General Information

Job Advert Title
Customer Brand Manager Oncology (m/w/d)
Function/Business Area
Marketing & Communications
Oncology Department
Employment Class


Customer Brand Manager Oncology

About Astellas:

At Astellas we can offer an inspiring place to work and a chance to make your mark in doing good for others. Our expertise, science and technology make us a pharma company. Our open and progressive culture is what makes us Astellas. It’s a culture of doing good for others and contributing to a sustainable society. Delivering meaningful differences for patients is our driving force.

We all have a significant opportunity to make that difference, working locally in the areas we know best, whilst drawing inspiration from the different insights and expertise we have access to globally and from our innovative, external partners. Our ethos is underpinned by the Astellas Way, comprising five core values: patient focus; ownership; results; openness and integrity. We are proud to offer an inclusive and respectful working environment that fosters collaboration and ownership.

Our aspiration is to bring the best brains together, to provide them with world-leading tools and resources and a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About the job:

  • Strengthen customer relationships to understand customer needs and drive sales by improving marketing effectiveness and by gathering market and customer insights
  • Support the production of robust brand specific marketing plans and forecasting activity,  as well execute and operationalize the approved Tactical Brand Plans within approved budgets
  • Cross functional collaboration to ensure local insights are incorporated in strategy, tactical plans, implementation approach etc. and all functions remain aligned throughout the annual brand cycle and product lifecycle
  • Maintain a strong customer facing presence in the field conducting double and unaccompanied visits (e.g. to implement projects) with customers
  • Monitor progress against planned activities and take mitigating and corrective actions in the event of a deviation

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Solid experience as a Brand Manager, ideally in Oncology area
  • Ability to interpret market data and clinical outcomes and link to commercial opportunities
  • Experience in cross functional collaboration with commercial, marketing, medical, compliance, legal, etc. to ensure optimal output 
  • Good level of planning and time management skills, and evidence of competence in job related areas
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (German and English/French)

Preferred Educations/Qualifications:

  • Degree in a health-related subject, science or pharma preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.