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Lilly Brand Manager – Diabetes, UK and ROI in United Kingdom

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 – Diabetes

Basingstoke, hybrid office and remote

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We were founded more than a century ago by a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs, and today we remain true to that mission in all our work. Across the globe, Lilly employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Embracing diversity is at the core of our long-held value of respect for people. It is the lens through which we understand and respond to the unique needs of the millions of individuals who depend on our medicines. For us, embracing diversity means understanding, respecting, and valuing differences, including but not limited to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. The greatest measure of our diversity efforts is our ability to attract and retain exceptional employees who feel comfortable in a culture that supports them being themselves.

Are you passionate about bringing true innovation to market with this medicine that will disrupt the way Type 2 Diabetes is currently treated? Then read on! Due to growth, we are excited to launch the search for a star Brand Manager to join a hugely significant brand within our Diabetes portfolio.

We’re looking for you to nail:

Brand Strategy Development

  • Understand, anticipate, and adapt to changing market dynamics and their impact on brand during launch preparation

  • Support Customer Plan Development

  • Actively lead or participate in project groups for tactic/channel planning and execution

Support for Field-Based Personnel

  • Develop strong partnerships and engagement with sales representatives

  • Maintain relevance by going on field rides to understand sales professional and HCP experience

  • Attend sales meetings to provide direction as necessary.

Thought Leader Development

  • Assist in overseeing Thought Leader strategy

  • Develop strong business relationships with thought leaders and key accounts

Marketing and Medical Interactions

  • Understand and lead appropriate Marketing and Medical interactions

  • Understand and drive the clinical development strategy for the brand

  • Translate complex medical information into actionable marketing strategies and tactics

Brand Operations Management and Oversight

  • Foster positive relationships between the brand team, cross functional teams and the associated sales forces

  • Ensure that brand team activities meet timelines for execution as laid out in project- and operational plans

You’ll come to us with:

  • A few years’ experience in Marketing from a Pharma/Devices company

  • Experience in Diabetes as a therapeutic area is preferable

  • Launch experience is a plus

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong team player

  • Self- motivated and able to prioritise

  • Ability to energise and motivate others

  • Analytical skills; analysing sales figures, market conditions and competitor performances.

  • Ability to travel 10% of the time

There is no better time to bring your authentic self to work by joining our diverse Lilly Diabetes team as we expect substantial brand growth in the coming years. Additionally, Lilly have been recognised as one of the world’s most ethical companies for 5 straight years in a row.

What are you waiting for?

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At Lilly we strive to ensure our employees are part of a team that cares about them and our shared purpose of making life better for those around the world. How do we do this? We continue to look for ways to include, innovate, accelerate and deliver while maintaining integrity, excellence and respect for people.​ We hope that you seek to join us on our journey as we create medicine and deliver improved outcomes for patients across the globe!