Valeant Pharmaceuticals

  • Product Manager , Opth Rx

    Job Location US-NJ-Bridgewater
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


    This position is responsible for key elements of in-market execution of the Eye Care Rx Portfolio and will assist in the launch of a new product. This position reports to the Director of Marketing, Rx Pharmaceuticals




    • Management of In-Line Product(s)
    • Assist in the development/execution of launch activities for our new  product including
      • Development of annual operating plans, delivery of topline sales and development of revenue and expense forecasts.
      • Development of field resources 
      • Provide direction around key business activities (e.g. sample strategy, coupon execution, speaker programs etc.)
    • Adept at managing budgets
    • Overseeing effectiveness of programs and initiatives including success tracking criteria. Track and share successes and best practices.
    • Identifying and turning physician/brand insights into actionable programs that have a beneficial impact on the growth of the business.
    • Build collaborative relationships with key internal partners (sales, analytics, operations, medical).
    • Build strong relationships with key customers; ability to engage with thought leaders is critical.


    • 5-7 years of pharmaceutical industry experience; 2-5 years pharmaceutical marketing experience preferred. Ophthalmic and/or pharmaceutical sales experience a plus. New product launch experience a plus.
    • Demonstrated evidence of growing brands, identifying growth opportunities and gaining alignment to execute against a strategic growth plan.
    • Strong interdependent partnerships, collaboration, influence & negotiation skills are required.
    • Ability to work in cross-functional team-based culture
    • Proven skills in the following: brand marketing, market and competitive analysis, marketing program development, project planning and management, managing financial information required.
    • Ability to deliver presentations to Sr. management
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • MBA preferred. Undergraduate degree required.
    • Other Job Requirements: Domestic Travel required, ability to travel overnight ~15%


    • Business Acumen
    • Creates value for the customer and focuses on the external environment
    • Client-side marketing communications; managing integrated marketing communications programs
    • Personal and professional integrity and honesty
    • Setting Strategy
    • Possesses strategic thinking capabilities that can forge a vision for success and engage others to support that vision
    • Ability to recognize, embrace and exploit emerging technologies/opportunities to gain a competitive marketing advantage
    • Executing for Results
    • Ability to recognize and maximize opportunity on behalf of the organization
    • Goal-oriented, project-oriented, and achievement-oriented
    • A demonstrated commitment to excellence
    • Building Relationships and using Influence
    • Ability to manage the matrix and deal with ambiguity, including strong emotional intelligence and communication skills that facilitate decision making and execution


    • Takes the initiative (one step ahead), perseveres, strong character
    • Calculated risk-taker; understands consequences and makes the right calls based on them
    • Entrepreneurial, adaptable, flexible
    • “Roll up Sleeves” attitude, practical
    • Goal-oriented, data based, decisive
    • Consummate professional; accepts accountability
    • Open minded; seeks “out of box” solutions
    • Team player; collaborative
    • Inspires trust
    • Externally focused vs. internally focused
    • Insight driven
    • Motivated by marketplace accomplishments vs. personal agenda


    Valeant is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.




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