Avanir Pharmaceuticals

Associate Product Manager, HCP Marketing

Location
Aliso Viejo, CA, United States
Posted
Aug 25, 2020
Ref
R2494
Hotbed
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Associate Product Manager will be responsible for working as a part of the brand team to successfully promote NUEDEXTA®. The primary responsibilities of the Associate Product Manager will be to manage the execution of resources for the field team, along with congress materials. This includes close cross-functional collaboration (Medical, Legal, Regulatory, Sales Training, Payer, Commercial Operations, etc.) and management of print production, inventory, and fulfillment of promotional materials.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Field force materials pull-through/execution
  • Collaborate with Sales Training, Sales Leadership, and Sales teams for the development and execution of marketing programs and materials
  • Requires communication with the Sales & Marketing Advisory Council (SMAC)
  • NUEDEXTA NUEs (strategy reinforcement newsletter)
  • Congress materials pull-through/execution
  • Requires close partnership with congress logistics vendor
  • Communication with speakers for Product Theaters
  • Business Needs Assessment creation
  • Requires close partnership with Marketing Ops for contracting
  • Sampling execution in partnership with Commercial Ops
  • Manage various other projects as needed to support the NUEDEXTA® HCP Marketing team
  • Requires management of the MLR process
  • Successful agency and vendor management
  • Productive budget and timeline management


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Education/ Qualification:
  • BA or BS degree is required
  • 5+ years of pharmaceutical or other healthcare sector work experience
  • History of delivering excellent business results
  • The ideal candidate has an internal drive and self-motivation, has demonstrated learning agility and emotional intelligence.
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Competency in the MS Office suite of applications
  • Occasional business travel may be required
  • Proficiency with MS Office (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to build collaborative working relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.


Physical Requirements:

This position primarily works in an office environment. It requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time and frequent walking. Daily use of a computer, phone, office equipment and other computing and digital devices is required. May be required to stand for extended periods when facilitating meetings or walking in the facilities. Some local travel may be necessary, so the ability to travel by plane, operate a motor vehicle and maintain a valid Driver's license and/or effectively navigate public transportation is required. While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee must be able to read and respond to interoffice communications as well as effectively participate in meetings. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to lift up to 20 lbs., pull, push, carry, handle or feel. The employee is required to carry, handle items, reach with arms and hands, to stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. Mental demands may require prolonged concentration, reading comprehension, understanding and interpretation of concepts, ideas and philosophies. The physical demands of the position described herein are essential functions of the job and employees must be able to successfully perform these tasks for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made for those individuals with real or perceived disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job described unless such accommodations would cause Avanir an undue burden.

Work Environment:

While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job unless such accommodations would cause Avanir an undue burden. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving carts, mechanical equipment (copiers, computers, coffee machines) and vehicles. May be subject to smells and odors. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. The passage of employees through the work area is average and normal.

EEO Statement:

As an equal opportunity employer, Avanir Pharmaceuticals is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation transgender status, gender identity, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. All Avanir Pharmaceuticals employees, officers, principles, agents, and representatives are expressly prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Avanir Pharmaceuticals will reasonably accommodate any qualified individual with a disability if such accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions or the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship.

Avanir Pharmaceuticals shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR-60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.