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UK Marketing Manager

Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Location: Galashiels, Edinburgh
Reference: 472445
Closing Date: 04 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Assurance

Job Summary:

We are looking for a sales and marketing professional within the pharmaceutical industry for an opportunity to seize a new challenge within a talented team working across a range of established and emerging products


About us

Kyowa Kirin is a leading biopharmaceutical company with headquarters in Japan whose substantial reinvestment into R&D is creating products at both early and late stage development. With a focus on core business areas of oncology, nephrology, and immunology/allergy, Kyowa Kirin leverages antibody-related leading-edge technologies, including its POTELLIGENT® Technology to discover and develop innovative new drugs aiming to become a global specialty pharmaceutical company which contributes to the health and well-being of people around the world.

Located in Galashiels our UK based office offers you the opportunity to be located within the beautiful Scottish Borders or in Edinburgh which is less than an hour away. Our setting provides you with an opportunity to truly appreciate the great outdoors together with city living through great transport links.

Our Developments

We are entering an exciting pre-launch phase with an array of development and in-licensed global products which will join an expanding, successful product portfolio which includes Abstral, Sancuso®, MMC and Adcal-D3 focusing on cancer supportive care, oncology and bone therapeutic areas plus many others.

Our Commercial Team

Kyowa Kirin understands the value of its talent in the business and is driven to providing the best support and development programs. Our UK Commercial team has over achieved year on year with a large number of product launches and line extensions, allowing the team exposure to continued exciting challenges.

Marketing Manager

Reporting into the Marketing Director, your key responsibilities as Marketing Manager within this highly visible, strategic role will include:

  • Development and implementation of strategic marketing plans
  • Sales forecasting and budget management
  • Successful implementation of tactical marketing activities
  • Gather continuous intelligence on each product’s performance, competitors and customer attitudes, proposing appropriate actions as the market environment for your product changes.
  • Brand lead on inter-departmental projects liaising closely with sales management, medical, regulatory, supply chain and legal departments
  • Develop and maintain a close interface with sales management and the field force
  • Maintain full accountability for the correct and effective management of all budgets associated with your product

About you

Currently a sales and marketing professional within the pharmaceutical industry, you will relish the opportunity to seize a new challenge within a talented team working across a range of established and emerging products.

  • Life sciences or marketing degree (or equivalent)
  • ABPI trained and certified
  • Brand management experience would be beneficial


  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Other voluntary benefits include: Childcare Vouchers, Bike to Work

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Contact Information:

Address:  Kyowa Kirin Ltd
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
Tel:  01896 664 000
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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