Product Manager OTC

  • Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG
  • Date posted: 29 Oct
  • Ref. Code: INT-PM-9145

Description / Requirements

Our client is a multinational pharmaceutical company, well-established in the Greek market.

  • The right incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of the company strategic plans in respect to his/her assigned product portfolio in OTC sector.
  • Initiates, implements and follows up product strategies as well as develops marketing plan, budget and forecasting for the OTC product portfolio.
  • Communicates product strategy to the sales force and provides training on marketing aspects of product promotion, ensuring that company goals are achieved.
  • Organizes and monitors advertising and promotion campaigns and trade marketing activities, establishes synergies with external agencies, as well as manages company’s participation in medical and scientific congresses and events.
  • Develops and sustains prosperous working relations with key customers in the pharmacy sector, aiming to ensure a win-win partnership and effective representation of his/her product portfolio in the Greek market. 
  • Performs market research, in cooperation with outsourced professionals, communicating results to the company and recommending alternative solutions /corrective actions, when appropriate.
  • Participates in new product development projects, working with cross-functional teams and coordinating packaging, pricing, regulatory and medical related issues.

Candidate profile

  • University Degree, preferably in Marketing, Business Administration or Health related sciences. A postgraduate degree will be considered an asset.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a well-established pharmaceutical or FMCG company as a Product Manager ideally in the OTC sector.
  • Experience in digital marketing and/or trade marketing activities is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in Greek & English.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Analytical and critical ability.
  • Planning and coordination skills.
  • Very good knowledge of the local market.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Achievement drive and results orientation.
  • Teamwork mentality & forward thinking attitude.
  • Flexibility and hands-on approach.


The company offers a competitive remuneration package and challenging career opportunities within a dynamic working environment.