JOB DESCRIPTION – COUNTRY MANAGER
Job Purpose Statement:
To plan, co-ordinate, coach and manage the day-to-day running of the pharmaceutical business in the Japan , with the view to enabling the company achieve its overall sales
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Provides strategic direction to the sales and marketing team to ensure delivery of broad business objectives
Recruits, trains, retains (through motivation and coaching) to develop high quality staff
Fosters good relationship with the government and KOLs and ensures compliance with regulatory and the country’s laws.
Oversees the financial function of the business and ensures that controls are in place to enhance accountability and alignment with business strategies including managing debt recoveries.
Oversees the shared services functions thereby ensuring smooth company operations.
Drives on-going portfolio and therapeutic analysis that result in optimization of resource allocation and return on investment.
Liaises with the medical and regulatory department in Japan to coordinate the registration and amendments to already registered products in the country.
Gathers information on market trends and competitor activities to enhance strategic decision making.