• Senior Manager Marketing Operations

    Job Locations US-NJ-Princeton
    Requisition ID
  • Responsibilities

    This position supports the Senior Director of Marketing Operations in the OAPI Commercial Operations Organization.  Marketing Operations provide operational support and project management for OAPI brand teams and all Commercial Operations Functional Teams.  

    The individual selected for this position will be primarily responsible for leading Marketing Projects (including launch activities) and key business initiatives.  The responsibilities will include Project Management of projects or workstreams, meeting facilitation and leadership, creating Sr. Management dashboards, reports and updates and creating and maintain project plans.

    This position will work cross-functionally with all Commercial teams including; Brand Teams, Sales, Corporate Communications, Legal, EQC, Medical, Market Access, and Sales Training.  Additionally, this position will provide direct support to the brand teams to support brand planning and other commercial support needs. 

    Participation or leading special projects as assigned in coordination with Marketing Operation may also be required.

    Marketing Project Management Lead

    • Product Launch Support
    • Cross brand product support
    • Brand Planning support

    Cross Functional Commercial Projects Lead
    • Partner with functional teams and vendors to identify areas to improve upon current tactics and share new ideas
    • Lead key operational workstreams (e.g. launch planning and execution, strategic and brand planning, brand budgeting)
    • Lead process improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs
    Ad Hoc Brand Team Support

    • Operational Projects; label updates
    • Executive Presentations




    • BA/BS degree
    • Certification as a Project Management profession or Six Sigma preferred
    • Expertise in directly managing large projects with multiple workstreams
    • Expertise with project management software and tools such as Microsoft Project
    • 10 years of pharmaceutical sales and/or operational experience
    • Ability to meet business objectives, team deliverables, and timely completion of duties and projects
    • Knowledge of the company’s products, the competition, and the pharmaceutical industry in general
    • Strong managerial, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
    • Competent knowledge of the company’s working tools, processes, and policies
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Strong planning, organizational skills
    • In-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, sales force management, sales force expansion, and tactical implementation
    • Ability to function effectively under conditions of uncertainty and ambiguity
    • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize tasks to achieve established deadlines
    • Knowledge of pharmaceutical market research information resources
    • Strong capability as an adaptive learner.



    • Strategic planning experience within sales and marketing.


    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a global healthcare company with the corporate philosophy: “Otsuka-people creating new products for better health worldwide.” Otsuka researches, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products, with a focus on pharmaceutical products to meet unmet medical needs and nutraceutical products for the maintenance of everyday health.

    In pharmaceuticals, Otsuka is a leader in the challenging area of mental health and also has research programs on several under-addressed diseases including tuberculosis, a significant global public health issue. These commitments illustrate how Otsuka is a “big venture” company at heart, applying a youthful spirit of creativity in everything it does.

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company is a subsidiary of Otsuka Holdings Co., Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The Otsuka group of companies employed 45,000 people worldwide and had consolidated sales of approximately USD 11 billion (€ 9.9 billion) in 2016. 

    All Otsuka stories start by taking the road less travelled. Learn more about Otsuka Pharmaceutical Company on its global website at www.otsuka.co.jp/en. Learn more about Otsuka in the U.S. at www.otsuka-us.com.


    Disclaimer: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the people assigned to this position. It is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to the position. Otsuka reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary. Otsuka is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.

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