About the job Vice President Marketing
Orifarm Group is the largest parallel importer of pharmaceuticals in Europe and the largest supplier of pharmaceuticals in Denmark. Orifarm Group has recently entered into an agreement to purchase a strong portfolio of select over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription pharmaceutical products sold in Europe from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. The products acquired from Takeda are a well-known and recognized portfolio and includes a variety of OTC products and food supplements as well as select prescription products. As a result of this acquisition, Orifarm is in the process of establishing a brand-new global organization, based in Copenhagen, to drive and grow this new OTC and RX business area. For more information please visit www.orifarm.com
Lead, Develop and Innovate
The VP Marketing will build, lead, and drive the Marketing Excellence Center in order to develop and implement the overall marketing and go to market strategy, in close collaboration with the management team and local sales & marketing teams in the different countries. The VP Marketing will set the strategic direction and lead the development of the categories for each market, including the innovation strategy across the OTC portfolio in order to drive new pipeline and growth.
Experienced marketeer and visionary leader:
To be considered for this position, candidates will need a degree in business, marketing or communications combined with solid international marketing experience in Consumer Healthcare, OTC, Food Supplements or Nutrition. 5+ years of successful international leadership experience is also a requirement. Finally, candidates should be able to document strong experience with innovation/new product development and have an in-depth knowledge of different categories and retail channels, digital channels, and online marketing/e-commerce.
Unique role – Join Orifarm on this exciting journey
This is a truly unique opportunity to join a brand new and dynamic commercial organisation from the beginning. Orifarm Group is looking for an inspiring leader with a profound ability to set the direction and communicate a clear vision. A leader who is able to motivate an international team and influence cross functionally.
The recruitment process is carried out by Venaris Executive Search. If you fit the description above, and consider yourself to be highly entrepreneurial, ambitious and results oriented, then don’t hesitate to click the apply button to upload your CV. (it is optional to include a cover letter) You are also welcome to call Partner, Morten Islin from Venaris if you have any questions. (+45 3127 0239) All requests will be handled confidentially. For more information about Venaris Executive Search look here: www.venaris.dk