Head of Marketing - Consumer Healthcare (14801)

The Company: Healthcare Company
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Estimated Annual Remuneration: RM240,000++ p.a.
The Company
Our client is an integrated healthcare and life sciences company with a high growth focus in pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare products. 
The Role
Direct Report line             : Director of Business Development & Marketing
Team                                   : Product Managers, Key Accounts, Clinical Marketing Promoters and Merchandisers

We are seeking a highly capable individual to lead the Consumer Health Care Marketing Department in Malaysia. 
Job Focus
· Plan, organize, control and direct the marketing team to develop and implement sustainable successful brand building marketing plans and in conjunction and in alignment with the sales function and where possible, all trade partners.

· Participate and contribute to the annual budget planning process

· Lead and coach the Product Managers at all times, particularly with regards to working with the advertising agencies and other external suppliers to develop and execute best in class consumer advertising and communication campaigns with maximum impact in influencing consumer behaviour and beliefs.

· Work with Market Research Agencies to conduct meaningful research on the assigned brands.

· Steer the trade marketing function within the brand teams in the development and implementation of the trade marketing strategies for key brands to deliver the needs of the business.

· Liaise with Regional Leaders and Business Development to identify brand opportunities and to develop in-depth understanding of regional brand strategies.

· Implement Marketing Excellence Framework as an integral part of the Way of Marketing.

· Conduct on going and updated Product Knowledge Training to the field force, retailers and customers on the assigned brands in order o equip them with the proper information of the product detailing and selling purposes.
Requirements to succeed in the role
· Degree in Science, Marketing or Business discipline. MBA preferred.

· Minimum of 10 years of broad experience in the healthcare industry with depth in trade marketing and pharmacy channel. Broad range of knowledge of Malaysia & APAC healthcare industry

· Possess strong analytical thinking, good interpersonal and communication skills and able to work independently.

· Highly collaborative; strong experience in building and managing highly effective functional areas, projects and teams

· Proven leadership skills and a strong ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently with good planning and project management skills.

· Ability to work under  ambiguity and able to demonstrate independence.
Next steps
If you are keen to be considered for this opportunity, we look forward to having a discussion with you. To apply for this position, please email us

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