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Commercial Lead North & West Europe

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Who we are

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients, and we've built a promising pipeline centred around our core therapeutic areas which include neuroscience, immunology, and immuno-oncology.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic, biosimilar, and innovative medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

The Opportunity

This is an exceptional opportunity to play a key role in the strategic future of our innovative medicines business by leading our commercial activities across Europe by translating Teva’s strategy into European and Country priorities. This role will report to our Executive Vice President European Commercial and have responsibility for ~1700 FTEs reporting into EU Commercial (P&L) and indirectly for ~4100 FTEs across business units and countries. With this role comes a responsibility for net sales of ~USD 2.8 billion. Your direct reports will be Main Country Commercial General Managers; UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden and Netherlands Hub covering: Ireland, Netherlands, Baltics, Belgium & Luxembourg, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Finland. You will be a member of the European Leadership Team and manage External Stakeholders and Customers as well as Regional Health/Governmental Authorities

Job Purpose:

  • Be a significant contributor to Europe’s strategic priorities and plans, balancing country needs with an enterprise mind set to deliver optimal outputs for Teva.
  • A Key influencer within European region and with Global stakeholders to ensure alignment on priorities
  • Maximise growth drivers for geography of responsibility and ensure optimal business performance in the markets:
  • Fosters innovative practices to create sustainable growth
  • Fosters a high-performing organisation with a focus on performance-driven culture
  • Manages Country GM’s and Pivotal talent to ensure right capabilities are in place to execute strategy and tactical plans
  • Fosters the “Tone at the Top” for our ethical behaviour, integrity, compliance standards and policies

Key Responsibilities

  • Translates Teva strategy into European, geography of responsibility and Country priorities
  • Develop and communicate a clear and compelling vision for the business aligned with the Teva Pivot to Growth Strategy, Goals and the pharmaceutical industry
  • Formulate and execute plans to drive sustainable business growth and profitability
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory changes, and market dynamics to adapt the business strategy accordingly
  • Stay abreast of advancements in pharmaceutical science, market opportunities and technology to identify opportunities for our patients, our partnerships, product development and improvement.

Skills & Experience:

  • A minimum of 15 years of relevant experience including multi-functional, regional or global role experiences, with at least 5 years in a senior commercial leadership role (with significant P&L accountability)
  • A minimum of bachelor's degree in life or medical sciences, business or equivalent is preferred.
  • Possess general management/strong commercial expertise with the ability to strategize and manage a “complex” business model
  • Track record of successful achievements and progression
  • Demonstrated success in working in a complex, fast-paced matrix environment in a multi-national company, experience in pharmaceuticals industry is required
  • Successfully applied business acumen, spanning multiple functions and a track record of driving innovation and growth
  • Experience creating and executing complex strategic plans in a global matrix environment
  • Great understanding of financials (P&L, accruals, balance sheet, capital investment, forecasting and supply chain)
  • Ability to effectively communicate strategies and decisions
  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership capabilities, building an inclusive and diverse working environment
  • Experience with building/managing high performing teams and shows strong capability of managing and decision making in matrix environment
  • Track record of leading people through organizational transformation/change, building talent and developing organizational capabilities
  • A successful track record of managing business transformation and ability to fully embrace the changes that the company aims to make for its future
  • Ability to serve as an excellent catalyst for change management
  • Ability to being effective in a multinational company and have a global mind-set and cultural flexibility
  • Demonstrate knowledge of healthcare, Market Trends, Regulatory, Competitors & Customer Insights, Digital & understanding of global environment (customer, patient, trends, payer)

Make a difference with Teva Pharmaceuticals

Reports To

Executive Vice President European Commercial

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