The company

Eisai is a global leading research-based pharmaceutical company driven by “giving first thought to patients and their families and increasing the benefits that health care provides”. Eisai is committed to research and development and has an exciting pipeline from new discoveries, acquired molecules and further development of licensed products within Neurology, Gastroenterology, Critical Care and Oncology. With operations in U.S., Asia, Europe and the domestic market of Japan, Eisai employs 11.500 people worldwide. The Nordic headquarter is in Sweden, Danderyd, north of Stockholm.
Further information about the company in Europe can be found on

The Nordic Organisation
The Nordic team consist of 30 people in total in sales, marketing, medical and finance and is expected to grow over the coming years. The Nordic organisation has a clear focus on two therapy areas – Oncology and Neurology (epilepsy). The Sales & Marketing team is led by the Sales & Marketing Director and consists of a two Marketing Managers, three Sales Managers, 11 Key Account Managers and one assistant.


TILLSATT - Marketing Manager Nordic

Exciting Nordic marketing opportunity in a succesful specialty pharma company

The position

The Marketing Manager will lead the strategic and tactical implementation of the Epilepsy brands and the Oncology brand Halaven to maximise the market share and revenue growth in the Nordic territory. The role offers a unique opportunity to interact closely with European Colleagues and the Brand leads in the European Knowledge Center in London to develop the strategic direction and platform for the brands.

The position will be part of the Nordic Eisai management team with extensive interaction with the European brand organisation in London. The position reports to the Sales and Marketing Director.

Key responsibilities

1. Be the key driver for growth of NBG portfolio in the Nordics

• Actively represent the Nordics at pan-European marketing forums and ensure agreed strategies and tactics can be applied locally. Be the Nordic Marketing lead and ensure EMEA strategy is adapted to local markets across the Nordics.
• Execute centrally agreed strategy and tactics in line with necessary adaptations to suit the local environment
• Prepare and implement local strategic, tactical and financial plans
• Delivery of full brand plans for all brands and indications as directed by EMEA
• Gather and act on local insights of the market and customers to optimise performance
• Lead the cross-functional Nordic Brand Team�

Opportunities with the role
Eisai is a growing company worldwide and also in the Nordic and European region. In the expansion and development of the company, Eisai maintains full focus on the hhc philosophy (human health care), which means a full commitment to deliver health to patients and their families. This is reflected in the spirit and the positive culture that you find among Eisai employees. Eisai encourages employees to engage and spend time with patients to be able to truly understand patients’ situations and simply do good for patients.

The right candidate will be part of an experienced and professional team with a great spirit. The Marketing Manager will receive support and development both from the Nordic colleagues and management and from the European team in London.

Eisai offers continues development for all personnel, both individual and team oriented. An individual development plan will be agreed with the line manager.

Experience, qualifications and competencies
We are looking for an experienced professional with a successful history in brand management. You are a team player who enjoys working and interacting in cross-functional settings and with a drive to build strong customers relationships.

Required skills:
• Significant proven specialist/secondary experience in a similar role
• Experience in the marketing of specialised pharmaceutical products
• Previous success of market access and successful product launch(es) in specialist market
• Demonstration of successful implementation of new product campaigns, ad boards, e-media/selling, innovation of new marketing solutions
• Team player – comfortable working in matrix environment
• Flair for creativity, new ideas and solutions
• Fast learner – You will be able to familiarise yourself with new therapeutic areas and compounds quickly
• Excellent communication and presentation skills. You will be comfortable conversing with the leading experts in any given field of medicine
• Competent in critical appraisal of data & evidence-based medicine
• Possess a strong sense of responsibility and have a good track record of working independently and meeting strict deadlines
• Ability to remain calm under pressure
• Ability to lead and inspire others
• Financial planning
• Understanding of Nordic payer policy

IT and Language skills:
• Outlook, MS office and CRM
• Fluency in written and spoken English. Good understanding of the Nordic languages is an

For inquires and more information about the position, please contact Magnus Klingberg, Sr Recruitment Consultant at PeakSearch.
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Contact details
office telephone:+46-8-545 00 100, mobile: +46-70-678 09 92