Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Brand Manager - Professional Marketing

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Product Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805653833W

About the company


Take the opportunity to become part of the success story behind one of the world’s fastest growing consumer companies.  At Johnson & Johnson we have a truly unrivalled brand portfolio with power brands across multiple categories including but not limited to Johnson’s®, Neutrogena®, Clean & Clear®, Listerine®, Calpol®, and Sudafed®.  We have achieved consistent growth and our breakthrough plans make this a great place to further your career.


The function:  


This position requires a strong understanding of NHS the structure, funding and commissioning and how to influence both payors and prescribers

  • Aligned to the global brand strategy, develop & implement UK professional marketing strategy, (1-3yrs) for the Aveeno, Nicorette and Rhinocort brands to drive growth in sales and market share in the prescription market
  • The market activities will include those associated with supporting all aspects of the marketing mix including development of targeted materials, salesforce assets, health economic tools, media, digital, PR, KOL development, seminars and speaker meetings plus input into use of resources, policy and environmental campaigns.
  • Managing a team of 2 brand managers and working closely with wider brand marketing teams and sales teams to ensure effective development and implementation of the brand and sector marketing strategies. 

Core Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the development of the professional brand strategy for prescription brands to ensure all aspects executed with excellence.
  2. Responsible for the forecasting across the brands as well as all aspects of the budget management
  3. Strategically consider alterations to the healthcare environment and proactively implement innovative support packages that assist the sales team in achieving market growth and share acceleration
  4. Drive the development and launch of key product formats / sizes / claims for the healthcare sector
  5. To support the brand managers in the generation of materials and claims messaging for all relevant audiences, CCGs, GPs, consultants, local authorities to grow the market and brand share
    1. Strong understanding of all the different channels to reach the required audience, experience in digital activation to HCPs
    2. Full understanding of the NHS primary care environment and market access issues and solutions relating to CCG formulary guidance
  6. Knowledge of the different data sources available to analyse prescription sales and ability to use that data to determine opportunities.
  7. To effectively launch New Product Development (NPD) through close collaboration with Medical and Regulatory colleagues
  8. Develop a strong KOL programme with relevant content to varying audiences for use nationally
  9. Understand the internal Healthcare compliance restrictions and champion within team to ensure compliance throughout the wider team.
  10. Strong knowledge and understanding of the ABPI code of conduct and act as final signatory for ABPI approved materials


What we are looking for:

  • Pharmaceutical sales and marketing experience
  • Strong commercial understanding & financial acumen
  • Awareness and understanding of the NHS
  • Experience in management and coaching - preferred
  • Analytical use of data (IMS data)
  • Ability to interpret clinical studies/data and link to commercial opportunities
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude, with ability to influence and work in a collaborative way
  • Proven implementation ability
  • Proactive and results driven – ability to work at pace when required
  • Innovation - Brings new ideas to the table
  • Good Interpersonal skills, able to influence management and work cross-functionally
  • Ability to prioritise and manage own and teams time


Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Maidenhead
Johnson & Johnson Limited (8700)
Job Function
Product Management
Requisition ID