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Merck 2021 MBA - Senior Specialist - Oncology Marketing Organization in Kenilworth, New Jersey

Job Description

Our Marketing team are passionate about bringing our medicines and vaccines to our customers around the world. Through digital listening and patient analytics, we are able to understand our customers’ needs and strive to provide solutions to meet them.

Our Company's Oncology division is growing rapidly and a key growth driver for the company. Our Company continues to invest in breakthrough biomedical innovations to help extend and improve the lives of people with cancer worldwide.

We are seeking Master in Business Administration (MBA) Candidates who have a commitment to improving health care, a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of cancer patients, a motivation for professional skill development, and a desire to make a long-term contribution to our Company's mission and growth. Successful candidates must demonstrate an ability to think strategically and “outside the box”, innovate, work cross-functionally, demonstrate analytical skills in the face of ambiguous and changing market dynamics, and thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.

The Oncology Marketing Organization roles are designed to develop future commercial leaders in Oncology. Candidates will gain relevant, impact and foundational pharmaceutical marketing business experience in one of three areas – Strategic Customer Insights, Digital Engagement, or Digital Channel Strategies.

Upon successful completion of their initial assignment, candidates are available to move into other Commercial roles to develop new skills and continue to build their marketing/business careers.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Strategic Customer Insights: Partner with Marketing teams to develop strategy, including assessment of market dynamics, unmet needs, business drivers and executional choices for launches in a variety of oncology therapeutic markets.US or Global in scope.

  • Marketing Communications: Develop multi-channel communications strategy that is aligned to the integrated brand/customer strategy, including promotional resources and programs for Healthcare Professionals or Consumers.US or Global in scope.

  • Multi-Channel Integrati o n : Define, implement and measure digital customer engagement plans deployed to US and/or Global Health Care Professionals across the oncology product portfolio.

Primary Work Location : Upper Gwynedd, PA or Kenilworth, NJ

Position Qualifications :

Required Education and Experience:

  • Graduate from a leading Master in Business Administration program prior to or by May 2021

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional work experience in the pharmaceutical, healthcare or biomedical industries.

  • Marketing concentration and interest

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Strategic thinking, excellence in analytical skills (qualitative and quantitative), problem-solving skills, and program management skills

  • Demonstrated leadership and cross-functional teamwork in a matrix business environment

  • Superior communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

Our Human Health Division maintains a “patient first, profits later” ideology. The organization is comprised of sales, marketing, market access, digital analytics and commercial professionals who are passionate about their role in bringing our medicines to our customers worldwide.

Who we are …

Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA is known as “Merck” in the United States, Canada & Puerto Rico. We are known as “MSD” in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America & Asia Pacific. We are a global biopharmaceutical leader with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products.

We are driven by our purpose to develop and deliver innovative products that save and improve lives. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, we offer state of the art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire our employees as we learn, develop and grow in our careers. We are proud of our 125 years of service to humanity and continue to be one of the world’s biggest investors in Research & Development.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth .







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Requisition ID: R59415