Product manager

Montreal - Quebec - Canada - Life Sciences & Health Care - Pharmaceutical - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

Reporting to the Director, Commercialization, this full-time position will be responsible for developing and implementing brand initiatives that contribute to and support the long-term growth strategies of an in-licensed specialty product. This includes brand planning, analysis, market research and forecasting, as well as in-depth understanding of trends in the disease management. Understand, synthesize and communicate strategic initiatives cross-functionally.

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Diana Grodowski, Account manager

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About this role

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for business planning, budgeting and product performance;
  • Work closely with internal/external stakeholders in building and executing plans and forecasts;
  • Provide sales team and MSL with necessary technical expertise to enable them to sell the product;
  • Develop promotional material, product training and value add patient/physician programs;
  • Assess message uptake, promotional material suitability and sales force effectiveness;
  • Develop relationships with key customers in collaboration with the support team;
  • Liaise closely with 3rd party suppliers regarding product campaigns, including but not limited to: market research, conferences, ad boards, advertising and field representation;
  • Act in accordance with Innovative Medicines Canada's (IMC) Code of Ethical Practices.

Secondary responsibilities

  • Serve as primary point of reference for product-related inquiries, excluding A/E reporting;
  • Forecast and monitor inventory levels /supply timelines;
  • Ad hoc projects as required.

About you

Qualifications/Job Requirements

  • Specialty pharmaceutical / life sciences brand management and/or sales experience;
  • Bachelor's degree in business, sciences, life sciences, medicine or related fields;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Highly motivated and results-driven;
  • Strong decision-making capabilities;
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills;
  • Sense of urgency / time and project management skills;
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills / collaborative.


  • Ophthalmology Experience | Product Launch Experience;
  • MBA or other advanced degree;

Job Specific Skills

  • Fluency in English and functional knowledge of French is a must;
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access;)
  • Travel is variable but generally less than 30%.

What we offer

The client offers:

  • Competitive salary and bonus plan;
  • Employee stock option plan;
  • Employee share purchase plan;
  • Flexible group insurance plan;
  • Registered retirement savings plan.


  • Vacancy number: PUB205513
  • Location: Montreal
  • Market: Life Sciences & Health Care
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Pharmaceutical
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Monday, May 13, 2019
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Diana Grodowski

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