
•Ability to successfully market brands in a market where majority have low purchasing power. Effective customer targeting is required.
•Ability to manage brands in an environment that has little or no reliable data for planning
•Ability to effectively manage brands in an unstable social, political and economic climate

How to Apply

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2. Job Title Brand Manager Lucozade Sport

Experience: 3 year

Location - Town / City    Ilupeju
Location - Country           Nigeria
Reporting To (Job Title) Senior Brand Manager
Type of position               Permanent

Job Purpose/Scope       
This job exists to undertake the day-to-day and medium term strategic marketing of the Lucozade Sport brand in order to achieve growth-, profit- and marketing objectives, within a three year planning horizon.
Key Responsibilities        1.Develops short and medium term marketing plans by:
•Utilising processes and formats as formulated in the Marketing Way.
•Liaising with aligned agencies and internal customers such as Sales and Category Teams to elicit constructive input.
•Thoroughly evaluating the current brand situation and developing proposals to counter potential threats and capitalise on potential opportunities.
•Drawing up a formal brand plan for approval by Marketing Director and General Manager.
In order that the overall company and strategic brand objectives are met.

2.Manages the marketing mix by:
•Initiating and co-ordinating the processes of advertising development, promotions, packaging development and other marketing activities laid out in the brand plan, within the framework of the Marketing Way Programme.
In order that agreed brand objectives are achieved.

3.Exercises control over the marketing process by:
•Initiating and controlling a detailed monthly expenditure budget drawn up to meet agreed fiscal plans.
•Monitoring and controlling current and future performance criteria such as sales units, sales value, marketing expenditure and profit from sales.
•Developing an accurate monthly forecast for each SKU within the parameters of the GSK processes.
In order to ensure achievement of sales and market share objectives.

4.Progress new product development by:
•Collaborating with Category Teams, external and internal customers in order to identify potential new product opportunities.
•Presenting for approval a formal evaluation of the new product opportunity.
•Managing and co-ordinating cross-functional activities required to launch product.
In order to meet category objectives and market needs.

5.Liaises with Sales Management by:
•Monitoring sales performance and collaborating with Sales Management in developing plans that will ensure brand performance in line with agreed budgets.
•Discussing future promotional and other marketing activities and opportunities.
•Providing adequate marketing support and information to achieve maximum listings for new products.
In order to achieve agreed sales and market share objectives.

6.Liaises with aligned advertising and promotional agencies by:
•Providing detailed written briefs & reverts for all activities undertaken.
•Co-ordinating the day-to-day activities required to effectively execute agreed advertising or promotional activity.
In order to achieve maximum exposure for the brands in question.

Qualifications, Experience          
•A good first degree as well as 3-5 years FMCG Brand Manager experience.
•Sound strategic marketing skills required as well as good general business and financial acumen.
•Strong inter-personal and communication skills. Strong inter-personal and communication skills.

•Understanding of general business and marketing conditions within Nigeria to successfully co-ordinate and facilitate strategies within these constraints.
•Insight into and understanding of consumer attitudes, behaviour and motivations.
•Knowledge and understanding of the global GSK marketing processes as defined by the Marketing Way.
•Technical knowledge of the advertising, media and marketing research disciplines.

How to Apply

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Deadline: 10th March, 2014

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