Teva Scandinavia is part of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd which is a global pharmaceutical company. Teva is among the world's 15 leading pharmaceutical companies and is the largest in the development, manufacture and marketing of generic pharmaceuticals. Teva also develops and manufactures original drugs such as MS drugs and drugs for Parkinson’s disease. Teva has been around for more than 100 years and currently operates in most countries. The company is listed on the stock exchange markets in New York among others, and has 46,000 employees with a presence in 60 countries worldwide. Despite that Teva Pharmaceutical has been in business for over 100 years, Teva is relatively young in Scandinavia. 2004 the operations in Sweden started and a few years later in Denmark and Norway.


Head of Brands Sweden

New leadership role for innovative expanding portfolio

Teva is currently developing new innovative pharmaceuticals in several therapeutic areas to complement the current branded product portfolio. In the near future there will be novel highly valued products launched within oncology, respiratory and MS. The total sales for the branded portfolio is about 140 MSEK in Sweden before the new product launches.

Teva is now recruiting a
Head of Brands Sweden to lead the branded product business in Sweden. The position is located in Teva Scandinavia headquarters Helsingborg.

Primary purpose and function of the position

“Strategic business direction for the Branded Business in Sweden”

• Launch and development of Teva´s Branded products (CNS, Respiratory, Oncology, Women’s Health, non-substitutable products)

• Build up franchises where not current present and develop franchises where Teva already is a key player.

• Responsible for the financial (net turnover, gross profit and cost budget) and personnel management of the Branded Business Unit in Sweden (P&L). The branded product portfolio total sales is approximately 140 MSEK annually before the upcoming new product launches.

• Create and develop Teva's innovation & scientific image among the medical community.

The Head of Brands profile

Background education in marketing
Academic Degree in Business administration or equivalent

Professional experience

Proven Management experience of successfully leading a sales- and marketing team in a primary care- and/or specialist pharmaceutical market place

• Experience from the therapeutic areas CNS, MS, Oncology or Respiratory is an advantage

• Basic knowledge of clinical research procedures

Key competencies and skills for success in the role

• L
eadership competency and interpersonal skills

• Marketing competency

• Knowledge of the Country health care system

• Analytical thinking, numerical skills

• Well developed strategic thinking and a strong business sense – understanding how to add value in the market place

• Dynamic, pro-active, hands on, flexible, results-orientated personality and team player

• Charismatic and dedicated leadership personality which will motivate subordinates to reach high objectives

• Decisiveness

• Integrity and initiative

• Creativity

• Pragmatism

• Negotiating and communications skills

· Fluency in English, both written and spoken is mandatory
· PC skills
· Willing to travel domestically and internationally

For further information about the Head of Brands Sweden position, please contact Magnus Klingberg, Recruitment Consultant, PeakSearch.
Phone: +46-(0)8-545 00 100, Mobile: +46- (0)70-678 09 92