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At STADA we pursue our purpose “Caring for people‘s health as a trusted partner” worldwide. Originally founded by pharmacists, we are a leading manufacturer of high-quality pharmaceuticals. More than 12,300 employees around the globe live our values Integrity, Entrepreneurship, Agility and One STADA to achieve ambitious goals and shape the successful future of STADA.


Our global Headquarter, STADA Arzneimittel AG, is located in Bad Vilbel near Frankfurt am Main. To strengthen our Marketing team we are looking for a

Director (f/m/d) Global Projects Consumer Health Care 

Bad Vilbel | Germany (DE) | Full-time | Permanent 


Your responsibilities:


  • Leadership of global projects and business cases in the Consumer Health Care business division
  • Responsible for delivering business cases that deliver outperformance and strong RoI which requires good understanding of the financial dynamics and the underlying company interests in terms of net sales growth, gross margin optimization, M&S investment and EBITDA requirements
  • Ongoing support of the development of the CHC business vision, the strategy plan and growth building blocks from 2021 to 2025
  • Regular analysis STADA CHC financial and market performance across countries, categories, and brands, summarizing KPI’s and key insights via executive summary reports
  • Manage, facilitate, and closely work together with countries delivering consumer health care bolt-on M&A and multi-country CHC acquisitions of strong strategic fit and RoI
  • Lead the commercial and strategic angle of the development of a digital KPI-led dashboard monitoring brand support model effectiveness on a daily base
  • Develop, monitor, and support implementation of the STADA multi-channel and eCommerce strategy
  • Accelerate the commercial impact of consumer health care innovations in terms of project size and profitability delivered whilst maximizing the geographical reach of across STADA countries
  • In close collaboration with Marketing and Market Research functions monitor & analyze consumer health care trends and recommend strategies for STADA CHC to benefit from such developments
  • Lead the implementation of a concise Marketing Planning tool and best practice across STADA CHC country marketing functions
  • Lead cross-functional and international teams in a transparent, goal-oriented, honest, and sensible way with a profound understanding of cultural differences and market requirements whilst delivering the STADA global CHC strategy
  • The role is situated in Germany at STADA Headquarters. Strong liaison with relevant functional departments including M&A/PMI, IT, Strategy, Business & Pharmaceutical Development, Supply, Regulatory, Portfolio Management, International Marketing, Country Organisations with focus on Marketing and Sales departments


Your qualification:


  • University degree, ideally in business studies/applied economics with a focus on marketing or strategy or comparable qualification or corresponding practice-oriented experience in the field of branded CHC products in the pharmaceutical or FMCG industry
  • Profound professional experience in the area of strategic and operational CHC, OTC or FMCG brand or category management, ideally experienced in cross-departmental project management and/or interdisciplinary projects
  • Strong expertise in strategic and/or change project management, leading teams across multi-functions, hierarchies, and countries
  • Knowledge of the regulatory and legal framework of OTC medicines, medical devices, cosmetics and nutritional supplements
  • Proven track record of applying analytical skills and developing strategies that result in performance-oriented business cases with short-term horizon to implement
  • Excellent communicative and project management skills as well as a strong sense of understanding cultural differences and how to define a common ground and aligned interests
  • Proven influencing skills, ability to listen as well as a high sense of responsibility, reliability, flexibility, and intercultural competence
  • Meet STADA’s values of integrity (act ethically in line with the company's internal and external standards), agility (lead change with flexibility and decisiveness), entrepreneurship (drive new ideas and actions) and ONE STADA (act in the best interest of the company as a whole)
  • Business fluent English language skills, fluent German language skills are a strong plus, other language skills welcome
  • Willingness to travel



Are you looking for new challenges where you can make a difference for people’s health? We are looking for candidates with expert knowledge and an entrepreneurial spirit that enjoy working collaboratively in a global team. We would be pleased get to know you. Please use our online job portal to submit your application: jobs.stada.com

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