Brand Manager - München, DE

Job description


Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville + Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel), Italy (Milano), Spain (Madrid), UK (London), Germany (München), the Nordics (Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland), Austria (Vienna) and in US, Boston.


We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We want to challenge the impossible. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happeners’.



We are looking for a Brand Manager for Germany!

Location: hybrid


Scope of the job

The Brand Manager will be a key member of the German Commercial team at Galapagos. He/She will participate in the development and implementation of marketing strategies for our product and more indications to come.

The Brand Manager will report to the Marketing Lead of Germany and work in close partnership with the Commercial, Market Access, Medical, and Development colleagues. Together you will ensure seamless marketing execution is in line with business strategy and goals in Germany.


Your role

  • Collaborate with the Sales and Commercial Operations to successfully implement and manage all Go-To-Market activities
  • Conduct deep market analysis in all customers and accounts.
  • Demonstrate strong marketing functional competence as well as strong analytical capabilities and sound, broader strategic business judgment.
  • Together with the commercial team drive product strategy and sales; ensure excellent communication with the commercial team
  • Ensure all strategies and tactics comply with all internal/external regulations and standards
  • Involve and interact with healthcare professionals to organize and implement activities and local projects.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the annual brand plans through cross-functional collaboration and alignement with customers and market insight colleagues. Identify opportunities for business growth and competitive advantage.
  • Monitor and analyse sales reports together with customer insights/needs to provide appropriate recommendations to the organization based on information collected.
  • Build effective and productive internal relationships within Galapagos in all disciplines
  • Monitor and analyse sales reports together with customer insights/needs to provide appropriate recommendations to the organization based on information collected.




Job requirements

Who are you?

  • You have a university degree (Science, Medical, Economics, Marketing).
  • Minimum 3 years prior experience in Marketing/ Brand Management incorporates medical environment (pharma, biotech, agencies, private clinics, medical products, and services).
  • Experience in successfully developing marketing plans that have a proven track record of positive business results.
  • Experience with launching a product(s) in pharma/biotech.
  • Experience in managing and working within budgets.
  • Good knowledge of local regulatory, medical and compliance processes.
  • Experience in concerned therapeutic area market preferred
  • Experience using multiple channels of marketing mix & evidence of successful implementations through digital channels
  • Experience with brand planning processes and translating strategy into execution
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Flexible thinking and ability to continuously innovate
  • Fluent in German and English


What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a fast-growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos, we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.

We are Galapagos: together we can make it happen…!