General Information

Job Advert Title
Senior Manager, Omni Channel Global Brand Partner
United Kingdom
Function/Business Area
Marketing & Communications
Digital EST-C
Employment Class


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 minds together and provide world-leading tools and resources in a unique structure that fosters real agility and entrepreneurial spirit.

About This Job:

The Omni channel Strategic Brand Marketing Partner is part of works directly with the Strategic Brand Marketing global brand teams to upskill, advance, and embed digital transformation initiatives. This role will work alongside global brand teams to lead and drive change and ensure co-created branded content and campaigns are fit for purpose in markets across the world. The SBM partner will also represent SBM teams in the development of ongoing transformation to build an updated operation that enhances customer experience globally. The scope of this role will span designated global team, brand, and/or other assigned priorities.

Key Activities are noted below:

  • Accountable for direct partnerships and successful advisory relationships with assigned cross-functional teams to deliver successful digital transformation
  • Responsible for embracing and developing expertise within digital transformation ambition as the SME who adds value to global teams by coaching and counselling teams on tangible ways to deliver seamless customer experience.
  • Lead and stay ahead of change across teams to deliver omnichannel operations and process refinement, to enable seamless end to end content operations.
  • Be the voice of global commercial stakeholders in ongoing transformation development teams, soliciting input and feedback and ensuring fit for purpose, yet progressive development of content operations initiatives
  • In partnership, deliver change management and communication plans that support the standardization and streamline of the content operation globally.
  • Responsible for understanding the needs of the business whilst delivering the need for change, working through feedback, critical challenges, and other roadblocks to success.
  • Understand new processes, systems, platforms, and other requirements to play an expert role, leading teams through new and updated ways of working, including global to local tagging, customer journey frameworks, production partner requirements and other updates and evolution as required.
  • the strategic needs of the broader global commercial business and partner with Omni channel Operations (OCO) peer leaders to support collaboration and solution-seeking ideation.
  • Seek and suggest opportunities for process and spending improvement and other efficiencies within OCO
  • Be a key contributor of the OCO team to champion overall organizational ambitions, providing critical thought and feedback to departmental discussions.

Essential Knowledge & Experience:

  • Pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and/or multinational corporation with global operations and local footprint
  • Significant content strategy, operations, and/or brand marketing experience ideally including digital strategy, digital marketing, and other multi-channel and content delivery roles
  • Aware of current innovation in content strategy, modular content approaches, and other forward-looking developments within content and operations
  • People leadership experience managing virtual teams
  • Communication and presentation skills including the ability to influence and manage senior leaders and other key stakeholders
  • Experience leading and managing project-based and/or multiple initiatives at once with varying levels of complexity and maturity
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability and experience working across complex negotiation and other process-related delivery models
  • Proven track record of success being a high-level independent and team contributor to lead multiple project and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships with team members, management, and internal/external partners


  • Bachelors degree

Additional information:

  • This is a full-time permanent position based in the UK