Launch Manager - New Markets (EU) (m/f/d)

Our client is part of an international pharmaceutical company and is one of the leading generics companies in Germany. The focus for prescription drugs is on the areas of neurology / psychiatry, pain, HIV and oncology. For numerous indications are also non-prescription drugs (OTC) offered. Our client is shaped by a lived culture of trust with a high level of social trust responsibility.


As soon as possible we are looking for a

Launch Manager - New Markets (EU) (m/f/d)

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Your tasks

  • Drive and coordinate all portfolio and launch related activities in accordance with the internal and external regulations, compliance, good practices and business objectives to ensure product availability and commercialization
  • Ensure listing of products in respective market platforms
  • Product forecasting for international customers/distributors in Europe
  • Act as a primary point of contact and oversee the logistics of the new launches in Europe
  • Optimization and rapid day to day communication of change to production and deployment to best meet customer service and inventory objectives
  • Optimize system capability through reporting, planning and transactional systems to deliver objectives, maintaining accurate master data and inventory requirements
  • Monitor the availability of products, identify and report the shortages and overstock risks
  • Oversee Sales order management, monthly reporting of supply chain performance indicators
  • Handle routine tasks in the absence of Supply Planner - New Markets 
  • Coordinate activities between internal departments as well as external agencies

Your qualifications

  • University degree in science or business, advanced degree in business, bio-science
  • Experience of 7-12 years in Generic pharmaceuticals industry, wholesaling, pharma related logistics services or similar
  • Strong MS Excel skills are a must. Knowledge of digitization to mitigate reliance on excel
  • Experience in project management and SAP is desirable
  • Fluent in English is essential, additional language skills (Spanish, French, Italian, Czech, Dutch or Scandinavian language) would be advantageous 
  • Customer focus, excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Process minded and analytical mind set. Eye for details as well as accuracy is critical
  • Ability to thrive and seek solutions in a highly matrix, ambiguous environment
  • Self-motivated, well-organized and collaborative

Additional offer

You will find a positive corporate culture, embedded in an internationally successful group. With our customer you will have varied tasks with flexible working hours and committed, friendly colleagues. In addition to an attractive salary, the company offers extensive social benefits.

Your contact person

Bastian Hennlich
Senior Personalberater


Optares GmbH & Co. KG
Bastian Hennlich
Heiligengeist Höfe 8
26121 Oldenburg