Head Ethical Business Unit
29d ago

Business Unit Head, NIGERIA-GHANA

Raise the bar :

Create avowal in and out of Sanofi

Background :

We are in the process of recruiting for a Business Unit Head (Ethical) which is currently vacant. The role is a senior role requiring strong competencies in Marketing : Marketing Analysis and Insights development, Strategy Development and Brand Planning, Customer experience and Channel Strategy-

and also in Sales : Customer, People and Business Management- with a strong bias for People Leadership and development skills.

The role will Manage Managers and thus the expectations are high on his ability to apply a leadership style that suits this passage.

Selected candidates should have a solid pharmaceutical background.

The Purpose of this Job is to provide direction in developing and implementing a long term strategy that would produce sustainable business results and profitable growth.

Managing the Brand, Customer proposition, Marketing and Sales activities & strategies for Sanofi and ensure that the products contribute to building the cooperate brand.

This role is responsible for a 2-Country Affiliate, a team of 35 Medical Reps., 5 DSMs, 3 Product Managers and reports into the General Manager Rx Nigeria & Country Chair Nigeria-Ghana.

Job Requirements, Education and Experience :

Key Accountabilities

  • Providing strategic direction for the BU subject to validation by the General Manager.
  • Drive the business, lead the people through directed and deliberate hiring, developing and putting in place mechanisms to support the delivery of their core objectives that translate to profitability and increase in Market share.
  • Identify and implement business development opportunities in line with marketing business plans to achieve company objectives and increase market share and revenues.
  • Provide a robust Marketing analysis, and develop relevant Marketing & Sales strategies which include proposing the launch of new products to the market bearing in mind the marketing resources required.
  • Manage the brand identity and keep within the guidelines set from the Sanofi group. Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that brand quality, information integrity and good promotional practice are maintained.
  • Manage and sustain close contact with distributors ensuring; consistent stock level, timely product ordering, smooth supply chain, even product distribution and uniform pricing.
  • Education & Experience

  • Ideal candidates should have a University Degree or equivalent in Marketing from a University of repute. A post graduate qualification or professional certification is desirable.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in marketing position(s) and not less than 5 years in sales with not less than 3 years managing others.
  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a successful track record in a strategic marketing or brand / product management role.

  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry would be a major advantage. Operational and Marketing experience in a pharmaceutical industry environment would be highly desirable
  • Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health.

    We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-

    term chronic conditions.

    With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

    Sanofi, Empowering Life

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