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Lilly Brand Manager-Diabetes in Toronto, Ontario

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Brand Manager – Jardiance and Legacy Products

Company Overview

Lilly is one of the largest pharma companies in the world and a major player in the diabetes field Lilly has remained dedicated to creating medicines that help improve peoples' quality of life for more than 140 years. At the heart of Lilly's operations are its core values – excellence, integrity and respect for people and these are reflected in business practices that include strong governance principles, the ethical development of medicines, transparency and ethical product promotion.


As a Jardiance and Legacy Brand Manager you will play a critical role in maximizing brand sales, and market position for Jardiance as well as other mature products from the Lilly Portfolio. A minimum of 50% of your time will be dedicated to the Alliance and the rest will be towards our Humalog family, our various Insulins pens as well as other smaller projects. This includes being accountable for delivering our annual affiliate Jardiance plan and supporting all commercial activities from the Lilly-BI Alliance. You will work closely with the cross functional team from both companies to lead the development and implementation of our brand strategy and tactics. You will also work and communicate with the different departments within the Alliance and with key external customers in order to align the strategic and tactical direction of your brand projects with the overall brand strategy. Our objective: making sure that patients with diabetes and the healthcare professionals who treat them have the best experience with the drug and a positive management of the disease.

Your key responsibilities will be leading a multi-channel strategy, partnering in the development of the customer plan and business plan, and developing and implementing marketing tactics consistent with the overall brand strategy. You will also be responsible for managing expense budgets related to your specific projects, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Basic Requirements: Education and Experience

  • University degree

  • 2+ years of marketing experience required (pharmaceutical preferred but not limited to)

  • Multi-channel marketing including digital marketing experience an asset

  • Team Work and leadership – Proven Ability to partner with and engage others towards a common goal

  • Experimentation and Risk Taking – Proven track record of pursuing non-conventional ways to meet customer needs and enhance the customer experience

  • Project Management – Ability to manage detailed, complex projects

  • Business acumen skills – budget management, strategic tradeoffs, development and monitoring of lead measures

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient computer skills (excel, word and PowerPoint)

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Bi-lingual is an important asset

  • Experience working as part of an Alliance or Diabetes is an important asset.

  • Thrive in a high stakes environment

  • Proven ability to perform even during periods of time where work capacity is stretched

Additional Information

Head office role –This role is determined to be a flexible worker, where on-site presence in the Toronto office is expected to be 4-12 days per month, as determined by your manager and business needs.

All new employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of being hired by Lilly as described Lilly’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy. The requirement to be vaccinated is inclusive of any approved boosters, should they be deemed necessary in the future. Deadlines for boosters will be communicated through an updated policy as needed.

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