Brand Manager – Medical Company – Johannesburg

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing various product portfolios in terms of stock, marketing and profitability
  • Key Performance Areas   (Core, essential responsibilities –outputs of the position)
  • Sales Targets: Responsible for achieving National Product Sales targets in line with company policy
  • Profit Margins: Achieve the actual GP in line with budget GP for top and bottom line


  • Monitoring of Sales and Market trends to ensure optimal product stock levels
  • Advertising and Promotion: Manage the A&P budget to achieve company profit
  • Marketing Strategy: Development of effective sales and marketing plans in line with company strategy and market trends to create awareness and movement of products.

Market Analysis:

  • Therapeutic and Molecular analysis in order to identify areas of interest and new business
  • Field Work: Work with Representatives and Wholesalers in order to establish that the marketing message and ideals system is being conveyed and implemented accurately
  • To identify possible areas of concern and take corrective measures in line with company policy
  • Responsible for timeous and constructive planners, action plans and presentations in order to communicate the marketing strategy for the Representatives and RSM’s to adhere to
  • Update and maintain weekly stock report in order to inform the RSM’s of stock availability
  • Responsible for in house design elements with the purpose of reducing and saving market spend and company time


Minimum Requirements


  • BSc or B Pharm Degree
  • (With retail/marketing experience ideally in the pharmaceutical industry) or;
  • A B Comm Degree/IMM Diploma
  • (With experience as a Brand Manager ideally in the Pharmaceutical industry but experience in the FMCG sector will be considered.)
  • 3 -5 years’ experience as a Brand/Product Manager in the Pharmaceutical/Medical environment


Skills / Physical Competencies:

  • Able to analyse market data
  • Good Financial understanding
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook)


Behavioral qualities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Deadline Driven
  • Good Time Management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Able to use initiative
  • Forward Thinking
  • Innovative
  • Proactive


General working conditions (e.g. shift work, drivers’ license, specific tools, special clothing, environmental requirements, etc.)

Must have a valid Driver’s License

Must be able to work overtime when requested to do so.



May be required to travel nationally and internationally


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