Genzyme

About Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare diseases, multiple sclerosis and oncology we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. That goal guides and inspires us every day. Genzyme’s portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represents groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients. Learn more at http://www.genzyme.com.

Genzyme has a representation in all Nordic countries since 2002. There are currently about 100 people employed in the Genzyme region Nordic and Baltic. Genzyme is involved in several medical research projects in hospitals all over the Nordics for both new indications for approved products, as well as for new pharmaceuticals in clinical development. Genzyme Sweden has 20 employees with expertise in management, marketing, medical and sales. Genzyme share other valid resources and functions with Sanofi Sweden.


About Sanofi
Sanofi, a global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme. Sanofi is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: SAN) and in New York (NYSE: SNY).

Our Business Units
Genzyme is currently composed of three business units – Rare Diseases, Multiple Sclerosis and Oncology – that develop treatments for serious and debilitating diseases. Our therapeutic products currently serve patients in more than 100 countries worldwide.
Field Product Manager Rare Diseases Sweden - TILLSATT
Increase awareness for treatment of severe rare diseases in Sweden
Field Product Manager Rare Diseases Sweden

Position: Field Product Manager Rare Diseases (RD) Sweden

Reports to: Business Unit Leader Rare Diseases Sweden (location: Genzyme/Sanofi headquarters in Stockholm)

Location: Field based in Sweden with good access to an airport with good national connections Prio 1: Stockholm/Mälardalen; Prio 2: Göteborg/Skåne. Access to working desk/meeting fascilities at Genzyme/Sanofi office in Stockholm.

Genzyme is a leader on the market for Rare Diseases in Sweden. The company has an attractive product portfolio and substantial resources (in Sweden and the Nordic/Baltic/Poland cluster) that offers patient and healthcare added value treating severe and rare diseases in different areas.

In Sweden Genzyme is focusing on the following products within the Rare Diseases Business Unit;

· Fabrazyme – Fabry disease
· Cerezyme – Gauchers disease (infusion therapy)
· Cerdelga – Gauchers disease (new oral treatment)
· Myozyme – Pompe disease
· Adurazyme - the Hurler and Hurler-Scheie forms of Mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I)

The Genzyme organization in Sweden has currently approximately 15 people focused on Medical affairs, Marketing, Market Access and Business operations in the two Business Units (MS & RD). The Swedish Business Unit rare Diseases is led by the Business Unit Leader and consist of three Field Product Managers focused on the Rare Diseases product portfolio. In addition there are specialist resources within Medical affairs, Brand management, Regulatory affairs, Marketing assistant, Market Access and other key functions in Sweden and the Genzyme Nordic/Baltic/Poland cluster matrix. There are also relevant Rare Diseases resources available in the Genzyme European and Global headquarters.

We are looking for a Field Product Manager that is highly engaged in the mission of helping patients and healthcare with rare diseases to a better life adding awareness, knowledge, medical solutions, training and service. The position requires solid clinical sales experience with excellent performance built on high energy, customer relations, knowledge, collaboration, service and project management skills.
The scope for the role is broad and require an interest for working with many different tasks and duties. The reward is the feeling of really adding significant value to patients with severe diseases and to related healthcare personnel.

Purpose of the Role
The Field Product Manager Rare Diseases, Sweden, is responsible for penetrating existing and new markets and accounts to meet business goals by educating physicians and healthcare professionals on a portfolio of rare disease products (FABRAZYME®, CEREZYME®, CERDELGA®, MYOZYME® and ALDURAZYME®).
Purpose of the job is to maximise existing and new sales opportunities by creating effective marketing strategy and efficient activities in the rare disease area.
The overall objective is a mutual responsibility to build the overall rare diseases product portfolio together with the rare diseases team.
The new Field Product Manager will also attain the main responsibility for the products Myozyme and Aldurazyme in Sweden (for more information about the products see appendix).
Important part of the work is to leverage Genzyme’s image to be a preferred partner in the rare disease therapeutic area. This can be done by using existing resources efficiently e.g. Genzyme employees capabilities and technical resources. Activities require a coordinated, cross functional approach with Medical Affairs, Marketing, Market Access and Business Operations.
For more information about Genzyme, the medical treatments and products please visit http://www.genzyme.com or http://www.genzyme.nu

Competency profile


Essential skills and experience
· Solid experience in successful pharmaceutical sales
· Relevant academic education
· Excellent clinical selling skills
· High personal drive and commitment
· Self-starter
· Creative thinking
· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross- functionally
· Ability to work under pressure in balancing a large number of differing tasks within a limited deadline
· Strong project management skills
· Computer systems
· Ability to travel within Sweden and also abroad, including some weekends
· Fluent in English


Desirable qualifications, skills and experience
§ Strong organizational and planning skills
§ Good analytical skills with an emphasis on problem solving
§ High level of knowledge relating to the treatment of lysosomal storage diseases.
§ Previous experience in Product management/Brand management
§ Post Graduate qualifications in business or marketing
§ Master’s degree is a plus
§ Medical background i.e. Nurse or pharmacist

Contact
For more information about the Field Product Manager Sweden role at Genzyme please contact Magnus Klingberg, Recruitment Consultant or Jenny Ringh, Recruitment Consultant at PeakSearch.

Tel: +46-(0)8-545 00 100
Magnus Mob: +46-(0)70-678 09 92
magnus.klingberg@peaksearch.se

Jenny mob: +46-(0)70-235 81 99
jenny@peaksearch.se